In message <[log in to unmask]>, Sunday
> On a more serious note, Does the regulator need to setup their own
> Can't they, just like any other end-user get an ISP to do their
> stuffs for them?
I donīt believe that in a developing country that has these kind of
human resources (and sometimes uses the words permanent seat and
security council) the regulator should have this done by a foreign
> I am sure there are people from other African countries who are in
> this boat. Is anything wrong with it?
Now if it was a commercial site, depending on large traffic volumes,
one might actually consider it.
> I do not want the critic in me to have the upper hand now, so what
> are the options available to a regulator? From your own experience,
> How is it done in Namibia?
In fact there used to be a www.republicofnamibia.com but they have
moved the content to Namibia.
> If indeed ISPs should service these regulators, Given that most
> African countries do not allow ISPs operate their own International
> VSAT links, what are the options available to these ISPs to bring
> larger pipes into their respective countries?.
Itīs the regulator...
> If the answer is to use the Monopoly Telco in these countries, will
> the regulator not end up being a client to the Telco that it should
> be regulating? Seems to me like a chicken and Egg puzzle.
This is not the answer.