COUNTRY
 FOCUS
 
 -­‐
 
 
 
NAMIBIA
 
 
4
 December
 2013
 
14:45
 –
 15:00
 
 
Mr.
 ...
Population:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP
 per
 capita:
 
 
...
Internet
 access
 and
 usage:
 
 13.4%
 of
 Namibians
 over
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 the
 ...
Achievements
 and
 Highlights
 con2nued…
 
q 4GLTE
 Launched:
 2nd
 in
 Africa
 
q DTT
 Launched
 ...
MTC
 Network
 Coverage
 
WACS
 
Achievements
 and
 Highlights
 con2nued…
 
q National
 USF
 Policy
 Published
 
 
q Digital
 Inclusi...
Namibia’s
 ICT
 plan
 (Vision
 2030)
 
Dra?
 
Vision
 
2030
 
Implementa2on
 of
 
comprehensive
 ...
Opportuni2es
 for
 IT
 players
 
 
q  Namibian
 Ownership
 of
 51%
 
q  Namibian
 Registration
 of...
Opportuni2es
 for
 IT
 players
 
 
q DTT
 
q STB’s
 –
 Interactive
 applications
 and
 Internet
...
Opportuni2es
 for
 IT
 players
 
 
q Innovation
 Incubation
 
 
q Southern
 Africa
 Innovation
 Su...
Namibia
 Societal
 Accelera2on
 PlaZorm
 2012
 
 
MICT,
 PWC,
 CRAN
 and
 Prof.
 Leif
 Edvinsson
...
Opportuni2es
 for
 IT
 players
 
 
q Lobbying
 for
 “Venture
 Capital”
 for
 ICT
 
Innovation
 
q...
Opportuni2es
 for
 IT
 players
 
 
q IT
 Skills
 Training
 and
 Development
 
q Skills
 Transfer
...
Opportuni2es
 for
 IT
 players
 
 
q Online
 Business
 Protection
 and
 Assurance
 
 
 
q E-­‐G...
Trends
 and
 Developments
 for
 2014
 
q Broadband
  Policy
  and
  Practical
  Implementation
 
Str...
Trends
 and
 Developments
 for
 2014
 
q Type
 Approval
 Regulations
 Implementation
 
 
q 
 Certi...
 
 
Thank
 you!
 
 
Q&A
 
CEO CRAN, Namibia, presentation at the Youth Engagement Summit Mauritius
CEO CRAN, Namibia, presentation at the Youth Engagement Summit Mauritius
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CEO CRAN, Namibia, presentation at the Youth Engagement Summit Mauritius

The third country spotlight at the summit shifts to southern Africa and highlights the agenda and achievement of Namibia. ICT penetration and growth curves, sectoral impacts, government initiatives, and progressive policies will be showcased.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - CEO CRAN, Namibia, presentation at the Youth Engagement Summit Mauritius

  • 1.
  • 2.   COUNTRY  FOCUS    -­‐       NAMIBIA     4  December  2013   14:45  –  15:00     Mr.  Stanley  Shanapinda   sshanapinda@cran.na     CEO
  • 3. Population:               GDP:                 GDP  per  capita:           ICT  Contribution  to  GDP:         Estimated  ICT  Market  value:       WEF  Global  Competitive  Index:     Technology  Readiness:       ICT  Innovation:             ICT  Development  Index  (ITU):     Mobile  voice  coverage:                2,104,900      USD  11.9  billion      USD  5,652.9      2,9%      NAD4  billion  (USD400m)    83rd  /  142      99th/144    92nd  /  144      109th  /  155      98%  of  population
  • 4. Internet  access  and  usage:    13.4%  of  Namibians  over                the  age  of  15     Unemployment  Rate:      37.6%       PC/Tablet  Penetration:  Low  –  due  to  unaffordability       Affordability:             Less  than  15%  of  the  Gross  National  Income  (GNI)  per   capita       MTR’s:      N$  0.30  to  N$  0.20  from  1  November  2013   FTR’s:      N$  0.30  to  N$  0.20  from  1  November  2013   SMS  TR:      N$  0.20  to  N$  0.01  from  1  November  2013        Voice  p/s:  NAD0.025/sec  (USD0.0025/sec)    Data:  NAD0.9  MB  (USD0.09  MB)    SMS:  NAD0.40  (USD0.04)      PPP  -­‐  Namibia’s  is  the  8th  cheapest  cheapest  in  Sub-­‐Saharan    Africa
  • 5. Achievements  and  Highlights  con2nued…   q 4GLTE  Launched:  2nd  in  Africa   q DTT  Launched   q WACS  Commissioned   q Fiber  Routes:  9,025km’s  covering  +850,000km2     q 395  POP’s  and  228  Digital  Destinations
  • 6. MTC  Network  Coverage
  • 7. WACS
  • 8. Achievements  and  Highlights  con2nued…   q National  USF  Policy  Published     q Digital  Inclusion  –  e.g.  Youth  Entrepreneurs       q Policies  Promoting  E-­‐commerce,  E-­‐ Government  and  Data  Protection     q Draft  Electronic  Transactions  and  Cyber  crime  Bill  –     q SADC  Harmonisation   q Type  Approval  Draft  Regulations
  • 9. Namibia’s  ICT  plan  (Vision  2030)   Dra?   Vision   2030   Implementa2on  of   comprehensive   na2onal  ICT  policy   IT  training  from   pre-­‐primary  to  sec   educa2on   Establishment  of   university  of   Applied  Sci  &  Tech   Collabora2on   among  sci  &  tech   research  grps  re:   ICT   High  levels  of   u2lisa2on  of  &   access  to  Internet   among  ci2zens   Availability  of  low   cost  &  high  speed   Internet   Wide-­‐spread   availability  of   Internet-­‐based   training  facili2es   Na2on-­‐wide   wireless  networks   High  levels  of  local   ICT  produc2on   Incen2ves  for   computer   hardware   purchases   ICT  entrepreneurial   support   Advanced  ICT   infrastructure  &   services   Develop  &  implement   comprehensive  ICT   policy   Ac+on   plan   Current   situa+on   PwC   Invest  in  R&D  to   improve  local  ICT   industries   Growth  &   importance  of  ICT   globally   Lowered  cost  &   increased  quality   &  capabili2es  of   ICT  globally   Lack  of  ICT  skilled   human  capital   Integrate  ICT  educa2on   &  trg  in  sch  cirricula   Improve  access  to  ICT   facili2es  for  all  ci2zens   Dependence  on   imported  skills  &   knowledge   Low  levels  of   educa2on  in  math,   science,  tech  skills   Lack  of  ICT   investment   Lack  of   government  focus   on  ICT   development   June  2012
  • 10. Opportuni2es  for  IT  players     q  Namibian  Ownership  of  51%   q  Namibian  Registration  of  Company   q  Improvement  on  Low  WEF  and  ITU  Rankings     q  Low  Internet  and  PC  Penetration     q  Affordable  Alternative  PC  /  Tablet  Imports
  • 11. Opportuni2es  for  IT  players     q DTT   q STB’s  –  Interactive  applications  and  Internet  Access  for   TV  households   q Content  Development  –  software  and  broadcasting     q E-­‐commerce,  E-­‐Government  Services   q Data  Protection  Networks  and  Solutions
  • 12. Opportuni2es  for  IT  players     q Innovation  Incubation     q Southern  Africa  Innovation  Support  (SAIS)  Program   q Namibia  Prototype  Core  Committee  (PCC)   q Health  project  and  entrepreneurs  support
  • 13. Namibia  Societal  Accelera2on  PlaZorm  2012     MICT,  PWC,  CRAN  and  Prof.  Leif  Edvinsson   (Brain  of  the  Year,  1998)
  • 14. Opportuni2es  for  IT  players     q Lobbying  for  “Venture  Capital”  for  ICT   Innovation   q e.g.  Mobile  innovation  to  address  local  social  and   economic  challenges     q Crowdsourcing     q Collaboration
  • 15. Opportuni2es  for  IT  players     q IT  Skills  Training  and  Development   q Skills  Transfer     q NDP4  –  2017     q Adequate  ICT  infrastructure  to  facilitate  economic   development  and  competitiveness  through  innovation,   research  and  development   q .na  Domain  Name  Association  Establishment
  • 16. Opportuni2es  for  IT  players     q Online  Business  Protection  and  Assurance       q E-­‐Government  Services     q Proposed  Cybercrime  and  Data  Protection  Bill   q Proposed  Electronic  Transactions  Bill   q Required:   q Networks  and  Solutions   q Cryptography  Services     q Authentication  Service  Providers
  • 17. Trends  and  Developments  for  2014   q Broadband   Policy   and   Practical   Implementation   Strategy     q Cyber  crime  Policy  and  Practical  Implementation   Strategy     q E-­‐commerce,   E-­‐Government,   Data   Protection   Laws  and  Regulations  Implementation     19
  • 18. Trends  and  Developments  for  2014   q Type  Approval  Regulations  Implementation     q   Certiaicates  of  Conformity     q DTT     q   STB’s  and  applications         q USF  Regulations  Implementation   q Competitive  Bidding  for  USF  Projects     20
  • 19.     Thank  you!     Q&A

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