ICT Regulation: Policy and Practice
This international training programme capacity builds ICT regulators to meet the needs of consumers and business in their region.
It has two programme rounds per year, for up to 25 participants from national or regional regulatory bodies in sub-Saharan Africa.
Participants are nominated by their organisations after the intitial preparation period.
Capacity building ICT regulators
Capacity building in two ways
Training and change initiatives
Coaching skills and regional cooperation
SPIDER support team
Representatives from regional regulatory organizations EACO, CRASA and WATRA support project partners in implementation of Change Initiatives though expertise in regulatory questions, project and risk management, follow up and other support.
Change initiatives - the cornerstone of the programme
ICT for Learners with Visual Imparements
Consumer Protection Regulations
Suitable Technology and Financing Model for Rural Broadband Coverage
Auction and Alternative Methods for Efficient Spectrum Allocation
Partnership to build capacity
ICT regulation – Policy and Practice is a partnership between several organisation to build capacity for ICT regulators.
Spider co-ordinates the programme with specialist support from the Swedish regulatory organisation PTS (Post and Telecoms authority) and with cooperation from regional regulatory organisations in Eastern and Southern Africa. Additional technical expertise is provided by Ericsson and Stokab.