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In response to the economic downturn following the “dot-com” boom, both policymakers and technology industry leaders turned their attention to broadband, or high-speed Internet access, as a potential savior. Economists predict the national economy could benefit by as much $500 billion if use of high-speed Internet access became universal in the United States because of the applications broadband technology can deliver. These include commercial applications, such as telecommuting, video...

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