This paper provides an overview of developments in optical fibre communication technology and investment. Specifically, the paper finds that the costs of deploying these networks are significant and that the monthly prices subscribers will pay will be highly dependent on take-up rates.
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This paper discusses the relationship between the development of digital identity management and the concept of personhood.
The Internet has been remarkably successful in developing greater communication access for the first billion users. This report seeks to address the question of where new Internet users will come from and to examine the large shifts in communications policy.
À l’aide de plus de 200 graphiques, le Tableau de bord STI propose une large panoplie d’indicateurs illustrant les performances des pays les uns par rapport aux autres.
Quels avantages retirerait d'Internet le monde en développement ? Une séance de questions-réponses à ce sujet organisée en direct sur Internet aura lieu entre 14h00 et 16h00, heure de Paris (soit entre 13h00 et 15h00 GMT) jeudi 21 février 2008.
The Socioeconomic Effects of Public Sector Information on Digital Networks: Toward a Better Understanding of Different Access and Reuse Policies
This paper reviews available official statistics on trust and security in the online environment. It discusses whether security concerns are an obstacle to Internet use and examines how people and companies protect their equipment and networks.
This paper reviews recent measurement work on User-Created Content (UCC) undertaken in OECD countries.
OECD Information and Communication Policy News - January 2008Including information on the new broadband portal and recent reports
The deployment of RFID brings significant economic promise. But is RFID sufficiently secure and privacy-friendly ? This paper clarifies the capabilities and limitations of RFID, identifies the associated security and privacy challenges, and suggests measures that can be implemented to address them.