Over at Fierce Telecom, Barry Umansky and Robert Yadon of the Digital Policy Institute have put together a great analysis of how broadband benefits consumers. From the intro:

The Digital Policy Institute believes that advancing the interests of consumers should be a major, driving force in government policymaking processes aimed at broadband expansion and enhanced connectivity.  Our 21st Century digital infrastructure can be the conduit for many consumer benefits. As part of our review of those many benefits we’ve developed a Top 10 list that federal and state officials should consider when making choices that can affect the availability and capacity of broadband.

The full post is worth checking out.