reply to minidu
said by minidu:Great idea minidu ], I was thinking of doing the same.
After reading that I'm really impressed by the numbers and such...
I'm seriously thinking about presenting this to the city council where I live.
said by Page 15 and 16 of the EIS posted here by Karl Bode :I wonder if similar studies were done during deployment of electricity or telephone service.
• 19 out of 38 (50.0%) businesses with broadband access* to the Internet experienced job growth. This number includes 24 organizations using the fibre network, 13 of which (54.2%) experienced job growth.
• 10 out of 37 (27.0%) businesses with dial-up access to the Internet experienced job growth.
• 1 out of 18 (5.6%) businesses with no Internet access experienced job growth.
* Due to difficulties with discrepancies between Internet Service Providers (ISPs) serving South Dundas, potential and actual download speeds, broadband access is defined in these findings as Cable, High Speed, Fibre Optic or Wireless connections to the Internet.
These findings suggest a correlation between job growth and the use of the Internet
particularly with broadband access. In the following sections, these effects will be
examined further by controlling for the effect of industry sector and size of the
organization on job growth.