The Internet is now a fundamental infrastructure supporting the economy and is firmly in its 2nd stage of development, having evolved from a data network connecting PCs with wires to a much broader network of new portable devices from mobile phones to tablet computers. It is also on the cusp of a much larger expansion to objects that typically did not have communications capabilities: the “Internet of things” is projected to have more connections than the people using them. This raises many important socio-economic and political issues for stakeholders to consider, as economies and societies become increasingly inter-meshed.
Supported by time series data, this publication begins with an overview of trends and highlights how the Internet sector has proven to be resilient during the recent economic crisis. It then examines the various drivers and impacts of Internet use and deployment, as well as emerging technologies, broadband, e-commerce, e-health, digital content, security and privacy, and reflects on a methodology for measuring the Internet economy.
Supported by time series data, this publication begins with an overview of trends and highlights how the Internet sector has proven to be resilient during the recent economic crisis. It then examines the various drivers and impacts of Internet use and deployment, as well as emerging technologies, e-health, digital content, security and privacy, and reflects on a methodology for measuring the Internet economy.
Ce rapport s’inscrit dans le cadre de la revue des Lignes directrices de l’OCDE de 1999 sur le commerce électronique. Il examine dans quelle mesure les principes relatifs aux paiements énoncés dans les Lignes directrices apportent une réponse adaptée aux problèmes liés aux mécanismes nouveaux et émergents des paiements en ligne et mobiles.
L’OCDE vient de rendre publiques ses recommandations pour l’optimisation des avantages des services Internet haut débit aux fins du développement économique et social.
This publication reviews the telecommunication market in Mexico, examines the current policy and regulatory framework of the sector, and puts forward proposals for reform in order to develop competition in the market.
This report aims to foster a better understanding on how to leverage the economic and social impacts of the implementation of the Internet into mobile devices to enable ubiquitous governments, sustain public sector innovation and transform public service delivery.
This book presents a comprehensive view of Internet intermediaries, their economic and social function, development and prospects, benefits and costs, and roles and responsibilities.
Le Tableau de bord analyse un large éventail d’indicateurs de la science, de la technologie, de l’innovation et de la performance industrielle dans les pays de l’OCDE et dans de grands pays non membres
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.
The Egyptian government has taken great steps in the past years to develop and promote the use and uptake of technologies. But the current shutdown of Internet and communications services for five days will have a pronounced economic impact.