The memorial service for Iain will take place on Wednesday 31st January, starting at midday (GMT). In view of Iain's far-reaching connections, this will be shared via a livestream. Click to join. If anyone would like to make a donation in Iain's honour, the suggested charity is Blood Cancer UK (Bloodwise) and this can be [...]
Casting Light on the Vodafone-Three UK Merger: A Regulatory Perspective from H Sama Nwana – a Case of “Indigestion” for the Regulators
Vodafone’s claims in its recent attempt to convince regulators of the transformational potential of their proposed merger with Three that it would result in a concerted push towards 5G, but the reality, as viewed from a regulatory standpoint, may not be as straightforward as the optimistic surveys and economic models from the protagonists suggest.This is [...]
Cenerva has announced two high-profile appointments to its Board. Dr Colin Tucker has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Bronagh Kennedy has been appointed as an independent advisor. The appointments come as Cenerva prepares for the next phase of its growth and underscores the company's commitment to delivering innovative solutions to its clients [...]
Telecommunications expert Julian Wilkins joins Cenerva to build relationships in the Caribbean Cenerva, a global specialist in training-driven ICT regulatory policy consultancy, has announced the appointment of Julian Wilkins as its Ambassador for the Caribbean. In his new role, Mr Wilkins will be responsible for building relationships with governments, regulators and regional operators to [...]
The Turks and Caicos Islands Telecommunications Commission (TCTC) has concluded an Emergency Preparedness Agreement between the Islands' network operators, Digicel and Flow, with support from Cenerva The Turks and Caicos Islands Telecommunications Commission (TCTC) has successfully completed its Emergency Preparedness Agreement (EPA) between the Islands' network operators, Digicel and Flow. The EPA marks the [...]
Press Release The Telecommunications Emergency Preparedness and Response Policy aims to ensure the Islands have resilient networks that enable the availability and operability of telecoms services in disaster scenarios. The 2017 hurricane season is unlikely to be forgotten for those living in the Caribbean, featuring 17 named storms, ten hurricanes, and six major hurricanes. [...]
Nigeria will resume registration of new SIM cards, but is the government radical in stating “the SIM is essentially a national resource"
Sad to read of the media furore publicly criticising the Bangladesh mobile number portability service and the BTRC. The issues that have been reported suggest that the original implementation programme run by the operators was very poorly executed. It is a great shame the public credibility of the Bangladesh mobile number portability service and the BTRC are being damaged by the public infighting between the different stakeholders being fuelled by the media.
What a different developed broadband/internet world we now inhabit in 2020 compared to fifteen years earlier. If the COVID19 pandemic had hit in January/February 2005 (instead of 2020), most of the developed world would have been in broadband/internet darkness: 90% of the UK, 93% of Germany, etc.