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[IWS} IADB: UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO BROADBAND AND SERVICE PROGRAMS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY [December 2014]

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Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

 

UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO BROADBAND AND SERVICE PROGRAMS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY [December 2014]

by GarcĂ­a Zaballos, Antonio; Foditsch, Nathalia

http://publications.iadb.org/handle/11319/6735?locale-attribute=en

or

http://publications.iadb.org/bitstream/handle/11319/6735/ICS_Book_Universal_Access_to_Broadband_and_Service_Programs.pdf?sequence=1

[full-text, 155 pages]

 

Broadband is key to inclusive growth. It contributes substantially to social

and economic development in the areas of job creation, business investment,

and online services, among others. Several countries in Latin America and

the Caribbean have already initiated reforms of their telecommunications

framework to advance broadband towards universal usage. On one

hand, the universal access service (UAS) policies that are relatively solid

in middle-income or emerging countries will attract significant financial

resources to manage the high costs that relate to new infrastructure in rural

areas. Depending on the country's topography, however, the possibilities for

development may be limited and costly. On the other, UAS policies that are

considered advanced or have been long established (and rely considerably

on the private sector) will need to address the disbanding of old frameworks.

The objective of this publication is to assist national authorities in the

region as they bridge the gaps between their countries and those that have

developed effective UAS policies.

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