112 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing “Broadband is seen as global technology that has noticeable impact on production and international trade, competitiveness and flexibility in economy and overall global communication, to mention few. The current book is focusing on investigation into the background of broadband infrastructure investment, predominantly in Europe. Governments of European countries and countries around the world, as well as privately owned companies, are heavily investing into broadband infrastructure driven by their own criteria to achieve their unique goals. The current research analyses and categorizes these criteria or “driving force” behind such investments; it also gives full overview of broadband impacts on businesses and individuals, its historical infrastructure development and main investment trends”.