Onkokame Mothobi (PhD, Economic (ABD) University of Cape Town) specialises in industrial economics with an emphasis on telecommunication demand, competition and regulatory policies. His PhD was based on telecommunications demand and regulatory policies. Mothobi also holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Botswana, and has been invlved in several business and management consultancies in private and public organisations.
Mothobi is an expert in the application of econometric methods to the pricing of mobile phone plans in the telecommunications industry, and as a telecommunications market analyst, analyses operators’ financial statements as well as supply-side pricing patterns and competition strategies throughout Africa. His responsibilities at RIA include leading the pricing team, and he is also involved in the development of survey tools for the ICT demand-survey and development of the quality of service database.