The Operations Department plans and coordinate activities relating to radio spectrum, controls the radio spectrum and licensing of it within the applicable standards and requirements, initiates and coordinates radio interference investigations.
The department is also responsible for IT support, monitoring receipt of all reports by CRAN as required from service licences and as indicated in the Regulations regarding Licence Conditions for Telecommunications Service Licences and Licence Conditions for Broadcasting Service Licences. Operations also evaluates licence applications received and ensures that infrastructure sharing, quality of service, type approval and universal services regulations are implemented.
The Universal Service unit, under the Operations department, provides support to the ICT market’s growth and development through the expansion of Universal Access and Services (UAS) regulations and the administration of the Universal Access and Services Fund (UASF) for both basic and advanced telecommunications services, to locations and populations in Namibia that are not adequately covered by existing network infrastructure and service options.
The following strategic objectives fall under the UAS division:
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