Politically charged and economically vital, the technology of broadband defines the limits of how services and data can reach from the enterprise to the home. New standards battle it out with established players on cable, in fibre and over wireless, bringing technical, regulatory and commercial pressures to bear on a rapidly changing market.
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At the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford, business executives discuss the future of education publishing in the Digital Age. They talk about the challenges associated with changing the current system and potential solutions. Panelists include Bruce Kingma, associate provost at Syracuse University; Mark Atkinson, CEO of Teachscape; James Shelton, former program director at the Gates Foundation; Ntiedo Etuk, CEO of Tabula Digita. Michael Moe, CEO of NextAdvisors, moderates the discussion.
It should have provided high-speed, low-power wireless connectivity for homes and offices everywhere. But instead of more products you can shake a stick at, all UltraWideBand has to show for itself to date is a French USB stick you can shake. Dialogue Box explains why
Greater broadband access will not necessarily mean better resilience or business continuity, according to Cabinet Office comms expert Nigel Brown
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Senior Editor Sam Diaz about President-elect Barack Obama's response to the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation's new report which ranks the U.S. 15th in the world in broadband adoption, below South Korea, Australia, and Norway, to name a few. Diaz discusses why access is essential and the challenges of wiring a country in the midst of an economic crisis.