Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Workshop 4: Broadband demand stimulation: the impact of cloud

The Workshop focused on how cloud computing changes the demand for broadband; the infrastructure requirements for cloud services; as well as the role of the public sector in broadband demand stimulation.
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Cloud computing, big data, internet of things and most future applications are likely to be extremely bandwidth-hungry. The workshop explored the role of cloud providers in creating demand for high speed broadband and increasing incentives to upgrade local access infrastructure. The discussions also presented the experiences of cloud providers in collaborating with telecommunication operators in order to guarantee minimum service performance. Stakeholders belonging to the private and public sector discussed the different business models and types of initiatives.

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Last updated on 10/06/2015 - 15:08