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Towards Universal Broadband: Flexible Broadband Pricing and the Digital Divide

Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan November 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2009 – The difference in the adoption of high-speed internet technology between the technological savvy and the unsophisticated may not constitute a digital divide so much as a lag between lower- and high-income groups, according to experts assembled by the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy.

In a report by Kevin Hassett and Robert Shapiro, “Towards Universal Broadband Flexible Broadband Pricing and the Digital Divide,” the authors honed in on the effects broadband pricing. They presented their research at a Friday morning event.

Expert: Telemedicine Could Save $197 Billion, But Only With 'Smart Networks'

Broadband's Impact October 24th, 2008

WASHINGTON, October 24 – Broadband-enabled improvements to health care could save $197 billion over 25 years, but only if carriers had the incentives and freedom to deploy so-called “smart networks,” according a study financed by AT&T.

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