Laying the Foundation for the Internet Economy: Access to the Internet via a high-speed infrastructure

As the first publication following the 2008 Seoul Ministerial Declaration for the Future of the Internet economy, this paper addresses the first section of the complete review which consists of seven thematic parts reflecting the Declaration’s definition of the Internet economy; access to the internet via a high-speed infrastructure.

This paper aims to present developments and the progress made in the area of high-speed infrastructure since the Seoul Declaration and to point policymakers to new issues areas that have arisen since the Seoul Ministerial and to issues for possible future work.

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