Symmetrical performance should be the goal for a new broadband definition, UNH BCoE suggests.
An updated definition of advanced service capability should consider more than raw speed, UNH BCoE suggests.
In considering a new definition of what constitutes “broadband” Internet connectivity, the Federal Communications Commission should consider performance levels necessary to convey a base set of services that flow over high-speed networks, more so than “raw” measures of speed.
That’s among the recommendations made by the UNH Broadband Center of Excellence in its submission to the FCC... Read More
Regulatory approaches can spur improvements, but education and wealth loom large in the adoption equation.
The 2012 edition of the World Bank’s Information and Communications for Development report urges countries to promote mobile broadband’s expansion to improve the state of agriculture, health, financial services, employment and government in the developing world. The main goal of this research by David Yates and Jeff Gulati of Bentley University is to identify public policy alternatives, regulatory measures and governing practices that can increase the adoption of mobile broadband in... Read More
Broadband is progressing, but there's significant work yet to accomplish. Here's how to get there.
Rouzbeh Yassini, Ph.D.
Realizing broadband's full potential requires solving obstacles revolving around availability, adoption, affordability, performance, utilization, ease of use and services. This BCoE white paper describes these potential impediments in detail, offers solutions for each, and describes some of the forward-thinking applications these solutions will inspire.
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