Fact Sheet

Sector Overview | Telecoms, Media & Technology

February 13, 2023

IFC’s Impact in Digital Infrastructure

Digital connectivity is the foundation of a flourishing economy and an informed society. It is essential for the running of e-government and other critical services including education, health, and finance. Digital infrastructure is also key to a green and climate-resilient global economy, enabling the development of smart, sustainable cities and energy grids that deliver clean and reliable power, among other components of a low-carbon future. Strengthening digital capacity and connectivity in emerging markets will enable significant progress towards inclusive growth, economic stability, and better quality of life for all.