This a new section within the a4ai.org site for a library of case studies around telecommunications policy as a publicly-available reference.
Tanzania is undergoing strategic policy reform to encourage competition and innovation and to guide infrastructure sharing in order to expand connectivity to rural areas.
A lack of gender-disaggregated data is a challenge for closing the digital gender gap, but innovative uses of online advertising data provide an opportunity to fill in gaps and set baselines for progress.
Côte d’Ivoire’s national backbone network lays the groundwork infrastructure needed to power the digital economy and bridge the nation’s rural-urban digital divide.
The deployment of TV White Space may have important economic and social implications especially for the people living in unserved or underserved rural areas of South Africa.
Through participatory policy-making procedures, consumers have been influential in helping to develop the availability, accessibility, and affordability of ICTs in Botswana.
The decision to introduce a converged licensing framework paved the way for a more competitive telecommunications market and lower prices in Tanzania.
Rwanda’s Digital Ambassadors Programme, with 50% representation for women, addresses the challenges of digital literacy in an aim to unlock the transformative powers of technology for all.
Rwanda narrowed its digital divide with the establishment of and successful intervention by its USAF.
The South African regulator delivers on pro-consumer regulations as it engages with popular campaigns in the telecommunications sector.
The race to bring high-speed internet connections to West Africa receives a boost from private sector competition to deploy submarine cables and break a monopoly.
The elimination of taxes on handset purchases helped make internet connectivity more affordable for millions.
Uganda addressed years-long delays to launch an ambitious plan to lay fibre-optic backbone infrastructure throughout its entire territory and improve citizen access to government services.
By creating an enabling regulatory environment and an empowered regulator that relies on evidence to make its decisions, Namibia has put broadband within reach of nearly three quarters of its population.
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