ICASA Appointed Cenerva to Advise on Licensing for International Mobile Telecommunications Spectrum Cenerva was appointed by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to advise on the licensing process for the assignment of high demand spectrum. This is also known as the International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) spectrum. This was a landmark event, not [...]
Mobile number portability (MNP) was implemented in Malaysia in 2008, enabling customers to switch mobile service providers while keeping their existing phone number. MNP increased competition and service levels among operators, as they had to work harder to retain customers who now had the freedom to change providers if they were not satisfied with their [...]
At the beginning of March 2022, the Digital Economy Training Program for Tanzania High-Level Policy Makers was held in Zanzibar. The programme was facilitated and convened by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority and heavily supported by Cenerva and its expert trainers. The conference created a template for understanding the Digital Economy in Tanzania, one [...]
In Case of Emergency ... The Importance of Having Disaster Management and Emergency Plans for Telecoms Networks and Services National emergencies can take many forms and frequently happen with little warning. Communication technologies are essential in disaster management and risk reduction, providing the timely flow of information to facilitate decision-making, as well as coordination of [...]
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. [...]
Are you leading your industry into a digital transformation or being left behind? The world needs regulation fit for the digital age. To foster competitive, secure, inclusive and ethical digital economies, we need to provide adequate rules for our technology. Regulation of the telecoms sector will need to drive radical changes to adapt to the rapidly changing national and global ICT landscape to maintain a level playing field for all players in this new era.
The world of telecommunications, media and technology is changing at an ever-increasing rate. As an executive in the Telecoms, Media & Technology sector or with an interest in such matters, it’s essential that you have up-to-date knowledge. Regulators and operators are faced with new challenges every day as market changes are driven by technological innovation and shifts in consumer demand.
As the communications sector continues to grow and diversify, regulators have been tasked with ensuring that operators comply with a complex set of laws and regulations. The regulatory environment is changing rapidly, which means that regulators need to adapt in order to keep pace. Our Regulatory Master Class provides delegates with an understanding of how regulation works in practice so they can ensure compliance and protect their business interests.
The world is rapidly becoming a more connected place, and with this in mind we must remember that access to high quality ICT services is now considered a basic human right. Efficient regulation is essential to supporting this and makes it possible for people to enjoy richer lives and drives economic growth. Learn all you need to know with our regulatory training course for telecoms specialists.
Finally, a regulator who takes decisive action to safeguard consumer interests against operator number portability service frustration and abuse tactics. NTRA Egypt has punished Egyptian mobile operators where it hurts … serious financial penalties totalling over $1 million.