Global State of Broadband ITU September 2013

Global State of Broadband – ITU September 2013

Affordable broadband connectivity, services and applications are essential to modern society, offering widely recognized social and economic benefits. The Broadband Commission for Digital Development promotes the adoption of broadband-friendly practices and policies for all, so everyone can take advantage of the benefits offered by broadband. With this Report, the Broadband Commission expands awareness and understanding […]

Govt Broadband Index Economist Intelligence Unit Feb 2011

Government Broadband Index – Economist Intelligence Unit February 2011

The growing perception that broadband is vital to economic prosperity has seen it become a crucial policy issue for governments worldwide. Although the private sector has usually led the rollout of basic broadband networks in the more densely populated parts of developed countries, commercial operators have seen little incentive to make costly investments in rural […]

Broadband and the Economy – OECD September 2008

This report examines the way in which broadband networks interact with the economy, the role they play in creating the conditions for sustainable economic growth and prosperity, and the structural changes they enable. Emphasis is put on the economic impacts, in particular on growth, globalisation and employment. Broadband networks are an increasingly integral part of […]