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Broadband: Most Popular Articles

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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
Net Neutrality Explained
Net Neutrality Pros and Cons. Broadband. Page 2.
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Broadband Technologies Overview
WiMax FTTH Fiber Wireless Broadband Satellite Broadband Connection
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?
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.
United Nations: Broadband Access is a Basic...
An article about the United Nations declaration of broadband and access to the Internet as a basic human right
Is Netflix Getting Greedy?
Netflix Controversy a Sign of the Future; Is Netflix Getting Too Greedy? Usage Limits and Data Caps: Is this a Sign of Things to Come for Broadband?
Frontier Communications Banking on Broadband...
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.
AT&T & GM Partner to Provide 4G/LTE in 2015...
AT&T and General Motors, are partnering to deliver wireless 4G/LTE service to cars and trucks. Beginning in late 2014, GM will embed 4G LTE mobile broadband in most Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models in the U.S. and Canadian market.
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty...
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty Close to Actuals?
The Importance of Broadband Speeds
Broadband speeds have become a critical factor when considering whether access is sufficient for accessing content on the Internet.
FCC Lifeline Reforms Generating Controversy
The FCC now considers subsidies for broadband service as an eligible expense for Lifeline. State and local leaders are questioning the FCC's decision to force consumers to choose between phone or Internet service.
Verizon to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Telecommunications provider Verizon is Moving Closer to Abandoning DSL Service and Replacing With 4G/LTE
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.
AT&T Publishes Map to Depict GigaPower Cities
With over 100 cities identified as GigaPower candidates, AT&T recently published on online map to inform consumers about deployment status.
Definition of Broadband
Latest Research Emphasizes Importance of Mobile...
While broadband adoption rates continue to remain fairly steady, use of smartphones to access the Internet have been climbing.
FCC: 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: Copper to FiOS Migration Accelerated...
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.
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 Adding 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.
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Broadband and Economic Impact
Numerous studies by economic and telecommunications analysts study the correlation between broadband access and the economic impact of broadband.
What Does the Net Neutrality Mean for You?
FCC Passes net Neutrality Regulations Open Internet
Broadband Speeds Garner Headlines Once Again
The NYS Attorney General is investigating whether broadband providers are providing the speeds they advertise to NYS consumers.
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
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.
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.
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
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.
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
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.
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
Google Exploring Using Balloons to Deliver...
Companies such as Google and Titan Aerospace are developing innovative solutions to deploy broadband in rural areas.
Broadband for Low-Income Americans
In May 2015, FCC Chair Tom Wheeler proposed restructuring the FCC's Lifeline Program to include broadband and increased competition.
FCC: Increase Broadband Speeds, Stimulate...
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler has been signalling his intentions to spur broadband competition and raise the stakes in the broadband industry in 2014.
Net Neutrality - Year in Review
Net neutrality remains an important broadband policy issue in 2014 as the U.S. Court of Appeals delivers a setback to the FCC.
Internet Enabled Television Viewing Continues...
A rising number of television viewers are turning to the Internet to watch favorite shows and movies.
FCC Tackles Broadband Speeds
Once again the FCC is considering raising the minimum speed threshold for defining broadband access in America.
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 Spotlight: Telemedicine
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
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
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.
Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
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.
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
FCC Advisory Group Makes Key Broadband...
FCC Advisory Group Makes Key Broadband Recommendations
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.
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.
Providers Offering Gigabit Broadband Service...
Following Google's lead, other major broadband providers are introducing gigabit speeds in select cities. The latest entrant is CenturyLink.
FTTH Broadband Fiber fiber-optic Fiber-to-the-h...
A Report from Fiber-To-The-Home Council Americas Reports a 13% Increase in the Number of Fiber Connected Homes in the United States
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.
Time Warner Aquisition - Take 2; Charter...
A month after the failed Comcast merger with Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications makes a bid to purchase TWC for $55B.
FCC Raises Broadband Speeds to 10Mbps
In December 2014 The FCC voted to raise the current broadband speed definition to 10Mbps down and 1 Mbps up.
FCC Considers Lifeline Reforms
The importance of broadband was emphasized in the FCC's recent order requesting comment on Lifeline reform.
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.
ARRA Broadband Grant Programs
Article describing the Broadband grant programs contained in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
City Balks at Demands - Google Walks
Google Fiber pulls out of Leawood Kansas after city expresses concerns over agreement. Incumbent provider AT&T steps in to provide service.
FCC Raising Broadband Speed Threshold to 25 Mbps
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States Advancing Gigabit Broadband Deployments
As States work to expand access for homes and businesses, announcements regarding the deployment of gigabit networks are becoming more common
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using...
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using Broadband
United Nations Assumes Major Role in Broadband...
United Nations Assumes Major Role in Broadband Deployment
United Nations Sets Broadband Gender Equity...
The UN's Broadband Commission for Digital Development set a target of 2020 for gender equity in access to broadband.
United Nations Expands Growing Role in...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message to the opening of the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai summed up the growing influence of the global body in broadband policies, and the expanding role of the UN.
Infonetics: 40% of Broadband Providers will...
According to Infonetics, nearly half of broadband providers plan on dramatically increasing available speeds to meet customer demand.
Digital Rights Management
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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.
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.
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless...
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless Spectrum
Broadband is Transforming Our Way of Life
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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.
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.
Global Broadband Internet Speed Rankings
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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?
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
FCC Chairman Wheeler's Support for Municipal...
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler expresses support for municipal broadband networks.
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.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
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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.
Google's Project Loon Nearly Ready to Launch
As universal broadband deployment remains an important policy goal providers continue exploring innovative ways to provide service to remote areas.
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.
Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
DVRs and Broadband
Broadband Digital Video Recorders and Broadband Technology.
AT&T Rolling Out Gigabit Broadband Networks...
AT&T announced plans to deploy gigabit broadband networks in 21 new metropolitan areas by working with local leaders to facilitate deployment.
Broadband for Public Safety Continues to be a...
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Forbes: Broadband CAPEX Decrease Due to FCC Net...
An article written by Hal Singer for Forbes links the dramatic decrease in broadband capex to the recently enacted FCC Net Neutrality regulations
Colorado Moves to Fix National Broadband Map...
Colorado Moves to Address Shortcomings in Broadband Availability Data
Rural Broadband Adoption
The National Agriculture & Rural Development Policy Center reports on broadband availability and the economic benefits rural communities receive.
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.
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.
IBM 5 in 5 Report: Digital Divide will not...
Digital Divide IBM 5 in 5. Broadband.
Pres Obama: 45M Americans cannot purchase...
President Obama traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa to talk about a broadband in a preview of his State of the Union Address in January 2015.
FCC Connect America Fund Auction for Broadband...
The FCC announced it will conduct a reverse auction for the CAF funding declined by Verizon earlier this year.
Google Divests Itself From Clearwire
Google Clearwire Stock Google Internet Company Google mergers and acquisitions
FCC Net Neutrality Rules - Consumers vs....
The FCC net neutrality regulations are rallying support in both corners - providers have filed suit against them, while consumers are embracing them.
U.S House Subcommittee Hears from Broadband...
Witnesses testifying at a US House Subcommittee hearing described solutions to the challenges facing broadband providers in municipalities in the US.
Mobile Provider Launches 300Mbps 4G Network
London mobile broadband provider EE claims to achieved the highest broadband speeds available over a wireless broadband network.
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
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.
Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
Google Eyes New Markets for Broadband Expansion
Google is continuing to increase its presence in American communities who pledge to support gigabit fiber deployments by offering streamlined permitting and access to conduits and other rights-of-way.
Broadband Spotlight - Smart Grid Technology
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IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety...
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Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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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.
AT&T Collaborating with Municipalities to...
AT&T announced plans to deploy new gigabit broadband networks by working with municipalities to reduce costs and facilitate construction,
AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
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: 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,
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
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.
Frontier Challlenging Cable With Higher Speeds
In a series of announcements in 2015, Frontier Communications is expanding broadband service areas and emphasizing high-speed symmetrical access.
FCC Connect America Fund Decisions Reveal...
Broadband providers who have accepted or declined FCC CAF funding have revealed their overall rural broadband strategy.
Global Broadband Rankings: Who is Leading the...
Global Broadband Strategies: Which Countries are Leading the Pack?
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