Fixed and mobile broadband confirmed to have a positive economic impact in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS
ITU and UN OHRLLS release new report by Network Strategies experts
Auckland, New Zealand March 13, 2020
This empirical study, by Dr Suella Hansen and Noelle Jones, examines the economic impact of fixed and mobile broadband in least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing states (SIDS).
These 91 most vulnerable countries have to date been largely neglected in studies of this kind, yet broadband technology offers potential for a step change in their economic and social development. A growing body of evidence indicates that broadband Internet, and information and communication technologies (ICT) in general, promote economic development.
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