broadband affordability

The results of ACCAN’s 2013 Affordability Forum are provided. A joint ACCAN-Anglicare Victoria research project shows that 6% of Anglicare’s clients in Victoria were deprived of all forms of telecommunications and 45% had only had one form of telecommunication service. A range of affordability policy ideas outlined at the forum are dkiscussed, with an emphasis on reforming the universal service obligation in the era of the national broadband network.

telecommunications policy, ACCAN, Anglicare, Universal Service Obligation, broadband affordability, mobile communications, digital divide, national broadband network.

This presentation will compare international broadband prices, and then suggest five factors that influence the price differences. The analysis also clarifies where Australia sits in relation to global broadband prices.

Broadband pricing, broadband affordability, broadband policy
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