Digital Connectivity: The Infrastructure of the Future

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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. 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.