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Broadband innovation needs cooperation, not endless fiber talk

By Stilgherrian – The fabulous fibers will be the nervous system and the arteries and veins of our glorious digital future. Whoever doesn’t have them will be not just disadvantaged, but dead. But as Kate Cornick, director of industry engagement … Continue reading

Why Broadband Consumers Are The Likely Winners In Verizon v. FCC

By Bret Swanson – YouTube and Netflix may, between them, consume more than 50% of last mile network capacity during peak hours of the day. These services not only demand lots of raw capacity but also €” because it is … Continue reading

What is America’s Broadband Agenda?

By Christina Gagnier – The desire for broadband Internet to be available to everyone wanting it is a noble and worthwhile goal, but in order to be successful it requires a set of interconnected strategies. If we build it, they … Continue reading

Home Broadband 2013

By Kathryn Zickuhr, Aaron Smith – Some 70% of American adults ages 18 and older have a high-speed broadband connection at home as of May 2013, according to a nationally representative survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American … Continue reading

Scientist creates solution for looming broadband shortage

By Alexandra Branscombe – A new technology could help manage a potential data tsunami that might otherwise drastically restrict the use of smartphones, tablets and other wireless data technologies because of a nationwide mobile wireless broadband deficit. Idaho National Laboratory … Continue reading

National plan fosters broadband

By Marco Antonio Lopez – A new study released by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) examining for the first time the correlation between broadband expansion and six variables confirms what many have suspected: The existence of a national broadband plan … Continue reading

No Country for Slow Broadband

By Richard Bennett – Over the last three years America’s broadband systems have doubled in speed, while Europe’s have remained stagnant. The major causes for low subscribership, as extensive survey research shows, are low interest in the Internet and minimal … Continue reading

Verizon, ESPN, And The Future Of Broadband

By Bret Swanson – Verizon‘s challenge of the FCC’s net neutrality order (pdf), on the other hand, could hardly be broader. It concerns the presumption by an agency to regulate the entire Internet nearly any way it wishes. Congress, however, … Continue reading

Stargazing FCC Chief Sees Broadband Future With His Own Unclear

By Todd Shields – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski lives by his Apple iPad. He reads speeches off it. He marvels at using an app to identify constellations in the night sky. He wants everybody to be as connected … Continue reading

Neelie Kroes: “No room for investments in broadband networks”

By Raf Weverbergh – Originally, the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) had $ 50 billion allocated to it. After budget cuts demanded by David Cameron, however, only $ 29,3 billion will be allocated to the CEF – which leaves just $ … Continue reading