chapter  10
Internet providers: an industry study
ByHaryo Aswicahyono, Titik Anas, Dionisius Ardiyanto
Pages 19

The ‘network revolution’ promises to make a substantial contribution to economic development in the developing world. First, the new network technology can improve economic efficiency and competitiveness. Second, it can be used for more efficient and effective education, health care and public administration. Third, it creates opportunities to exploit low factor costs in the international market. Fourth, it provides opportunities to increase social capital. Finally, new information technology creates opportunities to bypass failing domestic institutions.