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Is Broadbanding Here to Stay?

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in London last month. It provides some initial findings from our research into future business models for broadband service providers (BSPs), including our recent online survey. (The summary results will be mailed out to respondents in the next few days.) Those wishing to find out more may want to take a look at our forthcoming report, Broadband Business Models 2.0 . To save you the suspense, here’s the headlines for what’s upcoming for the telecoms industry, based on what insiders are saying through our survey and research: Operators are going to face a slew of non-traditional voice service competition. To ...
is normally used as synonymous of high-speed connection. However, the term takes on several meanings in relation to the fast evolution of carrier technologies - from DSL (Digital Subscribed Lines) to fibre-optic, from WiMax to NGN (Next Generation Networks). Although several presentations exist of national action plans to boost broadband development at country level, a complete collection of government strategies is missing. This page presents an overview of the state of the art based on official sources.
Feeding the hungry, educating the ignorant, sheltering the homeless
It’s called loving the poor. They too are God’s children and aren’t we all made in His image? But loving and taking care of the poor actually takes a lot more than merely saying a quiet prayer for them. I had a first hand account how other people gladly offer their lives in the service of the poor. The other day, the PLDT Smart Foundation (PSF), which entourage I was part of, visited the slums of Tondo, Manila. We were there for a simple ocular of a school building that the foundation is helping. Briefly, the PSF is sponsoring one level of a 5-storey school building while ePLDT is going to donate computer sets. The broadbanding ... market research, surveys and trends
Opportunities and Challenges for Social Policy: Engaging Youth Online
In this article I outline some of the opportunities and challenges presented to social policy practitioners considering the use of social networking tools to engage with youth online. At present, most government uses of online social networking tools are limited to placing advertisements on banners in applications such as Google’s ‘Blogger’, Microsoft’s ‘My Space’ and the latest and most popular application, ‘Facebook’. However, little research has been conducted on the use of publicly-available social networking tools in social policy initiatives or the possibilities such tools ... market research, surveys and trends


June 4, 2010 HR Bulletin | IPMA-HR
Congress recessed last week for the Memorial Day holiday without passing an extension of jobless benefits. As a result, the COBRA subsidy was allowed to expire May 31, 2010, and the extension of unemployment benefits expired June 2. While lawmakers are expected to extend unemployment benefits when they return, it appears the COBRA subsidy has ended. Prior to leaving the District of Columbia, senators passed an emergency war and disaster relief spending bill that the House will take up after the recess. Important to IPMA-HR members was the behind-the-scenes activities, which included an attempt to amend the spending bill to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Internet Trends and IT Industry News and Development - Page 4 ...
A four-storey Information Technology (IT) center, called "SB Centrex Project� will rise shortly within the sprawling San Francisco High School compound in Project 6, Quezon City. Once completed, the facility is expected to transform the QC division of schools as the country�s first and only division to gear towards computerization in the hope of acquiring a 100 percent computer literacy rating among graduates of the city�s secondary public school system. On orders of Mayor Feliciano Belmonte Jr., the city government has set aside R48 million for the construction of the IT Center. Belmonte said the project is in line with the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


Alternative Pay Progression Strategies: Broadbanding Applications
Note to Federal Agencies: Broadbanding is not currently available to agencies covered ... presented here should not be construed to endorse any ...... percent planned to stay the same (Lawler et al., 1993). Method. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Concurring Statement of Commissioner Leibowitz
because so many cities are doing this means that municipal broadband is here to stay. At the same time, this issue has been taken up by Congress. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Berkman Center broadband study for FCC available for public ...
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society is pleased to announce that the draft of its independent review for the FCC -- Next Generation Connectivity: A review of broadband Internet transitions and policy from around the world -- has been posted for public comment at . [ Reminder 11/4: Commenting on the Berkman Center's broadband study for the FCC : The comment period for the study closes November 16. ] [ Added 11/17: Reviewing comments on the Berkman Center's broadband study for the FCC . ] [ Added 12/7: FCC "Workshop: Review and Discussion of ...
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What are my high speed internet options?
I live in an area that's not served by wired broadband providers such as DSL or cable. Am I really stuck with only dialup? It's so slow! • Surprisingly I can say this with all honesty: I feel your pain. OK, not the exact same pain, but my options are also limited, and it's frustrating. Let me throw out the alternatives I'm aware of. Perhaps someone will chime in with something new and exciting and we can both get a faster internet fix. • My neighborhood also has no cable. As a result, my only wired option is DSL over the my phone line. Unfortunately, while I have a wonderfully strong signal, the ...
How to get temporary broadband as a foreigner in Germany? | Ask ...
Berlin / Germany internet installation: I might stay a few months in an apartment in Berlin, where there currently is no internet connection installed. What (if any) are my options? I need broadband in my daily work, running to cafes might cut it for a few days but not for longer periods of time. I'm not German, but Norwegian. Could I as a foreigner order a broadband (or other highspeed) connection, personally, for only a short period of time? (My broadband experiences from France and Norway is several months from order to a functional installation, and the subscriptions run for 12 months minimum.) I'm happy to hear ...