Do we need an active policy for broadband development?
Conference: Breitbandversorgung in Deutschland - wie schaffen wir den Anschluss? - ITG-Fachtagung
10/12/2005 - 10/13/2005 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: Breitbandversorgung in Deutschland - wie schaffen wir den Anschluss?
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Falch, Morten (Center for Information & Communication Technologies (CICT), Technical University of Denmark, build. 371.2 Lyngby, Denmark)
A comparison of broadband development in Europe, US, Canada, South Korea and Japan indicates national policies are important for the penetration of broadband. Successful policies include direct intervention in the form of financial support to infrastructure development in disadvantaged areas, regulation ensuring facility based competition and facility measures such demand stimulation and providing common visions for the information society.