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Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act No. 25 of 2002)

Chapter II : Maximising Benefits and Policy Framework

Part 1 : National e-strategy

6. Universal access


In respect of universal access, the national e-strategy must outline strategies and programmes to—

(a) provide Internet connectivity to disadvantaged communities;
(b) encourage the private sector to initiate schemes to provide universal access;
(c) foster the adoption and use of new technologies for attaining universal access; and
(d) stimulate public awareness, understanding and acceptance of the benefits of Internet connectivity and electronic transacting.