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Site Index By Topic: Overview
This index provides a reference to the topics we've covered on our website, in our reports and in conference presentations. It is organized into sections, with a page for each topic. Articles on each page are listed in reverse chronological order (most recent first).
Our vision for what "The Broadband Home" is and can be
The status of residential broadband deployment in North America and the world
Other topics not covered elsewhere in this index
What's happening with the various types of broadband access: cable,
, wireless, fiber, powerline, etc. DSL New technologies affecting access providers
Related business issues and strategies
The topics are organized--primarily by access technology--as follows:
The various means for sharing broadband access and for moving voice, data, image and video files around the home: wireless, powerline, structured wiring and more.
The topics are organized--primarily by networking technology--as follows:
The many ways--including music/audio, video and multimedia--in which consumers are using broadband at home
The evolution of the PC beyond "traditional" Internet services
The development of new devices which benefit from broadband connectivity
The human interactions with those device and applications.
The topics are organized as follows:
What happens when a broadband home user leaves the nest
Development in emerging broadband services for use outside the home, including "Metro Wi-Fi" and
WiMAX "Nomadic broadband" refers to broadband services that can be used in many different places, but typically cannot be used while in motion, such as Wi-Fi hot spots
"Mobile broadband" refers to services that can be used while in motion
"Portable broadband" covers both
Developments in centralized devices that provide an interface between the broadband access network and the in-home network, and control media, aggregate storage and applications within the home.
How we use our own home as a living lab and tests/evalutions of some of the broadband technologies we use
Companies and organizations we have visited or interviewed and their role in residential broadband
Articles in our newsletter by invited guest authors
Broadband developments outside the United States
Conferences, trade shows and seminars we've attended, spoken at, and/or organized
Other events that showcase developments affecting the broadband ecosystem
Developments in the home building industry that affect whether and to what extent new homes are "broadband ready"
The development of a new industry focused on installing and maintaining broadband infrastructure, devices and applications for builders and end users
Government initiatives affecting the deployment of broadband, including encouraging broadband deployment in unserved, underserved, and rural areas
Municipalities investing in broadband services
National and local regulation