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Despite boasting the sixth-highest GDP in Latin America, Peru’s Internet penetration rate is among the lowest in the region. The adoption of progressive policies and development of new infrastructure has contributed to decreased broadband prices in urban areas of the country, however significant cost and infrastructure barriers prevent the rural population from coming online. This case study – our first to focus on a Latin American country – examines Peru’s ambitious National Broadband Plan and briefly identifies some of the key steps the country is taking to drive down the cost of Internet access for ordinary Peruvians.