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Broadband in Europe

How Brussels Can Wire the Information Society

Authors: Maldoom, D., Marsden, R., , Singer, H.J.

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Broadband is a key enabler of the information society, increasing productivity and competitiveness across all sectors of the economy. Unlike traditional n- rowband connections, broadband provides high speed, always-on connections to the Internet and supports innovative content and services. Direct consumer welfare gains from mass-market adoption of broadband across the EU could easily reach 50 billion euros or more per annum. This is quite apart from the more profound societal shifts that ubiquitous broadband could bring. It may allow the individual to distribute content and ideas independent of traditional media and bring together communities of interest without regard to borders. Public policy for broadband will have a big impact on whether and how quickly these bene?ts are realised. Getting policy right could bring large bene?ts for consumers, ?rms and the economy at large; getting policy wrong risks s- ?ing both the rollout of broadband and new innovative services, and thus the realisation of the EU’s e-Europe vision. In this book, we focus on the residential market for broadband access in EU countries, analysing the current and prospective level of competition and dr- ing implications for public policy. A key aim is to understand better the relative importance of facilities-based and access-based provision in fostering com- tition and promoting take-up of broadband services.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-2

  • Broadband and why it matters

    Pages 3-24

  • Competition in broadband markets

    Pages 25-55

  • New entry and market outlook

    Pages 57-77

  • Analysis of competition in broadband markets

    Pages 79-120

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Broadband in Europe
Book Subtitle
How Brussels Can Wire the Information Society
Authors
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-25387-9
DOI
10.1007/b107301
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-25386-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3791-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 220
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