‘Spectrum availability will boost continent’s digital ambition’
The scarcity of spectrum resources is seen as a major limitation of digital ambitions of African countries, including Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, and others.
Stakeholders decry impact of spectrum prices on mobile market outcome
A recent report by Global System for Mobile Association, GSMA, identified how spectrum prices affect investment and affordable mobile services in developing countries. According to the report, high spectrum prices may require debt financing, which has a direct impact on the competitive behaviour of a firm and its pricing strategies. In addition, when financed through…