Establishing a Local Content Fund: The Experience of Funding Universal Access and Service

24 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2015

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Charley Lewis

University of the Witwatersrand - Faculty of Humanities

Date Written: June 10, 2015

Abstract

This working paper assesses the history and effectiveness of South Africa’s Universal Service and Access Fund (USAF), and evaluates the possibilities for similar funding mechanisms to promote digital broadcasting content.

Keywords: universal service, universal access, USF

Suggested Citation

Lewis, Charles, Establishing a Local Content Fund: The Experience of Funding Universal Access and Service (June 10, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2663055 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2663055

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