Christoph is a telecommunication expert that specialises in applied, innovative solutions to connect everyone to the Internet and e-services. Dr. Stork designed and managed nationally representative Household ICT surveys across up to 18 African countries simultaneously for Research ICT Africa and developed innovate methodology to survey informal business in a way that delivers nationally insights.
He developed a regulatory portal that transforms data submitted by operators into actionable information and an ICT ecosystem benchmarking tool that allows an analyst to benchmark affordability, access, usage, infrastructure and competition against another country, or set of countries.
Dr Stork helped to transform the Namibian ICT sector. He was instrumental in the establishment of Namibia’s new regulatory authority, CRAN, resolved a termination rate dispute that lead to a 70% reduction in mobile termination rates over 18 months and developed a price cap regulation to remove club effects.
His innovative research methodologies and solutions have become a reference point for national governments, multilateral agencies and donor organisations.
Steve is an ICT ecosystem and regulatory expert with a focus on how to connect everyone to digital services. Steve has designed innovative business models for mobile application developers and mobile operators and helped regulators across Africa to determine Universal Access and Service gaps to guide infrastructure investment through GIS modelling.
The Universal Service and Access projects Steve managed or let resulted in millions of dollars in subsidies to areas that were perceived to be economically unviable. His employment record straddles academia (WITS university, South Africa), public sector (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa – ICASA) and the private sector (Intelecon Research and Research ICT Solutions).
Grant Logan is a digital designer, web designer and developer. He has been involved in the industry for 15 years and has extensive experience in database driven webpages and design. Grant has worked as a designer and project manager for a number of key clients. His key expertise lies in:
- CMS (Content Management System)
- Interactive graphs and tables
- Database maintenance and reporting
- Design and layout of publications/reports
- Info-graphics, graphs, tables and figures
- Barcoding and QR-codes