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Superhighway at the Crossroads: The Evolution of Internet Service Provision

White Paper Published By: Quocirca
Quocirca
Published:  Oct 01, 2008
Type:  White Paper
Length:  14 pages

The internet has grown rapidly from a random collection of mainly academic networks and military control and routing protocols into a global, integrated and sophisticated commercial utility. No longer simply an 'Information Superhighway', it has extended to embrace voice telephony, video and mobile communications as part of a converged network. Connection options and services have expanded, with opportunities for internet service providers (ISPs) to add value beyond simply forwarding bit and bytes.