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How Much Speed Do You Need? A Thorough...
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Broadband Speed: How Much Do You Need?
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Not All Broadband is Created Equal
WiMax FTTH Fiber Wireless Broadband Satellite Broadband Connection
Determining Broadband Speed Requirements
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Measuring Broadband Speeds
Broadband Speed Test Measuring Broadband Speeds
Which Broadband Providers Rank Highest in...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty...
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty Close to Actuals?
Netflix Controversy a Sign of the Future; Is...
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 Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
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.
AT&T Reconsiders DSL Service for Rural...
AT&T reconsiders its rural broadband strategy while rebranding U-Verse with the introduction of Mobile TV.
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.
Verizon to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Telecommunications provider Verizon is Moving Closer to Abandoning DSL Service and Replacing With 4G/LTE
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
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.
What is Net Neutrality?
Net Neutrality Pros and Cons. Broadband. Page 2.
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
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 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.
Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
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.
Frontier Communications Deploying Wholesale...
Frontier Communications announced it is deploying wholesale ethernet services in 23 states.
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.
Broadband as an Economic Driver
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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.
Digital Rights Management
Digital Copyright What is Digital Rights Management Online Copyright Digital Copyright
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.
AT&T Signals Reconsideration of DSL Service for...
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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.
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.
Do Increased Boadband Speeds Boost Economic...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
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.
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: 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.
Deutsche Telekom the Winner in Cancelled...
Deutsche Telekom Winner in Cancelled AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
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.
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
DVRs and Broadband
Broadband Digital Video Recorders and Broadband Technology.
Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
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.
Global Broadband Internet Speed Rankings
Global Broadband Speed Rankings Akamai Global Broadband Speeds
Middle Mile
middle mile broadband network
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.
Affordability as a Barrier to Broadband Adoption
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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.
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.
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
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.
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
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.
Broadband Adoption Most Significant Broadband...
Broadband Adoption Most Significant Broadband Issue
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.
Verizon: 4G/LTE Wireless Network "Substantially...
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Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer \$200 Million...
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer $200 Million in Broadband Development Funding
Government Reliance on Broadband Raises...
Governments must accept significant security risks when relying on broadband to manage critical infrastructure.
Netflix Reaches Deal With Comcast for Streaming...
Netflix and Comcast have reached an agreement aimed at smoothing the streaming of Netflix content to the cable company's customers, ending a dispute that included suggestions of throttled traffic.
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.
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.
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?
Google Launches White Space Map to Accelerate...
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U.S. Educators Increasingly Relying on...
As the Obama administration considers changes to the FCC E-Rate program by announcing ConnectED, a recently released Nielson report highlights the increasing importance of connected devices at home by educators in American schools.
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.
Broadband is Transforming Our Way of Life
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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.
Broadband Spotlight - Smart Grid Technology
Broadband Smart Grid Broadband Electric
IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety...
IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety Risk Using Public Cellular Network Broadband Public Safety Obama Public Safety Broadband
Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Ban...
Two US Senators introduced legislation which would ban federal, state and local jurisdictions from taxing Internet access.
FCC Connect America Fund Still Struggling to...
FCC Connect America Fund Still Struggling to Find Solutions for Rural Broadband
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?
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.
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband...
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband Special Access Services
Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?
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.
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.
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.
FCC Passes Net Neutrality Regulations
FCC Passes net Neutrality Regulations Open Internet
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.
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
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 CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless...
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless Spectrum
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.
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.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Broadband Plan for NYC
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City
U.S. Telecom Responds to New America Report
A recent New American report points to higher prices and less choices for broadband consumers living in the U.S.
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.
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.
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine and Asthma
Advances in healthcare technology and increased broadband availability are providing opportunities to deliver more efficient healthcare.
Colorado Moves to Fix National Broadband Map...
Colorado Moves to Address Shortcomings in Broadband Availability Data
Rural Telecommunication Providers Rally Against...
One of the major broadband policy goals of the Obama administration was a complete overhaul of the Universal Service Fund. After announcing massive changes to the USF, rural telecommunication carriers expressed concern over the new rules, and a federal lawsuit threatens implementation of the new rules.
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing?
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing? ARRA Broadband Grants BTOP RUS Broadband Grants
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.
Digital Divide
Definition of the Digital Divide.
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 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.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
NTIA Spectrum Broadband Spectrum Obama Broadband National Broadband Plan
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.
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
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.
The National Importance of Broadband
broadband is important to all national initiatives
FCC Advisory Group Makes Key Broadband...
FCC Advisory Group Makes Key Broadband Recommendations
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.
What is at Stake in the AT&T Acquisition of...
AT&T T-mobile merger AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile AT&T LTE AT&T T-Mobile
United Nations Advances Global Broadband Strategy
This article explores the United Nations Global Broadband Strategy
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.
NTIA Continues to Identify Wireless Spectrum...
NTIA Identifies Another 95 MHz of Wireless Spectrum for Broadband
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.
Broadband Strategy for the City of New York
New York City has been charting the course of its broadband strategy through a series of initiatives designed to close the digital divide and increase the number of residents who are able to access service.
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.
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
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 Enabled Television Viewing Continues...
A rising number of television viewers are turning to the Internet to watch favorite shows and movies.
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.
Transition of IP-Based Services Will Test FCC...
Transition from traditional telephone networks to IP-Based services will test FCC regulation of broadband.
New Devices Push the Limits of Existing...
Newly created devices have been recently announced which significantly expand limits imposed by older broadband technologies.
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.
FCC Establishes Net Neutrality Oversight Panel
FCC Establishes Net Neutrality Oversight Panel
Broadband in The United Kingdom: Falling Behind...
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 report measures impact only in the UK, which raises the question of where the country ranks in terms of broadband access and availability.
FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
FCC White Space for Broadband FCC White Space White Space for Broadband White Space Database White Space
Internet Connected TV's in the US Reaches 40%
A Report Published by Leichtman Research Group (LRG) States a 40% Internet TV Adoption Rate
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.
ARRA Broadband Grant Programs
Article describing the Broadband grant programs contained in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
FCC Approval Comes With Conditions
The FCC approved a spectrum acquisition plan which the Communications Workers of America (CWA) strongly opposed.
FCC Report on Broadband in the United States...
According the FCC's most recent Internet Access Services report, the number of broadband connections and overall subscribership are rising. While the results of the most recent release of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) appear positive, the analysis of the data should consider additional factors.
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.
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.
FCC and Net Neutrality in 2014
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler proposed a series of actions for his fellow commissioners to take with regard to net neutrality.
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
Mobile Provider Launches 300Mbps 4G Network
London mobile broadband provider EE claims to achieved the highest broadband speeds available over a wireless broadband network.
RNCOS Report: Telemedicine Market to Grow 18.5%...
In rural areas of the country, telemedicine is about a doctor providing remote health care, or a pharmacy electronically filling a prescription.
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.
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.
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming...
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming Video Content
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.
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.
Broadband for Education - What will ConnectED...
Although the Schools and Library Program commonly known as E-Rate has been around since 1998, recent reforms and new programs promise to increase broadband access in U.S. schools.
National Broadband Interoperable Public Safety...
Broadband Public Safety Obama Broadband Plan D-Block 700 MHz Interoperable Broadband Public Safety Network
Broadband and Internet Regulation Become...
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FCC: Are Broadband Networks in the United...
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which caused more than $30 billion in damage, including broadband infrastructure, the FCC will hold hearings to determine the resiliency of broadband networks in the United States.
Broadband Adoption Rate Demonstrates the Size...
Highlights the key findings of a Broadband Adoption Rate Survey conducted by the FCC in November 2009.
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.
Bill To "RESCUE" Rural Telcos from USF Reform
U.S. Congressman Jeff Landry (R-La.) introduces a bill to help rural telcos survive the latest USF reforms.
Broadband Continues to Demonstrate Economic...
There is little debate that increasing broadband access spurs economic development, but can this be quantified?
FCC Seeks Modernization of Form 477 Data...
While responsibility for maintaining the National Broadband Map shifts from the NTIA to the FCC in 2014, the agency's form 477 data collection program is being examined in order to improve the quality and quantity of data collected.

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