Telecommunication and Postal Services

Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts
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Hon. Maj. Gen. Madut Biar Yel
Minister
 
 

 

 

 

Hon Bettrice Khamisa Wani
Deputy Minister

 

Vision:

 

A prosperous ICT-driven society in Southern Sudan.

 

Mission:

 

To improve the livelihoods of Southern Sudan by ensuring the availability of accesible, efficient, reliable and affordable ICT services. 

 

Goals:

To promote the development and application of ICT, through the implementation of facilitative and harmonised policies, with a view to achieving the widest use and access to information throughout Southern Sudan within a reasonable period. Strategic goals include:

 

  1. Facilitate economic growth, sustainable development and wealth creation in Southern Sudan;
  2. Improve the quality of life of citizens through better education, improved health services and job creation;
  3. Create an engine for socio-economic development;
  4. Address development gaps as they relate to women, the youth, and rural and other disadvantaged groups;
  5. Achieve progress towards the social goals of ICT policy e.g. the provision of universal service access;
  6. Ensure the provision of a wide range of ICT services to stimulate and support sustainable socio-economic growth; and
  7. Stimulate investment in the public ICT industry with a view to provide advanced information services.

 

Functions:

 

The Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services performs the following functions and duties:

 

  1. Formulation and implementation of telecommunications for Southern Sudan;
  2. Management of air waves spectrum through frequencies allotment except specified bands for radio and television;
  3. Regulate and license local telecommunications operators;
  4. Regulation of public and private "Very Small Aperture Terminal" linkages;
  5. Supervision of Southern Sudan telecommunication networks roll-out plans;
  6. Promote and manage the communications technology sector;
  7. Encourage and support communications technology research and development;
  8. Promote regional and international collaboration and coordination in the telecommunications sector;
  9. Establish standards and regulations for the importation of telecommunication equipment and devices;
  10. Regulate and license Internet Service Providers;
  11. Develop and execute an e-government strategy;
  12. Formulate and implement a Southern Sudan postal services policy;
  13. Regulate and license local telecommunications operators;
  14. Supervise postal services to ensure delivery service;
  15. Promotion of efficiency and security in the regional and international postal networks;
  16. To oversee the establishment of telecommunications networks in the ten States; and
  17. To promote public-private partnerships to provide telecommunications services to population centres on a profit making basis. 

 

Structure:

 

 

 

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

  1. Southern Sudan International Gateway
  2. ICT Institute
  3. VSAT , VC, Website – e mailing
  4. Postal Exchange office
  5. Postal Saving Bank
  6. Fiber optic Backbone

 

Publications and Documents:

 

  1. Telecommunications and Postal sector policy framework and work plan
  2. Draft Communications Act 2006
  3. Annual Reports

 

Contacts:

 

Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services – GOSS
PO BOX 33
JUBA

Stephen Lugga JUMA
Engineer and Undersecretary
Juma.lugga@motps.goss.org ; jumlug11@yahoo.com


Tel: +249 9123 94207 / +249 9571 02623
Fax: +249 8118 20188

 

Eng. Thomas Gatkuoth Nyak
Director for Telecommunications
Tel: (+211) 811 823 635 / 957 125 000 / 122 586 600 / 911 703 262

tgatkwoth@yahoo.com 

 

Eng. Bullen Amos Sollo
Deputy Director for Spectrum
Tel: +256 477 102 571 / + 249 957102571 / + 249 122 254 527

Bullenloeiboba6@hotmail.com

 

Mr. Khemis Ben Samuel: 
Tel: +249 129 255171 / +249 926 434678
 

 

Web Site: http://www.motps.goss.org/

 

Other Related Links:

http://www.ntc.org.sd/

 

 

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This article was updated on Mar 4, 2012