The Resource Financing information and communication infrastructure needs in the developing world : public and private roles

Financing information and communication infrastructure needs in the developing world : public and private roles

Label
Financing information and communication infrastructure needs in the developing world : public and private roles
Title
Financing information and communication infrastructure needs in the developing world
Title remainder
public and private roles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Over the past ten years, private-sector-led growth has revolutionized access to telecommunications. Every region of the developing world benefitted in terms of investment and rollout. This revolution would have been impossible without government reform and oversight. Advanced information and communication infrastructure (ICI) are increasingly important to doing business in a globalizing world. Governments, enterprises, civil society, workers, and poor populations in the developing countries need more affordable access. This report proposes strategies that governments can carry out to attract p
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
384/.09172/4
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HE8635
LC item number
.F56 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
World Bank working paper
Series volume
no. 65
Label
Financing information and communication infrastructure needs in the developing world : public and private roles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 35-37)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. There has been a massive rollout of ICI in the 1990s -- 2. The picture is more mixed for advanced ICI -- 3. Advance to data has been due to new technologies, declining costs, and considerable investment -- 4. A growing share of ICI investment is private -- 5. Competitive, well-regulated private investment remains the key to meeting the growing demand for ICI -- 6. Going forward, there are considerable investment needs for ICI in developing countries -- 7. The first question is how to attract the private financing to meet those needs -- 8. Even with greater private involvement, gaps will remain -- 9. Some investment gaps can be filled with pro-investment policy and regulation -- 10. Some gaps can be covered by leveraging the government's role as consumer and utility operator -- 11. Some gaps may require government-supported access initiatives -- 12. Donor community financing plays a relatively small role in overall financing
Control code
ocm62162766
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 37 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280238253
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b35752634
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62162766
  • pebcs082136359X
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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