Cable Television and Telephony: Advanced Services to the Home

 

181

   

Summary and Forecasts

 

181

   

Advanced Cable and Telephone Services to the Home

 

182

   

On-line Services and Internet Access for Consumers

 

186

   

Summary and Forecasts

 

186

   

On-line Services and Internet Access

 

186

   

Wireless and Broadcast Infrastructure

 

188

   

Summary and Forecasts

 

188

   

Wireless Telephony

 

189

   

Wireless Data Networking

 

192

   

Terrestrial and Satellite Broadcast Television

 

194

   

Wireless Cable

 

194

   

Direct Broadcast Satellite

 

195

   

Notes

 

195

6

 

PUBLIC POLICY AND PRIVATE ACTION

 

197

   

Introduction

 

197

   

Public-Private Engagement

 

199

   

NII Systems Issues

 

201

   

Defining Roles for Government

 

206

   

Regulation, Rules, and Norms

 

206

   

Protecting the NII: Ethics and Mechanisms

 

209

   

Security, Reliability, and Architecture

 

210

   

Government as User and Service Provider

 

212

   

Technology Development Through R&D

 

214

   

Architecture and Networking

 

215

   

Information Management and Ease of Use

 

218

   

Standards

 

222

   

International Issues

 

224

   

Systems Data and Analysis for NII Assessment

 

225

   

Government as Convenor

 

226

   

Conclusions

 

227

   

Notes

 

230

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

235

 

 

APPENDIXES

 

 

   

A Workshop Participants and Agenda

 

251

   

B Forum Participants and Agenda

 

256

   

C Call for White Papers (Abridged)

 

265

   

D White Papers Received

 

269

   

E NII 2000 Liaisons

 

274

   

F Letter from Vice President Albert Gore, March 6, 1995

 

276

   

G Acronyms and Abbreviations Used

 

278



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