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Broadband: Most Popular Articles

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How Much Speed Do You Need? A Thorough...
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Net Neutrality Explained
Net Neutrality Pros and Cons. Broadband. Page 2.
8 Tips to Keeping Your Broadband Company Honest
Broadband Speed Test Measuring Broadband Speeds
Not All Broadband is Created Equal
WiMax FTTH Fiber Wireless Broadband Satellite Broadband Connection
How Fast Should Your Broadband Be?
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Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Is Your Broadband Speed Fast Enough?
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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
Which Broadband Providers Do Customers Rate...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
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?
Verizon Upgrades FiOS Service
Broadband providers are investing in R&D to stretch the limits of aging technology, as well as developing new ways to utilize existing networks.
Verizon to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Telecommunications provider Verizon is Moving Closer to Abandoning DSL Service and Replacing With 4G/LTE
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.
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.
The Growing Importance of Broadband for...
With rapidly increasing costs and a shortage of health care providers broadband facilitates a more efficient and less costly form of healthcare.
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.
FCC Passes Net Neutrality Regulations
FCC Passes net Neutrality Regulations Open Internet
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty...
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty Close to Actuals?
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.
Infonetics: 40% of Broadband Providers will...
According to Infonetics, nearly half of broadband providers plan on dramatically increasing available speeds to meet customer demand.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
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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.
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.
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Which Broadband Providers Rank Highest in...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers in 2013 - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
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
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.
Broadband as an Economic Driver
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Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.
AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
Broadband is Transforming Our Way of Life
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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.
United Nations Assumes Major Role in Broadband...
United Nations Assumes Major Role in Broadband Deployment
Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
Frontier Communications Deploying Wholesale...
Frontier Communications announced it is deploying wholesale ethernet services in 23 states.
Deutsche Telekom the Winner in Cancelled...
Deutsche Telekom Winner in Cancelled AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Broadband
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Affordability as a Barrier to Broadband Adoption
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United Nations Establishes Global Broadband...
The United Nations Broadband for Digital Development Establishes Global Broadband Targets
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.
Broadband Spotlight - Smart Grid Technology
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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.
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.
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.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Broadband Plan for NYC
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City
Status of Broadband Deployment in the U.S....
After reading the conclusions drawn by the broadband provider community and the FCC, one would think that the data sources were entirely different.
Middle Mile
middle mile broadband network
Internet Enabled Television Viewing Continues...
A rising number of television viewers are turning to the Internet to watch favorite shows and movies.
Verizon: 4G/LTE Wireless Network "Substantially...
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FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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ITIF Report Cites Global Broadband Metrics
A recently released report by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation points to several global metrics which put the United States ahead of many other nations.
Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
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.
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband...
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband Special Access Services
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
Broadband Providers to FCC: Help us Deploy...
After FCC broadband progress report is released, industry responds with its own assessment. US Telecom provides list of things the FCC could do.
Global Broadband Internet Speed Rankings
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AT&T Signals Reconsideration of DSL Service for...
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UK Survey: Broadband Better for Economy than...
A survey for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) stated that 17% of respondents thought that building new airports would benefit the UK economy while 43% thought extending broadband to all households in the UK would boost economic development more.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine and Asthma
Advances in healthcare technology and increased broadband availability are providing opportunities to deliver more efficient healthcare.
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.
IDC Health Insights: Top Ten Health IT...
IDC Health Insights published a list of Health IT predictions for 2015. The predictions point to substantially increased bandwidth requirements.
Utilities Telecom Council Supports Use of FCC...
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. The Utilities Telecom Council supports the use of FCC CAF funding for both smartgrid deployment and broadband access.
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing?
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing? ARRA Broadband Grants BTOP RUS Broadband Grants
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.
Google Launches White Space Map to Accelerate...
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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.
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 deployment of 4G/LTE mobile broadband access as one significant factor.
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.
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.
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.
Industry Opposition to Recent FCC Orders Mounting
Recent FCC orders will undoubtedly result in multiple court challenges on many fronts as broadband providers are weighing in with familiar threats.
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.
FCC Approval Comes With Conditions
The FCC approved a spectrum acquisition plan which the Communications Workers of America (CWA) strongly opposed.
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.
The National Importance of Broadband
broadband is important to all national initiatives
ARRA Broadband Grant Programs
Article describing the Broadband grant programs contained in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Demand for Broadband for Telemedicine Continues...
With rising healthcare costs in-home monitoring systems enabled by a broadband connection are becoming increasingly utilized by seniors.
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming...
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming Video Content
White Space for Broadband Debuts in Wilmington
Using white space for broadband is now being used in Wilmington, North Carolina and Hanover County.
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.
President Obama Honors Broadband Stimulus Grant...
ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Honored at White House Broadband Stimulus Obama National Broadband Plan
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using...
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using Broadband
Federally Funded Broadband Projects Under...
Federally Funded Broadband Projects Under Spotlight in Election Year
Google Advice to Cities: Facilitate Broadband...
Google VP Milo Medin repeated advice Google executives previously offered to municipalities regarding facilitated broadband deployment.
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.
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.
IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety...
IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety Risk Using Public Cellular Network Broadband Public Safety Obama Public Safety Broadband
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
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.
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.
DVRs and Broadband
Broadband Digital Video Recorders and Broadband Technology.
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?
Bipartisan Senate Effort to Keep Access to the...
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune reintroduced the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act to ensure that Internet access remains tax free.
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.
Government Reliance on Broadband Raises...
Governments must accept significant security risks when relying on broadband to manage critical infrastructure.
Broadband Adoption Most Significant Broadband...
Broadband Adoption Most Significant Broadband Issue
Who Could Oppose Increased Broadband Speeds?
Despite the compelling case for the FCC to increase broadband speed thresholds, many broadband providers are opposed to doing so.
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.
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.
Obama: 99% of Schools Will Have 100Mbps...
One of the critical success factors for implementing education reform across America is use of technology and robust broadband networks to deliver dynamic curriculum, rich media content, and support distance learning initiatives.
FCC Connect America Fund Still Struggling to...
FCC Connect America Fund Still Struggling to Find Solutions for Rural Broadband
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer \$200 Million...
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer $200 Million in Broadband Development Funding
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.
Broadband Adoption Rate Demonstrates the Size...
Highlights the key findings of a Broadband Adoption Rate Survey conducted by the FCC in November 2009.
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?
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.
ITIF Report: US Broadband is World Class
Citing global broadband rankings of the United States, the ITIF released a report emphasizing the world class broadband service received in the United States.
AT&T to FCC: Stop Consideration of AT&T/T-Mobil...
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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.
New Devices Push the Limits of Existing...
Newly created devices have been recently announced which significantly expand limits imposed by older broadband technologies.
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.
Iowa Governor Seeks to Expand Broadband Access
Governor Terry Branstad directed a state task force to look at impediments and possible federal funding or public-private investments to significantly increase the access, adoption, and use of broadband technology for all Iowans.
FCC Authorizes Experiments to Measure Impact on...
The FCC launched a broad set of voluntary experiments meant to ensure that the nation’s communications networks continue to meet consumer needs.
FCC Establishes Net Neutrality Oversight Panel
FCC Establishes Net Neutrality Oversight Panel
Frontier Offering Pre-paid Broadband Service...
In addition to exploring markets to expand high-speed broadband service, Frontier is now offering prepaid broadband service without a contract.
FCC Net Neutrality Rules: What does it mean?
In an order enacted on February 26, 2015, the FCC adopted a set of net neutrality rules using its authority under Title II of the Communications Act
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband...
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City to address unique urban broadband challenges
Pew Internet Home Broadband Report Broadband...
A Pew Internet and American Life Project report entitled Home Broadband 2013 reports that 70% of Americans have broadband access at home.

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