Posts Tagged ‘tiered pricing’

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.

OECD Broadband Ranking System Needs Restructuring, Says Think Tank

Broadband Data July 29th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 29 – Basing telecommunications policy around the faulty ranking system of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development would lead to an “ill-defined national broadband strategy,” officials from the Phoenix Center think tank said Monday.

Will Bandwidth Demands 'Break' the Internet? Yea or Nay, We Need Independent Monitoring

Expert Opinion June 22nd, 2008

June 22 – Whether or not new bandwidth demands on the Internet cause carriers to offer tiered pricing or to throttle particular applications or protocols, independent monitoring will be crucial.

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