ICT Access and Use Surveys

/ICT Access and Use Surveys

Onkokame Mothobi participating in ITU Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI)

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Home, ICT Access and Use Surveys, RIA African Mobile Pricing Index|

The 8th Meeting of the Expert Group on Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI) is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 12-13 September 2017. The meeting will be organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by ITU. The EGTI meeting will be held back-to-back with the 5th Meeting of [...]

Cost of smartphones continues the digital divide in Tanzania

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys, RIA African Mobile Pricing Index|

Cost of smartphones continues the digital divide in Tanzania Tanzania is ranked fourth among 49 African countries when comparing the cheapest 1GB of prepaid mobile data, yet the Internet penetration rate remains low at 30%. A nationally representative ICT Survey recently completed by Research ICT Africa (RIA) finds 43% of Tanzanian population does not own [...]

Beyond Access Surveys – Questionnaires, Methodology, and Timeframe

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

Beyond Access Surveys - Questionnaires, Methodology, and Timeframe In fulfilling its mission to create an evidence base for ICT policy making across Africa, Research ICT Africa is conducting informal sector, household and individual surveys in seven African countries. RIA has been developing and gathering universal indicators on ICT access and use for over a decade; [...]

Beyond Access data: Research ICT Africa (RIA) ICT household surveys in 2017

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

Beyond Access data: Research ICT Africa (RIA) ICT household surveys in 2017 RIA, a non-profit think tank focused on building evidence for ICT policy and regulation, will be resuming the Household and Individual ICT access and use survey again in January 2017 after a funding interregnum.   This round includes, nine African countries (Kenya, Ghana, [...]

World Summit on the Information Society 2017: High level policy statement

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

World Summit on the Information Society 2017: High level policy statement By Alison Gillwald (PhD) Executive director, Research ICT Africa, and Adjunct Professor University of Cape Town. Research ICT Africa is an African public–interest ICT research ICT policy and regulatory network that has provided technical assistance to African countries, multilateral agencies and development banks for [...]

Beyond Access Surveys

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

Beyond Access Surveys The 2017 questionnaires for the Beyond Access Household, Individual and Business survey are now available. To access the survey questionnaire you are interested in, simply select between the to options below. Household and Individual Survey Business Survey Survey Methodology Please contact admin@researchictafrica.net or communications@researchictafrica.net Sign up for our mailing list here for updates on [...]

Disentangling the broadband divide in Rwanda: supply-side vs demand-side

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

Disentangling the broadband divide in Rwanda: supply-side vs demand-side The Rwandan telecommunications sector has shown particularly strong growth in recent years, due to a vibrant economy and championing of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at the highest level. ICT is a central engine to driving Rwanda’s transformation to a knowledge-based economy. The SMART Rwanda plan 2015-2016 [...]

Measuring Information Society Report 2016: Acknowledgments

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

Measuring Information Society Report 2016: Acknowledgments The 2016 edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report was prepared by the ICT Data and Statistics Division within the Telecommunications Development Bureau of ITU. The team comprised Susan Teltscher (Head of Division), Fredrik Eriksson, Vanessa Gray, Esperanza Magpantay, Lourdes Montenegro and Ivan Vallejo. David Souter, consultant to ITU, [...]

GIS 2016: economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) and the internet

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: ICT Access and Use Surveys|

GIS 2016: economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) and the internet A groundbreaking report on economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) and the internet will be released at the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico, on 9 December 2016. The latest edition of the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) report will look at the role of [...]