Liberty Global report says gigabit internet could change how we interact, work and improve healthcare, climate

Wednesday 6 November 2019 | 11:46 CET | News
Healthcare practices will benefit from the increasing availability of Gigabit speeds. Oxera quotes estimates from Eurostat, the European Union's statistics office, that 179 million people in the EU have medical care needs that have not been addressed, with a quarter citing time constraints and a third costs. In such cases, Gigabit speeds would enable enable broadband applications, such as diagnostic quality streaming and sharing, enabling remote consultations, improving the chances of early diagnosis, and reducing costs and travel requirements. Another example is 24-hour stroke monitoring at

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Companies: Liberty Global / VodafoneZiggo / Ziggo
Countries: Europe
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