The CTO undertakes a wide range of research and consultancy projects for both CTO members and non-members. Over the years, the Research and Consultancy division has continued to engage and partner with many ICT stakeholders around the world in a number of core research areas including:- Cybersecurity & Cyberscrime, Broadband, Regulatory, Capacity building and ICT digital inclusion. The division is committed to enhance value to CTO members by sharing and disseminating outputs generate through research and consultancy.

The division staff have also participated in a number of ICT forums, conferences and workshops.  A selected list of recent publications and presentations by CTO can be accessed at the CTO ICT Knowledge Bank.

See below for some examples of our research and consultancy projects:

Project Title Area of Work Year
Revision of Namibia’s ICT Policy and Implementation Plan, and Strategic Plan Initiative Regulatory 2013 Regulatory, ICT capacity building 2012
E-health Sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa Regulatory, ICT capacity building 2014
West African Regional Communications Infrastructure Project Liberia -Establishment of Universal Access Fund for Liberia Regulatory, Broadband 2013
Cameroon Digital Switchover (CAM-DTV) Project Regulatory, ICT capacity building 2013
Broadband Strategy for Sierra Leone Regulatory, broadband 2014
Mobile Governance for Vanuatu – Strategy and Implementation Plan Report. Regulatory 2013
Mobile Governance for Small Island Developing States – Toolkit Report Regulatory 2013
Mobile Governance for Small Island Developing States –Strategy Knowledge Base ICT capacity building 2013
Nationwide Industry Consumer Satisfaction Survey IRegulatory, ICT Capacity Building, Broadband 2012
Development of Five Year Strategic Plan for the National Communications Authority (NCA) of Ghana Regulatory 2009
Facilitation of the Strategic Planning Process of Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) Regulatory, ICT Capacity Building 2012
Access Gap Study to assist the setting up of the Universal Service Fund of Sierra Leone for NATCOM ICT capacity building, Regulatory, Broadband 2010
Development of the Strategic And Business Plans For The Ghana Investment Fund For Electronic Communications (GIFEC) Regulatory, ICT Capacity Building 2011
Development of ITES/BPO Policy for Ghana Regulatory, ICT capacity building 2012
Development of the Strategic Plan for the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications Services of the Republic of South Sudan Regulatory 2011
The Commonwealth African Rural Connectivity Initiative (COMARCI) ICT capacity Building, Regulatory, Broadband 2007
Towards effective eGovernance: Delivery of public services through local e-content Regulatory 2007
Assessment of M-Content Requirements in India and Uganda Regulatory 2008
Improving CTN’s Broadcast Reach through Mobile Phone Technology and Other Recent Broadcasting Innovations ICT capacity building 2009
UNICEF Mobiles4Development Project Regulatory 2010
The Socio-Economic Impact of Broadband in sub-Saharan Africa: The Satellite Advantage Broadband 2012
Assessment and Identification of the Most Appropriate Commonwealth African Country in which to Pilot Iceni Mobile’s Rural Connectivity Solution for Iceni Mobile Regulatory 2008
Billing System for Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited Regulatory 2011

Further Information:

Should you wish to further information please contact;
Dr. Martin Koyabe, Manager, Head of Research and Consultancy
44 (0) 208 600 3800
44 (0) 208 600 3819