The Broadband Explosion: Leading Thinkers on the Promise of a Truly Interactive World

The Broadband Explosion: Leading Thinkers on the Promise of a Truly Interactive World

by Stephen P. Bradley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591396700

ISBN-13: 9781591396703

Pub. Date: 09/12/2005

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

What True Interactivity Will Mean for Business

Emerging digital technologies and wireless devices will enable greater interactive communication. At the heart of this growth is cheap and abundant bandwidth-a broadband explosion that will lead to the next level of economic value creation.

This timely collection of essays provides useful insights. Leading

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Overview

What True Interactivity Will Mean for Business

Emerging digital technologies and wireless devices will enable greater interactive communication. At the heart of this growth is cheap and abundant bandwidth-a broadband explosion that will lead to the next level of economic value creation.

This timely collection of essays provides useful insights. Leading thinkers from Clayton Christensen to Takeshi Natsuno discuss topics including the potential of emerging technologies and new business models that will result from broadband deployment.

Author Bio: Robert D. Austin is an associate professor at Harvard Business School. Stephen P. Bradley is the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is the coauthor of Sense and Respond: Capturing Value in the Network Era (HBS Press, 1998).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591396703
Publisher:
Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date:
09/12/2005
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

1The broadband explosion3
2Broadband and collaboration21
3Broadband deployment : from vision to reality39
4Valuation bubbles and broadband deployment65
5Disruption, disintegration, and the impact of new telecommunications technologies91
6Internet2 : the promise of truly advanced broadband119
7Broadband and hyperdifferentiation : creating value by being really different137
8eChoupal : revolutionizing supply chains in rural India165
9i-mode : value chain strategy in the wireless ecosystem183
10Wi-Fi : complement or substitute for 3G?201
11Wireless local area networks : why integration is inevitable225
12Widespread adoption of wireless enterprise solutions241
13The inevitability of broadband265
14Protecting telecommunications infrastructure from malicious threats287
15Open spectrum : the great wireless hope313
16The Balkanization of the broadband Internet337

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