Tuesday, 11 May 2021

How ICT targeted policies boost national economies

by Total Telecom
Monday 10 August 20

Countries across the globe are spending billions of dollars on ICT infrastructure development but the returns they receive are not always in line with the investments being made.

 Transformation into digital economies is a goal for many countries but the infrastructure and regulatory environment must be focused on results. ICT policies must therefore be set to maximise investment returns so the future potential of the digital economy can be realised.    The importance of the digital economy is now well understood and countries are investing to engage in it. Consultancy Arthur D. Little has reported that the digital economy typically contributes 5% of GDP directly and 15% of GDP indirectly.   “Any country that is trying to develop a digital economy has to decide where to focus their resources…

 Transformation into digital economies is a goal for many countries but the infrastructure and regulatory environment must be focused on results. ICT policies must therefore be set to maximise investment returns so the future potential of the digital economy can be realised.    The importance of the digital economy is now well understood and countries are investing to engage in it. Consultancy Arthur D. Little has reported that the digital economy typically contributes 5% of GDP directly and 15% of GDP indirectly.   “Any country that is trying to develop a digital economy has to decide where to focus their resources…

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