Uganda was one of the first countries in Africa to develop a policy on universal access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) and to implement a universal access fund, designed to support initiatives aimed at improving poor and rural populations' access to ICTs. Today, Uganda's universal access policy and rural communications development fund are generally seen as best practice. This book presents the Ugandan experience OCo an experience that was unique because of the country's early liberalization of the communication sector and explosion in the use of mobile communication technology. Regulators, policy advisors, and government officials, both within and outside Africa, will find this book useful as they develop their own policies, strategies, and implementation plans for universal access.qInnovation and Experience from Uganda Uganda Communications Commission, IDRC/CRDI. The Operating Manual Every universal access fund needs a document which lays down the rules, procedures, principles and guidelines of how the fund is administered and operated. This is ... The UCC policy on rural communications The general UCC and RCDF strategy Basic access and service definitions 3.
|Title||:||Funding and Implementing Universal Access|
|Author||:||Uganda Communications Commission, IDRC/CRDI|
|Publisher||:||IDRC - 2005-01-01|