Final technical report: Communication for influence in Latin America and the Caribbean (CILAC) - Andean region
The logic of the telecom reform policy was to restructure the telecommunications sector so as to break the monopoly of the inefficient fixed line incumbent telecom network operators, open the telecom
Privatisation without regulation does not necessarily improve service delivery, and may even decrease access to information and communication technology for the poor. This is the view of US-based academic and ICT policy analyst Robert Horwitz, who was speaking at a one-week research workshop held in Johannesburg in July 2008. Horwitz is no newcomer to South Africa, or to the politics behind antennas, cables and wires.
CILAC seek to integrate research, research communications, network-building and advocacy for affordable universal broadband. It’s a one year project that started on February 2008.