Archived report. This report was archived in 2009 and has not been updated since. The most significant change broadband is bringing to the market is that it is opening up consumer markets. For decades only corporate users have been able to afford data services. The Internet quickly used this new data development to create an enormous number of consumer applications. Broadband improved the quality, by allowing for video-based applications, and, just as importantly, it has made access to digital media affordable to the mass market. This report includes BuddeComm’s analyses of the impact of digital media upon different industry sectors from a marketing perspective. More detailed information on the specific areas of advertising and permission-based marketing can be found in separate reports.