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2009 information and communications for development : extending reach and increasing impact (English)

The information and communication technology (ICT) is transforming interactions between people, governments, and firms worldwide. In developing countries, farmers receive updated crop prices and public health officials monitor medical inventories by text messages. ... See More +

Publication 48791 MAY 22, 2009

Khalil, Mohsen A.; Dongier, Philippe; D'Costa, Valerie; Zhen-Wei Qiang, Christine; Smith, Peter L; Sudan, Randeep; Swanson, Eric; Wellenius, Bjorn Disclosed

Managing the radio spectrum : framework for reform in developing countries (English)

Bringing management of the radio spectrum closer to markets is long overdue. The radio spectrum is a major component of the infrastructure that underpins the information society. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4549 MAR 01, 2008

Wellenius, Bjorn; Neto, Isabel Disclosed

Managing the radio spectrum : framework for reform in developing countries (English)

The radio spectrum is a major component of the infrastructure that underpins the information society. Spectrum management, however, has not kept up with major changes in technology, business practice, and economic policy that have taken place worldwide during the last two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 40827 JUN 19, 2007

Wellenius, Bjorn; Neto, Isabel

2006 information and communications for development : global trends and policies : Main report (English)

The book offers a realistic assessment of experiences, trends, and outlook on the Information, Communications Technology (ICT) sector, with a focus on actual results and justified expectations. ... See More +

Publication 35924 JAN 01, 2006

Zhen-Wei Qiang, Christine; Lanvin, Bruno; Minges, Michael; Swanson, Eric; Wellenius, Bjorn; clarke, George R.; Halewood, Naomi; Adamali, Aref; Coffey, John Oliver; Safdar, Zaid Disclosed

2006 information and communications for development : global trends and policies (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

The book offers a realistic assessment of experiences, trends, and outlook on the Information, Communications Technology (ICT) sector, with a focus on actual results and justified expectations. ... See More +

Publication 35924 JAN 01, 2006

Zhen-Wei Qiang, Christine; Lanvin, Bruno; Minges, Michael; Swanson, Eric; Wellenius, Bjorn; clarke, George R.; Halewood, Naomi; Adamali, Aref; Coffey, John Oliver; Safdar, Zaid Disclosed

Telecommunications and the World Trade Organization : the case of Mexico (English)

The U.S.-Mexico case (2002-04) was the first (and so far only) case of World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute resolution on telecommunications services and the first on services only. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3759 NOV 01, 2005

Wellenius, Bjorn; Galarza, Juan; Guermazi, Boutheina Disclosed

The radio spectrum : opportunities and challenges for the developing world (English)

The radio spectrum is a major component of the telecommunications infrastructure that underpins the information society. Spectrum management, however, has not kept up with major changes in technology, business practice, and economic policy during the past two decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3742 OCT 01, 2005

Wellenius, Bjorn; Neto, Isabel Disclosed

The radio spectrum : opportunities and challenges for the developing world (English)

The radio spectrum is a major component of the telecommunications infrastructure that underpins the information society. Wireless technologies are used by new entrants to develop own networks and by incumbents to modernize existing infrastructures. ... See More +

Working Paper 33195 JUN 29, 2005

Wellenius, Bjorn; Neto, Isabel Disclosed

Telecommunications and the WTO : the case of Mexico (English)

The U.S.-Mexico case is the first (and so far only) case of World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute resolution on telecommunications services and the first on services generally. ... See More +

Working Paper 33194 JUN 01, 2005

Wellenius, Bjorn; Galarza, Juan; Guermazi, Boutheina Disclosed

Morocco : Developing competitiion in telecommunications (English)

Competition is the cornerstone of successful telecommunications development. Morocco's telecommunications reforms in 1995-1999, which among other changes introduced competition in mobile phones, led to fast growth, and improved sector performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 33187 DEC 01, 2004

Wellenius, Bjorn; Rossotto, Carlo Maria; Lewin, Anat Disclosed

Private provision of rural infrastructure services: competing for subsidies (English)

Market-oriented reforms of infrastructure in developing countries tend to focus primarily on commercially viable services in urban areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3365 AUG 01, 2004

Wellenius, Bjorn; Foster, Vivien; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina

Competition in international voice communications (English)

This paper presents the case that opening international voice communication to competition is key to reform the telecommunications sector, is sustainable in developing countries, and results in major gains to consumers, businesses, and to the economy. ... See More +

Publication 32526 JAN 01, 2004

Rossotto, Carlo Maria; Wellenius, Bjorn; Lewin, Anat; Gomez, Carlos R. Disclosed

Sustainable telecenters : a guide for government policy (English)

For at least a decade, governments and non-profit organizations, often supported by bilateral aid, have experimented with tele-centers as means to extend access to computers, the Internet, and other information, and communication services to rural, and low-income urban areas of developing countries. ... See More +

Viewpoint 25303 JAN 01, 2003

Wellenius, Bjorn Disclosed

Information and communication technologies : a World Bank Group strategy (English)

Knowledge has always been central to development. It is necessary for markets and governments to function, for the process of innovation, and for the application of new ideas. ... See More +

Publication 80088 APR 01, 2002

Schware, Robert; Kenny, Charles; Foster, Vivien; Wellenius, Bjorn; Dokeniya, Anupama; Wheeler, David; Kerr-Smith, Bill; Zhen-Wei Qiang, Christine; McNamara, Kerry; Smith, Peter; Durier, Sabine; Kirchner, Lizmara Disclosed

Closing the gap in access to rural communications - Chile 1995 - 2002 (English)

The study documents, and reviews the Chilean experience in rural telecommunications, by focusing on the principles, practical organization, basic design, and outstanding issues for extension of a more advanced form of approach to communication, and access to information. ... See More +

Publication WDP430 FEB 28, 2002

Wellenius,Bjorn Disclosed

Extending telecommunications beyond the market : toward universal service in competitive environments (English)

Competitive markets go a long way toward making telecommunications services available throughout the population. But governments often seek to extend access to services beyond what the private sector will provide on its own. ... See More +

Viewpoint 21463 MAR 31, 2000

Wellenius,Bjorn Disclosed

Public policy for the private sector (English)

Protecting minority shareholders in closely held firms, by Chad Leechor. Reviving the market for corporate control, by Chad Leechor. Innovations in bankruptcy - prioritizing creditors using option markets, by Chad Leechor. ... See More +

Newsletter 19691 SEP 30, 1999

Leechor, Chad; Claessens, Stijn; Djankov, Simeon; Larry H.P. Lang; Rowat, Malcolm; Brook Cowen, Penelope; Tynan, Nicola; Smith, Peter L.; Wellenius, Bjorn; Rossotto, Carlo Maria; Kerf, Michel; Rohlfs, Jeffrey; Sommer, Dirk; Abdala,Manuel Angel; Chambouleyron, Andres Disclosed

Public policy for the private sector (English)

The restructuring and privatization of the U.K. electricity supply - was it worth it? by David M. Newbery and Michael G. Pollitt. A retrospective on the Mexican toll road program (1989-94), by Jeff Ruster. ... See More +

Newsletter 18956 SEP 30, 1997

Newbery, David M.; Pollitt, Michael G.; Ruster, Jeff; Brook Cowen, Penelope J.; Anderson, Robert E.; Djankov, Simeon; Pohl, Gerhard; Claessens, Stijn; Bond, James; Wellenius, Bjorn; Braga, Carlos A. Primo; Smith, Peter; Fink, Carsten Disclosed

Extending telecommunications service to rural areas - The Chilean experience : awarding subsidies through competitive bidding (English)

Chile's telecommunications market is one of the most open and competitive in the world. Nevertheless, about 10 percent of all Chileans that live in localities do not even have a public telephone. ... See More +

Viewpoint 16895 FEB 28, 1997

Wellenius,Bjorn Disclosed

Beyond privatization : the second wave of telecommunications reforms in Mexico (English)

From 1989 to 1994 the government of Mexico carried out a major restructuring of the telecommunications sector. This paper gives a concise overview of the context, issues, and options of telecommunications policy and regulatory reform in Mexico as the market is being opened to widespread new entry and competition. ... See More +

Publication WDP341 NOV 30, 1996

Wellenius, Bjorn; Staple, Gregory

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2009 information and communications for development : extending reach and increasing impact (English)
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MAY 22, 2009 48791 Publication
Managing the radio spectrum : framework for reform in developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4549 Policy Research Working Paper
Managing the radio spectrum : framework for reform in developing countries (English)
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JUN 19, 2007 40827 Working Paper
2006 information and communications for development : global trends and policies : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35924 Publication
2006 information and communications for development : global trends and policies (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35924 Publication
Telecommunications and the World Trade Organization : the case of Mexico (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 WPS3759 Policy Research Working Paper
The radio spectrum : opportunities and challenges for the developing world (English)
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OCT 01, 2005 WPS3742 Policy Research Working Paper
The radio spectrum : opportunities and challenges for the developing world (English)
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JUN 29, 2005 33195 Working Paper
Telecommunications and the WTO : the case of Mexico (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 33194 Working Paper
Morocco : Developing competitiion in telecommunications (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 33187 Working Paper
Private provision of rural infrastructure services: competing for subsidies (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 WPS3365 Policy Research Working Paper
Competition in international voice communications (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 32526 Publication
Sustainable telecenters : a guide for government policy (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 25303 Viewpoint
Information and communication technologies : a World Bank Group strategy (English)
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APR 01, 2002 80088 Publication
Closing the gap in access to rural communications - Chile 1995 - 2002 (English)
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FEB 28, 2002 WDP430 Publication
Extending telecommunications beyond the market : toward universal service in competitive environments (English)
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MAR 31, 2000 21463 Viewpoint
Public policy for the private sector (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 19691 Newsletter
Public policy for the private sector (English)
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SEP 30, 1997 18956 Newsletter
Extending telecommunications service to rural areas - The Chilean experience : awarding subsidies through competitive bidding (English)
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FEB 28, 1997 16895 Viewpoint
Beyond privatization : the second wave of telecommunications reforms in Mexico (English)
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NOV 30, 1996 WDP341 Publication