Mobile money and Universal Service find a home in the ITU-T group for economic and policy issues

ITU-T Study Group 3 (economic and policy issues) has created a new working group on ‘economic and competitiveness aspects of mobile money services’. The group aims to harmonize approaches to the regulation and costing of mobile money services. It will…

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ITU Blog: Mobile money, OTT and roaming: Will ITU members define fair competition and pricing?

Established in 1865, one of the founding principles of ITU was to provide a neutral venue for countries’ negotiation of interconnection rates for telegraph networks. The essence of this work lives on in ITU-T Study Group 3 (SG3), our standardization expert…

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ITU-T Study Group 3 to consider proposals on the regulation of OTT services

The ITU-T Study Group 3 Regional Group for Africa (SG3RG-AFR) has proposed that ITU-T distribute a survey on the impact of over-the-top (OTT) services on data traffic and associated demands on network infrastructure. The proposal comes in parallel with the…

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ITU-T Study Group 3 to consider the costing and pricing of mobile money services

The ITU-T Study Group 3 Regional Group for Africa (SG3RG-AFR) has proposed that its parent group analyze regulatory frameworks to guide the costing and pricing of digital financial services (DFS). The knowledge drawn from Africa’s experience with DFS is expected…

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