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Superhighway at the Crossroads: The Evolution of Internet Service Provision


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.

Tags : quocirca, isp, isps, internet service provider, convergence, ip telephony, voip
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Published:  Oct 01, 2008
Length:  14
Type:  White Paper