Description: Business success, economic development and even international competition is starting to depend on once unimaginably fast Internet speeds.
Date:May 31, 2015
On Tuesday, Charter Communications announced that it would spend, in two separate deals, a combined $67.1 billion to buy Bright House Networks and Time Warner Cable. A big reason for the deal was the opportunity to offer faster online services.
People will watch ultrahigh-definition television programs in one room, the argument runs, while broadcasting interactive video games in another and using a high-speed Wi-Fi terminal in a third. You can charge a lot for providing that kind of capability. Read Rest of Story
Questions for discussion:
1. As Bandwidth has increased over the years can you think of any new or unforeseen businesses that have been created as a result of the increased bandwidth ?
2. Do you see this “BROADBAND Divide to be an issue of concern for governments and business? Why or Why Not?