South East Europe improved virtual accessibility through joint initiatives facilitating the rollout of broadband networks
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National Accessibility Policies, Operational Measures and Good Practices in Slovenia
Type: Good practicesPresentations
Region: Slovenia
Technology: DSLCableFTTxMobileWLANSatellite

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Best Practices and Strategies for Broadband Deployment: Lessons learned from around the World
Type: Good practicesResearch papers
Region: EU
Technology: DSLCableFTTxMobileWLANSatellite

Broadband deployment is a necessity nowadays. It could help each country, municipality and region to grow and offer better quality of life to the citizens. Today, the emphasis on the development of broadband networks is on fixed Fibre To The Home solutions 

Best practices in broadband development
Type: Policy reportsGood practices
Region: ItalyAustriaBulgariaGreeceSloveniaFYROMMontenegroEU
Technology: DSLCableFTTxMobileWLANSatellite

This report presents a detailed analysis regarding the broadband status at the international level, by performing a qualitative and quantitative analysis on the use and adoption of broadband services and infrastructures in the EU member states as well as the EU candidate countries. The report focus also on the identification of the factors that support the broadband growth and the practices that the countries under examination adopt and which could be considered as best practices.


Explaining International Broadband Leadership
Type: Policy reportsGood practicesCase studies
Region: Other
Technology: DSLCableFTTxMobileWLANSatellite

This report offers an in-depth analysis of various nations’ broadband environments and policies. 

Broadband Policy Guidelines in High-Growth Economies
Type: Good practicesCase studies
Region: All
Technology: DSLCableFTTxMobileWLANSatellite

Governments, market analysts and policy makers all over the world now acknowledge that broadband is a necessity to delivering the social and economic benefits of ICT to high growth economies.
Broadband’s potential can be used as a key driver for economic growth, attracting foreign investment, developing territory attractiveness, and enabling a thriving community. Yet barriers to broadband mass adoption such as affordability, accessibility, awareness, and literacy still prevail.
This paper focuses on key ingredients for building efficient broadband policies and highlights the importance of broadband to reach sustainable development targets. It reviews the reasons why and how governments should get involved in developing broadband policies. It outlines the role the public sector can play in the development of an effective broadband infrastructure, by fostering the growth of eight enabling applications that will benefit citizens and businesses

The SIVA project is being funded under Priority Axis 3 – Improvement of the Accessibility of the South East Europe Programme, achieving the corresponding objectives through the Area of Intervention (AoI) 3.2 – Develop strategies to tackle the 'digital divide'.

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