Entries in Broadband policy (12)


Are you considering a fibre subsidy? Questions to ask

A presentation by Rob Kenny to Australian MPs on NGN fibre subsidy. 

The presentation can be downloaded here.


Connectivity for the Gigabit Society

In this paper for Liberty Global, Rob Kenny and Brian Williamson review the right policy approaches to deliver the European Commission's 'Gigabit Society' ambitions.

The paper reviews evidence regarding consumer and business requirements for bandwidth, latency and so on. It also considers the technical capabilities, cost and deployment times for different broadband technologies, and concludes that there is a strong case for technology neutrality.


Costs and benefits of FTTH in the UK

On behalf of NESTA, Rob Kenny prepared a paper examining the trade-offs of FTTH deployment in the UK, taking into account evidence on the benefits of faster broadband; the costs of FTTH deployment and the dynamic nature of the decision. The paper includes policy recommendations


Evidence to the House of Lords re Superfast

Robert Kenny will be giving oral evidence to the House of Lords Communications Committee's inquiry into superfast broadband. His written evidence is available here.


Forecasting Australian Bandwidth Demand

Following on from our work for the UK's Broadband Stakeholder Group looking at future demand for bandwidth, we were commissioned by Australia's Department of Communications to undertake a similar forecast for that country.

Our work was a critical input to the a wider, ground-breaking cost-benefit analysis of the different options for Australia's National Broadband Network.