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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.



Tagsquocirca, isp, isps, internet service provider, convergence, ip telephony, voip, networking