The markets for rural energy access and internet connectivity are ripe for disruption – and increasingly, we’re seeing benefit from combining the offerings.   Traditionally, power and broadband…

Anna Lerner, Roku Fukui, Doyle Gallegos |

The 2016 World Development Report: Digital Dividends, the World Bank’s flagship report launched on 14 January 2016, presents a policy framework to assist governments in making the best use of…

Tim Kelly |

View of Baku, Azerbaijan. Photo: David Davidson/flickr Geographically and historically, Azerbaijan has often been at the crossroads: of trade routes, cultures, and influences. From a telecom…

Natalija Gelvanovska-Garcia, Zhenia Viatchaninova Dalphond |

A billboard announces the arrival of high-speed broadband internet in downtown Nukua'lofa, the capital of Tonga. Photo: Tom Perry / World Bank You don’t need to be a grandparent or even have…

Pierre Guislain |

The goals of multilateral development agencies, United Nations and World Bank Group are laser-focused on the post-2015 development agenda, calling for transformative change by eradicating extreme…

Sarah McCue |