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Broadband Internet access is one of the first services where there has been a convergence between communications platforms built for different purposes.
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This paper is aimed at responding to arguments that have been made about the necessity and benefits of structural separation of the telecommunications local loop.
Spanish translation of news release on "Maximising Broadband to Boost Economic and Social Development"
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Selected graphs on broadband take-up and penetration, diffusion of consumer goods and communications services, and availability of DSL.
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The OECD's policy response to the challenge of maximising the benefits of broadband Internet services for economic and social development.
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This paper focuses on the development of local loop unbundling in the OECD. It examines policies for unbundling, progress in achieving unbundling, and collocation and pricing policies for unbundling.
This event offered a unique opportunity for high-level e-government officials from over 20 countries to discuss and compare priority areas where the exercise of e-government leadership has a strong impact.
Drawing on the 1999 OECD Guidelines for Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce, this document explains how accurate and available Whois data can contribute to building consumer trust in the online marketplace.
Using recent data, this new report revisits ICT's contribution to economic performance. What measures should OECD governments take to seize the benefits of ICT? The findings and policy implications are summarised in this report.
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Wireless technology provides business executives, office workers, small businesses and residential users with expanded opportunities to connect to the Internet outside the limited area dictated by fixed networks.