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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.
How Fast Should Your Broadband Be?
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Not All Broadband is Created Equal
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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?
FCC Passes Net Neutrality Regulations
FCC Passes net Neutrality Regulations Open Internet
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
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
Verizon to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Telecommunications provider Verizon is Moving Closer to Abandoning DSL Service and Replacing With 4G/LTE
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.
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.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
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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.
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
Which Broadband Providers Rank Highest in...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers in 2013 - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
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
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.
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.
Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
Google Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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Broadband is Transforming Our Way of Life
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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 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'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.
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.
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
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.
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
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.
White Space for Broadband Debuts in Wilmington
Using white space for broadband is now being used in Wilmington, North Carolina and Hanover County.
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.
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.
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?
Broadband Spotlight - Smart Grid Technology
Broadband Smart Grid Broadband Electric
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.
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Global Broadband Internet Speed Rankings
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Definition of Broadband
Verizon: 4G/LTE Wireless Network "Substantially...
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AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
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.
Google Launches White Space Map to Accelerate...
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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.
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.
Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?
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.
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
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.
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.
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
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.
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
Broadband as an Economic Driver
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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.
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.
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.
ITIF Report: US Broadband is World Class
Citing global broadband rankings of the United States, the ITIF released a report emphasizing the world class broadband service received in the United States.
Deutsche Telekom the Winner in Cancelled...
Deutsche Telekom Winner in Cancelled AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Broadband Plan for NYC
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City
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 Adoption Most Significant Broadband...
Broadband Adoption Most Significant Broadband Issue
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.
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming...
Verizon Will Compete with Netflix for Streaming Video Content
Affordability as a Barrier to Broadband Adoption
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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.
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
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.
United Nations Establishes Global Broadband...
The United Nations Broadband for Digital Development Establishes Global Broadband Targets
FCC Approval Comes With Conditions
The FCC approved a spectrum acquisition plan which the Communications Workers of America (CWA) strongly opposed.
DVRs and Broadband
Broadband Digital Video Recorders and Broadband Technology.
Broadband for Public Safety Continues to be a...
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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.
Middle Mile
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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.
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing?
How Are ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Doing? ARRA Broadband Grants BTOP RUS Broadband Grants
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.
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
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.
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,
Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
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.
National Broadband Interoperable Public Safety...
Broadband Public Safety Obama Broadband Plan D-Block 700 MHz Interoperable Broadband Public Safety Network
Bill Introduced in Georgia Limits Municipal...
Bill Introduced in Georgia Limits Municipal Broadband Networks
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.
Telemedicine Expanding as Broadband Deployment...
Telemedicine advocates cite increased economic development and better patient outcomes as benefits of using broadband for healthcare delivery.
What is at Stake in the AT&T Acquisition of...
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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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Colorado Moves to Fix National Broadband Map...
Colorado Moves to Address Shortcomings in Broadband Availability Data
Internet Connected TV's in the US Reaches 40%
A Report Published by Leichtman Research Group (LRG) States a 40% Internet TV Adoption Rate
Cisco: Internet of Everything Worth \$19 Trillion
Cisco CEO John Chambers estimated that $19 trillion would be realized by fully harnessing the power of the Internet.
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using...
Missouri Electric Companies Expand Using Broadband
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.
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.
President Obama Honors Broadband Stimulus Grant...
ARRA Broadband Grant Recipients Honored at White House Broadband Stimulus Obama National Broadband Plan
Broadband Continues to Demonstrate Economic...
There is little debate that increasing broadband access spurs economic development, but can this be quantified?
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.
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.
Gigabit Squared Announces First Major...
After announcing its commitment to build an ultra-fast broadband network in Seattle Washington, Gigabit Squared recently announced a major investment in the network.
President Obama Announces Broadband for...
The Federal Communications Commission will double the size of its existing E-Rate fund to connect U.S. schools to high speed broadband connections.
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband...
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Several Broadband Initiatives for New York City to address unique urban broadband challenges
ARRA Broadband Grant Programs
Article describing the Broadband grant programs contained in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband...
FCC to Examine Regulations for Broadband Special Access Services
Australia's National Broadband Plan a Major...
An ambitious national fiber broadband network being built in Australia has experienced setbacks which threaten to delay the achievement of stated goals.
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.
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.
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
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
Verizon's Limits its "Unlimited" Data Plan -...
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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.
Broadband Spotlight: Telemedicine and Asthma
Advances in healthcare technology and increased broadband availability are providing opportunities to deliver more efficient healthcare.
Mobile Provider Launches 300Mbps 4G Network
London mobile broadband provider EE claims to achieved the highest broadband speeds available over a wireless broadband network.
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.
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.
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.
Julius Genachowski's Assessment of US...
FCC Chairman Delivers a major broadband policy speech at VOX Media headquarters in Washington DC. While Chairman Genachowski cites U.S. leadership in the overall achievement of broadband expansion goals, he also says that significant challenges still remain.
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 Adoption Rate Demonstrates the Size...
Highlights the key findings of a Broadband Adoption Rate Survey conducted by the FCC in November 2009.
RNCOS Report: Telemedicine Market to Grow 18.5%...
Telemedicine is particularly important for patients in rural remote locations because of the scarcity of primary care physicians and specialists in remote areas of the country
Treatment of PTSD for Veterans May Include...
The future of telemedicine remains open to the development of innovative applications including treatment of PTSD for veterans.
Global Broadband Rankings: Who is Leading the...
Global Broadband Strategies: Which Countries are Leading the Pack?
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.
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.
Federal Lawmakers Express Concern Over UN's...
Federal Lawmakers Express Concern Over UN's Proposed Internet Governance
Google Divests Itself From Clearwire
Google Clearwire Stock Google Internet Company Google mergers and acquisitions
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.
Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
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.
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.
IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety...
IMS Research Report: Broadband Public Safety Risk Using Public Cellular Network Broadband Public Safety Obama Public Safety Broadband
FCC: Broadband for Telemedicine has Tremendous...
The FCC emphasizes the benefits of broadband for telemedicine while promising new programs at a recent healthcare conference.
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