Maximizing Citizens' Benefits; Debate on an appropriate Telecommunications Regulatory Regime Abu Saeed Khan Secretary Gene...
A great shift has happened The greater shift is happening <ul><li>PSTN took 125 years to get 1 billion users  </li></ul><u...
Broadband simplified <ul><li>Broadband service has become a utility, like electricity, gas, water, telephone, or cable.  <...
 
APAC (w/o Japan) mobile data <ul><li>Grew 189% in 2010. Will grow 33x in 2015.  </li></ul><ul><li>Average mobile connectio...
But…..
Reduce poverty by 50% Brazil did it in 2008!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet = Telecommunications “ The Internet is   not   a humanitarian project,   it’s a business ” - Grant van Rooyen, SV...
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Maximizing citizens' benefits; debate on an appropriate telecommunications regulatory regime abu saeed khan

  1. 1. Maximizing Citizens' Benefits; Debate on an appropriate Telecommunications Regulatory Regime Abu Saeed Khan Secretary General AMTOB
  2. 2. A great shift has happened The greater shift is happening <ul><li>PSTN took 125 years to get 1 billion users </li></ul><ul><li>It took mobile 10 years to get 1 st billion </li></ul><ul><li>More than 5 billion mobile users </li></ul><ul><li>Redefining digital divide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ubiquitous voice and text is a reality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ubiquity of broadband is yet to happen </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Broadband simplified <ul><li>Broadband service has become a utility, like electricity, gas, water, telephone, or cable.  </li></ul><ul><li>The average consumer has no interest in how many gallons per minute his water service can deliver. The water either works, or it doesn’t.  </li></ul><ul><li>Ditto for electricity, gas, and so on. We care mightily when any of these fails, including broadband service.  </li></ul><ul><li>But as long as it stays on, and more or less meets our needs, the technical details are of little concern. </li></ul>Mitchell Lazarus, Fletcher Heald & Hildreth. April 17, 2011
  4. 5. APAC (w/o Japan) mobile data <ul><li>Grew 189% in 2010. Will grow 33x in 2015. </li></ul><ul><li>Average mobile connection generated 31 MB monthly data traffic in 2010. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will generate 606 MB of data traffic in 2015. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobile video traffic will grow 41x from 2010 to 2015. </li></ul><ul><li>Video will be 63% of mobile data traffic in 2015, compared to 51% at the end of 2010. </li></ul>Cisco VNI Forecast Highlights, June 2011
  5. 6. But…..
  6. 7. Reduce poverty by 50% Brazil did it in 2008!
  7. 17. Internet = Telecommunications “ The Internet is not a humanitarian project, it’s a business ” - Grant van Rooyen, SVP, Level 3 Communications

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