Shifts Connectivity to services Reduced connectivity costs Increasing power of terminals Emphasis on what ICTs do- applications and content Convergence –Weak Internet governance –Non existent media governance
Shifts II Need for Regulation –Connectivity, USO, Interconnection, spectrum –content RIF Q1 2010 Emergence of new players –USP IT Center –ICB4PAC –PIRRC –UNDP/EU FI, OLPC, PRIDE II?
Shifts III Need for support in e-government, e-commerce ICTs in education, health Emergence of new issues eg cyber – content- recognition, crime, bullying, SPAM, IP, TK, libel Trade in services Uruguay, Doha, EPA, PICTA, PACER,- negotiations moving into top gear. Need to address issues regionally –Regional mobile and satellite operators –Digital TV (and radio) –IPTV, cable TV
Review of the Digital Strategy Stock-take, Review the current and future changes in the sector Identify needs of region Suggest broad governance and direction
Roadmap for Review TOR, selection, interaction, draft –Q1 2010 Review, discussion, acceptance –Q2-3 2010 Moulding a truly regional framework –5 years
What is going to be in DSII? You tell the consultants over the next two months!