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How Much Speed Do You Need? A Thorough...
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8 Tips to Keeping Your Broadband Company Honest
Broadband Speed Test Measuring Broadband Speeds
How Fast Should Your Broadband Be?
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Not All Broadband is Created Equal
WiMax FTTH Fiber Wireless Broadband Satellite Broadband Connection
Net Neutrality Explained
Net Neutrality Pros and Cons. Broadband. Page 2.
Is Your Broadband Speed Fast Enough?
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Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
NTIA Spectrum Broadband Spectrum Obama Broadband National Broadband Plan
Which Broadband Providers Do Customers Rate...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
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.
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?
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
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
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.
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.
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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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.
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: Google Fiber Playbook Could Serve as...
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler pointed to Google's FTTH city checklist as a model the agency could adopt during Congressional testimony.
FCC Passes Net Neutrality Regulations
FCC Passes net Neutrality Regulations Open Internet
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 to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Telecommunications provider Verizon is Moving Closer to Abandoning DSL Service and Replacing With 4G/LTE
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty...
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty Close to Actuals?
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.
White Space for Broadband Debuts in Wilmington
Using white space for broadband is now being used in Wilmington, North Carolina and Hanover County.
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.
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.
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.
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.
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
Broadband Spotlight - Smart Grid Technology
Broadband Smart Grid Broadband Electric
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
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.
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.
AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
Broadband as an Economic Driver
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Obama Administration Focuses on Wireless...
The Obama Administration has been consistent in its support of a focused strategy to discover and allocate wireless spectrum for broadband deployment in the United States.
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.
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.
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
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Broadband Plan for NYC
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City
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 & 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.
NTIA Reports Broadband Usage Up Slightly
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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.
Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
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.
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Mobile Provider Launches 300Mbps 4G Network
London mobile broadband provider EE claims to achieved the highest broadband speeds available over a wireless broadband network.
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
Google Launches White Space Map to Accelerate...
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Broadband Continues to Demonstrate Economic...
There is little debate that increasing broadband access spurs economic development, but can this be quantified?
Obama Administration Backs Away from UN...
As the United Nations continues to increase involvment in global broadband policy, the US breaks rank with the global body and refuses to sign a policy designed to restrict access to the Internet in certain circumstances.
Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?
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.
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.
Verizon: 4G/LTE Wireless Network "Substantially...
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Deutsche Telekom the Winner in Cancelled...
Deutsche Telekom Winner in Cancelled AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
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.
Rural Broadband Adoption
The National Agriculture & Rural Development Policy Center reports on broadband availability and the economic benefits rural communities receive.
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.
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
AT&T Signals Reconsideration of DSL Service for...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Broadband Adoption Rate Study Released by...
An article describing the results reported in a new Broadband Adoption Rate Study Released by Department of Commerce.
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 Plan to Deploy FTTH in...
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson outlined the company's broadband strategy at an industry conference in March 2014.
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.
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming...
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming Video Content
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless...
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless Spectrum
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.
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.
Frontier Communications Deploying Wholesale...
Frontier Communications announced it is deploying wholesale ethernet services in 23 states.
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.
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.
Digital Divide
Definition of the Digital Divide.
FCC Approval Comes With Conditions
The FCC approved a spectrum acquisition plan which the Communications Workers of America (CWA) strongly opposed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Devices Push the Limits of Existing...
Newly created devices have been recently announced which significantly expand limits imposed by older broadband technologies.
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing?
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing? ARRA Broadband Grants BTOP RUS Broadband Grants
New Technology Provides Options for Mobile...
XG Technology, a Florida based wireless communications company and the developer of a portfolio of wireless communications technologies is marketing a suite of products which they claim will fill a void in the rural mobile broadband market.
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.
Digital Rights Management
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Broadband Transforms Television Viewing
Broadband enabled TV has enabled consumers to watch shows when they want to, increase the number of devises they can be watched on, and provided a variety of sources of which video content can be delivered.
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.
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?
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
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 Continues to Identify Wireless Spectrum...
NTIA Identifies Another 95 MHz of Wireless Spectrum for Broadband
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.
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.
White Space for Broadband Being Explored by...
A number of major telecommunication companies, including Google, Microsoft and Facebook are exploring use of “Wi-FAR” for rural broadband.
FCC Hosts mHealth Summit Participants
FCC Hosts mHealth Summit in Washington DC
Broadband Adoption Rate Demonstrates the Size...
Highlights the key findings of a Broadband Adoption Rate Survey conducted by the FCC in November 2009.
Transition of IP-Based Services Will Test FCC...
Transition from traditional telephone networks to IP-Based services will test FCC regulation of broadband.
Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
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.
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 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.
FCC Chairman: U.S. Needs Faster Broadband...
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Will White Spaces for Broadband Work for Rural...
With the FCC's recent approval of White Space technology for wireless broadband, will the new technology work to fill the gaps in rural areas?
What is at Stake in the AT&T Acquisition of...
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NYC to Try "Micro-Trenching" to Expand...
In a continuing effort to expand broadband access in New York City, a partnership between Verizon and the City will allow the provider to expand availability of its fiber-optic broadband service.
UN Report: More Than Half the World will Have...
According to the United Nation's latest State of Broadband Report, over 50% of the global population will have Internet access by 2017
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer \$200 Million...
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer $200 Million in Broadband Development Funding
White Space for Broadband Still Being Tested
The use of white space for wireless broadband was hailed as an important step in making wireless spectrum available to broadband providers.
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.
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,
Colorado Moves to Fix National Broadband Map...
Colorado Moves to Address Shortcomings in Broadband Availability Data
Affordability as a Barrier to Broadband Adoption
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Internet Enabled Television Viewing Continues...
A rising number of television viewers are turning to the Internet to watch favorite shows and movies.
Pew: Internet of Things will Thrive by 2025
According to a recently released report from the Pew Research Internet Project the Internet will continue to thrive, but negative implications exist.
Impact of the FCC Connect America Fund
The FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF) was described as the most significant initiative ever to bridge the digital divide in America. In assessing the impact of the program almost three years later, some would say that the FCC fell short in meeting stated goals.
FCC Releases Report and Order Establishing...
The FCC reaffirmed it commitment to rural healthcare and telemedicine as it releases a comprehensive report on the use of broadband and rural healthcare.
President Obama Announces Partnerships to...
During President Obama's State of the Union address in February, he announced partnerships with several tech companies and broadband providers to supplement recent E-Rate reforms.
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.
National Broadband Interoperable Public Safety...
Broadband Public Safety Obama Broadband Plan D-Block 700 MHz Interoperable Broadband Public Safety Network
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine and Asthma
Advances in healthcare technology and increased broadband availability are providing opportunities to deliver more efficient healthcare.
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.
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.
AT&T Going Head-to-head With Google for...
AT&T announced plans to bring its GigaPower network to Cupertino, California, following an earlier announcement to deploy in 100 new municipalities
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.
Broadband Report: U.S. Holds Strong Global...
In a recently released report enthusiastically embraced by the broadband provider community, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI)
President Obama's Technology Panel Advises on...
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Releases Report on Spectrum Allocation for Wireless Broadband
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.
U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Ban...
Two US Senators introduced legislation which would ban federal, state and local jurisdictions from taxing Internet access.
Infonetics Report: Broadband in Automobiles...
According to an Infonetics Report, the connected automobile market will be worth $18B by 2018.
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.
Broadband is Transforming Our Way of Life
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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Warns States: Leave...
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has been expressing his support for municipal broadband networks in a number of forums.
United Nations Assumes Major Role in Broadband...
United Nations Assumes Major Role in Broadband Deployment
Broadband Industry to FCC: Don't Regulate...
In a letter to the FCC broadband providers claim that regulation of broadband will harm deployment efforts and halt innovation in the private sector.
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.
Wireless Spectrum a National Priority
Wireless Spectrum for Broadband Deployment Emerging as Most Significant Broadband Issue. The Obama Administration has been focused on a national strategy to identify and allocate wireless spectrum for broadband deployment in the United States.
Julius Genachowski's Assessment of US...
FCC Chairman Delivers a major broadband policy speech at VOX Media headquarters in Washington DC. Chairman Genachowski cites U.S. leadership in the increased investment in wireline and wireless broadband networks as a direct result of FCC policies.
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband...
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband Special Access Services
United Nations Report Links Broadband to...
An article about the United Nations Report: The Broadband Bridge; Linking ICT With Climate Change Action for a Low-Carbon Economy
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