Exemplary regulatory frameworks, that promote competition and protect consumer interests and are administered by independent and transparent regulatory agencies.
Chile - Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones Subtel
Brasil - Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações ANATEL
Perú - Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones OSIPTEL
El Salvador - Superintendencia General de Electricidad y Telecomunicaciones Siget
State sponsored funding mechanisms for the establishment of telecenters with good prospects of sustainability, that proovide affordable subsidies in a transparent fashion and minimizing the cost to the Government.
Colombia - COMPARTEL
Public sponsored program to open up school computer laboratories with Internet connectivity after school hours to serve the community at large.
Extensive telecenter network (over 70 as of October 2003) using Open Source software.
Brasil - Plano de Inclusão Digital, Coordenadoria da Secretaria Municipal de Comunicação e Informação Social da Prefeitura de São Paulo.
Comprehensive educational portals.
Argentina - Educ.ar
Chile - Educarchile.cl
Comprehensive national program making use of ICTs to improve the quality of education.
Chile - Red Educacional Enlaces
Program that makes information on small quantity purchase tenders by the State readily available online, to enable small and medium enterprises bid for these tenders.
Perú - PROMPYME
Technical advice to small and microentrepreneurs online, provided in a qualified and expeditious manner (48 hour turnaround) that is highly valued by users.
Chile - Red Sercotec
Telecenter programs specifically geared to small and microentrepreneurs. They combine physical access to connectivity and other digital services, with virtual and live support.
Program set up in support of telecenter establishment program, aimed at increasing digital literacy by low income users.
Sustained long term effort to improve the quality of public institutions and use information technology to provide high quality services to all citizens.