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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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This paper discusses the relationship between the development of digital identity management and the concept of personhood.
The Internet has been remarkably successful in developing greater communication access for the first billion users. This report seeks to address the question of where new Internet users will come from and to examine the large shifts in communications policy.
Short summary of the meeting of the OECD's Council Working Party on Shipbuilding held on 10-11 December 2007.
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Description of the revised Sector Understanding on Export Credits for Ships (SSU)
What benefits would the Internet bring to the developing world? A live online question and answer session is taking place now until 16.00 Paris time (15.00 GMT) on Thursday 21 February 2008.
The Working Party on Nanotechnology (WPN) convened at its second meeting 13-16 November 2007 in Paris to finalize work programs for the different projects and move forward especially with the work on statistics and indicators and impacts of nanotechnology on companies and bu
The Socioeconomic Effects of Public Sector Information on Digital Networks: Toward a Better Understanding of Different Access and Reuse Policies
This paper reviews available official statistics on trust and security in the online environment. It discusses whether security concerns are an obstacle to Internet use and examines how people and companies protect their equipment and networks.
This paper reviews recent measurement work on User-Created Content (UCC) undertaken in OECD countries.