336 pages | 6 x 9
Broadband: Bringing Home the Bits provides a contemporary snapshot of technologies, strategies, and policies for improving our communications and information infrastructure. It explores the potential benefits of broadband, existing and projected demand, progress and failures in deployment, competition in the broadband industry, and costs and who pays them. Explanations of broadband s alphabet soup HFC, DSL, FTTH, and all the rest are included as well. The report s finding and recommendations address regulation, the roles of communities, needed research, and other aspects, including implications for the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
National Research Council. Broadband: Bringing Home the Bits. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.
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