Policy and Regulatory Alert: Summary on the White Paper on National Integrated Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) policy

On 28 September 2016, Cabinet approved the White Paper on the National Integrated Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Policy. The key aspects of the proposed new ICT policy are:

  1. affordability of mobile and internet services for every household,
  2. a higher diversity of products and services overall,
  3. a higher mobile and internet service coverage in rural areas, and
  4. provision of ICT services by a higher number of smaller, black market participants.

Please find the full paper here (PDF).