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6-November-2014

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What difference does one more or one less mobile operator make to you? - OECD Insights

In countries with four or more mobile operators benefits to consumers are visible through more competitive, more inclusive, and more understandable offers. International mobile roaming is another area where challenger brands are changing markets.

1-October-2014

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The Role of Data in Promoting Growth and Well-Being

Greater access and use of data creates a wide array of policy issues, such as privacy and consumer protection, open data access, skills and employment, and measurement to name a few. The OECD is undertaking extensive analysis on the role of data in promoting innovation, growth and well-being.

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4-September-2014

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OECD Insights: Governing the Internet

The OECD is present at the Internet Governance Forum 2014 and presenting its most recent work on the Internet economy in a number of sessions.

13-June-2014

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Insights blog: Time to terminate termination charges on international calls?

A new OECD report finds empirical evidence that imposing mandatory higher charges for the completion (termination) of international inbound traffic suppresses demand. Moreover, governments that impose higher termination charges do not see their revenues increase proportionately.

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14-May-2014

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Insights blog: Tackling spectrum crunch - Is more sharing the answer?

An OECD report looks at new approaches to enhance spectrum management to make more spectrum resources available for wireless communication services to meet current and future demand and, at the same time, increase the efficiency in its use.

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19-February-2014

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Insights blog: Beyond the first mile - Where your Internet comes from

In OECD countries, networks look like a mesh with multiple paths that can act as each other’s backup. In developing countries, however, communication networks often resemble rivers, with small branches of regional networks delivering their traffic to a central national backbone that ends at one submarine fibre, making cable cuts a greater risk to the functioning of the economy.

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19-February-2014

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Insights blog: Beyond the first mile - Where your Internet comes from

In OECD countries, networks look like a mesh with multiple paths that can act as each other’s backup. In developing countries, however, communication networks often resemble rivers, with small branches of regional networks delivering their traffic to a central national backbone that ends at one submarine fibre, making cable cuts a greater risk to the functioning of the economy.

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23-January-2014

English

Insights blog: The connected television debate in OECD countries

Today, anything with network access connected to a screen can serve as a television. A new OECD report looks into the impact these new devices and services have on telecommunications networks.

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25-October-2013

English

Open Government Data

Open Government Data

24-April-2013

English

Innovative responses to fragility: The promise of modern technology

A global, political push for poverty eradication through the post-2015 framework is likely to benefit from parallel bottom-up social innovation and mobilization. Modern technology can be a real game changer in this regard.

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