CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CPRsouth 2016 Young Scholar Awards by Admin on 22 March 2016


Co-hosted by COSTECH and TCRA, Zanzibar

(8 – 10 September 2016)


2016 Young Scholars’ Seminar: 6 – 7 September 2016


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Rise of the underdogs - South Africa's smaller operators increase contract values by Admin on 17 March 2016

A year on from the mid-contract price increases by Vodacom, MTN and Cell C that disgruntled many consumers, we reflect on the post-paid market in South Africa to see what has transpired. 

In Q1 2016, the value offered by South Africa’s smaller operators has increased, most notably for Cell C and Me&You mobile. Smaller operators are tailoring their offers to increase consumer value.  The value offered by Vodacom and MTN has decreased and both, Vodacom and MTN have experienced a loss in postpaid subscribers - with MTN being affected more by subscriber migration.

Download the complete Research ICT Africa Policy Brief (Q1, 2016)

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SAFM Interview - Prof Alison Gillwald on Regulation of Over-The-Top Services in South Africa by Admin on 04 March 2016

Prof Alison GIllwald recently discussed regulation of Over-The-Top (OTT) services on The Forum@eight on SAfm with Sakina Kamwendo.  Listen to the complete podcast here.

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Alison Gillwald at Roundtable on Inclusion in the Network Society, Bengaluru, India, 2014 by Admin on 04 March 2016

 In 2014 Dr Alison Gillwald, lay bare the requirement and benefits of access to technology societies with great economic disparity. She highlights the importance of providing access to commummnication technology in addressing issues faced by emergent economies within their unique contexts.

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CPRsouth 2016: Extension of deadline to 22 Jan 2016 by Admin on 04 March 2016

Due to technical problems experienced with the CPRsouth website, the deadline for submission of abstracts/paper proposals has been extended to 22 January 2016.

Kindly note that no further extensions can be granted so  be sure to complete your online submission by
22 January 2016.

CPRsouth 2016: Inclusive Innovation

Co-hosted by COSTECH and TCRA 


8 – 10 September 2016

Revised deadline for submission of abstracts/paper proposals: 22 Jan 2016

Submit abstract/paper proposal here

Follow this link for more information on the CPRsouth 2016 call for papers.

Kindly direct all enquiries to Ondine Bello: or

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