Posted on: 12th October 2021
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is the regulatory authority for the ICT industry in Kenya with responsibilities in telecommunications, e-commerce, broadcasting, postal/courier services and cyber security. CA is also responsible for managing the country’s numbering and frequency spectrum resources as well as safeguarding interests of consumers of ICT services.
In furtherance of its responsibility of managing the frequency spectrum resources, the Authority has developed a 5th Generation (5G) Roadmap that outlines strategies to facilitate the deployment of the technology, enabling the country to derive maximum benefits from this new frontier.
The objective of this consultation is to give stakeholders or any interested parties an opportunity to comment on the proposed 5G roadmap and strategy for Kenya to support, boost and facilitate deployment of 5th generation telecommunications networks and support development of 5G applications at an early stage.
This roadmap is meant to position Kenya as a regional leader in 5G mobile technologies by harnessing the associated opportunities for socio-economic development.
The consultation document is available on the Authority’s website at: https://ca.go.ke/consumers/ public-consultations/
Stakeholders, including licensed operators, equipment vendors, members of the public, consumer organizations, various government agencies and interested organizations are invited to review and submit their written inputs and views indicating their specific proposals to the address indicated below or via email address firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the close of day on 2nd November 2021.