|Title||Supporting Broadband Growth in an Interregional Level: The Case of Greece-Italy Partnership|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Bouras, C, Gkamas, A, Tsiatsos, T, Giannaka, E|
|Conference Name||Bridging the Digital Divide in Rural Communities: Practical Solutions and Policies, Athens, Greece|
|Date Published||15 - 16 May|
Broadband is a key element of the developments that are taking place in the electronic communications markets and the European Commission has been particularly active in promoting broadband developments. This paper presents the objectives and the methodology of a project for supporting the broadband growth in an Interregional Level between regions of Italy and Greece. Main target of the project is the technology and knowhow transfer (relative to broadband) to SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) and the demonstration of broadband advantages and benefits.