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23 Jul 2019

Public-Private Partnership in Telecommunications Infrastructure Projects

Case of the Republic of Congo

This paper delineates the role of government in infrastructure PPPs in telecommunication sector in the Republic of Congo. Besides its critical role in promoting universal access at this time of convergence and the edge of information technologies, PPPs offer policy makers an opportunity to improve the delivery of services and the management of facilities and helps to mobilize private capital which in turn speeds up the delivery of public infrastructure. Along with power and transportation infrastructures projects, telecommunication figures among the most growing areas in PPP projects in Africa. It also summarize the achievements and challenges in Congo’s ICT economic infrastructure sector, the capital investment needs in the broadband sub-sector (budgetary valuation of transnational and international networks) and risk allocated to the implementation of the project and proposes the World Bank Group risk mitigation instruments.

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