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25 May 2011, Doha, Qatar<br />Economic Aspects of BroadbandDr. Rainer Schnepfleitner<br />Manager Policy and Economic Affa...
ictTrends<br />2<br />
Broadband = Enabler<br />ICT and broadband are not a means in itself.<br />Ubiquitous Broadband availability is an enabler...
knowledge industry
e-education, e-literacy, e-health,e-government</li></ul>Costs of goods & services<br />Speed of delivery<br />Internationa...
Diversification of the economy<br />Strategic goals for 2030<br />Qatar still has a high dependency on (oil and) gas<br />...
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Rainer Schnepfleitner's presentation at QITCOM 2011

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QITCOM 2011


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Economic Aspect of Broadband

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Dr. Rainer Schnepfleitner - Manager, Policy & Economic Affairs, ictQATAR

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Rainer Schnepfleitner's presentation at QITCOM 2011

  1. 1. 25 May 2011, Doha, Qatar<br />Economic Aspects of BroadbandDr. Rainer Schnepfleitner<br />Manager Policy and Economic Affairs - ictQATAR<br />The views presented are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of ictQATAR<br />
  2. 2. ictTrends<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Broadband = Enabler<br />ICT and broadband are not a means in itself.<br />Ubiquitous Broadband availability is an enabler for the WHOLE Qatari economy.<br />Development of downstream sectors of the ICT industry and society<br /><ul><li>data centers
  4. 4. knowledge industry
  5. 5. e-education, e-literacy, e-health,e-government</li></ul>Costs of goods & services<br />Speed of delivery<br />International competitiveness<br />PAY<br />TOLL<br />
  6. 6. Diversification of the economy<br />Strategic goals for 2030<br />Qatar still has a high dependency on (oil and) gas<br />2010<br />2005<br />GDP QAR 154.9 bio <br />TC revenue QAR 2.8 bio<br />GDP QAR 463.9 bio <br />TC revenue QAR 6.2 bio<br />
  7. 7. Prices for broadband<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Digital actions make a difference
  9. 9. Broadband availability = economic growth
  10. 10. Broadband development is an important step to create a whole business friendly ecosystem
  11. 11. QATAR’s contribution to fast internet is Q.NBN development
  12. 12. Broadband is a citizen right
  13. 13. Currently high prices and low speeds</li></ul>Open, fair and transparent competition on all levels is required<br />

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