Someone ‘gets’ it. Interesting that it is someone in the telecoms and not the telecare industry:
The ‘business case’ for Fibre-to-the-Home networks is no longer based solely on the commercial returns from Internet access and other communication services. Important services that depend on high quality broadband infrastructure include telehealth, tele-education, e-business, digital media, e-government, smart utility meter reading, etc. These are all key reasons why developed nations need Next Generation Networks.
Read full article by Paul Budde in his Australian BuddeBlog.