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Effects of political stability and sector regulations on investments in African mobile markets

Goodiel Charles Moshi and Hilda Jacob Mwakatumbula

Telecommunications Policy, 2017, vol. 41, issue 7, 651-661

Abstract: This study analyses the effects of regulation and political stability on the allocation of mobile telecommunication investments in the African continent between 2001 and 2011. To better understand the dynamics of investment in telecommunications, a framework was developed to assess factors that determine investments in the telecom industry at the country and industry level, particularly institutions, market size/demand level, market structure and investing cost.

Keywords: Mobile telecommunication; Investment; Political stability; Liberalization; Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L51 L1 C23 C26 D43 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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