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How Much Speed Do You Need? A Thorough...
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How Fast Should Your Broadband Be?
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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.
Not All Broadband is Created Equal
WiMax FTTH Fiber Wireless Broadband Satellite Broadband Connection
Is Your Broadband Speed Fast Enough?
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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?
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
FCC Passes Net Neutrality Regulations
FCC Passes net Neutrality Regulations Open Internet
Broadband as an Economic Driver
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Do Increased Boadband Speeds Boost Economic...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
Which Broadband Providers Do Customers Rate...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
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.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
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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.
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
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.
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.
Gigabit Squared Chooses Seattle for its Gigabit...
Gigabit Squared announced its commitment to build an ultra-fast broadband network in Seattle Washington.
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 Offers LTE for Home Broadband
Verizon Offers LTE for Home Broadband
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.
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.
FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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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.
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.
Broadband Adoption Rate Demonstrates the Size...
Highlights the key findings of a Broadband Adoption Rate Survey conducted by the FCC in November 2009.
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.
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty...
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty Close to Actuals?
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.
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 to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Telecommunications provider Verizon is Moving Closer to Abandoning DSL Service and Replacing With 4G/LTE
Which Broadband Providers Rank Highest in...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers in 2013 - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer \$200 Million...
Gigabit Squared and Gig U Offer $200 Million in Broadband Development Funding
Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
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.
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
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.
White Space for Broadband Debuts in Wilmington
Using white space for broadband is now being used in Wilmington, North Carolina and Hanover County.
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.
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.
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.
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming...
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming Video Content
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.
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
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.
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
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.
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 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.
T-Mobile Seeks \$2B for US Wireless Spectrum
T-Mobile, the fourth largest U.S. mobile broadband provider, announced plans to sell 66.15 million common shares to buy airwaves to boost wireless data capacity.
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.
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
FCC Approval Comes With Conditions
The FCC approved a spectrum acquisition plan which the Communications Workers of America (CWA) strongly opposed.
Frontier Communications Deploying Wholesale...
Frontier Communications announced it is deploying wholesale ethernet services in 23 states.
Broadband is Transforming Our Way of Life
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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.
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.
Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
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.
Global Broadband Internet Speed Rankings
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FCC Tackles Broadband Speeds
Once again the FCC is considering raising the minimum speed threshold for defining broadband access in America.
Internet Enabled Television Viewing Continues...
A rising number of television viewers are turning to the Internet to watch favorite shows and movies.
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: 4G/LTE Wireless Network "Substantially...
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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.
AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
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 Signals Reconsideration of DSL Service for...
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Spectrum is ‘King’ in Today’s...
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Internet Connected TV's in the US Reaches 40%
A Report Published by Leichtman Research Group (LRG) States a 40% Internet TV Adoption Rate
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.
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.
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.
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.
Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?
Verizon's Limits its "Unlimited" Data Plan -...
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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 Considering Raising Minimum Broadband Speeds
The FCC's consideration of raising broadband speed thresholds will have a significant impact on measuring broadband access in the United States.
Mobile Provider Launches 300Mbps 4G Network
London mobile broadband provider EE claims to achieved the highest broadband speeds available over a wireless broadband network.
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.
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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.
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.
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless...
AT&T CEO Calls on FCC to Free More Wireless Spectrum
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.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Broadband Plan for NYC
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City
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.
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.
Transition of IP-Based Services Will Test FCC...
Transition from traditional telephone networks to IP-Based services will test FCC regulation of broadband.
AT&T Going Head-to-head With Google for...
AT&T announced plans to bring its GigaPower network to Cupertino, California, following an earlier announcement to deploy in 100 new municipalities
Broadband and Internet Connected Devices...
Broadband is changing the traditional television advertising model for broadcasters and other players in the television sector as new devices and applications transform how people consume video content.
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.
Affordability as a Barrier to Broadband Adoption
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White Space for Broadband Still Being Tested
The use of white space for wireless broadband was hailed as an important step in making wireless spectrum available to broadband providers.
Google Launches White Space Map to Accelerate...
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States Taking Different Approaches to Broadband...
Several efforts announced in states around the country illustrate how varied broadband deployment efforts really are.
White House Committed to Net Neutrality
According to a White House statement in response to a public petition regarding the issue of net neutrality, the President reaffirmed his support for a free and open Internet.
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,
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.
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'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.
Deutsche Telekom the Winner in Cancelled...
Deutsche Telekom Winner in Cancelled AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
United Kingdom Government Confident of Meeting...
United Kingdom Government Confident of Meeting Broadband Goals
NTIA Reports Broadband Usage Up Slightly
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Broadband Spotlight - Smart Grid Technology
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United Nations Establishes Global Broadband...
The United Nations Broadband for Digital Development Establishes Global Broadband Targets
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.
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.
AT&T Implementing Project VIP With Broadband...
AT&T is aggressively implementing a business strategy called Project VIP, announced in late 2013.  The plan to provide connectivity to over 300 million
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 Industry to FCC: Don't Regulate...
In a letter to the FCC broadband providers claim that regulation of broadband will harm deployment efforts and halt innovation in the private sector.
Broadband Continues to Demonstrate Economic...
There is little debate that increasing broadband access spurs economic development, but can this be quantified?
European Union Follows United Kindom: Failing...
First it was the United Kingdom announcing it would not hit their broadband targets, now the European Union announced it will also be falling short on their plan to expand broadband access throughout Europe.
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.
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.
Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
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?
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.
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using...
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using Broadband
The Internet of Everything is Transformational
Cisco continues to emphasize issues surrounding the Internet of Everything culture, including the transformational power of an interconnected world.
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.
FCC: Biggest Effort Ever to Help Close the...
FCC: Biggest Effort Ever to Help Close the Digital Divide FCC Broadband Adoption Closing the Digital Divide Obama Broadband Connect to Compete
DVRs and Broadband
Broadband Digital Video Recorders and Broadband Technology.
Google Expanding Gigabit Networks to Other...
After reporting considerable progress in building a broadband network capable of reaching speeds of over 1 gigabit, the company announced plans to build additional networks in other cities.
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 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.
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.
New Devices Push the Limits of Existing...
Newly created devices have been recently announced which significantly expand limits imposed by older broadband technologies.
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.
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.
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?
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.
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing?
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing? ARRA Broadband Grants BTOP RUS Broadband Grants
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.
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband...
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband Special Access Services
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.
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.
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.
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.
United Kingdom Will Not Hit National Broadband...
United Kingdom Sets Broadband Targets for Universal Access
ARRA Broadband Grant Programs
Article describing the Broadband grant programs contained in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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.
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?
Responsibility for National Broadband Map...
The FCC took a step forward toward assuming the responsibility for maintaining the National Broadband Map. The FCC already collects broadband data through the Form 477 data collection program, and will be shifting the responsibility from the NTIA.
FCC Establishes Net Neutrality Oversight Panel
FCC Establishes Net Neutrality Oversight Panel
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