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The State of Broadband 2015

Broadband as a Foundation for Sustainable Development

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This report explores what constitutes an effective National Broadband Plan to boost the deployment of broadband and maximize its impact as a crosssectoral driver underpinning progress. It is now more important than ever that developing countries prioritize digital development in order to enhance their national competitiveness and to deliver tangible improvements in their citizens’ living standards and welfare, including closing gender gaps in access to ICTs and broadband.

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Introduction

Since its establishment in 2010 by ITU and UNESCO, the Broadband Commission for Digital Development has sought to promote the adoption of effective and inclusive broadband policies and practices in countries around the world, with a view to achieving development goals and empowering every woman and man, and every society, through the benefits of broadband.

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