Category: Policy and Regulation

Regulator gives nod to Vodafone Ghana sale

Vodafone is finally selling out of Ghana, the country’s telecoms regulator having given the green light to a revised deal that will see Telecel Group pick up its majority stake in Vodafone Ghana.

The Podcast: net neutrality and fair contribution

The guys finally make it back into the studio and are delighted to be joined by Roslyn Layton of Strand Consult, who is an expert on telecoms public policy. She was in town for an Ofcom consultation on net neutrality, so they start with a deep dive into that topic, including its many definitions and interpretations. An overlapping trending topic is the issue of whether the biggest video content producers should pay a ‘fair contribution’ to the cost of running networks, so they conclude with a discussion of that.

Panama may find it tough to attract third telco

Panama’s telecom regulator has formally launched the process to licence a new third mobile operator, but given the circumstances of the contest it may not find it easy to attract interested parties.