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Rémi Lang, of UNCTAD’s Division of Technology and Logistics, presents the results of the Information Economy Report 2009 (IER) in this multimedia teaching resource, filmed during a video conference with Vi Russian members from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

After an introduction to basic concepts related to the information economy and an overview of the evolution of the ICT sector before, during and after the financial crisis, Lang shows data that points to a shrinking digital divide and a large penetration of mobile telephony in developing and transition-economy countries. But tempers the good news by bringing up a new challenge: broadband access. 

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