Broadband Working Group
Led by: Sharon Gillett (MIT) and John Watlington (France Telecom)
Contact Bill Lehr at firstname.lastname@example.org
The success of the communications industry as a whole depends on broadband capabilities that evolve as rapidly as other parts of the value chain. The case for broadband investment, however, is uneven and uncertain. This group explored incentives for both consumers and companies to invest in broadband advancement. A key area of focus is how the notion of personal broadband — where the connection is the province of the person, rather than the place — might evolve.
- Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Deployment, by Sharon Gillett, Bill Lehr, Carlos Osorio, and Marvin Sirbu, February 2006.
- Vision of Personal Broadband, by the CFP Broadband Working Group, January 2006.
- Broadband Incentive Problem, by the CFP Broadband Working Group, September 2005.
*This working group is no longer active, however, papers and presentations are available to our members.