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2010: Connectivity and Convergence: Alternative Regulatory Strategies

Successfully offered for the first time through the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business’s Programme in Infrastructure Reform and Regulation in association with LIRNE.net in 2009, this new programme is designed to enhance the strategic thinking of a select group of senior decision makers in telecom and related sectors in developing countries and emerging economies.
The aim of the programme is to address the many challenges posed by the current stage of telecom and ICT reform to governments, regulatory agencies, operators and other stakeholders.
Click here for more information on the event and how to apply. The deadline for applications closes 26 March 2010.
Delegate profile
Decision makers in telecommunications and related sectors in Africa including government; regulatory agencies; operators; unions, ICT journalists, consumer groups and NGOs active in the sector.
Faculty
The faculty on this course is not only well known academics in the field of ICT policy and regulation, but several have practical experience as regulators and policymakers. They include the course convenor & Research ICT Africa Director: Dr. Alison Gillwald (also former broadcasting and telecommunications regulator in South Africa); Prof Bill Melody, LIRNE.net, CEO of LIRNEasia Dr Rohan Samarajiva, who was the former Director General of Telecommunications in Sri Lanka when major reform gains were achieved; Helani Galpaya,  COO of LIRNEasia.
Contact
  • For more information, please click here or  contact Junita Abrahams on+27(0)21406- 1323 or abrahams[at]gsb[dot]uct[dot]ac[dot]za;
  • For more on Research ICT Africa, please click here or contact  Alexandra Allem on 021 4473662 or  aallem[at]researchICTafrica[dot]net.

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