DART aims to achieve the following objectives:

DART will allow network operators, application developers and content providers to answer questions such as:

DART allows application and content providers to experiment with innovative network technologies. This will enable an operator to tailor and sell services/products in a different manner than just delivering simple broadband connections. The experience gained will stimulate deployment of next generation networks and the applications that will use them.

The research described here is supported by the award made by the RCUK Digital Economy programme to the dot.rural Digital Economy Hub; award reference: EP/G066051/1.