Evaluation of Telecentres and Public Internet Access
key-subject: telecentres, internet, trends, operating models, demand assessment, business model
client-type: equipment supplier
Intelecon carried out a critical examination of current telecentres around the world. An assessment of various operating models, demand for services, business models, financing options and strategic partnerships was conducted in order to determine the commercial viability of telecentres. In-depth interviews with telecentre managers, stakeholders, public sector contributors and telecom players uncovered the growing opportunities for telecentres to commercially deliver ICTs in emerging markets.
Recommendations were made to the client regarding commercially viable operating models and entry strategies.