The South African government has approved its ICT Policy white paper, which has been in development since 2012, with the document outlining the establishment of a wireless open access network (OAN), reports TeleGeography.
- Thursday, 03 November 2016
"The structure of South Africa's economy welcomes few entrants. It is highly concentrated with insiders firmly entrenched. Widening access to the economy, according to the results of a set of studies released this week, will require a concerted and collaborative effort by the government to alter the economic landscape, remove barriers to entry, enhance competition and foster inclusive growth."
Ghana's National Communication Authority (NCA) has amended the draft electronic communications (interconnect clearinghouse) regulations of 2016, which will require telcos and international carriers to connect their gateways through a third party centralised clearinghouse, notes TeleGeography.
There are a number of developments underway in Bahrain which will improve both services and infrastructure, notes BuddeComm.