Presentation on theme: "A Case Study of Kenya’s National Broadband Strategy"— Presentation transcript:
1 A Case Study of Kenya’s National Broadband Strategy Susan MochacheAssistant DirectorCommunications Commission of Kenya
2 The VisionA knowledge-based society driven by a high capacity, affordable, scalable, and nationwide broadband network.
3 Why a National Broadband Strategy For Kenya 21st Century InfrastructureICT an Enabler: Platform for an advanced KenyaKnowledge Based EconomyFoundation for economic growth and job creationGlobal Competitiveness
5 Principles & Objectives Framework for the development of the NBSPrinciples & ObjectivesImplementation PlanStakeholderRolesBroadbandEcosystem
6 Broadband Ecosystem Infrastructure, Connectivity & Devices Your Text Goes hereDownload this awesome diagramBring your presentation to lifeCapture your audience’s attentionFinance & Investments54123BBEcosystemContent, Applications & InnovationsInfrastructure, Connectivity & DevicesPolicy , Legal & RegulatoryCapacity Building & Awareness
7 Boundaries and priorities Key concepts for a NBSDEFINATIONSOBJECTIVESPRINCIPLESDefine key conceptsImpactExpected outcomes andBoundaries and prioritiesOf strategyDefining Broadband:Connectivity that is always-on and that delivers a minimum of 5mbps to individuals, homes and businesses for high speed access to voice, data, video and applications for development.
8 Implementation Framework – Steering Committee Responsible for guiding the overall development of a comprehensive Strategyadopt a consensus based approach through a shared vision and coordinated activities with stakeholders124Establish the key principles and objectivesDefine and appoint the Working GroupsEstablishing evaluation procedures to monitor and oversee execution of the Action PlansOversee and advise Working Group deliberations3
10 Key milestones for NBS 2013 2030 Q1 2013 Q4 2012 Q3 Q2 5. Final NBS Consolidate and include stakeholder inputsAdopt in VISION 203020132030Q42012Q12013Q2Q33. Technical workings Group1st Draft NBS6. ImplementPerformance targetsMonitor & evaluateContinuous review1. Key conceptsPrinciples, objective and definitions4. Public ConsultationSolicit Inputs and comments, analyze2. Stakeholders RolesIdentify Stakeholders and categorize into TWGs
11 Policy, Legal and Regulatory Key IssueObjectiveBroadband PolicyDevelop a policy framework for broadbandInstitutional ReformEstablish and an agency responsible for all public ICT infrastructure development and managementSpectrumTo provide a comprehensive spectrum plan on available spectrum & expected digital dividend , allocation mechanism and utilization reports of utilized spectrumNational co-ordination in complementary infrastructure deploymentAmendment of Roads Act to cater for the provision of ICT infrastructure along and across roads and railways.Amend the Building Act to ensure property developers make provisions for ICT infrastructureWay Leave FeesEliminate way leave fees charged for ICT infrastructure deployment.Standards in ICT infrastructure deploymentDevelop and enforce minimum technical specifications for all fiber deployment
12 Policy, Legal and Regulatory Key IssueObjectiveTrust and SecurityRevise KICA2009 to make designating ICT infrastructure as critical infrastructureDraft laws on Data Protection and Access to informationOpen AccessPolicy framework on open accessAffordability of ICT services: Energy & RoadsReview legislation to make specific provision for rebates for energy and road deployment by ICT Infrastructure provider as well as Provision of categorization of ICT services as high energy users (special tariff)Infrastructure sharingDevelop and implement Industry Code of Practice
13 Infrastructure, connectivity & Devices Key IssueObjectiveNational Fiber BackboneTo extend fiber optic cable by 30,000KMNational Wireless Broadband NetworkTo ensure a ubiquitous National Broadband wireless national networkNational Data CentersEstablish 2 neutral national data centers
14 Capacity Building and awareness Key IssueObjectiveDigital LiteracyMandatory ICT training in all Teacher training Colleges and TVETMedia & ICT EducationMandatory ICT sensitization and Media Education from primary levelICT Technical ExpertsDevelop ICT curricula that aligns skills with industry demands and global standardsModel ICT resource centre per wardEstablish ICT centres in all wards
15 Content, Applications and Innovations Key IssueObjectiveDigitization of core Government RegistriesAll ministries and agencies to digitize core registriesCounty Management Information SystemTo develop a robust management information system for countiesFacilitate ICT InnovationICT incubators in each public universityKey AreasIssue.Enforce standards for civil works related to burying fiber cables and installations over power linesTechnical specification on fiber deploymentsInfrastructure sharingDevelop and implement Industry Code of PracticeTrust and SecurityRevise KICA2009 to make designating ICT infrastructure as critical infrastructureDraft laws on Data Protection and Access to information