Category Archives: Communications & Broadband

State Aid for “Vectoring” Broadband Investment in Rural Germany?

Intel wants broadband to be affordable and high quality, but determining which last-mile broadband technology is most cost-effective (that is, weighing the tradeoff between affordability and high quality) can be challenging. Two leading choices are fiber to the premises (FTTP) … Read more >

Age Friendly Cities and China’s Competition to Invent Sustainable Health

Almost 20 years ago, in my first job out of graduate school for Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, I worked on a project called “ElderSpace.” Our team of social scientists at this Silicon Valley think tank set out to … Read more >

Intel Joins Forces to Increase Home Broadband Adoption in U.S.

By Margie Dickman, Senior Policy Counsel at Intel Intel has joined forces with non-profits, leading tech companies, and broadband service providers to form the Digital Adoption Coalition, which will focus on increasing broadband adoption among low-income households across the country. … Read more >

Intel Whitepaper: Investing in Sustainable Broadband Adoption

By Margie Dickman, Senior Policy Counsel at Intel Intel just published a brief whitepaper titled “Investing in Sustainable Broadband Adoption”: Investing in Sustainable Broadband Adoption_FINAL.pdfThe paper discusses the significant broadband adoption gap in America: 96% of U.S. households have a … Read more >