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The Key to Social and Economic Development? Broadband Adoption

Robert Pepper | Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact
Robert Pepper

Two Asian nations -- Korea and Singapore -- have managed to leapfrog multiple stages of economic development and have transformed into economic miracles. This comes as no accident, in part, because both have taken a planned approach to technological development, starting with national broadband plans, which has led to increased broadband adoption, and successive waves of economic growth.

The Broadband Factor: How Connectivity Expands Economic and Community Development

Kristin Peterson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Impact
Kristin Peterson

Among the long list of needs in developing communities, broadband connectivity may not stand out as an obvious priority: education, sanitation, etc. generally rank above access to Twitter. But access to the Internet can act as a powerful catalyst.