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Broadband Policies for Latin America and the Caribbean

A Digital Economy Toolkit

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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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Foreword

Broadband Policies for Latin America and the Caribbean: A Digital Economy Toolkit is the result of a partnership between the OECD and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Its aim is to encourage the expansion of broadband networks and services in the region by assisting policy makers and regulators with the implementation of policies based on a coherent and whole-of-government approach. In order to do so, the publication puts forward good practices and case studies. It builds on the combined expertise of the OECD and IDB.

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