Children are fast learners, and the speed at which they learn can have an impact on the broader adoption of new technology.
In particular, the provision of broadband in schools can be an effective way to encourage household internet uptake in neighbouring areas.

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Note This article draws its inspiration from Rodrigo Belo’s PhD thesis, and the paper Spillovers from Wiring Schools with Broadband: The Critical Role of Children.
Belo, R. (2016). The critical role of children and schools in internet adoption. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 27, 20–22. Retrieved from