File Name:AchievingUniversalAccess.ppt Size: 101 Kb Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation Description:How is Universal Access Defined? Definition depends on local economic development and the geography of the country. Does not mean that every household has a telephone (universal service). At a minimum, every person has a reasonable means of access to a publicly available telephone. A phone in every village or within walking distance of any community
Development Sector(s): Rule of Law, Civil Society, Legal and Institutional Reform, Privatization, Trade and Investment
ICT Intervention(s): Capacity Building, Public Administration, Telecommunications Policy Reform, Telephony, Universal Service Obligations/Universal Access
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.