Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research
Productivity impacts from improved broadband: firm-level analysis
This research shows that firms that switch from DSL to fibre/cable-based broadband experience increased productivity growth. Growth is highest in the year immediately following adoption of high-speed broadband.
Economic impact of ubiquitous high speed broadband: agriculture sector
Farmers use broadband, in combination with other technologies, to reduce costs, improve water efficiency and improve access to commodity and labour markets. This paper highlights the real world benefits of high-speed broadband in a series of case studies of agricultural enterprises.