Decentralized ICT broadband distribution infrastructure


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Decentralized ICT broadband distribution infrastructure
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Business Model Description

Direct capital investments in standalone WiFi stations in public areas, offered to users for free and sold to sponsors in exchange for advertisement space and securely captured data

Expected Impact

Broaden internet access to the base of the socioeconomic pyramid

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
20% - 25% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
Market potential of 54.7 million additional users (16)
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
USD 1 million - USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) Partnerships For the Goals (SDG 17)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8) No Poverty (SDG 1) Gender Equality (SDG 5) Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11)
Sector Sources
  • 1) Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2019, 2) World Bank, 2019, 3) Globo, 2019, 4) Correio Braziliense, 2018,,717118/novo-governo-planeja-viabilizar-investimentos-e-r-180-bi-na-infraestr.shtml 5) OECO, 2012, 6) Correio da Bahia, 2018, 7) Agénor, Pierre-Richard, and Otaviano Canuto. 2013. “Gender Equality and Economic Growth in Brazil.” The World Bank, 8) GSMA. 2020. ""Connected Women The Mobile Gender Gap Report 2020,""
IOA Sources
  • 9) BNDES, 2017, 10) Akamai, 2017, 11) IBEI, 2015, 12) GSMA, 2016 13) GSMA, 2016, 14) Anatel, 2019, 15) Núcleo de Informação e Coordenação do Ponto Brasil, 2018, 16) IBGE, 2018, 17) Teletime, 2019, 18) Eastern Ontario Regional Network, 2016, 19) Tellus Venture Associates, 2006, 20)Economic Times, 2018, 21) BBC, 2017, 22) Folha de Sãao Paulo, 2019, 23) BNAmericas, 2019, 24) Ministério da Ciência, 2019, 25) Theory and Practice of Legislation, 2017, 26) International Comparative Legal Guides, 2019, 27) Ministério da Ciência, 2019, 28) Convergência Digital, 2018, 29) Ricardo Alfonsin Advogados, 2019, 30) IBGE ODS, 2019, 31) GSMA. 2016. “Connected Society Digital inclusion in Latin Americaand the Caribbean.” 32) United Nations Global SDG Database. “SDG Indicators.”