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Dr Charley Lewis

Independent analyst and researcher

Dr Charley Lewis (Ph D, M Comm – http://www.ICT-Policy.Africa) is an independent analyst and researcher, working in the field of ICT policy and regulation. He undertakes a wide range of policy and regulatory projects, offers ICT sector analysis and advice, does research and writing, and delivers training and facilitation. He has also previously written on the lessons to be learned from spectrum auctions.


NetworkingApr 3, 2020

ICT sector policy and regulation in the time of COVID-19

Collaboration, clarity and coherence are required from all stakeholders, as ICT is the primary tool to enable and support the kind of lockdown currently in force.

NetworkingMar 24, 2020

Perspectives on spectrum: From auctions to COVID-19

With more urgent, immediate pandemic priorities on the table, ICASA is yet to finalise its plans to auction spectrum and license the WOAN.

BroadbandJan 7, 2020

2020: What lies ahead for ICT policy and regulation?

Dr Charley Lewis shortlists some of the key developments that are lying in wait down the 2020 road.

BroadbandDec 11, 2019

Data prices: Will 'saner heads' prevail?

The operators may choose to litigate the findings of the Competition Commission. Hopefully, saner heads will prevail beyond the cries of indignation, writes Dr Charley Lewis.

NetworkingNov 7, 2019

ICASA sets off down the spectrum road

Despite some weaknesses and problem areas, the ICASA roadmap marks a crucial first step in getting spectrum rubber out on the ICT road.

NetworkingSept 27, 2019

Spectrum: The golden goose

While stakeholders are hungry for hertz, there are still a number of stumbling blocks along the road to high-demand spectrum nirvana.