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Paul De Sa

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Paul De Sa

Paul De Sa is a partner with Quadra Partners, a telecommunications consulting firm. Previously, as head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Office of Strategic Plans and Policy Analysis, Mr. De Sa participated in writing the U.S. National Broadband Plan. He also advised numerous companies and financial firms on issues related to telecommunications as a consultant with McKinsey & Co. and as an analyst with Bernstein Research.

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A Global Broadband Plan for Refugees
Policy Briefs
May 2017
By Blair Levin, Paul De Sa, and T. Alexander Aleinikoff

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Policy Briefs
May 2017

Now, more than ever, mobile and Internet connectivity play a crucial role in helping refugees stay safe, build livelihoods, and keep in touch with family. Yet many face challenges in getting and staying connected, both in transit and after arrival. This policy brief draws on the model of national broadband plans to propose a blueprint for improving the connectivity of refugees and host communities around the world.