Real meaning of ultrafast broadband
June 2018

June 2018

Source: The Times

This article discusses how ever-faster internet speeds are not just about swifter data transfer, but also about spawning new business processes and other innovations. The journalist says faster speeds unlock new behaviours and businesses can now share data in remote facilities nearly instantly. Arthur D. Little’s report entitled ‘Creating a Gigabit Society’, is discussed as it looks at how the national energy infrastructure will be transformed by faster internet speeds.

The report is quoted as saying: “A smart network identifies grid stability issues and takes appropriate action in real time by analyzing the data that originates from the two-way communications infrastructure.”