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Broadband for Development in the ESCWA Region: Enhancing Access to ICT Services in a Global Knowledge Society

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This report highlights the vast development potential in the ESCWA region as it moves towards the broadband revolution, with real business examples focused on selected countries. It also offers an assessment of the factors that may hinder the spread of broadband, while proposing concrete actions to guide ESCWA member countries in their quest for the enhanced infrastructure necessary to build the knowledge society. It aims to assist all stakeholders in the development of broadband in the ESCWA region, including governments, regulators, operators, service providers and civil society at large.