Presentation on theme: "ITCOM Increasing Role of Public Private Partnerships in the ICT Ecosystem 25 Years of Telecom/ICT Sector Reform in Europe, and Beyond… Setting the context."— Presentation transcript:
ITCOM Increasing Role of Public Private Partnerships in the ICT Ecosystem 25 Years of Telecom/ICT Sector Reform in Europe, and Beyond… Setting the context Knud Erik Skouby P rofessor, director CMI Aalborg University CPH firstname.lastname@example.org 14-15 November 2012, Geneva, Switzerland
No firm definition: Public/ private economic arrangements A market conform correction – to the market failure/ public good situation – with two aspects Provide funding Introduce competition on the area Traditionally a supply-side oriented discussion Focus on infrastrucure Concept influenced by ideological/ political positions PPP – the concept Dec. 10, 2010 2
Part of the liberalization process Traditionally : attract private capital into ‘public sphere infrastructure’ Funding & competition Currently: How to channel public funds into the market oriented telecom/ broadband area Promoted by ‘too slow/ inadequate’ broadband development esp. with regard to fiber Obvious rationale for non-technology neutral intervention? is there a ‘regulatory’ crowding out problem? A demand side issue? PPP in telecoms Dec. 10, 2010 3
Difficult to align the arguments for increased public involvement in telecom ‘supply’ with the the traditional PPP discussions Technology Crowding out Clear demand side arguments for increased involment in the broader ICT- sector? Public sector service Teaching Health …. Demand side considerations Dec. 10, 2010 4
Two overall arguments 1) The telecom infrastructure will generally develop along a market driven path 2) There is a public interest in sustaining/ enhancing the demand for e-services based on ressource, quality and ‘tax-squeeze’ consideration – this will promote development of the telecom infrastructure A Case: The Danish High Speed Committee Dec. 10, 2010 5
There is a need to develop models for demand side based PPP New models for PPP Dec. 10, 2010 6
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