A bit over half of the country is online, but more than 75% of those users have broadband access. Competition to provide French consumers Internet access and Internet-based phone, TV and even wireless services is transforming the market. These wholesale shifts to new technologies in France make what is happening in the US look like baby steps.
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The Japanese economy is on the rebound, and e-commerce is set to benefit. In its deployment of both wired and wireless Internet platforms, and their integration, the county will be a model for the rest of the world to emulate.