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1 Country Presentation: Korea Regional Multi-stakeholder Discussion Forum on Rural ICT Development Bangkok, Thailand, 4 July 2011 Rural ICT Policy Advocacy, Knowledge Sharing and Capacity Building Regional Project

2 Country ICT Overview Population(2009) : 48,700,000 - Rural Population : 18% - Urban Population : 82% GNI/capita(2009, US$) : 19,830 National ICT Sector Status ICTsYear Fixed Tele-density200953% Mobile Tele-density % Fixed Broadband-density % Mobile Broadband-density %

3 Country ICT Overview Comparative IDI Indicators ITU ICT Development Index(IDI) YearKoreaAverages ProjectHi GroupWorld IDI IDI Access sub index IDI Use sub index IDI Skills sub index

4 State Institutional Structure IT success depends on coordination among agencies. - Ministry for Infra vs. Ministry for Applications - Control Tower for effective Coordination : Committee - NCB -> Special Committee on e-Government -> CIS Committee composed of - Key Players in Central Government - Government-Affiliated Organizations(NIA, KISDI, KISA) - Experts in the Private Sector(Universities, Research Institutes) Coordination Depends on Who Chairing Committee ?

5 Policy, Legal, & Regulatory Framework IT projects regarded as part of economic policy. - Tradition of National Plan(5 years Economic Development Plan) Several rounds of IT national plan - 5 years, 3 years, 2 years Each plan supported by relevant laws and regulations - Computer Networks Act(1986), Informatization Promotion Act (1995), E-Government Act(2001) - Ensure legal status of e-services and strong support for funding - Consolidating, Updating, and Integrating the Laws as required

6 Funding Mechanism Earmarking Large Fund for IT Projects(1987) Establishment of Informatization Promotion Fund(1996) Establishment of Universal Service Fund (2000) Mandatory KT Roll-out Obligations (2002 ~ ) Setting up Matching Funds (2005~)

7 Rural Initiatives Initiatives - LGIN(Local Government Information System) - INVIL(Information Network Village) - IT Training for 10 Million People IT Projects Accompanied by Training Programs - Generate Interests and Demands for IT - IT Systems Implementation(Output) Followed by Adoption(Outcome)

8 3 Key Lessons from Project/Workshop Lesson#1(Funding) Two Strategies to ensure enough money for IT projects, 1) show the benefits of IT investments, 2) obtain a strong support from political leaders Lesson#2(Supply = Demand) IT implementation accompanied by Training /Capacity Building Program Lesson#3(Coordination) Government Institutional Structures designed to Overcome Conflicts among Competing Organizations

9 3 Objectives for Follow-up Follow-up#1 Identify Best Practices and Champions of Rural ICT Initiatives Follow-up#2 Develop Curriculum for Capacity Building Program Reflecting Conditions specific to Individual Countries Follow-up#3 Find out Empirical Evidences Verifying the Benefits of Rural ICT Initiatives


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