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  1. 1. Broadband In A Developed Country: Finland, And A Developing Country: Paraguay<br />
  2. 2. Finland...<br />Population: 5,255,695 <br />Internet Users: 4,480,900 (85.3% of Population)<br />Facebook Users: 1,881,180 (35.8% of Population)<br />
  3. 3. Enterprise Usage<br />68 per cent of enterprises were connected via mobile broadband in spring 2010. <br />58 per cent of enterprises had a mobile broadband connection with a laptop <br />56 per cent with a mobile phone<br />This data were collected with an inquiry in spring 2010 and they apply to enterprises with at least ten employees<br />
  4. 4. Mobile broadband connection, proportion of enterprises employing at least ten persons<br />
  5. 5. Mobile Broadband<br />Mobile broadband connection is clearly more common in larger than smaller enterprises<br />This was the case for 93 per cent of enterprises in the largest size category<br />Smallest enterprises with 10 to 19 employees was 58 per cent<br />Mobile broadband was the most commonly used in the sector of information and communication (95%) and the least commonly in accommodation and food service activities (49%), construction (51%) and retail trade (52%)<br />
  6. 6. Fixed Broadband<br />A fixed network broadband connection was used by as many as 93 per cent of enterprises<br />90 per cent of those in the smallest size category <br />When both fixed and mobile broadband is taken into account, 96 per cent of enterprises have a broadband connection<br />
  7. 7. Websites and Selling<br />Internet websites have become ever more common<br />87 per cent of enterprises have their own website<br />Smallest size category 81 per cent have a website.<br />15 per cent of enterprises sold their products on the Internet <br />The majority of the value of Internet sales, 81 per cent, came from trade between enterprises.<br />
  8. 8. Data Protection<br />Room for improvement<br />Only 37 per cent of enterprises have an official data security policy<br />Just 13 per cent have compulsory training related to data security<br />Only 53 per cent use strong user identification<br />Source: Use of Information Technology in Enterprises 2010, Statistics Finland<br />
  9. 9. Household Connection<br />In February 2006,62 per cent of households in Finland were connected to the Internet.<br />In four cases out of five the connection was broadband<br />There were over 1.2 million broadband connections to households<br />7th highest broadband connection rate in the EU<br />Source: Statistics Finland's new publication ”Information Society Statistics” 2006<br />
  10. 10. Paraguay<br />Population: 6,348,917<br />Internet Users: 530,300 (7.8% of the population)<br />
  11. 11. Information<br />In 1995, the Paraguayan government liberalized the mobile and Internet segments to encourage the entry of new competitors into the market<br />Failure to adequately encourage broadband growth has led to a very low broadband penetration rate <br />Paraguay has one of the lowest Internet and broadband penetration rates in South America<br />By December 2008, Internet penetration was 1.67 per cent and broadband penetration was 1.5 per cent <br />Most ADSL services offer download speeds of between 64 Kbps and 1024 Kbps and barely make it over the minimum speed threshold for true broadband services<br />
  12. 12. Mobile Broadband<br />Due to the patchy fixed-line infrastructure in the region, operators in this market were left with virtually no other choice but to use wireless technology<br />In contrast to the broadband sector, Paraguay’s mobile sector is far more dynamic<br />
  13. 13. Five Major Providers<br />...offering mainly GSM/GPRS services are:<br />Tigo (Telecel) 50 per cent market share<br />HolaParaguay (KDDI) branded as Vox 11 percent market share<br />Personal (Telecom Argentina) <br />Claro (AmerciaMovil) 9 per cent market share<br />Capaco<br />