A vision for the future
This is one of nearly a thousand foresight statements shared by people from around the world. To return to the Voices of the People home page, click here. To do a refined search of the Voices of the People statements, click here. To submit your ideas to this online archive, look to the upper right corner of this page, click on "Share Your Prediction" and fill in the pop-up form.
Name: John Hagan
Bio: Finance/Accounting Senior at Kent State University
Area of Expertise: Author/Editor/Journalist
Topic: Information Infrastructure
Headline: Government-Funded Access Points
Nutshell: Internet providers fold as governments around the globe adopt public-access points.
Vision: As more nations embrace the use of the internet, public outcry for access increases. Being "connected" is considered by many as essential and fundamentally a right as food, clothing, or shelter. Using various wireless technologies, public centers open around the globe; providing free high-speed internet connections. Large IP's either switch completely to content service or fold.
Date Submitted: 11/12/2004