Archive for October, 2011

Google Alert – new broadband

October 25, 2011
News 10 new results for new broadband
New Research Forecasts 187 Million Mobile Broadband Devices to Be Sold on
MarketWatch (press release)
Infonetics estimates that 2.4 percent of mobile broadband devices sold globally in 2011 will be on shared data plans. By 2015, the figure jumps to 15.4 percent. These plans, according to Infonetics, will first gain traction in markets with advanced 3G
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Telkom unveils new broadband offerings
Independent Online
Telecoms group Telkom (TKG) on Wednesday unveiled a portfolio of new broadband offerings tailored towards its business customers. It follows the introduction of Telkom Business Mobile, announced last month, when the company committed to a phased
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Independent Online
New Satellite to Deliver Rural Broadband in Canada
mediacaster
Space Systems/Loral reports that the ViaSat-1 broadband satellite, built for ViaSat Inc., is currently performing post-launch manoeuvres according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays early this morning according to schedule, and tomorrow
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New appointments for Broadband Infraco
BuaNews Online (press release)
He added that the strengthening of the board of directors opened a new chapter in Broadband Infraco’s story. The new board had been strengthened in areas of technical, regulatory and financial oversight. The need to attract skills relevant to a
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UPC Broadband Chooses Verivue’s OneVantage(TM) Content Delivery Solution for
MarketWatch (press release)
Verivue’s Video solution is a key component for UPC’s Video on Demand service that features new release movies, current series and original documentaries. Verivue’s architecture allows operators to optimize bandwidth utilization while enabling new
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Sprint shutters unlimited 4G mobile broadband
CNET
even when 3G and 4G usage are combined. As a result, she said, most customers won’t see any change to their plan. Additionally, she said, Sprint will launch new mobile broadband plans in the coming weeks that will offer customers more value.
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ITU sets global broadband targets for countries
Ghana Business News
The UN ICT agency, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has set new global broadband targets for countries to achieve by 2015. According to a press release from the ITU, its Broadband Commission for Digital Development agreed on a set of
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AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage Near Everett
MarketWatch (press release)
EVERETT, Pa., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site east of
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Broadband Comedy Network Launches New Web site | Stage Time Magazine | Stand
Stage Time Magazine
By Stage Time Magazine The Broadband Comedy Network Inc. (BCN) announced the launch of BCN Online (www.bcnonline.com). The enhanced website includes daily comedy related news articles and up to the minute details of comedians, comedy albums and
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Etex Telephone Cooperative Inc. Selects Minerva’s Broadband Television
MarketWatch (press release)
ALVISO, CA, Oct 25, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Minerva Networks, a leading provider of carrier-class platforms for the delivery of television services over IP networks, today announced that its new xTVFusion 5 for Broadband TV platform has been
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Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
Broadband Challenge’ Commission sets new Goals for Broadband
By Costas Troulos
Quoted from the press release, the new targets cover broadband policy, affordability and uptake, in terms of households and people: Making broadband policy universal. By 2015, all countries should have a national broadband plan or strategy
Broadband Prime
Want to control your broadband destiny? It’s coming. — Tech News
By Stacey Higginbotham
With myriad applications fighting for limited gigabytes on a mobile broadband plan or multiple users fighting for access to a wired home connection, what broadband users need is a connectivity thermostat that they can use to control how they
GigaOM
Web 5 new results for new broadband
Sprint shutters unlimited 4G mobile broadband – CNET News.com
Wireless broadband service used for tablets, Netbooks, notebooks, USB cards, and Mobile Hotspot devices will no longer bundle unlimited 4G wireless access
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allAfrica.com: South Africa: New Appointments for Broadband Infraco
He added that the strengthening of the board of directors opened a new chapter in Broadband Infraco’s story. The new board had been strengthened in areas of
allafrica.com/stories/201110191168.html
Broadband News Roundup | Broadband for America
Broadband News Roundup. Posted October 21st, 2011 by BfAAdmin. The National Journal reports that the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on
www.broadbandforamerica.com/…/broadband-news-roundup
Stratos Introduces StratosMAX II Nomadic, A New Broadband
Stratos Introduces StratosMAX II Nomadic, A New Broadband Service For The Energy Community In The Gulf Of Mexico. By PR Newswire 10/20/11 – 02:00 AM
www.thestreet.com/…/stratos-introduces-stratosmax-ii-nomadic…
New Research Forecasts 187 Million Mobile Broadband Devices to
New Research Forecasts 187 Million Mobile Broadband Devices to Be Sold on Shared Data Plans in 2015.
finance.yahoo.com/…/New-Research-Forecasts-187-iw-23426…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

October 25, 2011
News 7 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas is on the Move at the Broadband
BroadbandBreakfast.com
Undersecretary for Rural Development of the United States Department of Agriculture, Dallas Tonsager provided the keynote. Tonsager is proud of RUS’s progress on loans and grants awarded through the broadband stimulus initiative and is anxiously
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Genachowski: Broadband Expands Learning, Business Opportunities
RTT News
Although the United States has mobile innovation that’s"the envy of the world," the nation has significant gaps and challenges, the chairman conceded. In particular, there is a broadband deployment gap in areas of rural America, with about 20 million
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RTT News
Repairing infrastructure can help repair economy
Washington Post
The cell system of the United States is a laughingstock versus Asia’s or Europe’s coverage. There are very few things that are done better by government mandate than by the free market, but cell coverage is one of them. Broadband, almost as laughable
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Universal Service Fund Reform: Specifying a Fiber Optic Infrastructure
DeviceMAG
Long-term growth for a nationwide telecommunication strategy must leave no doubt in the process of providing future United States bandwidth superiority. Installed hardwire infrastructure must be second-to-none in order to compete for bandwidth
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The national broadband network: A cloak-and-dagger perspective
Manila Standard Today
Whether the US or Callahan Broadband had business interests in Amsterdam Holdings could not be ascertained though US “suspicions” towards ZTE is well-documented. A paper submitted to the American US-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2009
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ITU should help develop broadband networks: Kapil Sibal
Economic Times
MDGs are eight international development goals that all 193 United Nations’ member states have agreed to achieve by the year 2015. They include achieving universal primary education and eradicating extreme poverty. "The (broadband) plans may also be
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Analysis: ViaSat’s growth hinges on satellite launch
Reuters India
The demand for broadband Internet by satellite has been growing so fast that ViaSat’s WildBlue unit — which provides high-speed Internet access service for homes and small businesses in the United States

Google Alert – new broadband

October 18, 2011
News 9 new results for new broadband
FCC unveils new broadband access program
Reuters
By Peter Voskamp The nonprofit will promote broadband adoption and digital literacy for all Americans by establishing a new portal to host job listings and educational content, develop a database with digital literacy classes, and help train digital
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Photo Release — Entropic Communications Introduces New High Radio Frequency
MarketWatch (press release)
"Entropic is committed to leverage its investment in advanced home networking solutions and then apply the same know-how and expertise to building out high performance solutions for the broadband access market." Entropic’s new Broadband Access solution
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Airtel launches new broadband plan
Business Today
Bharti Airtel’s broadband customers now have the option to buy additional data access at a fixed price. In the earlier system, the customers used to pay for every megabyte of additional usage. Airtel’s new broadband plan, Smartbyte, is available to its
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Business Today
Gigaba appoints new Broadband Infraco board members
Creamer Media’s Engineering News
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday announced the appointment of a new chairperson and six nonexecutive board members for State-owned Broadband Infraco. He said the appointments and stenthening of the board of directors would “open a
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Farm groups weigh against new broadband
DesMoinesRegister.com (blog)
Various farm groups have called on the Federal Communications Commission to do further testing on a proposal by Lightsquared to expand broadband coverage, which farmers say could threaten the accuracy of the GPS systems in their tractors and combines.
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BroadLight’s Helios Processors Deployed for New Business Gateway Device in SK
MarketWatch (press release)
"We are pleased to provide the Korean construction fields and SK broadband market with a business gateway solution such as the DI-3124 that fully supports the networking requirements," said Daniel Oh, CEO of Deonet. "The use of BroadLight’s embedded
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AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Atlantic County
MarketWatch (press release)
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of two new mobile broadband cell
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Zayo Announces Participation in Construction of New Broadband Fiber Network
TMC Net
The new broadband fiber network will deliver schools, public safety agencies, and local and state governments and libraries as well as community service organizations with connectivity. Furthermore, local service providers will be provided with
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Launch Of New 4G Broadband Satellite Scheduled for Wednesday October 19th,
Satellite PR News (press release)
Headquartered in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Xplornet Communications Inc. (formerly Barrett Xplore Inc.) is Canada’s leading rural broadband provider, with customers and dealers in every province and territory. Xplornet aims to bridge the urban/rural
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
SG News :: FCC unveils new broadband access program
SpeedGuide.net – The Broadband place. Everything about cable modems, DSL & Satellite with large section on free speed optimizations, general Windows tweaks, tips and fixes for boosting system performance.
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Web 3 new results for new broadband
FCC unveils new broadband access program – Yahoo! News
Read ‘FCC unveils new broadband access program’ on Yahoo! News. LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Continuing his rollout of initiatives designed to expand
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Airmar Unveils New Broadband Transducers
Company’s CHIRP Enabling Transducers Provide High Sensitivity and Bandwidth at an Affordable Price.
www.marinelink.com/news/transducers-broadband340876.aspx
New Project Broadband High – YouTube
New Project Broadband High. Awarepoint 11 videos New Federal Funding for Broadband in Illinois- …by illinoisresourcenet42 views; Thumbnail 6:24. Add to

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

October 18, 2011
News 5 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Taking Aim at the US Broadband Deficit
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
Speaking of Zayo’s contribution to the US market, Russo continues “our infrastructure helps promote innovation within a variety of industries and enterprises. We (Americans) are impatient, we hear of things technologically possible, of things being
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SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
Reasons Nigeria needs more broadband carriers
Daily Sun
Further, the 2010 US National Broadband policy document states, “Broadband is the great infrastructure challenge of the early 21st century. Unlike GSM that has taken its shine, broadband is gradually coming up especially with the likes of Mainone,
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Cyberspace and US Competitiveness
Council on Foreign Relations
Sascha Meinrath, an expert on community wireless networks and telecommunications policy, calls on the United States to further invest in broadband infrastructure and says a new class of tech-savvy leadership is needed to drive innovation.
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Council on Foreign Relations
Job Creation Will Come from the Wires, not the Software of Broadband Internet
Huffington Post (blog)
But US is Lagging Internationally in Broadband Investments: Unfortunately, the US investment in broadband is still lagging what we need to remain internationally competitive. This year’s Broadband Progress Report by the Federal Communications
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Arise Joins FCC Broadband Adoption Initiative
MarketWatch (press release)
Arise customizes and delivers high quality voice, e-mail, and chat customer service, technical support, and sales through a network entrepreneurial, self-incorporated home-based Arise Certified Professionals (ACPs) in the United States, Canada,
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Google Alert – new broadband

October 11, 2011
News 8 new results for new broadband
1 India, 1 licence; roam free to new broadband world
Daily News & Analysis
The 2011 avatar, announced by Union minister of communications Kapil Sibal on Monday, sets the stage for a broadband revolution. That comes at a time when Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, plans to roll out broadband services nationwide over the next
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The FCC’s new plan to fund rural broadband
Marketplace
A new plan announced by the FCC yesterday would reroute that money to rural broadband Internet access instead. The thinking is that if these communities are wired up to the net, they could fully participate in the modern job market and the modern
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Marketplace
Mobile Broadband To Spur Spike in New Telecom Revenues
Vision 2 Mobile
In a new report, analyst firm Ovum finds that there will be $213 billion in new revenues available in 11 “high potential" telecom segments over the next few years, with mobile broadband leading the list. “Telecoms operators around the world face a
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Oman Mobile introduces new mobile broadband packages
Oman Daily Observer
RO 3 and 5 for a week and month respectively – MUSCAT — Oman Mobile the mobile telecommunications arm of Omantel announced yesterday the launch of the new mobile broadband packages that will give customers diverse and attractively priced options to go
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Oman Daily Observer
Big River Broadband Hires New Employee
STLtoday.com
BY BigRiverBrad | Posted: Wednesday, October 05, 2011 10:50 AM Big River Broadband would like to welcome new hire, Tracy Jones, to the company’s Accounting team. Tracy Jones is from Fredericktown, MO and will join Big River as an Accountant.
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Zayo and Partners in Ohio Telecommunications Coalition Continue Construction
MarketWatch (press release)
Upon completion, the project will add nearly 366 new miles of fiber to Zayo’s existing Ohio network and will expand existing broadband services through the GigEPAC partners to rural and underserved communities in 28 Western Ohio counties.
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AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Sharon
MarketWatch (press release)
SHARON, Pa., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of six new mobile broadband cell sites in
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AT&T Celebrates Opening of New High-Tech Store in Peru
PR Newswire (press release)
"Wireless broadband is the economic infrastructure of today and tomorrow and these devices will help our businesses compete across the nation and around the world." "Our new store redefines the sales experience by allowing consumers to test drive our
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Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
The Hour’s News Hound » Blog Archive » AT&T Expands Mobile
By Jerrod Ferrari
AT&T also activated new mobile broadband coverage in Waterford that will enhance the wireless experience for shoppers and retailers at the Crystal Mall, which is owned by Simon Property Group. “Our goal is for our customers to have an
The Hour’s News Hound
New study quantifies impact of broadband speed on GDP
By a38c77c84a68365538a62009357af1e9
A new study, conducted jointly by Ericsson, Arthur D. Little and Chalmers University of Technology in 33 OECD countries, quantifies the isolated impact of broadband speed.
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Web 5 new results for new broadband
The FCC’s new plan to fund rural broadband | Marketplace From
The Federal Communications Commission wants to use a fund long earmarked for rural phone service and turn it toward rural broadband. This comes at a time
marketplace.publicradio.org/…/tech-report-fccs-new-plan-to-f…
The FCC’s new plan to fund rural broadband : technology
/r/Technology is for posts concerning the wide and diverse world of technology, except for items that more properly belong in the following subreddits:
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FCC plans to actively encourage broadband adoption – Yahoo! News
Read ‘FCC plans to actively encourage broadband adoption’ on Yahoo! News. The Federal Communications Commission rolled out plans today to provide
news.yahoo.com/fcc-plans-actively-encourage-broadband-ado…
New Cutting-Edge Report Package on Broadband Wireless – PRWeb
Today’s wireless broadband market is opening up more and more new New market research package “Broadband Wireless Solutions and Market
www.prweb.com/releases/2011/10/prweb8853839.htm
Zayo and Partners in Ohio Telecommunications Coalition Continue
Zayo is a provider of fiber bandwidth infrastructure solutions and carrier neutral colocation. Our broadband service portfolio includes colocation, Internet Protocol
www.zayo.com/…/zayo-and-partners-ohio-telecommunication…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

October 11, 2011
News 8 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Obama’s Job Council – US Needs Foreign Investment, Infrastructure Work to
International Business Times
Another job area that can be the source of a large amount of jobs: infrastructure. The report said the United States is falling behind economic competitors such as China with regard to railways, the electric grid, roads, and airports.
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International Business Times
NBN most “extreme” use of Government broadband policy, new report claims
SmartCompany.com.au
The report claims that Australia will spend the most to construct a national broadband plan at $3455 per household, compared to $150 and $57 for both the United States and Britain. Australia is also one of nine governments willing to spend more than 1%
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FCC plans to actively encourage broadband adoption
Digitaltrends.com
Inspired by a trip to Liberty, Nebraska and the lack of broadband in the area, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is looking to invest and build infrastructure for rural areas across the United States. The Federal Communications Commission rolled out
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Digitaltrends.com
IPO Preview: Ubiquiti Networks
Seeking Alpha
The United States and other countries have adopted stimulus plans to increase the delivery of robust broadband access in unserved and underserved areas. The World Bank has reported that 12 countries and the EU have committed an aggregate of $122.4
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S. Korea’s role in global recovery
Korea Times
The American Society of Civil Engineers, for instance, estimates that the United States needs to spend $2.2 trillion over the next five years to bring its existing infrastructure up to “good” condition. A number of European countries such as the UK
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Korea Times
Level 3 says to cut hundreds of jobs in US
Reuters
Level 3 operates fiber-optic networks in the United States, Europe and Latin America and is looking to enter the African market. In the United States, the fiber infrastructure market is dominated by AT&T (TN) and Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N).
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US senator urges Twitter diplomacy in Latin America
Reuters
The State Department should do more to help Latin American countries address shortfalls in infrastructure and know-how, particularly as economic competitors such as China compete with the United States for influence in the region, it said.
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LightSquared and CareConnect to Mobilize Seniors
Sacramento Bee
"LightSquared is a critical component of our mobile broadband strategy." "This is a great example of LightSquared positively impacting a rapidly growing demographic of the US population," said Sanjiv Ahuja, chairman and chief executive officer of
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

October 4, 2011
News 4 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
O’Malley, Mikulski Mark Milestone Broadband Project
Bay Net
If we’re going to move our State out of this recession and start creating opportunities, we must make the investments in our infrastructure that will allow us to compete and win in the new economy.” “Broadband is a robust technology, the infrastructure
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Bay Net
FCC Chairman Touts Broadband As Key to Economic Recovery, Job Growth
The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA)
Infrastructure, innovation and economic success have always been tied together in the United States,” Genachowski said. “Railroads and highways connected people to each other, facilitating commerce, unleashing ingenuity, and fueling economic growth.
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China, US drive base station growth
ZDNet Asia
The research firm highlighted China and the United States as two markets that would contribute "significant" growth to unit shipments, with the two economic giants investing in different wireless technologies. In China, the focus is on 3G technology,
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Keynote Address of Assistant Secretary Strickling at 39th Annual
TMC Net
For example, our infrastructure grantees are primarily constructing "middle mile" facilities and extending broadband to community anchor institutions, not individual homes and businesses. This approach gives us the biggest bang for the buck and primes
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Web 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
FCC Chair: “We’ve Got to Get Our Broadband Infrastructure Right
FCC Chair: “Get Our Broadband Infrastructure Right’ It also sets as a goal making broadband services accessible by every household in the United States.
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Google Alert – new broadband

October 4, 2011
News 9 new results for new broadband
Fixed broadband rules downloads, mobile rules new services
Register
It’s interesting to note that the number of users giving up low-speed broadband, at 1.1 million, is quite close to the number of new mobile broadband users in the year, at 1.3 million. Perhaps at lower speeds mobile broadband really can be considered a
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Broadband speed claims face new guidelines
The Guardian
Photograph: Getty Images Broadband companies will no longer be able to advertise high speed internet services unless a fair proportion of their customers receive those speeds, according to latest guidelines. If broadband providers make maximum speed
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The Guardian
Australia launches new broadband laboratory in Melbourne
Xinhua
According to State Victorian Minister for Technology Gordon Rich-Phillips, the launch of ABAL is a great outcome for Victoria as it will encourage broadband innovation by Australian businesses. The new ABAL allows businesses wanting to explore new
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New spectrum bands identified for mobile broadband service
Hindu Business Line
As many as five new spectrum bands have been identified for mobile broadband services. The Communication and IT Ministry on Friday earmarked at least five new frequency bands, including the 700 Mhz band, for telecom services. Small chunks of spectrum
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Hindu Business Line
iBurst’s new broadband pricing explained
MyBroadband
Summary: iBurst boost data allowances on their broadband packages, and also unveiled two uncapped broadband services. The company increased their current data bundle sizes, which includes a product offering consumers 10GB of anytime data and 10GB of
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MyBroadband
AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Yates County
PR Newswire (press release)
PENN YAN, NY, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site in Yates County.
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New Topical Study "Mobile Broadband / 3G Tariff Tracker" Now Available at
MarketWatch (press release)
New market research report "Mobile Broadband / 3G Tariff Tracker" prepared by Tariff Consultancy Ltd examines the mobile broadband market and offers unbiased deep insight into the market, its activity and performance. Delving into a detailed discussion
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Verizon files lawsuit against FCC’s ‘net neutrality’ rules
Computer Business Review
US cell phone carrier Verizon Communications has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) new Net neutrality regulations for broadband providers. Last week, the FCC made new Net neutrality rules official, placing restrictions
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Powerwave Technologies Unveils New Multi-Band Optical Distributed Antenna
MarketWatch (press release)
Small cells technology can dramatically improve data throughput, enabling wireless operators to deploy broadband capacity, while enhancing the end-user experience anytime, anywhere. Powerwave’s Nexus FT 4000 is currently the only DAS solution available
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Web 3 new results for new broadband
AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Rochester New Cell
AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Rochester New Cell Site Activated as Part of Ongoing AT&T Investment in Local Wireless Network.
www.cnbc.com/…/AT_T_Expands_Mobile_Broadband_Cover…
IM2 targets SMEs, SOHO users with new broadband service
Indonesian internet multimedia services provider PT Indosat Mega Media (IM2) has launched a new 2Mbps broadband offer aimed squarely at SMEs and the
www.telegeography.com/…/im2-targets-smes-soho-users-with-…
New Topical Study "Mobile Broadband / 3G Tariff Tracker" Now
New market research report "Mobile Broadband / 3G Tariff Tracker" prepared by Tariff Consultancy Ltd examines the mobile broadband market and offers
fixed-mobile-convergence.tmcnet.com/news/…/5818574.htm