Enterprises in emerging markets are keen to use cloud services for many of the same reasons as those in more developed markets: lower costs, greater accessibility and more flexibility. Suppliers serving these markets offer a combination of infrastructure, platforms and applications to support cloud services. This Comment examines the technology challenges of enterprises in emerging markets and introduces our research in this area.
Alternative operators that wish to offer FTTx and to interconnect at or near exchanges have few, if any, options in many countries. Exchange-based wholesale operator access is the most common level of interconnection in ADSL. This Comment looks at options, tariffs and tariffing parameters where these wholesale services already exist.
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