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How Much Speed Do You Need? A Thorough...
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8 Tips to Keeping Your Broadband Company Honest
Broadband Speed Test Measuring Broadband Speeds
Not All Broadband is Created Equal
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Is Your Broadband Speed Fast Enough?
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Which Broadband Providers Do Customers Rate...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
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
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...
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.
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 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.
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty...
FCC Report: Advertised Broadband Speeds Pretty Close to Actuals?
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: 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.
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.
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.
NTIA Report: 1500 MHz of Spectrum Will Be...
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Benefits of Broadband
An article describing the benefits of broadband in all sectors of public and private industry.
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.
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 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.
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
Google Gigabit Community Debut in Kansas City
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.
FCC Advances Use of White Space for Broadband
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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.
Broadband as an Economic Driver
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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
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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.
Cities Getting Into the Broadband Deployment...
Two major U.S. cities announced major initiatives related to broadband deployment and the use of technology to improve the lives of its citizens.
FCC Considers Lifeline Reforms
The importance of broadband was emphasized in the FCC's recent order requesting comment on Lifeline reform.
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.
The Demand for High Speed Internet
Will consumers embrace and pay for high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.
White Space for Broadband Debuts in Wilmington
Using white space for broadband is now being used in Wilmington, North Carolina and Hanover County.
United Nations Report Delivers Key Infrastructu...
A UN Report Titled Broadband: A Platform for Progress Dedicates a Section on Infrastructure Strategies
Global Broadband Internet Speed Rankings
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Google Writes the Playbook Regarding Public...
Google's fiber to the home strategy includes public private partnership playbook.
Broadband for Public Safety Continues to be a...
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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,
Net Neutrality Explained
FCC Net Neutrality. Broadband.
FCC: Broadband not being deployed to Americans...
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Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
Competition for 4G Service and Devices Heating Up
AT&T Changes Course - Might Upgrade Rural...
AT&T Changes Course - Will Upgrade Rural Broadband Infrastructure
Which Broadband Providers Rank Highest in...
J.D. Power Ranks Broadband Service Providers in 2013 - which broadband provider has the best customer experience?
Verizon: 4G/LTE Wireless Network "Substantially...
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NTIA Continues to Identify Wireless Spectrum...
NTIA Identifies Another 95 MHz of Wireless Spectrum for Broadband
Charlotte Developers Emphasize Importance of...
Municipalities cite the demand and necessity for high-speed broadband (not just access to the Internet) for economic survival and prosperity.
FCC: Gigabit Communities in Every State by 2015
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced an initiative calling for at least one gigabit broadband network in each state by 2015.
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a...
Broadband Experts Agree Broadband is a Significant Economic Accelerator: Do Increased Speeds Boost Benefits Further?
Broadband Spotlight - Smart Grid Technology
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Verizon Increases Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Verizon Increases the Stakes in Broadband Speed Race
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband...
Obama Executive Order Targets Broadband Deployment and Spur High Speed Access
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.
Google May Explore Offering Video With High...
Google May Explore Offering Video With Broadband Service
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.
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.
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.
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.
Broadband Continues to Demonstrate Economic...
There is little debate that increasing broadband access spurs economic development, but can this be quantified?
Verizon to Only Offer Bundled DSL Service with...
Telecommunications provider Verizon is Moving Closer to Abandoning DSL Service and Replacing With 4G/LTE
Internet Enabled Television Viewing Continues...
A rising number of television viewers are turning to the Internet to watch favorite shows and movies.
Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?
Google Launches White Space Map to Accelerate...
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Transition of IP-Based Services Will Test FCC...
Transition from traditional telephone networks to IP-Based services will test FCC regulation of broadband.
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.
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.
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.
Cisco: Demand for Broadband Rapidly Increasing
According to Cisco global Internet Protocol (IP) traffic has increased 500% over the past five years and is expected to continue rising.
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.
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.
GAO: Outcomes and Effectiveness of Broadband...
The GAO issued a report on the effectiveness of federal broadband adoption programs, and concluded that most program outcomes are unclear.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
FCC Seeking Input on Lifeline Reform
The FCC announced that it was seeking comment on restructuring the Lifeline program to better support 21st Century communications while curbing abuse.
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.
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: 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.
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
National Broadband Map Data Called Into Question
White Space for Broadband
White Space for Broadband
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.
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.
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.
Company highlighting symmetrical speeds
After casting doubts about consumer demand for gigabit broadband speeds, Frontier dramatically increases speeds and emphasizes symmetrical speeds.
Google Fiber Deployments Encourage Competition
In addition to improving economic prosperity for Google fiber communities, the company is also spurring competitors to accelerate deployment plans.
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.
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.
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.
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 Closer to Making Kansas City a High...
The Google Fiber to the Home Project Kansas City is Making Significant Progress
FCC's Lifeline Program and Important Policy...
With millions of Americans unable to subscribe to broadband service, the need for the FCC's Lifeline program is greater than ever.
Google's Successful Broadband Deployment Strategy
Some broadband providers have been studying Google's playbook to duplicate their successful marketing and deployment strategy.
Colorado Telehealth Bill will Drive Demand for...
In Colorado, a telemedicine bill passed by both houses of the State Legislature is awaiting Governor John Hickenlooper's signature to become law
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.
Why is Increasing Broadband Adoption so...
Increasing Broadband Adoption: Why This is Important to Society
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.
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?
Mobile Provider Launches 300Mbps 4G Network
London mobile broadband provider EE claims to achieved the highest broadband speeds available over a wireless broadband network.
Infonetics Report: Broadband in Automobiles...
According to an Infonetics Report, the connected automobile market will be worth $18B by 2018.
United Nations Establishes Global Broadband...
The United Nations Broadband for Digital Development Establishes Global Broadband Targets
FCC Chairman: U.S. Needs Faster Broadband...
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U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Ban...
Two US Senators introduced legislation which would ban federal, state and local jurisdictions from taxing Internet access.
Pew: Internet of Things will Thrive by 2025
According to a recently released report from the Pew Research Internet Project the Internet will continue to thrive, but negative implications exist.
Our Reliance on Digital Media for Entertainment
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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.
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
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