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Managing Telecommunications When the Pandemic Hangs On: The Case of Peru on July 16, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 10:00am eastern time Register Now Regulators and utilities across the globe have been managing through the pandemic. Some countries have paid large economic costs for combatting the virus and are still being hit by surges. This even while other countries are recovering. How can these unfortunate countries cope? Join us [...]

ICT Working Group: Infrastructure Sharing in Telecommunications on July 9, 2020

A lot of countries are interested in having telecom operators share infrastructure. Some are concerned that capital costs are a barrier to competition. Others believe that sharing might result in lower prices. What are countries trying and what are their experiences? As part of the Next Practices Live series I talked with Alee Fa’amoe and [...]

Disaster Preparedness: How Governments and Infrastructure Providers Can Prepare for the 2020 Hurricane Season on July 7, 2020

Preparing for natural disasters is hard during normal times, but it is especially difficult during a pandemic. Economic resources are low, people's anxieties are high, and coordination and rapid response are made harder by our inabilities to congregate and work together. How are countries and leaders handling this unprecedented moment? Garfield “Garry” Sinclair and Dr. [...]

Lead change, or wait and see? Lessons from utilities that learn during the pandemic on July 14, 2020

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 11:00am eastern time Register Now We have all been learning so much during the pandemic. This has led many people to ask: If the pandemic reveals a problem we didn’t know we have, should we address that now or wait until things are back to normal? What factors should be [...]

Next Practices Live: Infrastructure Sharing panel on July 23, 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 10am eastern time A lot of countries are interested in having telecom operators share infrastructure. Some are concerned that capital costs are a barrier to competition. Others believe that sharing might result in lower prices. What are the real effects of sharing? Why is it that some operators willingly share [...]