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Title Information societies in Latin America and the Caribbean : development of technologies and technologies for development / Wilson Peres and Martin Hilbert, editors
Published Santiago, Chile : United Nations, ECLAC, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (350 pages) : illustrations
Series Libros de la CEPAL ; 98
Libros de la CEPAL ; 98.
Contents The digital paradigm : its diffusion and impact. Technological revolution and digital convergence -- The spread of the digital paradigm in the region -- The economic impact of ICT -- The development of ICT. The ICT industries -- Telecommunications operators -- Telecommunications regulation -- The debate on intellectual property rights with regard to ICT -- ICT for development : applications and content. Education -- Government -- Business -- Health and disaster management -- ICT policy for development. National and regional strategies -- ECLAC recommendations
Summary "This book analyses the development of information societies in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and provides input for public policy on information and communications technologies (ICT) issues."--Provided by publisher
Analysis Information technology -- Latin America
Information technology -- Caribbean Area
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-350)
Notes "IDRC-CRDI."
"@LIS, EuropeAid, Oficina de Cooperación."
"December 2010."
"E.08. II. G.72"--Title page verso
Originally published: Santiago, Chile : Naciones Unidas, 2009, under title: La sociedad de la información en América Latina y el Caribe : desarrollo de las tecnologías y tecnologías para el desarrollo
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Subject Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Latin America
Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean Area
Information society -- Latin America
Information society -- Caribbean Area
COMPUTERS -- Information Technology.
Information society
Information technology -- Economic aspects
Informationsteknik -- ekonomiska aspekter -- Latinamerika.
IT-samhället -- Latinamerika.
Caribbean Area
Latin America
Form Electronic book
Author Peres, Wilson.
Hilbert, Martin R.
United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
International Development Research Centre (Canada)
European Commission. EuropeAid Co-operation Office. Alliance for the Information Society
ISBN 9789210545235