South Africa: Top operators for personalised products by Chenai Chair on 20 July 2016

 Although some operators called for regulation of OTTs in the South African mobile market at Parliamentary hearings held earlier this year, their innovative new pricing strategies suggest responsiveness to this fast-changing environment. South African operators, in line with operators in other markets, have responded to these disruptions by introducing new products such as bundled data, voice and SMS, or service-specific promotions. Are these new products easier on the pockets of consumers and are they transparent enough for consumers?

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Rise of the living dead-SA's mobile operators wake up as 2020 draws closer by Safia Khan on 19 July 2016

The mobile telecommunications landscape in South Africa is possibly one of the most dynamic in Africa. The financial year 2015/16 has seen a multitude of strategic responses from operators to factors changing demand.

In response to the latest financial statements released by SA’s listed mobile operators, this policy brief looks at the mobile environment and analyses the competitive tactics of each operator according to a set of performance criteria to determine their direction. 

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Innovatively aligning ICT public policy with means-GTAC South Africa by Professor Gillwald on 12 July 2016

Professor Gillwald presented on Innovatively aligning ICT public policy with means at the Public Economics Winter School. 
This was the first event of the Public Economics and Policy Analysis Capacity Building Initiative managed by GTAC on behalf of the National Treasury department of South Africa. The school ran from the 11th -15th of July 2016.
 
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Reinventing Government in the Digital Age: Gauteng e-gov stratplan by Professor Gillwald on 11 July 2016

Professor Gillwald recently presented "Reinventing Government in the Digital Age" at the Gauteng e-government stratplan.

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Reinventing public interest in policy & regulation in the digital Age-ZICTA public seminar by Professor Gillwald on 11 July 2016

As part of our capacity building with national regulators, Professor Gillwald recently gave a presentation on "Reinventing public interest in policy & regulation in the digital age" at the Zambian ICT Authority public seminar.

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