Benefits of Broadband

The benefits of broadband technology would be manifested in lower medical costs, lower costs of institutionalized living and additional output generated by more seniors and individuals with disabilities in the labor force according to economist Robert E. Litan, author of the report Great Expectations: Potential Economic Benefits From Accelerated Broadband Deployment To Older Americans and Americans with Disabilities.

Bristol moves towards being a ‘digital city’

A partnership of business, community and city council leaders believes the city can win the government’s £7 million ‘Digital Challenge’. Bristol is already one of the top European locations for wi-fi network provision, digital technology research and development, creative industries and online service delivery, public consultation and democratic engagement.