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What are your priorities for issues that should be addressed through the Internet Universality framework in each of these five categories? Rights Openness absence of restrictions on the use of the Internet on political, gender, religious, racial, social and other grounds; ability of all stakeholders to participate in the management of the Internet in accordance with their roles and duties; use of the Internet as a platform for obtaining knowledge, high-quality and reliable information; availability of mechanisms that take into account the opinions of citizens and the expert community when it comes to making decisions on the development and use of the Internet; balance between the openness of the Internet combined with the confidentiality of personal data and the security of Internet users. (...) In general, it is useful, but not at the expense of an integrated approach to assess the universality of the Internet. 5. How do you think you might use the indicator framework for Internet Universality once it has been developed?
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Score: 580302.64 - https://en.unesco.org/sites/de...ault/files/ui_c1_sub090_en.pdf
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Internet The collection of interconnected networks that use the Internet protocols (IP). (...) Internet Content Provider A person or organisation, that provides information via the Internet either with a price or free of charge. Internet Service Provider (ISP) ISPs provide end users, and other ISPs, access to the Internet.
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Score: 580244.4 - https://www.itu.int/ITU-D/stud...G1/Documents/1999/000/073e.doc
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Internet connection? Devices used to access the Internet? Type of connection – broadband? Barriers for e.g. Internet/broadband at home EUROPEAN COMMISSION EUROSTAT Directorate F: Social Statistics and Information Society Unit F-6: Information Society and Tourism Statistics Information Society Statistics in the Internet: EUROSTAT website -> Themes -> Science and technology -> Data -> Information society statistics HH HH -- Use of Internet: core variablesUse of Internet: core variables Most recent use of the Internet? Frequency of Internet use? Location of Internet use? Stand-alone information, but also serves as indirect information for monitoring digital literacy, digital divide Access to the Internet via mobile devices (GPRS, UMTS, palmtop, portable computer via wireless connection, …)?
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Score: 580233.15 - https://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/...resentation_Benchmarking_e.pdf
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February 26, 2004 Internet Governance Issues 1 Some Issues of Internet Governance Karl Auerbach Chief Technical Officer – InterWorking Labs http://www.cavebear.com/ http://www.iwl.com/ karl@cavebear.com February 26, 2004 Internet Governance Issues 2 Point of Departure - #1 ! (...) February 26, 2004 Internet Governance Issues 3 Point of Departure - #2 ! (...) » It is time to re-apply the works of 18th Century writers regarding the structure and limitations of such institutions. February 26, 2004 Internet Governance Issues 4 What Is “the internet”?
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Score: 580152.8 - https://www.itu.int/osg/spu/fo...ions/auerbach-presentation.pdf
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Rapporteur Groups activity on International Internet Connectivity   عربي   |   中文   |   Español   |   Français   |   Русский     Home : ITU-T Home : Study Groups : Study Group 3 : International Internet Connectivity       International Internet Connectivity Rapporteur Groups activity One of the more important decisions taken by the ITU relates to a recommendation (D.50) regarding Internet traffic exchange or so-called "peering" or transit arrangements between Internet service providers and Internet backbone providers which is needed in order for the ISPs to obtain global Internet connectivity for users of the Internet. (...) At the meeting the main discussions focused on how traffic is actually exchanged on the Internet so that all delegates were able to properly understand how the mechanisms of Internet connectivity actually work and how backbone network service providers operate and conclude agreements with local or international Internet service providers. (...) Presentations by Cable and Wireless and AT&T provided extensive information and data about the working of the Internet and about changes in the Internet market.These presentations also addressed the ways in which Internet traffic is becoming more regional in nature.
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Score: 579954.64 - https://www.itu.int/ITU-T/studygroups/com03/iic/rapp.html
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World Telecommunication Day 2001     The Internet: challenges, opportunities and prospects    @   Message of ITU Secretary-General @   Message of the UN Secretary-General  @   What's so special about the Internet @   Internet and Health @   Internet and Education @   Internet and E-commerce @   Invitation to ITU Members @   Who to contact     To celebrate this year's World Telecommunication Day on 17 May 2001, ITU members have selected the theme "The Internet: challenges, opportunities and prospects". The theme for this year's day was selected in the light of the extraordinary uptake of the Internet worldwide and its wide-ranging effects on society. (...) Message of ITU Secretary-General · Message of the UN Secretary-General · What's so special about the Internet · Internet and Health · Internet and Education · Internet and E-commerce · Invitation to ITU Members · Who to contact
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Score: 579853.3 - https://www.itu.int/newsarchive/wtd/2001/index.html
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YES ( NO ( If yes, please explain 8.7 If Internet Service Providers may provide Internet service via their own facilities, must they pay an interconnection or other fee to the operator? (...) 9.2 How many are connected to the Internet? 9.3 How many have access to e-mail? 9.4 Do university students have direct access to computers for e-mail or Internet use? (...) 9.7 Do any of these schools have Internet access? YES ( NO ( 9.8 Do these students have direct access to computers for email or Internet use?
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Score: 579778.6 - https://www.itu.int/ITU-D/stud...G1/Documents/1999/000/047e.doc
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Proportion of businesses using the Internet Suggested model question: Did your business use the Internet during ? (...) The Internet refers to Internet protocol (IP) based networks: WWW (the World Wide Web), an extranet over the Internet, EDI over the Internet, Internet accessed by mobile phones and Internet email. (...) Proportion of businesses using the Internet by type of activity Internet activities are not mutually exclusive.
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Score: 579729.83 - https://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/...20Muriel%20Guigue%20-%20EN.pdf
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Franklyn Brown-PatternofAdoptionofInternetinJamaica-2.PDF Pattern of Adoption of Internet in Jamaica Franklin Brown fbrown@our.org.jm Regional Seminar on Costs and Tariffs of the TAL Group Paramaribo, Suriname May 10-13, 2004 2 Policy Initiatives • Agreement with incumbent for liberalization – September 1999 • Liberalization of Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector on a phased basis. • Strategic Five Year ICT Policy • Implications for Internet Access - Facilities based competition in fixed (wired & wireless) and Cellular for domestic and international voice and data - Competition in equipment supply (single & multi-lines) including internet devices, modems, Personal Computers, etc. 3 Cont’d - STV operators received licenses permitting them to provide internet access over facilities. - expand access to voice and data services is an objective of government. (...) It is therefore no longer the case that approval of the carrier must be sought before CPE can be connected to the network. - Fiscal incentive - removal of General Consumption Tax/Import Duty on PCs - Agreement (1999) with incumbent to install 200 kiosks at strategic locations, 60 of which should be situated in post offices - Liberal licensing regime 4 Policy Outcomes for Voice • Competition in cellular – 3 operators, fixed is still dominated by incumbent despite the granting of several licenses. • Mobile competition has led to massive growth in access to voice. • Substitution of mobile for fixed, fixed access dropped to 450,000 from 500,000 in 2001 • High penetration rate in voice without any Universal Service funding support. • Entry is highly profitable and good growth prospects 5 Entry in Internet Market • Low start-up rate for new licensees • Not one STV operator is offering internet access using STV facilities • Merger and consolidation – 9 operators compared with about 14 prior to liberalization. • ISPs still rely on incumbent’s facilities for internet service provision 6 Cont’d • Dial-up access is the principal means of connection. ADSL available but take up (mostly business) is very low. • 70,000 dial-up subscribers, app. 2.69 per 100 inhabitants. • 47% of dial-up subscribers is connected to incumbent’s network • After three years only 28 of the 200 internet kiosks installed in post offices (Dec. 2002) 7 Internet Access in Schools • Number of Schools 945 (population of 532,526) • 36.3% in urban and 63.7% in rural areas • 96.6% with electricity and 57.1% for telephones. • 91 schools or 9.6% of total with internet service –20 primary and 57 high schools 8 Internet Access in Libraries • 132 libraries • access to electricity is 97% • Telephone Service – 57.6% • Internet Service - 33.3% 9 Internet Access in Post Offices • 310 post offices • data unavailable for access to electricity • Telephone service 21.6% • Internet service - 9% 10 Pattern of Adoption of Internet (Non- Business) 2Entertainment 6Make bill payments 6Sell items 14Play games 17Purchase items 31Chat 71Obtain information 75Send & Receive e-mails PercentHow Used 11 Pattern of Adoption of Internet (Business) 6Bill payments 8Banking 11Travel arrangements 14selling 24Advertise/promote 42Order & pay for goods/service/supplies 82Obtain information 96Send & receive e-mail PercentHow Used 12 Constraints to Internet Use • Lack of US credit cards which is essential for online shopping • Poor financial resources • Underdevelopment of e-commerce locally for those who want to use local currency • Insecurity is hampering the use of the internet for shopping purposes • Affordability -cost of service- mobile as well as fixed • Speed of connection 13 Cont’d • Reliability of access • Technical support • Advanced technology • Unavailability of computer – re-imposition of GCT/import duty on PCs • Insecurity 14 Policy Implications • Jamaica is at the early stage of internet absorption • Internet is at the embryonic stage of the life cycle – market is underdeveloped • Diffusion in internet is constrained by structural factors (e.g.connectivity and computing infrastructure). • State support is needed to rapid expand the use of the internet.
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Score: 579727.6 - https://www.itu.int/ITU-D/fina...f-internet-in-jamaica-2-en.pdf
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ITU Internet Reports 2005: The Internet of Things Français  |  Español   Print Version   Home : Office of the Secretary-General : CSD ITU Internet Reports 2005: The Internet of Things TO BUY IT NOW, CLICK HERE !  Download Executive Summary Coming December 2006, the next in the series: ITU Internet Reports 2006: digital.life Official Launch and Press Conference ( webcast ) held at WSIS in Tunis, Tunisia on 17 November 2005 The Internet of Things report in the press (see below for more): BBC News Online:  UN Predicts 'internet of things' International Herald Tribune (IHT): Wireless: Creating Internet of 'Things' AFP - Yahoo News: Machines and objects to overtake humans on the Internet: ITU Réalités Online - L’Internet des choses : une révolution sans limites Domotique - Les objets parlents aux objects             ITU Internet Reports 2005: The Internet of Things is the seventh in the series of "ITU Internet Reports" originally launched in 1997 by the International Telecommunication Union. For previous titles in the series see ITU Internet Reports 2004: The Portable Internet , ITU Internet Reports 2003: Birth of Broadband , and ITU Internet Reports 2002: Internet for a Mobile Generation.
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Score: 579677.54 - https://www.itu.int/osg/spu/publications/internetofthings/
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