The fixed broadband network is the infrastructure needed to meet the needs, both economic and societal, of the developed markets. In fact in many of these markets, wireless broadband and FttP are developing in a complementary and harmonious way. For the foreseeable future a significant part of regional and rural areas will have to rely on wireless broadband.

Recently there was an important development for the broadband sector with the market share of fibre infrastructure lines finally overtaking DSL technologies as the largest on a global level.

This growing penetration of fibre infrastructure will eventually lead to huge advancements in important sectors such as e-health. In countries with a clear policy for an advanced broadband infrastructure, such as a National Broadband Network, BuddeComm sees e-health emerging to allow us to enjoy advancements in medical technology at more affordable costs. On truly high-speed broadband networks, e-health is rapidly shaping up as one of the key killer apps…….

For more information see - Global Fixed Broadband Market - Trends, Statistics and Progress