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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
Not All Broadband is Created Equal
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Is Your Broadband Speed Fast Enough?
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Which Broadband Providers Do Customers Rate...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
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.
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.
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?
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty...
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty Close to Actuals?
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
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Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
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.
FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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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 as an Economic Driver
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FCC Considers Lifeline Reforms
The importance of broadband was emphasized in the FCC's recent order requesting comment on Lifeline reform.
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
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 to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Verizon Will Only Offer DSL Service When Bundled With Voice Service In May 2012
FCC Votes to Subsidize Broadband for Low-Income...
The FCC recently voted along party lines to subsidize broadband for low-income Americans through the Universal Service Funding mechanism.
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A Report from Fiber-To-The-Home Council Americas Reports a 13% Increase in the Number of Fiber Connected Homes in the United 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.
FCC's Lifeline Program and Important Policy...
With millions of Americans unable to subscribe to broadband service, the need for the FCC's Lifeline program is greater than ever.
Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 to Improve...
Two U.S. Senators introduced the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 as a way to improve broadband access and close what they call an education gap for all students.
FCC Passes Net Neutrality Regulations
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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.
White Space for Broadband Debuts in Wilmington
Using white space for broadband is now being used in Wilmington, North Carolina and Hanover County.
Which Broadband Providers Rank Highest in...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers in 2013 - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
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.
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
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.
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.
Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Net Neutrality Explained
FCC Net Neutrality. Broadband.
Broadband Continues to Demonstrate Economic...
There is little debate that increasing broadband access spurs economic development, but can this be quantified?
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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.
Windstream to Offer Gigabit Service in Select...
Windstream is getting into the gigabit broadband business by announcing it will be deploying the high-speed service in select markets.
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.
Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?
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.
Ohio Claims to be First Gigabit State
Agile Network Builders completed a project to install network equipment on radio towers throughout the state of Ohio to deliver high-speed broadband.
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
Texas Medical Board Stymies Telemedicine...
A Texas judge blocked the Texas Medical Board for imposing limits on how doctors provide telemedicine consultations.
Colorado Moves to Fix National Broadband Map...
Colorado Moves to Address Shortcomings in Broadband Availability Data
Broadband is Transforming Our Way of Life
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Next Century Cities Publishes Policy Agenda for...
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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.
FCC Seeking Input on Lifeline Reform
The FCC announced that it was seeking comment on restructuring the Lifeline program to better support 21st Century communications while curbing abuse.
AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
Minnesota Uses Broadband Cooperative Model to...
Amid a risky regulatory environment and increasing competition, states are using a variety of approaches to increase broadband access.
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,
Next Century Cities Provides Platform for...
Next Century Cities was built on the foundation of providing municipal leaders with a platform to advance broadband deployment goals in their cities.
Google Divests Itself From Clearwire
Google Divests Itself From Clearwire
Google Exploring Using Balloons to Deliver...
Companies such as Google and Titan Aerospace are developing innovative solutions to deploy broadband in rural areas.
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 & 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
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The National Importance of Broadband
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GAO: Outcomes and Effectiveness of Broadband...
The GAO issued a report on the effectiveness of federal broadband adoption programs, and concluded that most program outcomes are unclear.
Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using...
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using Broadband
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.
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
Google Writes the Playbook Regarding Public...
Google's fiber to the home strategy includes public private partnership playbook.
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 Evolution of Net Neutrality
While net neutrality has emerged as one of the most important issues affecting broadband, the FCC has been dealing with the issue for almost a decade.
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.
FCC Connect America Fund Provides Funding for...
The FCC announced nearly $1.7B in subsidies being offered to ten broadband providers to expand rural access to over 8.5 million Americans.
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.
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.
Cities Getting Into the Broadband Deployment...
Two major U.S. cities announced major initiatives related to broadband deployment and the use of technology to improve the lives of its citizens.
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.
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming...
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming Video Content
Google Launches White Space Map to Accelerate...
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Broadband Promises to be Hot Topic for Congress...
As FCC Chair Tom Wheeler and newly elected representatives stake out net neutrality positions, 2015 might be the year an agreement is reached.
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.
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.
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
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?
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.
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
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?
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.
ARRA Broadband Grant Programs
Article describing the Broadband grant programs contained in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
AT&T 4G/LTE Network Reaches 300 Million...
After $140 billion in wireless and wireline infrastructure, AT&T's 4G/LTE network now reaches over 300 million Americans.
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.
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.
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?
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
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.
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.
Google Advice to Cities: Facilitate Broadband...
Google VP Milo Medin repeated advice Google executives previously offered to municipalities regarding facilitated broadband deployment.
Google Expands Portfolio to Include Free...
Google wrote the playbook on the deployment of gigabit broadband networks. The company is now doing the same for municipal wifi networks.
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