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How Much Speed Do You Need? A Thorough...
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How Fast Should Your Broadband Be?
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Not All Broadband is Created Equal
WiMax FTTH Fiber Wireless Broadband Satellite Broadband Connection
Which Broadband Providers Do Customers Rate...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
Is Your Broadband Speed Fast Enough?
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Comcast will Acquire Time Warner Cable for \$45...
Comcast will acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 billion, in a deal which will create a huge force in the United States cable and broadband markets.
Comcast Pleads its Case for Acquiring Time...
Comcast will acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 billion, in a deal which will create a huge force in the United States cable and broadband markets.
Why Did AT&T Rebrand as U-Verse?
AT&T reconsiders its rural broadband strategy while rebranding U-Verse with the introduction of Mobile TV.
8 Tips to Keeping Your Broadband Company Honest
Broadband Speed Test Measuring Broadband Speeds
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
AT&T Project VIP Includes \$14 Billion...
At&T announced an ambitious plan to invest $14 billion to provide broadband connectivity to over 300 million people by the end of 2014.
United Nations: Broadband Access is a Basic...
An article about the United Nations declaration of broadband and access to the Internet as a basic human right
Is Netflix Getting Greedy?
Netflix Controversy a Sign of the Future; Is Netflix Getting Too Greedy? Usage Limits and Data Caps: Is this a Sign of Things to Come for Broadband?
AT&T Expands Broadband Market Demand
AT&T announced plans to deploy new gigabit broadband networks, expand availability of U-verse and add new cities for Digital Life services.
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty...
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty Close to Actuals?
AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
Verizon to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Telecommunications provider Verizon is Moving Closer to Abandoning DSL Service and Replacing With 4G/LTE
AT&T Signals Reconsideration of DSL Service for...
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LRG: Cable and Telephone Companies Claim Large...
Leichtman Research Group, Inc. found that the largest U.S. cable and telephone providers acquired 1.1 million new broadband subscribers in the first quarter of 2013, accounting for 93% of the market.
Net Neutrality Explained
Net Neutrality Pros and Cons. Broadband. Page 2.
Verizon Spectrum Deal Approved by FCC While CWA...
A deal enabling Verizon Wireless to acquire wireless broadband spectrum was approved by FCC while the CWA voices strong objections.
Verizon: Fiber Upgrades for Hurricane Damaged...
While Verizon continues to draw criticism for abandoning coppper network upgrades in rural areas, company execs pledged to replace infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Sandy with fiber.
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
Verizon's Future Broadband Business Centered on...
Verizon's Chief Technology Officer and Executive VP outlined the company's broadband business strategy at a conference in Orlando.
FCC Approval Comes With Conditions
The FCC approved a spectrum acquisition plan which the Communications Workers of America (CWA) strongly opposed.
Which Broadband Providers Rank Highest in...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers in 2013 - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
AT&T Announces Significant Investment in...
AT&T announced a plan to invest $14B in wireless and wireline broadband networks by the end of 2014.
Broadband Providers Continue to Battle for...
In early 2013, LRG reported that the rate of subscriber growth among telephone companies was not even close to the cable subscriber growth. Fast-forward to third-quarter 2013 with Windstream reported third-quarter net income of $31 million, which was down 34% from the same quarter in 2012. The company did report incremental gains in overall revenue.
Number of Fiber Connected Homes in North...
A Report from Fiber-To-The-Home Council Americas Reports a 13% Increase in the Number of Fiber Connected Homes in the United States
Gigabit Cities Growing in Popularity
The notion of building networks capable of speeds faster than what many have any idea to do with became popular with Google's challenge to communities across the United States.
Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?
Frontier Communications Banking on Broadband...
In early 2013, LRG reported that the rate of subscriber growth among telephone companies was not even close to the cable subscriber growth. Fast-forward to third-quarter 2013 where Frontier Communications ended the third-quarter 2013 with 1.84 million broadband customers - with almost 30,000 new customers added in this quarter.
Rapidly Changing Streaming Video Market Affects...
The introduction of new Internet connected devices and applications which make television viewing more flexible, and the ever-changing viewing habits of consumers directly affect the subscriber projects and revenue forecasts for one of the biggest players in the streaming video marketplace.
Mobile Wireless to Increase Broadband Adoption?
FreedomPop, a company backed by the founders of Skype is offering a low-cost home broadband alternative to low income citizens in select areas of the United States.
Internet Enabled Television Viewing Continues...
A rising number of television viewers are turning to the Internet to watch favorite shows and movies.
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
FCC Passes Net Neutrality Regulations
FCC Passes net Neutrality Regulations Open Internet
Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
What is at Stake in the AT&T Acquisition of...
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Is Copper DSL for Broadband Dead?
Broadband providers in the United States are reevaluating plans to utilize copper DSL networks for deployment of broadband infrastructure. Although DSL is limited and expensive to repair and maintain, newer innovations such as IP DSLAM devices and vectoring are breathing new life into copper networks.
Verizon: 4G/LTE Wireless Network "Substantially...
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Do Increased Boadband Speeds Boost Economic...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
Massive Rebuilding of Broadband Networks After...
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, estimated to have caused over $30 billion in damage, many large broadband companies providing service in the New York City and the State of New Jersey are contributing to State and City relief efforts.
AT&T Collaborating with Municipalities to...
AT&T announced plans to deploy new gigabit broadband networks by working with municipalities to reduce costs and facilitate construction,
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
Verizon's Broadband Business Strategy in New...
Verizon Communications, the second largest telecommunications company in America is continuing to focus on expanding broadband access in New York City.
AT&T Announces Plan to Deploy FTTH in...
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson outlined the company's broadband strategy at an industry conference in March 2014.
Broadband Spotlight - Smart Grid Technology
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Broadband as an Economic Driver
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Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
Affordability as a Barrier to Broadband Adoption
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Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
AT&T & GM Partner to Provide 4G/LTE in 2015...
AT&T and General Motors, are partnering to deliver wireless 4G/LTE service to cars and trucks. Beginning in late 2014, GM will embed 4G LTE mobile broadband in most Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models in the U.S. and Canadian market.
FCC: 70% of Fixed Broadband Connections Meet...
According the FCC's most recent Internet Access Services report, the number of broadband connections and overall subscribership are rising.
Verizon's Copper Upgrade Strategy Accelerated...
Verizon says the decision to replace copper technology with fiber is simply an extension of the company's overall Hurricane Sandy response strategy and a move away from older copper technology.
Rural Broadband Adoption
The National Agriculture & Rural Development Policy Center reports on broadband availability and the economic benefits rural communities receive.
As Google Fiber Networks Expand, Raleigh Plans...
As the deployment of gigabit broadband networks with data transmission speeds 100 times the speed of the average network are becoming more and more common, cities like Raleigh, NC are deploying their own fiber networks.
Deutsche Telekom the Winner in Cancelled...
Deutsche Telekom Winner in Cancelled AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Global Broadband Internet Speed Rankings
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Unique Ways of Delivering Broadband Being...
As broadband deployment continues to be a prominent policy goal for government, telecommunication providers will continue exploring innovative ways to provide service to remote areas.
Mobile Provider Launches 300Mbps 4G Network
London mobile broadband provider EE claims to achieved the highest broadband speeds available over a wireless broadband network.
Frontier Communications Deploying Wholesale...
Frontier Communications announced it is deploying wholesale ethernet services in 23 states.
Leichtman Report: Over 75% of U.S. Households...
According to a September 2013 research report conducted by Leichtman Research Group, approximately 78% of U.S. households have broadband service available at home.
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
Verizon's Limits its "Unlimited" Data Plan -...
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Netlix Leads Internet Traffic Consumption
According to Sandvine's newest Global Internet Phenomena Report, more than 30% of all Internet traffic is generated by Netflix.
Google Expanding Gigabit Networks to Other...
After reporting considerable progress in building a broadband network capable of reaching speeds of over 1 gigabit, the company announced plans to build additional networks in other cities.
FCC Delivers National Broadband Plan: All Eyes...
An article describing some of the major broadband initiatives contained in the National Broadband Plan, and an analysis of probably Congressional action on the plan.
Broadband is Transforming Our Way of Life
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Internet Connected TV's in the US Reaches 40%
A Report Published by Leichtman Research Group (LRG) States a 40% Internet TV Adoption Rate
New Mexico Governor Seeks Funding for...
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is asking the State Legislature to approve $600,000 in grant funding to help healthcare facilities install and utilize telemedicine equipment.
USDA Makes Changes to Rural Broadband Grant...
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday issued revisions to a grant program that aims to bring high-speed Internet access to rural regions. The changes will help the department better target rural and needy communities. The USDA has used the program, called the Community Connect Grant Program, to invest $112 million in 229 broadband infrastructure projects since it was first implemented in 2004.
AT&T Rolling Out Gigabit Broadband Networks...
AT&T announced plans to deploy gigabit broadband networks in 21 new metropolitan areas by working with local leaders to facilitate deployment.
Copper DSL for Longterm Broadband Strategy
As broadband providers in the United States reevaluate their plans to use copper DSL for broadband, Deutsche Telekom claims the technology can still serve 90% of users in the near future.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
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Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using...
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using Broadband
DVRs and Broadband
Broadband Digital Video Recorders and Broadband Technology.
Measuring Economic Impact of Broadband: Does...
A new report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit in the UK challenges the popular assertion that ultrafast broadband speeds deliver increased economic benefits.
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
Sandvine: Netflix Largest Source of Internet...
According to Sandvine's newest Global Internet Phenomena Report, more than 30% of all peak downstream content is generated by Netflix.
AT&T's Request to Deregulate Special Access...
AT&T and Windstream scored a win in the fight to deregulate 'special access service' pricing in San Francisco, California and San Antonio, Texas. Special access refers to the back end network infrastructure which connects large telecommunications lines and commercial buildings.
United Nations Establishes Global Broadband...
The United Nations Broadband for Digital Development Establishes Global Broadband Targets
Hurricane Sandy Damages Broadband Infrastructur...
Hurricane Sandy is estimated to have caused over $30 billion in damages, including damages to broadband infrastructure. Many customers in New York and New Jersey were left without Internet access.
Broadband Report Card for Obama Administration
After fours years in office the Obama Administration issued a report card of sorts, measuring the success of the President's broadband policy initiatives.
ARRA Broadband Grant Programs
Article describing the Broadband grant programs contained in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming...
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming Video Content
Gigabit Squared Chooses Seattle for its Gigabit...
Gigabit Squared announced its commitment to build an ultra-fast broadband network in Seattle Washington.
T-Mobile Seeks \$2B for US Wireless Spectrum
T-Mobile, the fourth largest U.S. mobile broadband provider, announced plans to sell 66.15 million common shares to buy airwaves to boost wireless data capacity.
New Broadband Adoption Rate Study Released by...
An article describing the results reported in a new Broadband Adoption Rate Study Released by Department of Commerce.
AT&T to FCC: Loosen Restrictions on Old...
AT&T claims the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is discouraging investment into modern broadband networks by retaining regulations that require ILECs to continue maintaining old facilities and after the deployment of IP-based networks.
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband...
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband Special Access Services
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
LRG Study: More than 50% of Adults Watch Video...
Leichtman Research Group (LRG)recently published the results of a survey measuring the television viewing habits of adults in the United States, finding that over half of adults watch television and other video on non-TV devices weekly.
Yahoo, Google and Facebook Lobby Against Stop...
What is the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) and why are many broadband Internet companies against it?
NTIA Reports Broadband Usage Up Slightly
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Broadband Facilitates Rural Healthcare Delivery
Broadband is often an equalizer when it comes to healthcare disparity between rural and urban areas. The FCC reaffirmed it commitment to rural healthcare and telemedicine as it releases a comprehensive report on the use of broadband and rural healthcare.
Latest Research Emphasizes Importance of Mobile...
While broadband adoption rates continue to remain fairly steady, use of smartphones to access the Internet have been climbing.
FCC Connect America Fund Still Struggling to...
FCC Connect America Fund Still Struggling to Find Solutions for Rural Broadband
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless...
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless Spectrum
Net Neutrality in 2014
Net neutrality remains an important broadband policy issue in 2014 as the U.S. Court of Appeals delivers a setback to the FCC.
US-Ignite Initiatives Announced at White House...
US Ignite partnership will spur the development of 60 advanced broadband applications for si areas of national priority - education and workforce development, advanced manufacturing, health, transportation, public safety, and clean energy.
Connect America Fund - Not Reformed Enough?
With federal funding from the FCC's Universal Service Fund in jeopardy for many rural areas of the country, State's are now faced with either jeopardizing broadband availability for rural residents,or finding ways to fund the gap.
Digital Rights Management
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Cisco: Video to Consume 79% of all Internet...
A report from Cisco emphasizes the prevalence of online video, with almost 80% of all Internet use coming from video streaming by 2018,
Maryland Completes Fiber Broadband Project with...
State officials are celebrating the completion of a fiber-optic broadband network project passing almost 2 million households and spanning 4200 square miles through central Maryland.
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer \$200 Million...
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer $200 Million in Broadband Development Funding
USDA Announces Support for Rural Mental Health...
Broadband is an important facilitator of delivering long-distance clinical healthcare, remote patient monitoring and professional health-related education.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Broadband Plan for NYC
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City
FCC: Biggest Effort Ever to Help Close the...
FCC: Biggest Effort Ever to Help Close the Digital Divide FCC Broadband Adoption Closing the Digital Divide Obama Broadband Connect to Compete
Infonetics Report: Broadband in Automobiles...
According to an Infonetics Report, the connected automobile market will be worth $18B by 2018.
Spectrum is ‘King’ in Today’s...
AT&T/T-Mobile Aftermath: Spectrum is King AT&T/T-Mobile Analysis AT&T/T-Mobile Acquisition AT&T T-Mobile Merger Wireless Spectrum FCC Spectrum
Broadband Adoption Rate Demonstrates the Size...
Highlights the key findings of a Broadband Adoption Rate Survey conducted by the FCC in November 2009.
White House Committed to Net Neutrality
According to a White House statement in response to a public petition regarding the issue of net neutrality, the President reaffirmed his support for a free and open Internet.
FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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Gigabit Broadband Networks In Every Community?
Gigabit broadband networks are becoming a regular part of the broadband access debate. How commonplace will broadband networks in the gigabit speeds ranges be?
FCC Connect America Fund and Smart Grid
While the FCC looks at new ideas to expand broadband availability in rural areas, electric coops are expressing interest in using existing Connect America Funding for both broadband and smart grid deployment.
New America Report Criticizes U.S. Broadband...
A recent New American report points to higher prices and less choices for broadband consumers living in the U.S.
FCC: Gigabit Communities in Every State by 2015
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced an initiative calling for at least one gigabit broadband network in each state by 2015.
ITU: National Broadband Strategies Significantl...
According to research, conducted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Broadband Commission for Digital Development and Cisco, countries with a national broadband plan have broadband penetration rates which are 9 percent higher than countries without plans.
Verizon's Fiber Broadband Strategy
A series of moves by the second largest telecommunications provider in America emphasizes the company's commitment to deploying fiber, and moving further and further away from its copper based networks.
New Pew Internet Report: 66% of Americans Have...
New Pew Internet Report: 66% of Americans Have Broadband at Home
Original Intent of the FCC Universal Service Fund
One of the major broadband policy goals of the Obama administration was a complete overhaul of the Universal Service Fund (USF). Why was USF reform necessary, and what was the primary purpose of the original Universal Service Fund?
Cisco: Internet of Everything Worth \$19 Trillion
Cisco CEO John Chambers estimated that $19 trillion would be realized by fully harnessing the power of the Internet.
What is Digital Rights Management?
Describes copyright issues related to digital media. Description of How Digital Rights Management Technology Works and a discussion of the Fair Use Doctrine, as it applies to digital media.
FCC: Most Significant Policy Step Ever Taken to...
The FCC recently announced a major overhaul to the existing federal Universal Service Fund ( USF ), shifting funding from telephone subsidies to programs which support broadband services. The program, entitled the Connect America Fund, will focus on providing broadband to unserved Americans, primarily in rural areas.
U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Ban...
Two US Senators introduced legislation which would ban federal, state and local jurisdictions from taxing Internet access.
Broadband Continues to Demonstrate Economic...
There is little debate that increasing broadband access spurs economic development, but can this be quantified?
Goals of FCC Rural Broadband Experiments Detailed
The FCC release an order related to the Connect America Fund, authorizing $100M for rural broadband experiments.
Digital Divide
Definition of the Digital Divide.
FCC Eases Restrictions on In-Flight Broadband...
Recognizing that universal access to broadband has become an expectation of every American, the FCC paved the way for airlines to provide in-flight broadband services on domestic flights.
The FCC and the Success of the Rural Healthcare...
The FCC has long been an advocate of the use of broadband for healthcare delivery and its commitment to the use of broadband and rural healthcare.
Verizon's Aggressive Home Broadband Strategy
Verizon's business strategy of investing heavily into FiOS and 4G/LTE wireless broadband has been evident over the past two years.
FCC Considers Raising Broadband Speed Definition
The FCC is considering an increase in broadband speeds, as applications and devices continue to demand more bandwidth and higher speeds.
Broadband and Internet Connected Devices...
Broadband is changing the traditional television advertising model for broadcasters and other players in the television sector as new devices and applications transform how people consume video content.
Gigabit Cities: Google's Advice to Hopefuls
As the success of Google's campaign to deploy gigabit networks in major American cities continues to be assessed, a Google executive offers advice to municipalities.
More than 50% of Television Viewers Use...
A new Pew Internet study reports a growing trend among traditional television viewers - using a computer or mobile device while watching television.
Google Divests Itself From Clearwire
Google Clearwire Stock Google Internet Company Google mergers and acquisitions
Pew Home Broadband Adoption Report Emphasizes...
A new Pew Internet and American Life Project report entitled Home Broadband 2013 reports that 70% of Americans have broadband access at home. The results further emphasize the importance of broadband adoption to complement broadband infrastructure deployment.
Acting on the National Broadband Plan
An article describing some of the major broadband initiatives contained in the National Broadband Plan, and an analysis of probably Congressional action on the plan. Page 2.
Rural States Struggling with Universal Service...
With federal funding from the FCC's Universal Service Fund in jeopardy for many rural areas of the country, State's are now faced with either jeopardizing broadband availability for rural residents,or finding ways to fund the gap.
FCC's Vision for Broadband
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler spoke about net neutrality during his Congressional testimony at an Energy and Commerce Committee oversight hearing.
Australia's National Broadband Plan a Major...
An ambitious national fiber broadband network being built in Australia has experienced setbacks which threaten to delay the achievement of stated goals.
AT&T Focuses on Emerging Devices Sector
While other broadband providers have been focused on research and development surrounding manufacturing devices which push the limits of existing broadband technology, AT&T has been investing heavily in the development of emerging devices which exploit the capacity and speeds of the fastest broadband networks.
National Broadband Interoperable Public Safety...
Broadband Public Safety Obama Broadband Plan D-Block 700 MHz Interoperable Broadband Public Safety Network
White Space for Broadband Debuts in Wilmington
Using white space for broadband is now being used in Wilmington, North Carolina and Hanover County.
RNCOS Report: Telemedicine Market to Grow 18.5%...
Telemedicine is particularly important for patients in rural remote locations because of the scarcity of primary care physicians and specialists in remote areas of the country
Challenges of Rural Broadband Deployment
Despite challenges with deploying broadband in rural areas of the country, significant economic benefits continue to be measured.
Colorado Moves to Fix National Broadband Map...
Colorado Moves to Address Shortcomings in Broadband Availability Data
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