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ICT Empowerment Charter Indaba. Presentation by National Community Radio Forum. (NCRF) . 14 May 2004 . ICT Charter Presentation by NCRF. Background - NCRF vision 2005 ICT tools for community development particular for community radio .

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ICT Empowerment Charter Indaba

Presentation by National Community Radio Forum.

(NCRF)

14 May 2004


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ICT Charter Presentation by NCRF.

  • Background - NCRF vision 2005

  • ICT tools for community development particular for community radio.

  • than 80% of stations have a satellite receiver facility, a computer for office use,

  • ICT for edit and broadcasting services

  • connectivity for the community radio station to talk to each other

  • special services on signal distribution and telephony

  • Capacity building

  • e-readiness for the community media

  • indicators to measure the use of ICT at all levels


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Commercial Feeds organized by the NCRF

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Challenges facing community radio in South Africa

  • The use of our SACRIN (South African Community Radio Information Network), the satellite project used by community radio stations to broadcast.

  • Telephony

  • Signal Distribution

  • ICT skills

  • E readiness

  • Inter connectivity and interoperability

  • Financing and Income generating model


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Challenges facing community radio in the new ICT dispensation.

  • sustainable usage of ICT tools by stations to enhance

    • information-gathering,

    • programme production,

    • programme-sharing amongst all.

  • Engage in positive debate on affordable,

    • cost-effective methods to ensure proper terrestrial coverage for community radio especially on rural areas.

  • The ability to use cell phone,PDA’s for broadcast as a affordable prices.

    • community radio workers to be able to use computers and ICT to share content real-timefor efficient news and clips delivery.


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    Challenges facing community radio in the new ICT dispensation.(conti’d)

    • Comes to terms with the reality that, talk is enough and we need to focus on implementation to close the digital divide.

    • Whose choice is it? The debate on the open source Vs proprietary software is still on – Is “Open choice” the choice for community ICT media?

    • Support the easy affordable softwares aimed at community media project for development and promoting our languages for easy understanding. (tenslations software)

      • audience research software to be usable to inform radio audience research

      • That will also included subsidized or specialised high-speed internet connectivity for the rural communities for ICT community development.


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    ICT Charter – Briging the Divide dispensation.

    • Will the ICT Charter be able to define clearly “digital divide”?

    • Will the charter be able to debate from the community ICT development perspective?

    • Creating ICT programme as educational programme educating communities to brige the divide

    • Expected indicators from this charter

      • increase of human resource skill base on the ground

      • low cost connectivity

      • freedom of movement in the spectrum

      • community participation in at all levels

      • 50 % of CSI into Community Media Inverstment (e.g MDDA ,income generating programmes )


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    ICT Empowerment Charter dispensation.

    • The NCRF welcome’s

    • BEE

    • ICT empowerment Charter

    • BEE ICT empowerment charter

      • on condition that it will increase the use of ICT ,ownership and control ,community participation,promotion of under service areas

    www.ncrf.org.za


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