Broadband Access Transformation
Governments worldwide are investing on a massive scale to bring broadband to unserved and underserved areas, recognizing broadband as an essential utility to help address economic and other disparities. Public capital has attracted equally substantial amounts of private capital from investors, private companies, and others.
Liliane Offredo-Zreik's paper Broadband Access Transformation: Drivers and Funding highlights the drivers for investing in broadband buildouts and the major sources of funding from the various government programs, and some of the large investments from investors and operators.
- An overall vision of the new, transformed, local broadband network architecture.
- A review of the technology options for the enhanced access network.
- The operations architecture of the transformed local broadband network.
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