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This paper examines the interaction between services and manufacturing using several types of data and shows that the distinction between manufacturing and services is blurring. It also shows that a growing share of workers in the manufacturing sector is engaged in services-related occupations.
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After an overview of general issues relating to spam, this report suggests possible technical and legislative solutions adapted to developing countries, focusing on the fundamental role of Internet Service Providers.
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Mobile content is increasingly available over mobile platforms and mobile networks. Most common applications are music and games. This study analyses development of mobile digital content value chains and business models, drivers of mobile content dissemination and identifies policy issues.
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The computer and video game industry study analyses changing value chains and business models, prospects and challenges for off-line consoles and PCs and online and wireless games.
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This report provides an overview of ICT skills and employment across OECD economies and analyses some of the impacts on economic performance. It presents a new approach to capturing the diffusion of ICTs in the economy.
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Many countries are grappling with spectrum reform in a climate of rapid technological change, convergence and relentlessly growing spectrum demand.
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Rapid technological changes are facilitating the convergence between WiFi (short for “Wireless Fidelity”) and mobile networks, in particular with 3G networks and resulting in the development of Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) services.
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The report aims to identify the elements of effective domestic frameworks for consumer dispute resolution and redress, examine how they can better address cross-border cases, and consider how increased international cooperation could improve the effectiveness of judicial remedies across-borders.
Services are increasingly tradable, mainly as a result of rapid technological advances, in particular in information and communication technologies, and continuing liberalisation of trade in services.
This paper examines the state of official ICT statistics in China and tries to assess ICT development in China from the information currently available.