UN explores opportunities to accelerate Mongolia's digitalization agenda - 15/04/2021

TELECOM/ICT Policy Makers and Regulators | Asia & Pacific | Mongolia

Source: Communications and Information Technology Authority (CITA)

Mongolia sets six goals to become a digital nation. This will start with the infrastructure that connects its people throughout the country as COVID-19 revealed the weaknesses of its network connectivity. Strengthening digital governance will be on high priority to improve public service delivery to citizens. The government offers more than 590 services, 330 of which are now available online. Dig (...)

World Bank: Digital ID systems can help vaccination deployment, but should never be a barrier to access - 31/03/2021

International and Regional Organizations | International

Source: World Bank

Plenty of practical learnings are coming from the countries that have launched their COVID-19 vaccination programs. An important one is that the availability of reliable and verifiable personal data — on demographics, employment, health status, and other metrics that might determine prioritization — makes the registration of beneficiaries much easier for both the public and government. Coupled wit (...)


TELECOM/ICT Policy Makers and Regulators | Africa | South Africa

Source: ICASA

The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa ( ICASA/the Authority) has resolved to review the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) COVID-19 National Disaster Regulations (The Regulations) and extend the temporary radio frequency spectrum assignments issued to licensees for another two months (from 1 April 2021 to 31 May 2021). The temporary release of high d (...)

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