Universal Service Provisioning using Next Generation Access technologies

Arjuna Sathiaseelan, Gorry Fairhurst

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The provision of Next Generation Access (NGA) services to the “final third” of the UK population is recognised as a serious technical and financial challenge. Poor broadband access is one of the major problems for rural communities inhibiting engagement in the Digital Economy for the unserved communities. In this paper, we describe the challenges for Universal Service Provision and explore key Next Generation Access technologies that can be combined to provide cost- effective rural broadband.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2010
EventDigital Futures (2010) - Nottingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 Oct 201013 Oct 2010


ConferenceDigital Futures (2010)
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


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