Broadband Policies for Latin America and the Caribbean
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Broadband Policies for Latin America and the Caribbean

A Digital Economy Toolkit

This joint initiative by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the OECD seeks to encourage the expansion of broadband networks and services in the region, supporting a coherent and cross-sectorial approach, to maximise their benefits for economic and social development. Drawing on a wealth of experience from LAC and OECD countries, the Toolkit outlines the main policy objectives in this area and provides guidance for their measurement, an overview of developments in the region, and a compilation of good practices in several areas related to broadband policy making. 
This comprehensive volume encompasses a wealth of areas including digital strategies, regulatory frameworks, spectrum management, competition and infrastructure bottlenecks, broadband access, affordability, sector taxation, inclusion, convergence, regional integration, education, skills, business uptake, entrepreneurship, local content, e-health, digital government, consumer policy, and digital security and privacy.

 

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This chapter focuses on policy measures to protect privacy. It introduces the main elements of a government policy framework to protect privacy and provides an overview of the situation in the LAC region. Finally, it provides a set of good practices, with a focus on the need to promote privacy risk management as a useful and relevant methodology for all data controllers to protect privacy.

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