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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
Which Broadband Providers Do Customers Rate...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
Is Your Broadband Speed Fast Enough?
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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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
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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.
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.
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.
AT&T Signals Reconsideration of DSL Service 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.
Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Which Broadband Providers Rank Highest in...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers in 2013 - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
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'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.
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.
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
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 Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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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
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.
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.
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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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 is Transforming Our Way of Life
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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.
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.
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.
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.
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
Frontier Communications Deploying Wholesale...
Frontier Communications announced it is deploying wholesale ethernet services in 23 states.
White Space for Broadband Debuts in Wilmington
Using white space for broadband is now being used in Wilmington, North Carolina and Hanover County.
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming...
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming Video Content
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
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.
FCC Explains Rationale Behind Recent Broadband...
Issues such as increasing broadband speeds, muni broadband, net neutrality, and Title II regulation dominate the FCC's 2015 agenda.
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
FCC Passes Net Neutrality Regulations
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AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
Rural Broadband Adoption
The National Agriculture & Rural Development Policy Center reports on broadband availability and the economic benefits rural communities receive.
Global Broadband Internet Speed Rankings
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Broadband Plan for NYC
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City
Broadband
Definition of Broadband
Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
FCC Connect America Fund Provides Funding for...
The FCC announced nearly $1.7B in CAF subsidies being offered to ten broadband providers to expand rural access to over 8.5 million Americans.
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 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.
Internet Enabled Television Viewing Continues...
A rising number of television viewers are turning to the Internet to watch favorite shows and movies.
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.
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 as an Economic Driver
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Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?
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?
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?
The National Importance of Broadband
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
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.
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using...
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using Broadband
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.
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,
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
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.
Infonetics: 40% of Broadband Providers will...
According to Infonetics, nearly half of broadband providers plan on dramatically increasing available speeds to meet customer demand.
Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
Middle Mile
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DVRs and Broadband
Broadband Digital Video Recorders and Broadband Technology.
AT&T to FCC: Stop Consideration of AT&T/T-Mobil...
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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.
FCC ERate Program to Focus on Connecting Rural...
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler noted the huge disparity between urban and rural schools, and the lack of adequate fiber to support educational requirements.
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?
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.
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 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.
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.
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless...
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless Spectrum
Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
Verizon's Limits its "Unlimited" Data Plan -...
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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.
ARRA Broadband Grant Programs
Article describing the Broadband grant programs contained in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Company highlighting symmetrical speeds
After casting doubts about consumer demand for gigabit broadband speeds, Frontier dramatically increases speeds and emphasizes symmetrical speeds.
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband...
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband Special Access Services
FCC: Biggest Effort Ever to Help Close the...
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How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing?
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing? ARRA Broadband Grants BTOP RUS Broadband Grants
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.
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 Divide
Definition of the Digital Divide.
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.
AT&T to FCC: Loosen Restrictions on Old...
AT&T claims the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is discouraging investment into modern broadband networks by retaining regulations that require ILECs to continue maintaining old facilities and after the deployment of IP-based networks.
Telemedicine Initiatives Offer Alternatives to...
Telemedicine uses broadband and access to the Internet to enable applications which utilize streaming video, multimedia and wireless communications.
Google Divests Itself From Clearwire
Google Divests Itself From Clearwire
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.
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.
IBM 5 in 5 Report: Digital Divide will not...
Digital Divide IBM 5 in 5. Broadband.
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.
Federally Funded Broadband Projects Under...
Federally Funded Broadband Projects Under Spotlight in Election Year
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.
Ericsson Report: Broadband is Changing...
Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report: consumers are willing to pay for the ability to watch television programs from a variety of physical devices:
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.
National Broadband Interoperable Public Safety...
Broadband Public Safety Obama Broadband Plan D-Block 700 MHz Interoperable Broadband Public Safety Network
FCC USF Reform: As New Formulas and Rules are...
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.
Digital Rights Management
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United Kingdom Government Confident of Meeting...
United Kingdom Government Confident of Meeting Broadband Goals
Affordability as a Barrier to Broadband Adoption
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Pew Internet Study: 53% of American Adults 65...
Pew Internet & American Life Project Internet Survey: More Than Half of Seniors Use the Internet
Pew Internet Report: 70% of U.S. Adults Have...
Broadband adoption is emerging as the most significant issue to be resolved in terms of taking steps to close the digital divide.  Adoption refers to the number
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.
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
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.
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
Colorado Moves to Fix National Broadband Map...
Colorado Moves to Address Shortcomings in Broadband Availability Data
Goals of FCC Rural Broadband Experiments Detailed
The FCC release an order related to the Connect America Fund, authorizing $100M for rural broadband experiments.
Google Deploying Gigabit Broadband Networks in...
Google is deploying Gigabit broadband networks in three American cities, after more than 1100 municipalities applied for the distinction.
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.
FCC Tackles Broadband Speeds
Once again the FCC is considering raising the minimum speed threshold for defining broadband access in America.
NRECA to Congress: Expand Broadband Access to...
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) calls on Congress to focus on broadband access 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.
Mobile Provider Launches 300Mbps 4G Network
London mobile broadband provider EE claims to achieved the highest broadband speeds available over a wireless broadband network.
Verizon: 4G/LTE Wireless Network "Substantially...
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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.
Deutsche Telekom the Winner in Cancelled...
Deutsche Telekom Winner in Cancelled AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
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 Establishes Net Neutrality Oversight Panel
FCC Establishes Net Neutrality Oversight Panel
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.
IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety...
IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety Risk Using Public Cellular Network Broadband Public Safety Obama Public Safety Broadband
Frontier CEO: Who needs a Gig?
Frontier CEO contends better prices for slower speeds is what consumers really want - not Gigabit speeds as Google is promoting.

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