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BCG Study: Countries that Expand Internet Access and Use Can Spur Digital Economy Growth via @icann

Greasing the Wheels of the Internet Economy is a new report by Boston Consulting Group, commissioned by ICANN . The report takes a look at Internet access and use around the world, and the economic importance of an open single Internet. The report's "e-friction" index describes and quantifies factors that inhibit the growth and maturity of the Internet economy. It measures obstacles to access to, and engagement with, the Internet for both individuals and businesses across four components; Infrastructure, Industry, Individual and Information. Read the full report, Greasing the Wheels of the Internet Economy » [PDF, 984 KB] BCG issued the following press release on January 20th, 2014 » Countries that Expand Internet Access and Use Can Spur Digital-Economy Growth BCG Research Shows That the Difference Between Countries with Low e-Friction and Those with High e-Friction Can Am...

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