Broadband internet has the potential to profoundly impact science, business and society, while simultaneously transforming almost every aspect of everyday life. Because of broadband's increasingly prominent role and presence, it is both appropriate and timely to understand the deployment and adoption of broadband technologies worldwide. Adoption, Usage, and Global Impact of Broadband Technologies: Diffusion, Practice and Policy contains a masterful synthesis of literature intended to enhance knowledge of broadband deployment, diffusion, adoption, usage and impact from the global perspective. Including chapters from researchers with varied geographical, educational and cultural backgrounds, this book helps the reader to understand the differences in the adoption of broadband in different countries and examine comparative policy issues at national and international levels.
Series: Premier Reference Source
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 10th November 2010
Publisher: IGI Global
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.6 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.08