The LINK Centre is the leading research and training body in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) policy, regulation and management in Southern Africa.
LINK focuses on capacity building in the broad ICT sector, including focus on the telecoms and broadcasting sectors, the broader ICT sector, e-government in the public sector and on the e-development arena. It offers quality training, applied research and advisory services necessary to maximise the benefits of the Information Society and the Knowledge Economy.
The LINK Centre's programmes are a response to the growing demand for training and research in the ICT sector, as South Africa and other African countries attempt to position themselves effectively in the global economy, while addressing the challenges of social and economic development. The information revolution offers opportunities for the developing world to leapfrog stages of development and to embark on new directions towards meeting social needs and enhancing country competitiveness.
ICT policy and regulation
e-Development, e-governance, innovation