GTFS: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Index

Trends in connectivity technologies and their socio-economic impacts; Final report of the study: Policy Options for the Ubiquitous Internet Society


This report contains a review of technology trends underlying the future Internet Society. It assesses the possible future socio-economic impacts; as well as the changing business models that are likely to emerge in the next 5 to 10 years. The ultimate objective of the study is to make future policy recommendations for the successor programme to the current EU’s ICT strategy: the i2010 programme. The project involved trend analysis, econometric modelling, desk research, interviews, a survey, scenario development and gaming.