Extension of fiber optic internet services in rural and peripheral areas

Extension of fiber optic internet services in rural and peripheral areas

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Extension of fiber optic internet services in rural and peripheral areas
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.
Technology and Communications
Internet Media and Services
Business Model Description

Invest in the installation and / or extension of fiber optic internet services in rural and peripheral areas, and subsequent offer of internet services through mixed financing, including private sector investment, potential subsidies and / or investors with patient capital

Expected Impact

Developing connectivity will help society as a whole , reducing inequalities, providing increased access to information, business opportunities and services

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).
10% - 15% (in IRR)
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.
Demand subscription growing from 266,000 (2017) to 600,000 (2023)
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) Partnerships For the Goals (SDG 17) Quality Education (SDG 4)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8) Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10) Gender Equality (SDG 5)
Sector Sources
  • (I) Ariel Insaurralde Alviso. 2021. “Más contratos y menos convenios”: Paraguay avanza tímidamente en Índice Global de Innovación 2021. https://cienciasdelsur.com/2021/09/28/mas-contratos-y-menos-convenios-paraguay-avanza-timidamente-en-el-indice-global-de-innovacion-2021/ (II) Agencia de Información Paraguaya. 2015. Avanza Plan Nacional de Telecomunicaciones 2016 – 2020. https://www.ip.gov.py/ip/avanza-plan-nacional-de-telecomunicaciones-2016-2020/ (III) International Fund for Agricultural Development. 2016. Paraguay. https://www.ifad.org/en/web/operations/w/country/paraguay (IV) Bnamericas. 2023. Cómo y dónde están invirtiendo las telecos en Paraguay. https://www.bnamericas.com/es/reportajes/como-y-donde-estan-invirtiendo-las-telecos-en-paraguay (V) BID. 2018. PY80. Paraguay Routes for Development. https://publications.iadb.org/es/paraguay-rutas-para-el-desarrollo (VI) Agencia de Información Paraguaya. 2022.Uso de internet en Paraguay llega al 77% de la población según datos del 2021. https://www.ip.gov.py/ip/uso-de-internet-en-paraguay-llega-al-77-de-la-poblacion-segun-datos-del-2021/
IOA Sources
  • (1) Deloitte. 2018. Análisis de la situación de la ANDE en Paraguay. https://www.mitic.gov.py/application/files/4415/5646/4497/Paraguay_Proyecto_ANDE_v21_1.pdf (2) Entrevistas. 2021. (3) Edwin Gabriel Gutiérrez Villagómez. 2014. Estudio de factibilidad para la implementación de una red de fibra óptica entre Desaguadero y Moquegua. https://repositorio.pucp.edu.pe/index/handle/123456789/31421/browse?type=author&value=Guti%C3%A9rrez+Villag%C3%B3mez%2C+Edwin+Gabriel (4) Agencia de Información Paraguaya. 2022.Uso de internet en Paraguay llega al 77% de la población según datos del 2021. https://www.ip.gov.py/ip/uso-de-internet-en-paraguay-llega-al-77-de-la-poblacion-segun-datos-del-2021/ (5) CEPAL. 2013.Banda ancha en América Latina: más allá de la conectividad. https://repositorio.cepal.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/eb12988a-1e9d-4930-9b6f-6cf6e2f07076/content (6) Nicolás Alonso. 2018. “La tecnología es un producto adictivo y debe ser regulado como tal”.https://elpais.com/tecnologia/2018/02/09/actualidad/1518209058_401300.html (7) Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación. 2021. (8) Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación. 2020. Finaliza conexión de la Red Nacional de Fibra Óptica en importantes ciudades del país. https://www.mitic.gov.py/noticias/finaliza-conexion-de-la-red-nacional-de-fibra-optica-en-importantes-ciudades-del-pais (9) CONATEL. s.f. LOGROS DEL FONDO DE SERVICIOS UNIVERSALES​.https://www.conatel.gov.py/conatel/logros-del-fsu/ (10) Congreso de la nación paraguaya. 2013. Ley No. 5102. https://www.bacn.gov.py/leyes-paraguayas/4669/promocion-de-la-inversion-en-infraestructura-publica-y-ampliacion-y-mejoramiento-de-los-bienes-y-servicios-a-cargo-del-estado (11) CONATEL. 2008. Resolución Nº 133/2008. https://www.conatel.gov.py/conatel/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/go-080214-032-rd0133.pdf (12) Gobierno Nacional de Paraguay. 2002. Decreto N˚ 16.761/02. https://www.leyes.com.py/decreto/2002/16761/37063/?td=4&c=17 (13) Congreso de la nación paraguaya. 2018. Ley No. 6207. https://www.bacn.gov.py/leyes-paraguayas/8933/ley-n-6207-crea-el-ministerio-de-tecnologias-de-la-informacion-y-comunicacion-y-establece-su-carta-organica (14) Congreso de la Nación Paraguaya. 1991. LEY Nº: 60/90. https://www.mic.gov.py/mic/w/industria/ddi/pdf/Ley60-90.pdf