Fibre optic cable networks to now be registered with CA in new regulations

In agreement with Kivuva on this issue. We need a register or proper map of
which areas have coverage and the areas that don’t otherwise universal
coverage remains a pipe dream.

Regards

Regards

On Thu, 25 Jul 2019, 12:28 pm Mwendwa Kivuva via kictanet, <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> To me, it seems a timely intervention. What is now required is for the
> different agencies to work in concert. CA, ICTA, Ministry of Roads, etc.
>
> We are always advocating for DIG ONCE policies for our roads and walkways.
> How will that be achieved if we don’t start somewhere? For example, a
> register will show that Road X has no ducts, therefore Ministry of Roads
> should prioritize ducts the next time works are being done, the same way it
> prioritizes drainage, road furniture, pedestrians, etc.
>
> This is one of the policy interventions we have always been advocating in
> the different fora we have been holding.
> ______________________
> Mwendwa Kivuva,
>
> On Thu, 25 Jul 2019 at 12:07, Collins Areba via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> I smell overreach. With an asset like Nofbi, ICTA should be focused more
>> on using that to break barriers in the industry than doing an inventory of
>> private asset lists.
>> *About ICT Authority*
>>
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>>
>> Collins Areba,
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>> On 25 Jul 2019, 12:03 PM +0300, Collins Areba <arebacollins@gmail.com>,
>> wrote:
>>
>> Does ICTA have that kind of mandate? does regulation not squarely lie in
>> the hands of CA?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Collins Areba,
>> Kilifi, Kenya.
>> Tel: +*254 707 750 788* / *0731 750 788*
>> Twitter: @arebacollins.
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>> On 25 Jul 2019, 11:42 AM +0300, Wamathai (HapaKenya) <w@hapakenya.com>,
>> wrote:
>>
>> That’s an error. Changed to ICTA.
>>
>>
>> —–
>>
>>
>> James Wamathai | CEO, hapakenya.com
>>
>> m: 0777-555101 e: w@hapakenya.com | Twitter: @Wamathai
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>> On Thu, 25 Jul 2019 at 11:35, Collins Areba <arebacollins@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Is ICTA and CA one and the same ?
>>
>> Is there a copy of these regulations anywhere? The message in the AD
>> seemed to be along the lines of “Be a good citizen and send us this info”.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Collins Areba,
>> Kilifi, Kenya.
>> Tel: +*254 707 750 788* / *0731 750 788*
>> Twitter: @arebacollins.
>> Skype: arebacollins
>> On 25 Jul 2019, 11:13 AM +0300, Wamathai (HapaKenya) via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke>, wrote:
>>
>> The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has introduced new regulations
>> that will see fibre optic networks registered with them. The authority
>> announced these new regulations via an advertisement in the paper.
>>
>>
>> hapakenya.com/2019/07/25/fibre-optic-cable-networks-to-now-be-registered-with-ca-in-new-regulations/
>>
>>
>> —–
>>
>>
>> James Wamathai | CEO, hapakenya.com
>>
>> m: 0777-555101 e: w@hapakenya.com | Twitter: @Wamathai
>>
>>
>>
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