RIA releases new policy brief: Temporary COVID-19 spectrum – a missed opportunity for some regulatory innovation?

In RIA’s lates policy brief, Alison Gillwald, Senka Hadzic and Pablo Aguera contend:

ICASA released temporary spectrum to meet the unprecedented demand for bandwidth with the COVID-19 lockdown. Could it not be used more experimentally by opening up opportunities for the innovative deployment of complementary technologies and services to meet the diverse needs of the country – particularly to bring the other half of South Africans not online, into the digital economy and to redress the inequality the novel coronavirus pandemic has brought into sharp relief?

for more information about this policy brief and to download it, please click here.