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Tuesday, September 2 • 10:15am - 11:15am
WS74: Enabling Affordable Access: Changing Role of the Regulator

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Explore emerging regulatory strategies, challenges and best practices as developing and developed countries seek to increase and improve affordable Internet access.
Focus will be placed on: identifying mechanisms by which regulatory incentives and interventions can increase Internet accessibility and availability in rural and under-served communities; and the role of regulators in promoting competition, accelerating enabling infrastructure and informing public policy on the deployment of critical Internet facilities, including Internet Exchange Points, the Domain Name System, and mobile broadband.

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Rohan Samarajiva

Founding Chair, LIRNEasia
Rohan Samarajiva is founding Chair of LIRNEasia, an ICT policy and regulation think tank active across emerging economies in South and South East Asia, and the Pacific.  He was its CEO until 2012.  He serves on the Boards of Communication Policy Research south, Research ICT Africa and the Lanka Software Foundation. Before setting up LIRNEasia, Samarajiva was Team Leader at the Sri Lanka Ministry for Economic Reform, Science and... Read More →

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Tuesday September 2, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
Workshop Room 02 (Rumeli Ground Floor / Room B2)