African governments are gradually shifting to more transparent ICT regulations. However, but limited spectrum accessibility remains a key barrier to sustaining long term growth. Discuss and describe.
The mobile industry is the enabler of economic development far beyond its immediate domain. Illustrate out how mobile industry is having an increasingly important impact on society.
How can governments provide the mobile industry with long-term clarity and certainty it needs to make substantial capital investments in new networks?
Universal Access or Service regimes have a commendable agenda: - To spread access to communications to all citizens. This is a vision shared by governments, regulators and mobile industry across the world. However, some of the means employed to accomplish these goals are problemable. Discuss and describe.
With mobile telecommunications providing a significant engine for growth, continuing to stimulate growth and to ensure mobiles remain affordable for all, will require the need for transparent, unsurprising and consultative regulatory regimes. Discuss.
Governments and regulators can positively affect penetration by diminishing telecom-specific taxes which hamper mobile take-up, especially among those at the bottom-of-the-pyramid. Illustrate out how reducing ineffective taxation can drive penetration.
The net effect of number portability is indistinct, and might not be welfare enhancing. Discuss.