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Background Resources on Delivery of Digital Content


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This section provides some background information on the digital delivery content environment in general. This list of resources is not exhaustive. If you would like additional related resources to be reflected, please contact Ms. Cristina Bueti or Mr. Marco Obiso at digitalcontent(at) 

Framing the Debate

Interactive content and convergence: Implications for the information society, Screen Digest Ltd, CMS Hasche Sigle, Goldmedia Gmbh, Rightscom Ltd, A Study for the European Commission (DG Information Society and Media), October 2006

Creating Digital New Zealand: The Draft New Zealand Digital Content Strategy, Discussion Document, 2006

Communication the Next Decade, A collection of essays prepared for the UK Office of Communications, November 2006

Digital Content Creation, Distribution and Access, OECD Conference Summary, January 2006

The Future of Digital Content Distribution, Stan Moyer, Telcordia Technologies

Free Digital Contents

Will Content Be King? Digital Content: A Modern Fairy Tale Digital Content: A Modern Fairy Tale or the Old King in New Clothes? Robert Shaw, June 2006

Digital broadband content OECD work on: Scientific publishing, music, online computer and video games, mobile content, Graham Vickery, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, June 2005

Digital Content Market: Opportunities for All, background information for ITU Telecom World 2006 Forum.

A New Era for Content, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Entertainment & Media Practice

The Digital Content Wave, Todd Raker and Brian Thackray, January 2007

PARTICIPATIVE WEB: USER-CREATED CONTENTOECD Working Party on the Information Economy, January 2007

Competitive Platforms, New Technologies

Driving the Future of IPTV, ITU-T IPTV Global Workshop, Seoul, October 2006

Management and Publishing of the Digital Content on the iTVP Platform, Czyrenk, Mazurek and Stroinski, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center

iTVP Platform: Delivering Interactive TV Services over IP Networks, Czyrenk, Mazurek and Stroinski, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center

Digital Broadband Content: Mobile Content; New Content for New Platforms, Working Party on the Information Economy (OCED), May 2005

Challenges Loom for New Content Delivery Platforms, Matt Hines, e-Week, October 2005

All IP Trends in Telecommunication, Olli Martikainen, International Workshop NGNT

Be Prepared, Imperatives for TMT Executives, 2005-2010, Deloitte

Telecommunication Prediction, TMT Trends 2007, Deloitte

Media Prediction, TMT Trends 2007, Deloitte




Organizations and Related Activities

ITU Related activities

Other International and National Related Initiatives

More information..


Internet-TV Convergence with the Multimedia Home Platform, Tom Worthington FACS, Communications Research Forum, September 2001

The Challenges of Convergence, i2010 High Level Group Discussion Paper, December 2006

Profiting from convergence: Defining growth paths for telecom service providers, An IBM Institute for Business Value executive brief

Transformations and Looking Ahead, Marcien Jenckes: Vice President, Network Programming & Operations, America Online, Inc.

Evolution towards converged services and networks, Ericsson White Paper, April 2005

Regulation Challenges

Access to Content by New Media Platforms: A Review of the Competition Law Problems, Damien Geradin, the Global Competition Law Centre Working Papers Series, February 2005

Competition Policy in Age of Convergence, Robert Pepper, Global Advanced Technology Policy, Cisco

Review of Regulation for Digital Broadcasting: Terms of Reference, Ministry of Economic and Development, New Zealand, May 2006

United Kingdom: Turn on to Digital - Getting Prepared for Digital Content Creation and Distribution in 2012, Jolyon Barker, Ed Shedd and Tony Cooper, July 2006

Digital Broadband Content: Digital Content Strategy and Policy, Working Party on the Information Economy (OCED), May 2006

Content Delivery Trends

Digital Content Delivery Trends in Higher Education, Mark R Nelson, EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research, April 2006

Distributing Digital Content, International Supply Chain Specialists Meeting- Frankfurt Book Fair, October 2006

A Case for Peering of Content Delivery Networks, Rajkumar Buyya, Al-Mukaddim Khan Pathan, James Broberg and Zahir Tari

Eye to The Future, How TMT advances could change the way we live in 2010, Deloitte


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