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Master Plan for Wireless Broadband Access in Africa

Project No 9RAF11085
Title Master Plan for Wireless Broadband Access in Africa
Description The project aims to facilitate deployment of wireless broadband in developing and least developed countries. ITU in close collaboration with the Korean Government, intends to implement a project on master plan for wireless broadband access in the Africa Region.

Under this project the following outputs will be delivered:
- Survey results on the status of the broadband connectivity in general and wireless broadband access in Africa region;
- Collected information on development of appropriate policies, regulations and capacity building, including licensing, and planning for deploying wireless broadband access networks, from Guidelines and Recommendations developed by ITU;
- Wireless Broadband access Master Plans for at least 4 and up to 6 selected countries in the Africa Region within the limit of budget;
- Enhanced skills through training for making wireless broadband access master plan;
- The KPIs in this project will be the number of projects established and implemented and the number of enhanced skills.
Status Ongoing
Time Frame From 1/1/2012 To 31/3/2015
Funding Funded
ITU Project Management Team TUMELO, C. Mrs.
Implementing Agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Keywords Broadband
Infrastructure
Relation to the Resolutions
Study Period Reference Chapter/ProgNo Title
2002Res. 172A / 1/2/3/4/5/6Implementation of national, regional, interregional and global projects
2006Res. 172A / 1/2/3/4/5Implementation of regionally approved initiatives at the national, regional, interregional and global levels
2010Res. 170 / 0Implementation of regionally approved initiatives at the national, regional, interregional and global levels
2012Res. 170 / 0Implementation of regionally approved initiatives at the national, regional, interregional and global levels
Relation to the WSIS Action Lines
C02Information and Communication Infrastructure
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000