info: Volume 13 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: The winds of change: African communications reform

Guest Editors: Alison Gillwald

Mobile termination benchmarking: the case of Namibia

Christoph Stork

This paper seeks to contribute to the debate about the regulation of termination rates in the context of Africa.

Regulatory intervention or disruptive competition? Lessons from East Africa on the end of international mobile roaming charges

Alison Gillwald, Muriuki Mureithi

The purpose of this paper is to understand the conditions that enabled the end of roaming charges in East Africa in 2006, achieving in weeks what European regulators had

Convergence and regulation in South Africa: in search of a new public interest paradigm

Indra de Lanerolle

The paper aims to identify issues in broadcasting and telecommunications regulation and law arising from technological convergence and to suggest a new framework for an


New hope for Africa? Copyright and access to knowledge in the digital age

Tobias Schonwetter, Caroline Ncube

This paper's main purpose is to deepen the general understanding regarding copyright exceptions and limitations as an important balancing tool of copyright law


Are mobile phones replacing the use of public phones in Africa?

Christoph Stork

This paper aims to examine whether mobiles are replacing the use of public access telephones (mobile or fixed) in Africa.


The potential of mobile remittances for the bottom of the pyramid: findings from emerging Asia

Nirmali Sivapragasam, Aileen Agüero, Harsha de Silva

This paper aims to explore the extent to which low‐income migrant workers in emerging Asia are aware of and are likely to use mobile phones for remitting money to family


Development outcomes of internet and mobile phones use in Kenya: the households' perspectives

Margaret Nyambura Ndung'u, Timothy M. Waema

Usage of internet and mobile phones has promoted and sometimes hindered various aspects of development bringing radical changes to Kenyan households in the last couple of


Engendering communication: a perspective on ICT access and usage in Africa

Anne Milek, Christoph Stork, Alison Gillwald

Information communication technologies (ICTs) are widely seen as having the potential to contribute positively to economic growth and development and to improve the




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