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Title: FTAA.ecom/inf/112 October 25, 2001 The Digital Divide


1

Public FTAA.ecom/inf/112 October 25,
2001 Original Spanish Translation FTAA
Secretariat
Joint Government-Private Sector Committee of
Experts on Electronic Commerce THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
PRESENTATION OF THE DELEGATION OF
COLOMBIA Panama City, Panama, October 2001
2
PRESENTATION DELEGATION OF COLOMBIA
  • Colombia viewed in a General Context
  • Background
  • Connectivity Agenda
  • Strategy for the Promotion of the IT Industry
  • Proposal of Colombia

3
COLOMBIA VIEWED WITHIN A GENERAL CONTEXT
4
The IT Industry in Latin America
  • Latin America is the fastest growing IT market
    and also the least penetrated. It is expected to
    surpass North American, European and Asian
    markets.
  • On average, compound growth rate is 18.2 in this
    market whereas for the rest of the globe, growth
    rates have remained near 10.9 year after year.

5
Distribution of the IT Industry in Latin America
Fuente IDC Colombia
6
Investment in IT Services in Colombia - 2000 (US
M)
Source IDC Colombia
7
Investment in IT Services in Colombia (US M)
IDC Colombia
8
Telecommunications Infrastructure - Colombia
9
IT vs. GDP in Colombia
50.0
40.0
30.0
20.0
10.0
0.0
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
-10.0
10
PC Market Penetration
World
Lat.Am.
PCs per 100 inhabitants
11
Internet Index
90
80
Internet Use For Business
70
60
50
40
30
20
10
Internet Users in Education
E-Commerce Expenditure

Internet Users in The Home
Source 2000 IDC/World Iimes Information Society
Index (ISI)
12
Internet Penetration
World
Users per 100 inhabitants
13
Electronic Commerce Colombia
U 1000 M
U M
Fuente IDC Colombia, 2001
14
BACKGROUND
15
The IT Industry in Colombia
  • In 1994, the Colombian government came up with
    the idea of fostering the development of IT with
    the support of international institutions, such
    as Protrade and GTZ of Germany.
  • In 1995, the government also started to promote
    the participation of Colombian enterprises in the
    Cebit Fair, held every year in Hannover, Germany.

16
The IT Industry in Colombia
  • COINVERTIR, as part of its ongoing efforts,
    designed an electronics and software project and
    executed other countries studies. A business
    and technology mission to India was also carried
    out.
  • Activities in this sector have the support of
    various trade unions that make up the industry
    FEDESOFT, ACIS, ACUC.

17
Legislation
  • Law 527 of 1999
  • Functional equivalent principle for concepts
    regarding text, signature, and original.
  • Provisions that confer juridical validity,
    probative and mandatory value for all types of
    information in the form of data messages.
  • Digital signature on the same footing as
    handwritten signature.
  • Certification entities.

18
Legislation
  • Decree 1747 of 2000
  • Requirements to be met by certification entities
    that wish to carry out activities in Colombia
  • Closed Entities offer, free of charge,
    certification services that are only for the
    exchange of messages between the entity and the
    subscriber.
  • Open Entities offer certification services only
    when use is not limited to messages between the
    entity and the subscriber or when it is
    remunerated for these services.

19
Strategic Export Plan
  • The Ministry of Foreign Trade formulated the
    Strategic Export Plan 1999-2009, which maps out
    the course to follow to strengthen Colombias
    productive sector and its orientation toward the
    international market. The plan is made up of
    five strategic objectives.
  • Strategic Objective 1 aims to increase and
    diversify the exportable supply of goods and
    services based on world demand.
  • Strategy 2 of this objective specifically aims to
    adapt, reorient, and promote the tools for
    boosting foreign trade.
  • Development of electronic commerce forms part of
    the Plans second strategy under Objective 1.

20
CONNECTIVITY AGENDA
21
Political Framework
In 199l, in establishing the Connectivity
Agenda, President Andrés Pastrana made the
commitment to make the use of ICT widespread in
order to support growth and increase productivity
and competitiveness of market access for the
production sector and reinforce the generation of
employment.
22
Vision of the Connectivity Agenda
  • Colombia, by the year 2010, expects to be a
    fully-fledged participant in the information
    society and be recognized as a
  • Leader in the use of Information Technology in
    the education, production, and government
    sectors, for the purpose of optimizing its own
    activities and raise them to the levels and
    quality in keeping with the standards set by
    developed countries.
  • Country where all citizens have access to and
    actively use Information Technology for their own
    development.
  • Country with world class Information Technology,
    positioning it as one of the 5 main exporters of
    software and related services.

23
Mission of the Connectivity Agenda
  • State Policy aimed at bringing Colombia into the
    information society by bringing about a
    widespread increase in the use of Information
    Technologies and thereby augmenting the
    competitiveness of the productive sector and
    modernizing its public and government
    institutions.

24
Specific Objectives of the Connectivity Agenda
  • Take advantage of ICT
  • Close the gap
  • Business sector participation
  • New State model

25
Strategies of the Connectivity Agenda
  • Access to Infrastructure
  • Education and Training
  • Content
  • Online enterprises
  • Developing the IT sector
  • Government on-line

26
Agenda for Areas of Action Digital Divide
  • 1. Access to Infrastructure
  • 2. Education and Training
  • 3. Content
  • 4. SMEs
  • 5. Electronic Commerce

27
1. Access to Infrastructure
  • Telecommunications Law
  • PCS - LMDS
  • Compartel
  • Computers for Education
  • Military Units with Internet
  • 500 Computer packages
  • Resolution 307 2000 Flat Rates and Reduced
    Rates
  • Value-Added Tax Exoneration PC with 1 Processor

28
Education and Content
  • 2. Education and Training
  • Intelligent Program
  • Bilingual Classrooms
  • 3. Content
  • SINIC National Cultural Information System
  • SIINTI Information System of the National IT
    Infrastructure

29
4. SMEs
  • Internet Project and Electronic Commerce
  • Incentives for SME Technological Innovation
    FomiPymes
  • Training of 500 Expopymes (export-oriented SMEs)
    with the cooperation of the U.S. Department of
    Trade and Embassy

30
4. SMEs General Criteria for Support
  • Programs, projects and activities in
  • Strengthening of technological capacity
  • Information systems, information technology
    systems and economies online
  • Training
  • Technical Assistance
  • Development and promotion
  • .

31
5. Online
Stage I
Stage II
Stage
III
I
Online
Services
Procurement
State information is a public good
No. of
Online Services
Information
Online
Service Levels
June 30, 2002
Dec. 31, 2001
Dec. 31, 2000
Presidential Directive 02/2000
32
Result 1 of the First Stage Presence of National
Public Entities on the Internet
100
99
203
91
100
87
203
83
200
83
184
74
176
80
162
169
168
63
151
No. Entities
127
60
121
56
56
56
Presence
114
114
114
40
81
20
40
0
0
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Jan.
Dec.
Feb.
April
May
June
March
2000
2000
2000
2000
2001
2000
2001
2001
2001
2001
2001
33
Government Online Stage 2
II
Stage
Stage
I
Stage
III
Simplify
Online
Services
interaction
Between Citizens and the
Procurement
State
No. of
Online
Services
Online Information
Service
Levels
June 30,
Dec. 31,
Dec. 31,
2002
2002
2001
2000
2001
2000
Presidential Directive 02/ 2000
34
Government Online Stage 2
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Government Online Stage 3
Stage
II
Stage
I
Stage
III
Online
Services
Procurement
No. of
Online
Efficiency
Services
Transparency
Probity
Online Information
Niveles
de
Servicio
Dec. 31, 2001
Dec. 31, 2000
June 30, 2002
Presidential Directive 02 of 2000
Third Stage



Legal Framework

Policy regulating agency

Definition of the Operation and Management Model
37
6. Activities Pending Execution
  • Compartel 2001
  • Measuring use and advantage taken TI-DANE
  • Education Portal
  • Strategy for development of IT industry in
    Colombia

38
STRATEGY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF IT INDUSTRY
39
Strategy for the Development of IT Industry
  • The government of Colombia has been working
    arduously to identify business opportunities and
    provide the tools needed for the appropriate
    development of the following areas
  • Creation of adequate legislation
  • Identification of Colombias supply
  • Development of human capital
  • Establishment of strategic alliances
  • Marketing of the IT industry in strategic
    positions

40
Concrete developments in the sector
  • Call to the sector
  • Investment proposals to multinational enterprises
  • Videoconference between entrepreneurs of India
    and Colombia
  • Andean Program for Technology Exportatiion and
    technological services CAF - Colciencias
    Proexport
  • Silicon Valley - IBA
  • Development of agreements and associations that
    form part of IT industry
  • Bitkom
  • Nasscom

41
Colombia IT Industry Objective
  • Commercialization on the Latin American market of
    products of large enterprises
  • Develop new software solutions
  • Locate new support centers to meet the regions
    needs
  • Obtain technology transfers for our industry
  • Attract and have access to risk capital

42
PROPOSAL OF COLOMBIA
43
Proposals
  • Measure use of ICT in our countries
  • Investment in access to telecommunications
    infrastructure
  • IT Training Centers to meet the needs of the
    Andean region
  • Establishment of a monitoring group on policies
    defined in developed countries to support the
    development of IT in developing countries
  • Application of cooperation mechanisms among
    countries, to launch projects aimed at
    decreasing the digital divide throughout the
    continent.
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