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IC4D Data and Methodology

MEDIA COVERAGE

Media coverage of the IC4D 2006 report can be found here.

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Media Coverage of IC4D 2009: Extending Reach and Increasing Impact
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English

Nigeria: Ndukwe Lists Benefits of Ict in Economic Development
AllAfrica.com
Ndukwe said two new reports from World Bank and the World Economic Forum underlined the fact that economic development depends on overall progress in a ...

Information and Communication for Development Report 2009
eGov monitor - London,UK
The World Bank Report takes an in-depth look at how ICT, and particularly broadband and mobile, are impacting economic growth in developing countries. ...

Kenyan Internet Usage May More Than Triple in 2 Years
Bloomberg
... in poor nations can help the economy grow by 1.3 percent, according to the World Bank's 2009 Information and Communications for Development report. ...

A BBC interview with Philippe Dongier, ICT Sector Manager
Philippe Dongier spoke to the BBC last week, as part of a broader program on Internet access in Africa.

Broadband Finally Comes to East Africa
Time
For weeks, it had been impossible to ignore the quiet revolution coming to East Africa. Across Nairobi, work crews could be seen unspooling thousands of meters of black cable into freshly dug trenches along the city's roads.

World Bank group sees fast internet as key to job creation
Guardian
A report from the World Bank Group finds that access to affordable, high quality internet and mobile phone services enables development across all levels of the economy and society.

World Bank group sees fast internet as key to job creation, others
The Guardian - Nigeria - Lagos,Nigeria
The Bank Group is the largest international donor in the field of ICT for development and supports ICT activities projects in over 100 countries with a ...

Cellular-News
Broadband Internet in Africa Seen Slowly Rising
­African countries could boost their economies by increasing high-speed Internet access and affordability, according to a report by the World Bank.

Cellphones tipped to drive growth in poor nations
Business Daily Africa - Nairobi,Kenya
... global ICT sector has witnessed an unprecedented expansion in the past decade driven by growth in the use of mobile phones, a World Bank report says. ...

Latin America: Smartphone Outlook
Latin Business Chronicle - Miami,FL,USA
The World Bank just published a report that takes an in-depth look at how information and communications technology (ICT) impacts economic growth in ...

Mobile the way to go: especially in the developing world
Telecom TV One
An assumption, often held on the PC side of the ICT market, writes Ian Scales, is that the mobile phone's migration to larger formats involves the 'niche' evolving until it looks like the PC - bloated operating system and all.

Vietnam Shines When It Comes to ICT
Asia Pulse Pty Limited
HANOI, July 6 Asia Pulse - Vietnam is among developing countries that stand out as a better information and communication technology (ICT) performer than its income, according to a World Bank report.

World Bank: Internet, Mobile Phones Key to Growth
Voice of America - ‎Jun 30, 2009‎
By VOA News A World Bank report said access to affordable high-speed Internet and mobile phone services are key to economic growth in developing countries. ...

Broadband, mobile key to economic growth: World Bank
AFP - ‎Jun 30, 2009‎
WASHINGTON (AFP) — Access to affordable high-speed Internet and mobile phone service are key to economic growth and job creation in developing countries, ...

World Bank connects broadband access with economic development
National Post - Drew Hasselback - ‎Jun 30, 2009‎
The World Bank has issued a report that says cheaper access to broadband Internet is key to economic development, Reuters reports. The report found that for ...

Africa seen rising from bottom of new tech ranking
Forbes - Tarmo VirkiAlison Williams - ‎Jun 30, 2009‎
TALLINN, June 30 (Reuters) - Many African countries should focus on lowering the cost of broadband access to ...

High-speed Internet key for development: WB
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Dhaka, July 1 (bdnews24.com)— Access to affordable internet and mobile phone services is a requisite for economic and social development, according to a ...

High speed Internet, mobile phones key to economic growth – World Bank
Ghana Business News - Emmanuel K. Dogbevi 
The Internet and mobile phone have been identified as the keys to economic growth in developing countries. According to the Bank, it has found evidence in ...

World Bank says internet, mobile 'key to growth'
Telecompaper 
A new report from the World Bank highlights the importance of access to affordable high-speed internet and mobile phone service in stimulating economic ...

High-speed Internet to boost economic growth – World Bank
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Every 10% increase in high-speed Internet connections in developing countries resulted in an increase of 1,3% in economic growth, the World Bank's ...

Home > News > High speed internet is key to economic g...
World Bank Group - Karolina Ordon 
Washington, DC, June 30, 2009—A new report from the World Bank Group finds that access to affordable, high quality internet and mobile phone services ...

High Speed Internet Enables Growth, Job Creation and Good Governance
World Bank Group 
June 30, 2009--With a simple trip to the choupal – a traditional community gathering venue– millions of small farmers in India are increasing their ...

Africa: High Speed Internet is Key to Economic Development
AllAfrica.com 
Washington, DC — A new report from the World Bank Group finds that access to affordable, high quality internet and mobile phone services enables development.

Telecom TV
Mobile the way to go: especially in the developing world...

BusinessMirror
RP an emerging global IT and ITES leader

Spanish

El Banco Mundial estimó que los mercados financieros frenaron su caída pero pidió cautela
Economia
Zoellick estimó que aún hay mucha incertidumbre "sobre la dimensión y el momento de recuperación"; advirtió que "los peligros vendrán en olas"; suspenden la ayuda económica a Honduras

Daría tecnología impulso al PIB
el Economista
Si México aumentara en 10 puntos porcentuales las conexiones de Internet de alta velocidad, sumaría 1.3 puntos al crecimiento económico del país.

Capacitación es la clave para México
el Economista
Para elevar la competitividad en materia tecnológica y con ello, el nivel económico, sería determinante que los mexicanos estén bien preparados para utilizar herramientas de alta tecnología e intervenir exitosamente en los procesos.

El Banco Mundial subraya la importancia de internet para el desarrollo
AFP
WASHINGTON (AFP) — El Banco Mundial subrayó el martes la importancia del acceso a internet ya la telefonía móvil para el crecimiento económico y el cambio ...

Daría tecnología impulso al PIB
El Economista.com.mx 
Es lo que consigna el más reciente reporte de “Información y comunicación para el desarrollo”, que difundió el Banco Mundial. Al interior, los expertos...

Uso de banda ancha impulsaría desarrollo económico: BM
www.nssoaxaca.com
En este estudio el Banco Mundial (BM) citó un estudio realizado entre los encargados de tomar decisiones en materia de negocios y tecnologías entre mil 200 ...

(BM) INVERTIR EN TIC, INCENTIVA EL EMPLEO EN JOVENES
Invertia (Estados Unidos) - ‎Jun 29, 2009‎
... advierte el estudio "Información y Comunicaciones para el Desarrollo, 2009", de Banco Mundial (BM). "Los países en desarrollo no deberían dejar pasar ...

Portuguese

Banda larga impulsiona economia dos países em desenvolvimento
São Paulo - Economia cresce 1,3 ponto percentual a cada 10 pontos percentuais de penetração da banda larga, aponta Banco Mundial.

Bird enfatiza importância da internet para o desenvolvimento econômico
AFP - ‎Jun 30, 2009‎
WASHINGTON, EUA (AFP) — O Banco Mundial enfatizou nesta terça-feira a importância do acesso à internet e à telefonia móvel para o crescimento econômico ea ...

Ampliar acesso a banda larga eleva PIB do país, diz Bird
Estadão - ‎Jun 30, 2009‎

- Um relatório do Banco Mundial afirma que facilitar o acesso a serviços móveis de internet e telefonia permite o desenvolvimento em todos os níveis da ...

French

Internet favorise la croissance et la création d'emplois
Par La Rédaction, le 6 juillet 2009
Selon la dernière étude du Groupe de la Banque Mondiale, chargée de lutter contre la pauvreté et d'améliorer le niveau de vie des populations des pays en voie de développement, il semblerait qu'Internet soit un facteur-clé de croissance et de création d'emplois dans ces pays.

La Banque mondiale souligne l'importance d'internet pour le développement
Selon un nouveau rapport publié par le Groupe de la Banque mondiale, l’accès aux services internet et de téléphonie mobile de qualité et bon marché permet le développement des économies et des sociétés à tous les niveaux.

 L'internet nécessaire pour le développement
La Presse Affaires - ‎Jun 30, 2009‎
La Banque mondiale a publié mardi un rapport dans lequel elle souligne l'importance de l'accès à internet et à la téléphonie mobile pour la croissance ...

Le haut débit favorise la croissance
Normandie actualités
Selon la Banque Mondiale, les réseaux de large bande, type ADSL ou 3G, augmentent la productivité et contribuent de façon significative à la croissance ...

Turkish

Türk kadınları internet kullanımında sınıfta kaldı
Dünya Bankası'nın 'Kalkınma İçin Bilgi ve İletişim 2009' raporu yayınlandı. Rapora göre,
Türkiye'de internet kullanıcıları içinde kadın kullanıcıların oranı yüzde 7'de kaldı...

İstihdam anahtarı: “Kalkınma İçin Bilgi ve İletişim 2009” raporu yayımlandı|
Dünya Bankası’nın “Kalkınma İçin Bilgi ve İletişim 2009” raporu yayımlandı. Rapora göre gelişmekte olan ülkelerde uzun süreli büyüme ve istihdam yaratmanın anahtarı “hızlı” internette
bulunuyor...

Türkiye'de kadınlar az internet kullanıyor
Dünya Bankası bilgi teknolojileri alanında gelişme gösteren ülkelerde hükümetlerin "daha etkin, saydam ve duyarlı" hale geldiklerini bildirdi. "Kalkınma İçin Bilgi ve İletişim 2009" raporunda...


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