Information networks contribute to economic and social welfare. The relationship between investment in information infrastructure—telecom and computer networks and their components—and a nation’s economic development and performance is well established in principle. A variety of econometric studies confirm the nature and strength of the relationship. Details may vary from one economy to another and among sectors of a particular economy, but investment in information technologies will increase productivity, rates of economic growth, job creation, international competitiveness, and general efficiency in use of resources.
This report provides an overview of, and recommendations for improving, the telecommunications policy environment in Mozambique.