Accounting and policy issues in Africa related to convergence and market globalization
Current Situation and Outlook
The telecommunication industry is undergoing major transformation worldwide with the migration towards Next Generation Networks. The fast development of converged networks based on the Internet Protocol poses new challenges for telecoms regulation, especially in emerging markets, with respect to accounting and monitoring.
With the emergence of smarter mobile phones (such as Google Android, Apple Iphone, Microsoft Windows 7), the Internet and Mobile telephony networks will merge into one huge Network of two billion smart interconnected devices by 2012.