Broadband & Home Networks

John J. Lombardi, Ph.D.*


Why study broadband and home networks?

  • Broadband technologies are becoming intrinsic to our communication, entertainment, and work needs.

  • Broadband technologies are fast becoming the backbone to our national infrastructure. They are increasingly used to send, receive, and track the distribution of our nation’s energy needs.

  • Broadband technologies are estimated to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, shape our educational system, and administer high quality healthcare.


Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with developing the World Wide Web, has said “Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams ...

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