Development of communication infrastructure in rural areas of the Czech Republic
J. Vaněk, J. Jarolímek, P. Šimekhttps://doi.org/10.17221/244-AGRICECONCitation:Vaněk J., Jarolímek J., Šimek P. (2008): Development of communication infrastructure in rural areas of the Czech Republic. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 54: 129-134.
The paper deals with the current trends in development of communication infrastructure which is, above all, represented by high-speed Internet connection (broadband). It is focused on conditions of the Czech Republic; or more precisely, on its rural areas, including possibilities of further development in the following period in context of trends in the world, in the OECD and the EU countries.Keywords:ICT, information society, broadband, communication infrastructure, internet, ADSL, FTTx, Multifunctional Agri-food System