Methodology for economic evaluation of telecoms projects general
key-subject: investment, network technology
client-type: financial institution
Intelecon was contracted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to design a survey, evaluation and project planning methodology for public sector projects financed by the bank. The methodology is used, with an associated guidelines document also drafted by Intelecon, by bank officials evaluating bank investments. The methodology and guidelines include assessment of demand, optimal network design, financial sustainability, and evaluation of economic benefits and economic return as well as guidance to private sector investors on the willingness to pay of telephone users.