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Industry Results

Our leadership role in sustainable private sector development reflects a special advantage—the depth and breadth of expertise we have acquired over more than 50 years of helping emerging-market firms succeed and grow.

We provide our clients the right mix of capabilities to address their needs, delivering the best of what IFC has to offer.

Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Modern information and communication technologies make it easier for the poor to obtain access to services and resources. They expand opportunity and make markets and institutions more efficient. IFC works to extend the availability of such technologies. We channel investments toward private companies that build modern communications infrastructure and information-technology businesses, and develop climate-smart technologies. 

IFC increasingly helps clients move beyond their own national borders and into other developing markets. In FY13, our new commitments in this sector totaled about $470 million.

FY13 Development Outcome Scores

Numbers at the left end of each bar are the total number of companies rated.
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Project Financing and Portfolio, by Industry

Telecommunications and Information Technology
$ millions, for the years ended June 30 FY13 FY12
IFC commitments 472 247
Loans 361 159
Equity 103 89
Guarantees and risk management 8 0
Core Mobilization Commitments* 581 165
Total commitments 1,052 412
Committed portfolio for IFC's account 1,667 1,520
Committed portfolio for Loan Syndications** 1,053 938
Total portfolio 2,720 2,458

* Including Loan Syndications (B-Loans, Parallel Loans, and ALPS), IFC Initiatives, AMC, and Other Mobilization by Decision, as applicable for this Industry.

** Including B-Loans and Agented Parallel Loans.

Development Reach

Telecommunications and Information Technology Portfolio
CY11 CY12
Employment 88,979 116,461
Female Employment 29,784 42,146
Phone Connections (million customers)* 172 192
Payments to Government ($ million) 1,948 1,925

* One client in South Asia contributed 112.7 million customers in CY12.

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