National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) chaired by Eng. Hesham El Alaily's, NTRA’s Executive President, is participating in the Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR), which is held from 8 to 11 June, 2015, in Libreville, Gabon, under the theme 'Pay Attention to the Digital Divide- Regulatory Incentives to Achieve Digital Opportunities'.
Eng. Hesham El Alaily shall deliver a speech in one of GSR's sessions that will be conducted under the theme 'Fostering E-Accessibility: The Regulator as an Enabler'. This session will discuss measures that could be taken by the regulators to promote universal access to ICT services in order to achieve digital inclusion, and how to identify the accessible information and communication technologies and the means to ensure the universal access to these technologies, in addition to extending the universal access policy beyond availability and affordability to include accessibility and the measures that could be taken by ICT regulators to attain this; and extending accessibility features to m-services and applications.
Finally, the Regulators’ success stories and lessons learned are presented and highlighted in this session.