Will better digital texts require bandwidth upgrades?

Many schools lack the technology infrastructure necessary to upgrade their digital textbooks to more multimedia-rich texts, experts say. "Right now, as long as all we're doing is PDF files, the bandwidth and infrastructure in Virginia isn't going to be a problem," one official said. "But we're going to see books become multimedia extravaganzas, and the minute that happens, then suddenly the bandwidth is going to be pitiful."

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