Unleash, not squeeze, Uganda’s ICT Sector

Rather than focusing on economic growth, the government of Uganda is looking at ways of extracting additional tax revenues from the ICT sector. This ignores the role of the ICT sector as a contributor to other sectors of the economy. Removing all ICT sector excise duties would facilitate GDP growth, …

Benchmarking vs. indices

Global ICT indices are compelling because they allow multilateral organisations, like the ITU or World Bank, to produce indicators for member states to assess their progress against their proposed policies or so-called ‘best practice’ by competing against each other in the rankings. They are compelling for lobby groups and industry …

Mobile trends in Africa

Presentation by Dr. Christoph Stork on mobile trends in Africa. Presented at the GSMA 360 Tanzania conference in July 2017, as part of the Catalysing Mobile Internet Use in Africa: New models to drive adoption forum. You can download the presentation the presentation here: GSMA Dar Es Salaam V4.