Subsidising the next generation infrastructures. Consumer‐side or supply‐side?

  • François Jeanjean
  • Info, September 2010, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/14636691011086071

How to accelerate the deployment of ultra broadband telecommunication infrastructure.

What is it about?

Ultra broadband infrastructure boosts economic growth rate and employment but its deployment is very expensive. Governments may decide to subsidy the infrastructure deployment. this paper discuss when subsidies are relevant and in which case it is better to subsidy supply side or consumer side.

Why is it important?

Deployment of ultrabrodband infrastructure is one of the main driver of economic growth. The sooner the infrastructure is deployed the higher the economic growth. In order to accelerate deployment, in some cases, subsidies can be relevant.

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