There is widespread consensus that the openness of the Internet has been a key factor in stimulating innovation and economic growth.
This guide provides the statistical definitions, classifications and methods to measure and compare the information society across countries. It provides a standard reference for statisticians, analysts and policy-makers in the field.
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Les gouvernements des pays membres de l'OCDE, ainsi que des groupes d'affaires et des experts techniques ont convenu, en Juin 2011, d'un nouveau cadre pour promouvoir un Internet plus ouvert et transparent.
This report provides an overview of the potential benefits but also limitations of virtual worlds for enhancing collaboration, creativity, and learning across society.
Lors d’une réunion de deux jours qui s’est tenue à Paris, les gouvernements des pays de l’OCDE et les autres acteurs concernés ont défini un nouveau cadre pour promouvoir une plus grande transparence, une plus grande ouverture de l’Internet.
The Internet is a driver of innovation, improves efficiency, and thus contributes to growth and employment. This high-level meeting is a unique opportunity to strengthen global principles to create a reliable, resilient and innovative Internet environment.
The aim of this meeting is to reach a consensus on how best to ensure the continued growth and innovation of the Internet economy. It follows up on the OECD Ministerial Meeting on The Future of the Internet Economy held in Seoul in June 2008.
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This document compares major trends in the diffusion of the Internet across OECD and selected non-OECD countries. It shows how the Internet is changing people’s lives and business behaviours, increasing productivity, stimulating innovation and opening new opportunities.
This report examines broadband plans across the OECD area, providing an overview of common elements and goals in those plans. An annex to this report contains references and links to the plans.
This report focuses on developments in broadband market structures emerging from the deployment of high-speed broadband services and the policy and regulatory implications.