ICTDev Pulse

MOOC Expert Committee Launches to Advance Online Learning

Online courses have the potential to expand quality education, provide scientific and cultural content, and offer career training and professional development worldwide.

The Fragility Within

International development, as we have conceived it over the last several decades, may not be dead, but it is dying.

Joint statement on Egypt: Presidential pardon frees some women human rights defenders, while others are still detained

2 October 2015
(Nazra for Feminist Studies)

The delay in the release of both Ms. Salwa Mihriz and Ms. Nahed Sherif is quite atrocious, especially that Ms. Mihriz’s release is halted by the fact that her name is not written correctly in the pardon decision. As for Ms.

Do telecom restrictive policies matter for telecom performance? Evidence from MENA countries

The past decade has witnessed a significant transformation in the trade and regulatory policies of the telecom sector across the MENA region. Many countries committed to opening up their telecom sector to trade and investment under WTO commitments. However, these commitments do not always reflect actual policies.

Small satellite constellations: The promise of 'Internet for All'

Over four billion people do not have access to Internet; that makes a huge two-thirds of the global population. In India, around four of every five people lack this basic resource. Various access technologies are being developed in different parts of the world to bridge the digital divide.

Fibre And Other Laws of Infrastructure

Last Sunday, I was fortunate enough to participate as a representative of  NSRC at an event at the United Nations to mark the launch of the US State Department’s new Global Connect initiative.

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