Digital Connectivity: The Infrastructure of the Future

Inter-American Development Bank  
Policy Initiative: Sustainable Digital Economy -- Neu
15. May 2020

This document discusses the institutional, legal, regulatory, and policy frameworks that are needed to prompt the investment necessary to close the digital connectivity infrastructure gap between the OECD countries and Latin America and the Carribean. These good practices—including infrastructure sharing, international coordination, and public–private collaboration—are instrumental for leveraging technology and business models innovations capable of disrupting traditional digital connectivity infrastructure deployment cost-benefit structures, hence enabling advancements in the connectivity frontier, which is a necessary enabler for mainstreaming upcoming innovative applications aimed at increasing productivity and well-being.

Inter-American Development Bank | Digital Connectivity: The Infrastructure of the Future

EPF | Economic Policy Forum

EPF | Economic Policy Forum