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Need, Want, Can Afford

Zachary S. Bischof, Fabian E. Bustamante, Rade Stanojevic
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Internet Measurement Conference - IMC '14  
The reported findings represent an important step towards understanding how user behavior, and the market features that shape it, affect broadband networks and the Internet at large.  ...  We present the first study of broadband services in their broader context, evaluating the impact of service characteristics (such as capacity, latency and loss), their broadband pricing and user demand  ...  Acknowledgements We thank our shepherd Vivek Pai and the anonymous reviewers for their invaluable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2663716.2663753 dblp:conf/imc/BischofBS14 fatcat:5mncc7vh7zeurln24wi2g46mtu

Policy choices can help keep 4G and 5G universal broadband affordable [article]

Edward J Oughton and Niccolò Comini and Vivien Foster and Jim W Hall
2021 arXiv   pre-print
However, by creating a favorable regulatory environment, governments can bring down these costs by as much as three quarters, to USD 0.5 trillion (approximately 0.2% of annual GDP), and avoid the need  ...  The cost of meeting a minimum 10 Mbps per user is estimated at USD 1.7 trillion using 5G Non-Standalone, approximately 0.6% of annual GDP for the developing world over the next decade.  ...  In the process of undertaking the research we would like to thank the governments of Kenya, Senegal and Albania for providing cellular site data.  ... 
arXiv:2101.07820v4 fatcat:kf26rkxcijc3xl6ppxc2yr3fyy

Value network analysis in a low-cost and affordable internet

Jaume Benseny, Heikki Hammainen
2016 2016 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC)  
Local market analysis for connectivity and data services ...  ...  We investigate the geographical diffusion of wireless technologies through national and local markets to understand rural penetration and urban diversification challenges, respectively.  ...  This Nordic country is interesting for rural penetration study because rural population densities are among the lowest in Europe. We specifically study the diffusion of 4G and fiber  ... 
doi:10.1109/eucnc.2016.7561022 dblp:conf/eucnc/BensenyH16 fatcat:niu7nz6n5jgfrhoj7yqgt6npea

Accepted from open call - Shared networks: making wireless communication affordable

C. Beckman, G. Smith
2005 IEEE wireless communications  
and affordable to the mass market -is basically stable.  ...  As noted above, the product life cycle model indicates that we can expect providers to become increasingly specialized, serving the needs of specific market and service niches.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwc.2005.1421931 fatcat:oniu3kkiwzcprpoiezoryd3gxm

Measuring Expectation for an Affordance Gap on a Smartphone User Interface and its Usage Among Older Adults

Chui Yin Wong, Rahimah Ibrahim, Tengku Aizan Hamid, Evi Indriasari Mansor
2020 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
The results underscore the importance of mobile apps designers incorporating older adults' needs and expectations as a means to reduce the affordance gap.  ...  In this paper, we aim to examine the affordances of a smartphone user interface and its usage by older adults through the lens of Norman's execution/evaluation action cycle (EEAC) framework.  ...  Commercial entities can draw on user experience and design strategies, marketing strategies, and mobile development strategies, supported by ongoing research, in meeting the specific needs of older smartphone  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.202002242161 fatcat:wlsbqrhycnavvbhgnrpfvmlir4

"That's the Beauty of it": Practitioners Describe the Affordances of Direct to Consumer Tele-Mental Health

Lauri Goldkind, Lea Wolf
2021 Families in society  
about the features, benefits, and constraints of virtual therapy.  ...  According to the practitioners interviewed, for a subset of individuals seeking treatment, DTCTMH can offer meaningful interpersonal interaction that confers benefit.  ...  According to practitioners, platform-based virtual therapy bears out this model: the benefit it can afford depends entirely on the specifics of client need and capacity.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1044389421997796 fatcat:buzpjch3cvg65bra6a7ep4xxmi

Public Transit Challenges in Sparsely Populated Countries: Case Study of the United States [chapter]

Warren S. Vaz
2022 Transitioning to Affordable and Clean Energy  
He has held an ERC Advanced Grant and has been Research Dean and Vice-President of the University of Basel.  ...  He is currently Chairman of the Swiss Academies Expert Group on Research Integrity and President of Euresearch.  ...  Thanks, are also due to Patrícia Moreira for her competent contributions to the literature research, and to the final organization of the reference list.  ... 
doi:10.3390/books978-3-03897-777-3-9 fatcat:esatzvyts5bmtazixgldebr3qi

Proposition Analysis of Fixed Broadband Services Based on Product Segmentation And Purchasing Power of Urban Society

Triyono Budi Santoso
2016 ComTech  
Tight competition in the broadband industry has forced the provider to have a good product propotition and strategy in the market, including market segmentation and type of services delivered based on  ...  with an appropriate specifications to answer the needs of customers on their affordable price to buy.  ...  the Line) and BTL (Below the Line) so that the product can be better known in the market.  ... 
doi:10.21512/comtech.v7i1.2230 fatcat:w435hhwlc5eungx4dpg2gyef4i

Proposed Business Strategy for IndiHome Case Study: PT Telkom Indonesia Tbk

Putri Saffira Yusuf, School of Business and Management Institut Teknologi Bandung
2022 International Journal of Current Science Research and Review  
According to the annual report, IndiHome is the market leader of fixed broadband services, holding 82.3% market share in 2020.  ...  Telkom can also carry out internal development in the form of gap analysis between the growth of market trends and Telkom's capabilities.  ...  IndiHome holds 82.3% of the discrete fixed broadband market in Indonesia and the number of users continues to increase every year.  ... 
doi:10.47191/ijcsrr/v5-i1-24 fatcat:r7nlbj2fzrbrbdywahdrrfqa5e

The drivers of services on next-generation networks

Jon Iden, Leif B. Methlie
2012 Telematics and informatics  
Built on open modular elements, standard protocols, and open interfaces, the NGN caters to the specific needs of all users, companies and households alike.  ...  User-centric service creation allows end-users to create, manage, share, and execute their own personalized services that fit their needs [7] .  ...  -M2M (Internet of things) New markets • New markets for operators • Broadband providers want to offer a broader scope of services Context-based advertising • More knowledge about users´ habits  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tele.2011.05.004 fatcat:6ahjrjywjze67ifnhyewt3ccna

The family purchasing process of broadband internet in Australia

Shanton Chang, Sandra Ahn, Heejin Lee
2006 International Journal of Technology Marketing  
The findings from the study can be used to leverage current marketing strategies and contribute to a greater understanding of the lack of demand for broadband.  ...  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  ...  , lack of competition in broadband market and high prices repel families from subscribing to broadband internet.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijtmkt.2006.009942 fatcat:xaknju7nxbgprb5ebjljtwjxea

Applying Growth Hacking Method to Identify Customer Profile with Big Data Framework in Telecommunication Company

2021 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
Enterprise is pushed to increase the amount of sales and revenue as high as it can, and decrease the marketing cost especially for advertising and sales fee.  ...  Growth Hacking could be an alternative media to raise 4 elements often called AIDA (Awareness, Interest, and Action) of a product for market target that can be classified based on customer's desire, needs  ...  services tailored to customer needs and customer behavior.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2021/061052021 fatcat:mxshzpd6jfbbzavdvv6sjg4ioy

The Fourth Wave of Technology and Aging: Policy Innovation to Ensure Equity and Inclusion

Joseph F Coughlin, Brian Kaskie
2020 Public Policy & Aging Report  
Acknowledgments The author thanks his colleagues at the MIT AgeLab, particularly his teammates working on the C3 Home Logistics and CareHive Consortia, and thanks to Adam Felts for his keen editorial eye  ...  Older adults and their family caregivers are now viewed as a consumer market with wants, not just needs and problems to be solved.  ...  While the previous waves of emphasis have not waned, aging is now seen as an opportunity to respond to the wants, as well as needs, of older adults.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ppar/praa032 fatcat:gsluo2etnjgdfkhfgedazzm64a

Business opportunities and considerations on wireless mesh networks

George Vasilakis, George Perantinos, Ioannis G. Askoxylakis, Nicolas Mechin, Vassilis Spitadakis, Apostolos Traganitis
2009 2009 IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks & Workshops  
Wireless broadband and Metro WiFi are sweeping through municipalities, campuses, enterprises and public safety organizations creating a buzz of excitement and anticipation unseen in the communications  ...  Even as the potential of wireless mesh networks has already been well documented, it still remains to be seen whether this promising technology can achieve high market penetration in diverse application  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the European Commission in the context of the 7th Framework Programme through the EU-MESH Project (Enhanced, Ubiquitous, and Dependable Broadband Access using  ... 
doi:10.1109/wowmom.2009.5282419 dblp:conf/wowmom/VasilakisPAMST09 fatcat:uj7drqjxznbchic37blniptnha

Social Justice or Inequality: The Heart of the Net Neutrality Debate

Gigi B. Sohn
2019 University of Pittsburgh law review  
Most important, none of these bills reinstate the FCC's authority to protect consumers, promote competition, and ensure affordable access in the broadband market.  ...  in the broadband market.  ...  If you want the former, then net neutrality, and an agency that ensures that the Internet is open, affordable, and accessible to all are an absolute necessity. Thank you.  ... 
doi:10.5195/lawreview.2019.653 fatcat:f7ebgg5uxndmtlvrrrzjdgwzma
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