What happens when one is successful, year-over-year, in increasing end user bandwidth? One gets a core network capacity challenge. Commissioner Brian Thompson lays out a vision for not only beefing up national core network capacity, but also lowering the barrier to entry for new service providers.
The Global Information Infrastructure Commission (GIIC) is an independent, non-governmental initiative involving information and communications related industry leaders from developing, as well as industrialized, countries. The GIIC was initiated from G7 and World Bank concerns in the mid-1990s regarding the economic impact of a digital divide.