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I​TU and UNESCO set up the Broadband Commission for Digital Development in response to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s call to step up UN efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Commission was established in May 2010, five years after the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and ten years after the launch of the MDGs. The Commission aims to boost the importance of broadband on the international policy agenda and believes that expanding broadband access in every country is key to   accelerating progress towards these goals by the target date of 2015. It defines practical ways in which countries — at all stages of development — can achieve this, in cooperation with the private sector.


The State of Broadband 2015
The state of broadband 2015: Broadband as a foundation for sustainable development, a report by the broadband commission for digital development.


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Global Broadband Growth Slows Sharply - More Than 4 Billion Still Offline, What?!
UN Broadband Commission releases new country-by-country data on state of broadband access worldwide.

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Broadband Speed Guide | Federal Communications Commission
Compare typical online activities with the minimum download speed (Megabits per second, or Mbps) needed for adequate performance for each application. Additional speed may enhance performance. Speeds are based on running one activity at a time. For household broadband needs, use our Household Broadband Guide to compare minimum Mbps needs for light, moderate and high household
Measuring Fixed Broadband Report - 2016 | Federal ...
1. Executive Summary. The 2016 Measuring Broadband America Fixed Broadband Report (“the 2016 Report”) contains the most recent data collected from fixed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as part of the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Measuring Broadband America (MBA) program.
Internet access - Wikipedia
Internet access is the ability of individuals and organizations to connect to the Internet using computer terminals, computers, and other devices; and to access services such as email and the World Wide Web.Various technologies, at a wide range of speeds have been used by Internet service providers (ISPs) to provide this service.. Internet access was once rare, but has grown rapidly.
Bangladesh - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics ...
Bangladesh - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses Mobile broadband continues to drive the Bangladesh telco market Bangladesh ranks among the most densely populated countries on the globe, but its fixed-line penetration remains the lowest in South Asia.
Digital Single Market | Digital Economy & Society
Investing in network technologies. The European Commission drives European Research, Technology & Innovation initiatives that enable future technologies, software, services and networks. 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing are drivers for a Next Generation Internet delivery more to people and the economy.
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