WIA Report

Has Privatization Contributed to the Relative Decline of Internet Hosts in Africa?

8/01/07 •

For several decades, international lending agencies have encouraged African governments to reform their telecommunications sector by privatizing the public telephone services, separating and depoliticizing the agencies that regulate the telecommunications sector and opening up competition in the consumer market for telecommunications services. During this period, Africa’s share of the world’s internet hosts and secure servers [...]