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A Review of Environmental Sustainability in Broadband Policies

Global overview and case studies on Australia and Rwanda   This study is part of a series of studies being undertaken by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in partnership with the Broadband Commission to take an indepth look at the state of broadband development. This series of case studies underlines

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Panama Case Study: The economic impact of broadband

This study assesses the economic impact of broadband in an emerging nation. Drawing from the wealth of research literature on economic effects generated on the basis of cross-sectional analyses (e.g. for OECD, Latin America and Arab States), it applies econometric tools and techniques to measure the impact of broadband on

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Philippines Case Study: The economic impact of broadband

This study assesses the economic impact of broadband in the Philippines. Drawing from the wealth of research literature on economic effects generated on the basis of cross-sectional analyses (e.g. for OECD, Latin American and Arab States), it applies econometric tools and techniques to measure the impact of broadband on a

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Broadband for the Global Good: Broadband Leadership Summit

This report summarizes the key outcomes and conclusions emerging from the Broadband Leadership Summit. The Broadband Leadership Summit at ITU Telecom World 2011 took place from 24 to 25 October 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Summit which was co-hosted by ITU Telecom and the Broadband Commission for Digital Development convened

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Working Group on Broadband and Science: Final Report

Broadband connectivity has become a basic infrastructure of modern society, just like roads, electricity or water. Science and education communities depend on “e-Infrastructures” that build on broadband connectivity to provide online services supporting the communities’ work. Not only have these services today become indispensable, they have also transformed the scientific

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