To develop and test deployment new access methods/services that would provide commercially viable/lower cost Internet service provision that is acceptable to users in currently ‘hard to reach’ rural areas/communities.
To understand and analyse the technological challenges that need to be overcome to realise a very low cost service.
To evaluate take-up and user perceptions of the service.
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.
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