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Factors influencing the adoption of residential broadband connections to the Internet

L.J. Stanton
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
This study analyzes the factors influencing the adoption of residential broadband services using the Current Population Survey data from September 2001.  ...  A majority of Americans connect to the Internet either through connections at home, work, or school and use the Internet to send e-mail, shop, bank, search for a new job, or find information.  ...  Research Question The preceding arguments entice one to ask what factors influence the adoption of residential broadband connections to the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265322 dblp:conf/hicss/Stanton04 fatcat:vns5qet5vnfllpd5m5tdg3jlpm

Broadband Developments in the United States Subsequent to the Federal Communications Commission's 2010 National Broadband Plan

John B. Meisel, John C. Navin, Timothy S. Sullivan
2014 International Journal of Wireless Networks and Broadband Technologies  
One critical issue prior to the development of the broadband plan and subsequent to its publication is the competitiveness of the Internet Service Provider market.  ...  The purpose of this article is to analyze key economic arguments involving the development of the broadband plan addressing open network and competition issues, to make recommendations to the Commission  ...  and supply factors that influence broadband adoption and diffusion.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijwnbt.2014010104 fatcat:5qqjiilanzcfrfb3xdw3ss5rre

Broadband Traffic Forecasting in the Transport Network

Valentina Radojičić, Goran Marković, Milan Janković, Borko Drašković
2012 Promet (Zagreb)  
The model includes forecasted values of different relevant factors and competition on broadband market.  ...  All the necessary parameters are evaluated for the Serbian broadband market. The long-term forecasted results of broadband traffic are given.  ...  In Germany alone, more than 66% of all Internet users connect to the Internet via residential broadband networks. The percentage is similar in other western countries like the USA [4, 5] .  ... 
doi:10.7307/ptt.v24i4.440 fatcat:eyzq7qqea5b57i77goyhpgfl3q

Why broadband? The meaning of broadband for residential users

Lievens Broeck Bramy
2007 South African Journal of Information and Communication  
Most countries do subscribe to this framework, but the development and uptake of broadband is also influenced by a number of other factors: Access: there has to be a widespread broadband infrastructure  ...  Connectivity, by means of mobile phones or via the Internet, seems to be a common good in Europe. The e-strategy from the EU, in the late 1990s, was focused on connecting everybody to the Internet.  ...  THE BENEFITS OF BROADBAND TO RESIDENTIAL USERS It is clear that Governments promote broadband, but what are the specific advantages for residential users? Why do or should they switch to broadband?  ... 
doi:10.23962/10539/19786 fatcat:raghhhvsf5c23g27btzbqmyylq

Factors influencing the temporal diffusion of broadband adoption: evidence from Oklahoma

Brian E. Whitacre
2007 The annals of regional science  
This paper examines the shifting influence of household characteristics and telecommunications infrastructure on the residential broadband adoption decision for Oklahoma residents between 2003 and 2006  ...  In particular, the spread of wired telecommunications infrastructure (namely cable Internet and Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL)) is examined, along with the effect that this diffusion has had on broadband  ...  of cable and DSL infrastructure are expected to positively impact adoption propensities, given their necessity for most residential broadband connections.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00168-007-0178-7 fatcat:fecgn6qjsverzlsskaqaef53v4

Understanding the adopters and non-adopters of broadband

Yogesh Dwivedi, Zahir Irani
2009 Communications of the ACM  
Hence, we expect social influence to be a salient factor in the adoption of broadband. 2, 3, 8 Knowledge and Skill.  ...  using the Internet on my own learning to operate the Internet is easy for me I clearly understand how to use the Internet table 1. factors of broadband adoption and non-adoption contributed articles  ... 
doi:10.1145/1435417.1435445 fatcat:losxprvjtnburjgj6zviaizr2a

Examining broadband adoption factors: an empirical analysis between countries

Sangwon Lee, Justin S. Brown
2008 Info  
Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to explore influential factors of global broadband adoption by examining adoption factors -such as platform competition, information and communication technology (  ...  Design/methodology/approach -The paper examines influential factors of global broadband adoption; it also employs regression analysis and one-way ANOVA (Analysis of Variance).  ...  Introduction Communication technologies that provide high-speed, always-on connections to the Internet for large numbers of residential and small-business subscribers are commonly referred to as ''broadband  ... 
doi:10.1108/14636690810850148 fatcat:p5tloewgzneqxl2cksuxvypul4

Is broadband the future? An analysis of broadband technology potential and diffusion

Zizi Papacharissi, Anna Zaks
2006 Telecommunications Policy  
It focuses on residential broadband access, and in examining the future of broadband, it identifies three areas of concern: regulatory tendencies and tensions in the US, international diffusion of broadband  ...  This paper examines the policy issues surrounding residential broadband technology, discusses how broadband extends Internet capabilities and at what cost, and makes recommendations for future applications  ...  These regulatory tensions influence the future of residential broadband diffusion in the US.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.telpol.2005.08.001 fatcat:t4xhat6k4jcebnlux2jwmvhjya

The family purchasing process of broadband internet in Australia

Shanton Chang, Sandra Ahn, Heejin Lee
2006 International Journal of Technology Marketing  
The findings of the research project is the model of the Family Broadband Purchasing Process which maps the critical events, the interplay of family roles and influencing factors that lead to the decision  ...  This study investigates the purchase process of broadband internet among 10 Australian families.  ...  That is, the decision to adopt a technology is influenced by an individual's willingness to adopt new ideas.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijtmkt.2006.009942 fatcat:xaknju7nxbgprb5ebjljtwjxea

Towards a Conceptual Model of Broadband Diffusion

Jyoti Choudrie, Yogesh K. Dwivedi
2004 Journal of Computing and Information Technology  
constructs from various models that are used to understand the household diffusion of broadband; and (3) to formulate research hypotheses and to develop a model of broadband adoption.  ...  Therefore, the aim of this study is to provide a comprehensive review of the extant information systems literature related to users and/or consumers' adoption of technology with an emphasis on broadband  ...  H12: Access to a broadband Internet connection outside the home environment leads to a higher variety of use but lower rates of use in the home.  ... 
doi:10.2498/cit.2004.04.06 fatcat:xtcgglyw2zbvdjrhjz7wsmhqxa

The Broadband Digital Divide and the Benefits of Mobile Broadband for Minorities

James E. Prieger
2013 Social Science Research Network  
In the US there were 93 million residential mobile broadband connections in June 2011, more than the number of residential fixed broadband connections (FCC, 2012) .  ...  The unobserved factors include (U1) sociodemographic factors not adequately measured in the data, (U2) unobserved differences in broadband availability, quality, or pricing, and (U3) cultural factors influencing  ...  The Stata user-written command psmatch2 (Leuven and Sianesi, 2003) , version 4.0.6, was used to implement the following procedure.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2258081 fatcat:s4dvw7qnofervnfv7tikvwr34y

Examining Factors Influencing the Behavioral Intention to Adopt Broadband in Malaysia [chapter]

Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Mohamad H. Selamat, Muhammad S. Abd Wahab, Mohd A. Mat Samsudin, Banita Lal
2008 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
The aim of this study was to examine the factors affecting the adoption of broadband Internet in a developing country context by focusing upon Malaysia.  ...  The findings of this paper suggest that perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, and social influence are significant factors for explaining the behavioral intention to adopt broadband Internet by  ...  Of the 60.5 percent Internet adopters, 25.3 percent possessed a narrowband connection and 74.7 percent stated that they had a broadband connection at home.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-87503-3_19 fatcat:cfvm2c2urzhaleod4arta54mxa

Residential Broadband Availability: Evidence from Kentucky and North Carolina

Mitch Renkow
2011 Agricultural and Resource Economics Review  
I analyze the determinants of county-level broadband availability to gauge the extent to which the rural-urban broadband gap has narrowed and the factors that underlie that narrowing.  ...  , although there appears to be a limit on the extent to which broadband service will extend into the least densely populated counties.  ...  For Kentucky, the only other significant explanatory factor was the Community Connect Grant variable.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1068280500007978 fatcat:uy3fnzwm7rgtlntitofx7nf3wa

On the construction of price index and the definition of factors affecting tariffs of ADSL connections across Europe

C. Deligiorgi, A. Vavoulas, Ch. Michalakelis, D. Varoutas, Th. Sphicopoulos
2007 Netnomics  
and estimate the characteristics which are of substantial influence of the broadband prices' shape.  ...  Following a discussion about the factors affecting the evolution and adoption of telecommunications and especially broadband communications, namely subscribers' profile, market competition as well as users  ...  Acknowledgements Authors would like to thank the two anonymous reviewers of this special issue paper for their fruitful comments and suggestions which improved significantly this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11066-008-9023-0 fatcat:uzqiki3mvne6dhktdgxhsfvht4

Does ICT in schools affect residential adoption and adult utilization outside schools?

Pitikorn Tengtrakul, Jon M. Peha
2013 Telecommunications Policy  
Clearly, many factors influence an adult's decision to use ICT somewhere, and to adopt ICT in the household, including demographics, geography, and whether there are children in the household.  ...  While educational impact is likely to be the primary objective, such investments can also affect residential adoption and adult utilization of ICT in the communities, thereby reducing the digital divide  ...  About 60% of households with Internet reported that they connect to the Internet via broadband, 20% via dial-up, and the rest were uncertain about their connection type.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.telpol.2013.01.002 fatcat:pwqervjnrfdm7hhwiuz63rwzny
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