Technical Note | HBS Case Collection | September 1999 (Revised January 2000)

Last Mile of Broadband Access, The: Technical Note

by Jay O. Light, Lynda M. Applegate and Daniel J. Green


Provides an overview of broadband access technology. Includes technical overviews of cable, DSL, fixed wireless, and satellite systems, and suggests the technical suitability of each to accommodate broadband applications.

Keywords: Business Model; Infrastructure; Internet; Wireless Technology;


Light, Jay O., Lynda M. Applegate, and Daniel J. Green. "Last Mile of Broadband Access, The: Technical Note." Harvard Business School Technical Note 800-076, September 1999. (Revised January 2000.)