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  • 4-November-2008

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    OECD Information and Communication Policy News - January 2009

    OECD Information and Communication Policy News - January 2009Including events (upcoming and recent), new publications and recent reports.

  • 1-July-2008

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    Broadband Growth and Policies in OECD Countries

    This report examines broadband developments and policies, and highlights challenges such as connecting users to fibre-based networks or coverage of rural areas. It also outlines emerging issues that may need policy attention as we move to next-generation networks. The findings are also relevant to emerging and developing economies designing broadband strategies.

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  • 19-June-2008

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    OECD Policy Guidance on Convergence and Next Generation Networks

    This Policy Guidance presents a number of principles which could be used by policy makers to reassess regulations and policies and to ensure existing frameworks do not hamper convergence, investment and choice in the marketplace.

  • 18-June-2008

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    Closing remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy

    In his speech, Mr. Gurría stated that the OECD has to work with developed and developing countries and international organizations, both to improve policies for the Internet economy and to increase international co-operation on issues such as cybercrime and security. He also stressed the need to better understand the role and contribution of the Internet and related ICTs as drivers of productivity and economic growth.

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  • 18-June-2008

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    Internet address space: economic considerations in the management of IPv4 and in the deployment of IPv6 (STI Digital Economy Paper 145)

    This report focuses on possible scenarios and on the need to deploy the newer version of the Internet Protocol, IP version 6 (IPv6).

  • 18-June-2008

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    The Seoul Declaration for the Future of the Internet Economy (STI Digital Economy Paper 147)

    This declaration was adopted at the conclusion of the June 2008 Ministerial meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy, held in Seoul. It contains recommendations on how to further the development of the “Internet economy” through multi-stakeholder co-operation.

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  • 18-June-2008

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    Broadband and the Economy (STI Digital Economy Paper 146)

    Broadband and networked ICTs are important in meeting health, demographic and environmental challenges, and policy plays an important role in expanding their use and enhancing their impact.

  • 18-June-2008

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    OECD Policy Guidance for Addressing Emerging Consumer Protection and Empowerment Issues in Mobile Commerce (STI Digital Economy Paper 149)

    The policy guidance lays out the policy responses that need to be in place to ensure that consumers engaging in mobile commerce transactions are adequately informed, and are protected against security or privacy risks.

  • 4-April-2008

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    Public rights of way for fibre deployment to the home (STI Digital Economy Paper 143)

    This paper examines the policies to obtain public rights-of-way permits in a number of OECD countries and access to ducts, which may act to slow down the pace of fibre roll-out in local access market, and suggests the policy options available.

  • 4-April-2008

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    Developments in fibre technologies and investment (STI Digital Economy Paper 142)

    This paper provides an overview of developments in optical fibre communication technology and investment. Specifically, the paper finds that the costs of deploying these networks are significant and that the monthly prices subscribers will pay will be highly dependent on take-up rates.

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