Table of Contents In This Perspective Selecting TechnologiesGeographic ChallengesGovernment-Led Versus Private Broadband InitiativesEducation as a Best Practice Pillar for Broadband InitiativesEnabling Services AdoptionLearn More Related ResearchFigure: Residential Broadband Penetration Forecast APEJ Figure: Elements of a Smart City Initiative
Perspective: National Broadband Deployment in Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan)
This Government Insights perspective analyzes the impact of national broadband initiatives that are in progress across the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), or APEJ, region. The various maturity levels in this area trigger a wildly diverse execution and rollout speed to reach "Internet access for all citizens." Governments and/or their selected vendors go through a number of key challenges that will be touched upon in this perspective. The vastly different approaches between the broadband initiatives of India and China are used to illustrate the extreme differences in execution strategies. Throughout, interesting highlights across APEJ will be used to add perspective.