Cover: Entertainment X.0 to Boost Broadband Deployment

Entertainment X.0 to Boost Broadband Deployment

Published in: European Parliament, Directorate-General for Internal Policies, Policy Department A: Economic and Scientific Policy (Brussels: European Union, Oct. 2013)

Posted on on October 01, 2013

by J. Scott Marcus, Ilsa Godlovitch, Pieter Nooren, Dieter Elixmann, Bram van den Ende, Jonathan Cave

We explore the definition of broadband and explain its interaction with European policy goals; analyse available data in order provide a detailed, objective and realistic picture of the broadband deployment, adoption, and usage situation in the EU from a number of different perspectives; and assess the drivers of broadband today, with particular emphasis on audiovisual and entertainment services. Measures to promote demand in general and the distribution of IP-based audiovisual content in particular, would appear to be warranted.

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