Amendment to the Communications Act
The Communication Act 2013 implements the Government of Kiribati‟s policy for the reform of the ICT sector adopted in April 2011. The central objective of that policy is to achieve open and competitive communications markets in Kiribati. International experience suggests that competition will deliver significant social and economic benefits, through improved services, lower prices, and broader coverage.
The Act sets up a new framework...
This plan lays the foundation of the Ministry’s direction for the period 2016-2019. I have no doubt that the efforts and cooperation that has inspired the accomplishment of this document is our strength to fulfil what we as a Ministry have transpired to achieve over the next 4 years.
Of the national projects that are currently being carried out, 3 of them are led by MICTTD. These are the Kiribati Aviation Improvement Project, the Telecommunications and ICT Development...
The Government of Kiribati recognizes the critical role of ICT in Kiribati’s future economic development. ICT is a key ingredient in connecting people to each other and to vital services which underpin economic and social wellbeing. Consequently, the Government is committed to fostering the development and use of affordable, reliable ICT services in the interests of all of the people of Kiribati.
The Government affirms the need...
The Governments of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati and Nauru have proposed their joint participation in a regional fibre optic cable system to link the FSM island state of Kosrae, and the island nations of Kiribati and Nauru, to the existing Hannon-Armstrong (HANTRU)-1 cable which currently connects the FSM state of Pohnpei to Guam. The proposed multi-national cable system is known as the East Micronesia Cable (EMC). To fund their respetive...