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Finland, the Netherlands and Sweden have the lowest prices for mobile phone calls among OECD countries, according to the latest OECD Communications Outlook. The highest were found in Canada, Spain and the United States.
The Communications Outlook provides an extensive range of indicators for the development of different communications networks and compares performance indicators such as revenue, investment, employment and prices for service throughout the OECD area.
Mobile broadband growth is significant in markets where data are available. Although data on mobile broadband is not yet easily available, this paper provides an overview of prices, speeds and data caps of mobile broadband services.
This paper aims to provide policy makers a broad-brush understanding of the various dimensions of digital identity management (IdM).
In his remarks delivered at the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Mr. Gurría affirmed that innovation will be the key to foster economic growth and to tackle the major global and social challenges of our time: persistent poverty, unemployment, climate change, water management, and health care.
The focus of this paper is to provide an overview of developments in broadband power line technologies and related policy issues.
This paper provides an overview of developments in numbering, naming and addressing in the context of Next Generation Networks (NGN) with a focus on ENUM (tElephone NUmber Mapping).
This paper argues that policy makers need to evaluate the costs and benefits of any public investment in telecommunication infrastructure and select projects which can stimulate current demand but simultaneously expand the productive capacity of the economy in the longer term.
This workshop, organised jointly by the World Bank/infoDev and the OECD, aims to share and highlight best practices in coherent approaches to meeting development objectives.
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This report discusses ways of extending telecommunication infrastructure services to the rural poor in developing countries.