Overview of corruption in the telecommunications sector

Abstract

Query

Could you provide an overview of corruption-related issues in the telecommunications sector, with a focus on SADC countries?

Summary

Given the social and economic significance of telecommunications, corruption in the sector has significant negative effects from macro-level development to individual citizens. It ranges from petty bribery on the side of consumers to capture of regulatory authorities by special businesses or political interests.

Citation

Wickberg, S. Overview of corruption in the telecommunications sector. U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, CMI, Bergen, Norway (2014) 11 pp. [U4 Expert Answer 2014: 06]

Overview of corruption in the telecommunications sector

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