East Africa to harmonise ICT sector, laws to attract investments

Friday 23 November 2018 | 09:52 CET | News
The Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) says the East African Community (EAC) member states of Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda plan to harmonize their ICT in order to attract more foreign investments in the region. CA director-general Francis Wangusi said the six partner states have small fragmented markets that have limited appeal to foreign investors. He said the EAC countries have started initiatives to harmonise all ICT sector laws in order to create a seamless regional market of over 160 million consumers. Wangusi noted that experts within the six partner states have

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Africa
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Tanzania Telecommunications signs deal with Burundi Backbone Systems for internet connectivity

Published 28 Oct 2019 10:53 CET | Burundi
The Tanzania Telecommunications Corporation (TTCL) has signed an agreement with Burundi Backbone Systems (BBS),  a consortium of ...

Algeria and Tunisia agree to end roaming surcharges

Published 28 Jan 2019 17:35 CET | Africa
Algerian ICT minister Imane-Houda Faraoun announced on Radio Algerienne an agreement with Tunisia that will bring an end to ...

EIB invests EUR 15.4 mln to improve communications in East Africa

Published 20 Dec 2018 09:49 CET | Africa
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced the provision of EUR 15.4 million to improve communications in East Africa. It ...