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Author: Unknown
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: experience, uganda, innovation, access, implementing, universal, funding
Number of Pages: 90
Published: 2005-01-01
ISBN-10: 1552501884
ISBN-13: 9781552501887

Uganda was one of the first countries in Africa to develop a policy on universal access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) and to implement a universal access fund, designed to support initiatives aimed at improving poor and rural populations' access to ICTs. Today, Uganda's universal access policy and rural communications development fund are generally seen as "best practice". This book presents the Ugandan experience - an experience that was unique because of the country's early liberalization of the communication sector and explosion in the use of mobile communication tech

Author: Balasa Prasad
Publisher: Universal Sense
Keywords: success, blueprint, sense, universal
Number of Pages: 122
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1615840788
ISBN-13: 9781615840786

Author: Lynn A. Karoly James H. Bigelow
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: california, executive, summary, education, preschool, investing, universal, economics
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0833037951
ISBN-13: 9780833037954

There is increased interest in California and other states in providing universal access to publicly funded high-quality preschool education for one or two years prior to kindergarten entry. In considering such a program, policymakers and the public focus on the potential benefits from a universal preschool program, as well as the estimated costs. This study aims to inform such deliberations by conducting an analysis of the economic returns from investing in preschool education in the state of California. The benefit-cost analysis undertaken in this study indicates that there can be positive r

Author: International Council on Human Rights Policy
Publisher: ICHRP
Keywords: abroad, guide, universal, jurisdiction, justice, violators, cases, bringing, human, rights, hard
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 2940259011
ISBN-13: 9782940259014

3. When should universal jurisdiction prosecutions be encouraged?.

Author: Balasa Prasad
Keywords: success, blueprint, sense, universal
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2009-12-31
eBookDB-ID: UX10020800

The essence of our existence on this planet is survival – the struggle to lead secure, productive, and gratifying lives in a constantly changing and complex world. In times marked by rising unemployment and cost of living, a fragile economy, and global competition for limited resources, the quest for survival becomes even more challenging. It is therefore a breath of fresh air to discover a method of success that requires only applying specific principles and strategies to one’s life – the principals and strategies of Universal Sense. Universal Sense: The Blueprint for Success is a pract

Author: Lennard G. Kruger
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: plan, broadband, national
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 143793711X
ISBN-13: 9781437937114

On March 16, 2010, the FCC released ¿Connecting America: The Nat. Broadband Plan.¿ The National Broadband Plan (NBP) contains 208 specific recommendations directed to the FCC, to the Exec. Branch, to Congress, and to non-fed. and non-governmental entities. Contents of this report: (1) Background; (2) Overview of Plan; (3) Broadband Adoption and Availability and the Fed. Universal Service Fund: The Evolution of the Universal Service Concept; Universal Service and Broadband; 4) Reform of Intercarrier Compensation; (5) Fostering a Market for Set-Top Boxes; (6) Spectrum Policies for Wireless Bro

Author: Lorelei St. James
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fund, service, universal, low, income, making, decision, improved, management, enhance, fcc, telecommunications
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437945023
ISBN-13: 9781437945027

The FCCżs Low-Income Program, administered by the Universal Service Administrative Co. and supported by the Universal Service Fund, provides low-income households with discounts on installation costs for new telephone service and monthly charges for basic telephone service. This report examined: (1) how program participation and support payments have changed over the last 5 years (2005-2009), and factors that may have affected participation; (2) the extent to which goals and measures are used to manage the program; and (3) the extent to which mechanisms are in place to evaluate program risks
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