Telecoms, Media & Technology
Students from Tonga's Tailulu College. © Tom Perry / World Bank
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-friendly technologies.
The impact of IFC clients in 2016:
|17,600||JOBS FOR WOMEN SUPPORTED|
|345||MILLION PHONE CONNECTIONS
|$2.3||BILLION IN PAYMENTS
A company or entrepreneur seeking to establish a new venture or expand an existing enterprise can approach IFC directly.
The investment proposal can be submitted to the IFC field office that is closest to the location of the proposed project.