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Jun 2018
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Latin American and Caribbean countries are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. To prevent these effects from occurring, entrepreneurs are working collaboratively with…
Apr 2018
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Latin America and the Caribbean is well positioned to participate in the digital economy and leverage its opportunities. Cloud computing is an enabling technology, forming the foundation of big data…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio; García Zaballos, Antonio
Economic theory tells us that there is a close relationship between price and demand. Moreover, these two variables may explain the rhythm of deployment and the technological solution that could…
May 2017
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Information and communications technology (ICT) plays an important role in promoting and enabling social, economic, and environmental well-being worldwide. Data centers are essential for the…
Sep 2016
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Jeun, Inkyung
Modern society cannot evolve and operate without critical infrastructures, most of which have become dependent of internet connectivity for a variety of information management, communications, and…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Wagner, Wolfgang; Brazil David, Renata; García Zaballos, Antonio
Access to information communications technologies (ICTs), in particular broadband, is critical for sustainable development. Increased access to broadband isolated communities in developing countries…
Jul 2015
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Foditsch, Nathalia
This study examines the experiences of spectrum management in four countries with a high percentage of wireless broadband penetration (Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States).…
Dec 2014
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Foditsch, Nathalia
Broadband is key to inclusive growth. It contributes substantially to socialand economic development in the areas of job creation, business investment, and online services, among others. Several…
Feb 2014
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; González Herranz, Félix; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
This discussion paper describes the methodology used to compute the Broadband Development Index (IDBA, Indice de Desarrollo de la Banda Ancha). The main goal of the IDBA is to size the Digital Divide…
Sep 2013
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; González Herranz, Félix
This technical note outlines a framework for the analysis of cybersecurity, presenting considerations that are crucial to the success of a holistic and transversal cybersecurity strategy. It…
Nov 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; López-Rivas, Rubén
Broadband plays a key role in society, impacting GDP, productivity, and employment. In the Latin American and Caribbean region, which is characterized by low broadband penetration costly Internet…
May 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report is intended to encourage and reinforce the efforts of policymakers and industry stakeholders throughout the region to accelerate broadband deployment. The report has two primary aims. The…