In 2010, Ericsson and Arthur D. Little conducted an in-depth study titled “Socioeconomic Impact of Broadband Network Investments,” which measured the economic effects of broadband penetration. It explored the latest understanding of the impact of fixed and mobile broadband investments. The study was based on more than 120 academic reports and business papers published between 2001 and 2010, and results showed that broadband penetration has positive effects on society.
In 2011, Ericsson initiated a follow-up research project, “Socioeconomic Effects of Broadband Speed,” comprising two studies:... Read More
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