2. Broadband and the Information Society

  1. Vern Fotheringham and
  2. Chetan Sharma

Published Online: 7 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470381601.ch2

Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence

Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence

How to Cite

Fotheringham, V. and Sharma, C. (2008) Broadband and the Information Society, in Wireless Broadband: Conflict and Convergence, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470381601.ch2

Author Information

  1. Friday Harbor, Washington State, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470227626

Online ISBN: 9780470381601



  • broadband and information society;
  • telecommunication – ICTs key component and impact on economy;
  • Broadband wireless's impact on user behavior


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Impact of Telecommunications on the Economy

  • Wireless Versus Wired Network Economics

  • Broadband Matters

  • So What of Broadband Wireless in All This?

  • How Does the United States Rank Against the Rest of the World?

  • Expansion of the DOI

  • References