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AJIC Issue 17, 2016

Thematic Issue: Economic Regulation, Regulatory Performance and Universal Access in the Electronic Communications Sector


  • Prof Simon Roberts, Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED), University of Johannesburg
  • Ewan Sutherland, independent telecommunications policy analyst, Edinburgh; and Visiting Adjunct Professor, LINK Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

AJIC 17, Full Issue

AJIC 17, Full Issue, Print-on-Demand Version

Thematic Overview: Economic Regulation and the Development of Telecoms, Mobile Money and Banking - Simon Roberts

Mobile Payments Markets in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe: A Comparative Study of Competitive Dynamics and Outcomes - Genna Robb and Thando Vilakazi

Competition in Mobile Financial Services: Lessons from Kenya and Tanzania - Rafe Mazer and Philip Rowan

Mobile Credit in Kenya and Tanzania: Emerging Regulatory Challenges in Consumer Protection, Credit Reporting and Use of Customer Transactional Data - Jason G Blechman

The “Evolution” of Regulation in Uganda’s Mobile Money Sector - Rory Macmillan, Anthea Paelo and Tamara Paremoer

Competition, Barriers to Entry and Inclusive Growth in Retail Banking: Capitec Case Study - Trudi Makhaya and Nicholas Nhundu

Opportunities for Universal Telecommunication Access in Rural Communities: A Case Study of 15 Rural Villages in Nigeria’s Kwara State - Olayiwola Wasiu Bello, Jayeola Femi Opadiji, Nasir Faruk and Yinusa Ademola Adediran

China and Africa: Alternative Telecommunication Policies and Practices - Ewan Sutherland

The Impact of the Call Termination Rate Reduction on Consumer Surplus in South Africa - Ryan Hawthorne