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.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 10 Nov 2010|
|Event||Digital Futures (2010) - Nottingham, United Kingdom|
Duration: 11 Oct 2010 → 13 Oct 2010
|Conference||Digital Futures (2010)|
|Period||11/10/10 → 13/10/10|