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Case Study - Africa Region - South Africa
 
Among the Africa Region countries South Africa has been identified as an interesting case for investigation of possible approaches to the development of the broadband infrastructure. The following presentation provides a brief overview of the research results. Presented material has been developed based on the desktop research for the purposes of the NLP-BBI Project only. For more information on please see references in presentation.

To see the presentation material, please click Broadband Development in South Africa

Executive Summary: Presentation material depicts the approach presented by the Government of South Africa and all the legislative measures aimed at developing modern infrastructure. The material refers to the South African Act – the legal basis for operating the company that is assigned to develop the broadband infrastructure. The main objectives of this act focus on:

  • providing affordable access to long-distance telecommunications network infrastructure connectivity services in South Africa and in particular;
  • expending the availability and affordability of access to electronic communications including but not limited to underdeveloped and underserviced areas and commensurate with international best practice and pricing;

 

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