The Communications Outlook provides an extensive range of indicators and examines the issues surrounding broadcasting markets, Internet infrastructure, communications expenditure, use by households and business, and trends in telecommunications services.
OECD governments and other stakeholders have created a new framework to promote a more transparent, open Internet at a two-day meeting in Paris.
Regulators and policy makers should boost competition among mobile telephone operators to cut the high prices being charged for international data roaming, according to a new OECD report.
Analysis of pricing plans at 68 operators in the 34 OECD countries reveals extremely high average roaming charges and points to a strong case for new consumer protection and empowerment measures, according to this report.
Bundling can provide both benefits and drawbacks to broadband customers. In other cases bundles can lead to situations where customers are worse off.
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OECD Information and Communication Policy News - July 2010
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.
The aim of this paper is to appraise the case for, and developments in, the use of sub-national geographically segmented regulation for fixed telecommunications networks.
Internet intermediaries give access to, host, transmit and index content originated by third parties or provide Internet-based services to third parties.
This report proposes solutions to high international mobile roaming service charges and assesses their viability and possible side effects.