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Access Alert: Mexican elections 2024 results – what to expect for the tech sector

On 2 June, Mexicans went to the polls to elect a new president, all congressional seats, and nearly 20,000 state-level...

13 Jun 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: Mexican elections 2024 results – what to expect for the tech sector
Access Alert: Brazilian authorities ask for contributions on AI and connectivity

Access Alert: Brazilian authorities ask for contributions on AI and connectivity

On 9 April, Brazil’s National Telecommunications Authority (Anatel) released a public consultation to gather contributions and insights about the role...

11 Apr 2024 Latest AI Thought Leadership
Access Alert: Orbiting innovation – key satellite industry trends unveiled at SATELLITE 2024

Access Alert: Orbiting innovation – key satellite industry trends unveiled at SATELLITE 2024

The SATELLITE 2024 conference in Washington, DC, took place between 18-21 March 2024. The event brought together close to 15,000...

28 Mar 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: Lebanon Internet Governance Forum highlights

Access Alert: Lebanon Internet Governance Forum highlights

Access Partnership attended this year’s Lebanon Internet Governance Forum (IGF) – one of the many National and Regional IGF initiatives...

18 Mar 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: South Africa’s Next Generation Spectrum Policy – paving the way to enhanced connectivity

Access Alert: South Africa’s Next Generation Spectrum Policy – paving the way to enhanced connectivity

In September 2022, South Africa’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) introduced its Next Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum Policy,...

8 Mar 2024 Opinion
Delivering a fully connected nation – Part 3: Lowering the cost

Delivering a fully connected nation – Part 3: Lowering the cost

Rural and not-spot connectivity improvements are often expensive. Mast sites can be difficult to procure. Getting power and communications to...

6 Mar 2024 Opinion
Delivering a fully connected nation – Part 2: Getting the governance right

Delivering a fully connected nation – Part 2: Getting the governance right

In my first instalment of this blog series, we showed how a country could determine the areas where coverage would...

5 Mar 2024 Opinion
Delivering a fully connected nation – Part one: Taking stock

Delivering a fully connected nation – Part one: Taking stock

My new book – “Emperor Ofcom’s New Clothes” – set out how a focus on market forces for managing spectrum...

4 Mar 2024 Opinion
Revolutionising Africa’s connectivity as WRC-23 unveils game-changing spectrum milestones

Revolutionising Africa’s connectivity as WRC-23 unveils game-changing spectrum milestones

The World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23) was a landmark event for the global regulation of the radio-frequency spectrum and the...

23 Feb 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: European Commission announces three-pillar approach to connectivity policy

Access Alert: European Commission announces three-pillar approach to connectivity policy

On 21 February, the European Commission presented its widely anticipated white paper on ‘How to master Europe’s digital infrastructure needs?’,...

21 Feb 2024 Opinion
Connecting Fiji: The opportunity for growth and prosperity from subsea internet investment

Connecting Fiji: The opportunity for growth and prosperity from subsea internet investment

The widespread adoption of digital technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, will require investments in digital infrastructure to ensure connectivity and...

7 Feb 2024 Reports
The Economic Value of A2P SMS in Mexico

The Economic Value of A2P SMS in Mexico

The increased connectivity enabled by digital technologies has changed communication patterns throughout economies and societies and played an important role...

25 Jan 2024 Reports
Access Alert: Argentina simplifies the provision of satellite services. But will it last?

Access Alert: Argentina simplifies the provision of satellite services. But will it last?

On 21 December, Argentina’s new President issued a Decree (Decree of Necessity and Urgency number 70/23, titled Bases for the...

5 Jan 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: The road for land ESIMs remains unpaved

Access Alert: The road for land ESIMs remains unpaved

With WRC-23 ending a week ago and the final Resolutions still being numbered, Earth Stations in Motion (ESIMs) have been...

21 Dec 2023 Opinion
Exploring the Future of Connectivity in Latin America: A Critical Analysis

Exploring the Future of Connectivity in Latin America: A Critical Analysis

In a world where approximately 2.6 billion people remain disconnected, the future of connectivity in Latin America hangs in the...

15 Dec 2023 Reports
LATAM’s Connectivity Challenges with Marylena Méndez Jiménez – LATAM Digital podcast

LATAM’s Connectivity Challenges with Marylena Méndez Jiménez – LATAM Digital podcast

Join Geusseppe Gonzalez, Head of Latam at Access Partnership, as he engages with Maryleana, a prominent figure in LATAM’s tech...

22 Nov 2023 Opinion
Rural Connectivity in Latin America with Oscar Leon – LATAM Digital Podcast

Rural Connectivity in Latin America with Oscar Leon – LATAM Digital Podcast

Rural connectivity is one of the most pressing issues for Latin American authorities. Achieving meaningful connectivity across the region, whilst...

14 Nov 2023 Opinion
Access Alert: Earth Stations in Motion – WRC-23 shaping the future regulatory framework

Access Alert: Earth Stations in Motion – WRC-23 shaping the future regulatory framework

Earth Stations have evolved from large, fixed structures to small satellite antennas mounted on mobile platforms that connect with satellites...

19 Oct 2023 Opinion
Access Alert: The growing role of HAPS and the need for regulatory clarity

Access Alert: The growing role of HAPS and the need for regulatory clarity

In July 2023, the UK Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, Chloe Smith, announced GBP 20 million in...

4 Oct 2023 Opinion
Access Alert: Colombia and Perú announce digital connectivity developments

Access Alert: Colombia and Perú announce digital connectivity developments

Haga clic aquí para leer esta publicación en Español This week, two of LATAM’s biggest markets (Colombia and Perú) provided...

19 Jun 2023 Opinion
How the Digital Divide Affects the LGBTQ+ Community

How the Digital Divide Affects the LGBTQ+ Community

Around the world, a broad spectrum of advocacy groups, think tanks, and international fora have increasingly called for the need...

1 Jun 2023 Opinion