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n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Sustainable broadband connectivity model for rural areas of Tanzania

Volume 4, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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Abstract

Some of the reasons for lack or limited Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructures in rural areas of developing countries in general and Tanzania in particular, is high cost of establishing such infrastructures, lack of electrical energy and low ICT literacy. Public Private Peoples Partnership (PPPP) is recommended as a suitable model to implement sustainable ICT projects in rural areas. This paper surveys the availability of supporting environments for the provision of broadband rural connectivity: the surveyed environments include initiatives for ICT infrastructure development and institutional frameworks such as policies, strategies, legislations and regulations. The aim of the survey is to investigate the readiness of Tanzania to deploy PPPP model for rural connectivity implementation. Furthermore, the paper proposed implementation strategies in order to adapt the PPPP model for sustainable broadband rural connectivity in Tanzania.

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2012-01-01
2019-08-18

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