Study points to correlation between faster broadband networks and improvements in income.
Can high-speed Internet improve your financial well-being?
A 2013 study concluded the answer is “yes,” both for individuals and entire nations.
Conducted by telecom equipment maker Ericsson, management consultancy Arthur D. Little and Chalmers University of Technology, the study examined hundreds of academic papers plus data published by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development, among other sources. Among key conclusions is that access to high-performance broadband networks correlates... Read More
Researchers say rural U.S. counties with high adoption rates display improved economic indicators.
It's adoption of broadband, not just availability, that matters most for rural economies, researchers say.
Author: Stewart Schley
Academic researchers led by an Oklahoma State University associate professor have new proof to back a familiar claim: that high-performance broadband network usage correlates with economic growth in rural America.
The team of researchers examined county-level data describing economic conditions including household income, the number of employers and growth in... Read More