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 >

U.S. Stimulus: Intel Invests in Sustainable Broadband Adoption

By Margie Dickman, Senior Policy Counsel at Intel The application window for first round broadband stimulus funding closes today for NTIA’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). Last week, Intel joined the national non-profit Connected Nation and a host of fellow … Read more >