Archive for December, 2011

Google Alert – new broadband

December 27, 2011
News 10 new results for new broadband
Menatelecom launches new broadband device
Trade Arabia
Menatelecom, a leading Internet service provider in Bahrain and an investment subsidiary of Kuwait Finance House – Bahrain (KFH-B), has released a new portable Broadband device. The new MyFi Plus device offers customers new features that include even
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FCC green lights first white space broadband device
Ars Technica
Now it is where unlicensed broadband devices get going, for real. "With today’s approval of the first TV white spaces database and device, we are taking an important step towards enabling a new wave of wireless innovation," declared FCC Chair Julius
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Ars Technica
Broadband expands in Minnesota
Post-Bulletin
fiber optic cable with an award of federal stimulus money that should boost those statistics in the coming year or two. Connect Minnesota’s report from Tuesday will be used next week in the first report by Gov. Mark Dayton’s new broadband task force.
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Wyoming broadband survey looking for service gaps
Billings Gazette
Matt Mead said the deal would help expand the number of Wyoming students receiving Ethernet broadband access in their schools and boost high-speed connectivity and greater bandwidth across the state’s northern tier. The new broadband survey takes about
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BREAKING NEWS: Northamptonshire given boost over broadband speeds
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
said: “High broadband speed will have huge advantages for Northamptonshire as it will allow the county to be a strong competitor in the global digital economy and allow everyone to have access to new and improved services that are increasingly
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Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Middle East: Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Economy (14 countries)
PR Newswire (press release)
Underpinning the focus on mobile broadband is the need by mobile operators to develop new revenue growth opportunities as mobile voice markets reach maturity. In many instances the downlink speeds advertised by the mobile operators which have deployed
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Kerry Finch Announces New Website To Focus On Regional Business Opportunities
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Once its new National Broadband Network (NBN) has been rolled out a whopping ninety-three percent of households and businesses across the nation will be able to access Internet speeds up to 1 gigabit/second, significantly faster than most of Australia
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Redundant broadband cable a reality in Humboldt County; $14.4 million fiber
Times-Standard
Humboldt County is less vulnerable to broadband Internet blackouts thanks to a new redundant fiber optic cable that runs along the Highway 36 corridor in Humboldt and Trinity counties. Friday marked the official launch of the 131-mile system,
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The next broadband battle: AT&T/Dish and Verizon/Cable
GigaOm
But in the coming year, a new and ultimately more successful model is poised to emerge, one that will transform the entire communications landscape as we know it, and pit Verizon and cable TV on one side against AT&T and satellite TV on the other.
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GigaOm
AT&T Brings Mobile Broadband Network to Greenwood and Surrounding Communities
Greenwood Today
AT&T has activated seven mobile broadband cell sites, providing new service to Greenwood, Hodges, Coronaca and Cokesbury. AT&T is an industry leader in delivering the benefits of mobile broadband networks, devices and applications.
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Web 5 new results for new broadband
Connect Minnesota releases its new broadband availability report
FierceTelecom RT via @connectmn: Connect Minnesota releases its new broadband availability report Release Follow @FierceTelecom > A new Parks
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[BC] New Broadband 50 modem constantly loses connection – Shaw
Forum discussion: We just upgraded from extreme to the BB50 a little over a week ago. The first day we had no problems. Starting the next day the modem
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Broadband expands in Minnesota – Post Bulletin
Broadband expands in Minnesota – The Post-Bulletin is Rochester and South East, Minnesota’s number one local news, sports, weather, entertainment and
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New Fiber Delivers Broadband to Eureka | News Channel 3
New Fiber Delivers Broadband to Eureka. Submitted by Betsy Lambert on Fri, 12/ 23/2011 – 17:52. in. News Stories. Statement of Sean McLaughlin, executive
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Citizens’ Utility Board of Oregon | News | USF Reform: Big Boost for
Additionally, most new broadband service will be required to provide service quality that will allow for internet based voice and video communication, ensuring
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Google Alert – new broadband

December 20, 2011
News 10 new results for new broadband
New broadband network speeds into Jamaica
Developing Telecoms (press release)
A new residential broadband service capable of delivering speeds of up to 100 megabits per second has launched in Jamaica. The new broadband service, offered by Cable & Wireless Communications’ (CWC) Caribbean business LIME, is delivered using the
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Gillespie County officials working to expand broadband access
San Antonio Business Journal
Gillespie County officials have enrolled in a new broadband initiative that is designed to boost the economy and quality of life for residents. Connected Texas, the statewide nonprofit organization that promotes broadband expansion, is helping the
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MDU Communications Expands and Extends Broadband Service Offerings; Opens New
MarketWatch (press release)
The new Broadband service offering will provide significantly greater access speeds for residents to support high bandwidth capacity Internet-based services such as music and video downloading, movie and television streaming, gaming, etc.
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MAY: Build back that broadband wall
Washington Times
When the FCC concluded in 2002, under then-Chairman Michael Powell’s leadership, that broadband services should not be subject to traditional regulation, it appeared a barrier had been erected – a “wall of separation” – that would allow new broadband
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Washington Times
channel squeeze could beneft wireless
USA Today
The Federal Communications Commission sees more spectrum as a way to extend high-speed Internet access to places where phone and cable TV companies don’t have enough customers to offer landline broadband connections. "Unless we free up new spectrum for
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USA Today
New Group Promotes Broadband Via Unused TV Frequencies
Digital Media Wire
A new international trade association, the Whitespace Regional Area Network Alliance, has formed in order to promote the use of TV band frequencies to deliver broadband services to rural and developing areas. Its goals include the deployment and use of
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Digital Media Wire
Cable Revs Broadband Engine
Multichannel News
By Todd Spangler — Multichannel News, 12/19/2011 12:01:00 AM In 2011, cable operators stepped on the gas — asserting their broadband superiority over telco rivals and sprinting ahead to make watching TV across a multitude of screens a reality.
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Qualcomm’s Gobi 3000 Technology for Embedded Connectivity Modules Power New
MarketWatch (press release)
"Innovative pay-as-you-go plans like HP DataPass will provide network operators with new and untapped channels of service and deliver mobile broadband to a broader set of end users." Qualcomm’s Gobi technology provides embedded connectivity solutions
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Cablevision, Verizon Settle Spat Over Telco’s Broadband Ads
Multichannel News
By Todd Spangler — Multichannel News, 12/19/2011 2:14:46 PM Cablevision Systems and Verizon Communications said Monday that they settled the MSO’s lawsuit, which had accused the telco of running false and misleading ads about Cablevision’s broadband
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Broadband capabilities to be improved throughout county
Cumberland Times-News
“Having a fiber optic network here will significantly advance our attractiveness to new enterprises and the associated employment opportunities,” McKay said. The Maryland Broadband Cooperative is a member-owned and operated universal access,
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Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
8 Surprising Findings About the Broadband Economy (Opinion)
The U.S. stimulus of 2009 awarded public, private and nonprofit organizations more than $7 billion to build new broadband infrastructure, create public computing centers and implement broadband adoption programs. Hundreds of millions
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AT&T awfully picky about the spectrum it claims to need
By Kevin Fitchard
But the commission may impose restrictions on the band to make it easier for small operators to roam on AT&T’s network and get a hold of the choicest new 4G smartphones. AT&T isn’t happy about those restrictions and is threatening to scrap
GigaOM
Web 4 new results for new broadband
Want to get a new broadband connection in Mumbai
I want to get a new broadband connection. I currently reside at ANDHERI EAST , near majas depot. Please suggest me ISP other than TIKONA. I want to.
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When virgin media will issue new broadband contrac… – Help
I just moved to other house and engineer connected for me internet, but when I asked him about contract he said he doesn’t know, so why when I called first time
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Radius Infrastructure: New Broadband service in making?
For last 10-12 days some people have been doing internal wiring in my society i live in (I live in Sector 7, Dwarka, New Delhi). When I asked the.
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New Report: Broadband in Turkey | infoDev.org
New Report: Broadband in Turkey. Compared To What? 15 December 2011. According to Turkey’s National Broadband Vision study, broadband could boost
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

December 20, 2011
News 3 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
At the Crossroads: Broadband in Developing Countries
The Network
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Level 3’s Advanced IP Network Plays Important Role in the $46.6 million ARRA
Sacramento Bee
Seven of the ten cities throughout the US with the highest unemployment rates as of August 2011 are located in counties which will be served by this project. Expanding high-capacity Internet access to these and similar cities could also support
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Is the US wired Internet infrastructure weak? Revisited.
OptoIQ (blog)
For a large country, the US actually has a very strong and affordable infrastructure. It’s the author has a point. There is a digital divide in the US and in the world. It’s increasingly important to treat broadband access as a necessary service for
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Google Alert – new broadband

December 13, 2011
News 10 new results for new broadband
BT announces 178 new fibre broadband exchanges
Techworld.com
"Superfast broadband will be welcomed by families throughout these 34 areas because it will help improve their quality of life and leisure and open new doors through online learning and fast access to information and services.
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Superfast broadband to ‘benefit 90% of Lincolnshire’
BBC News
A new project will bring superfast broadband to at least 90% of homes and businesses in Lincolnshire by 2015, the county council has pledged. The authority has agreed to add £10m to a central government grant of £14.3m to upgrade the county’s broadband
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BBC News
FREE BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS FOR THE MASSES New startup aims to “disrupt
Sky Valley Chronicle
His big idea (and it is big if he can pull it off) is to bring free broadband access to everyone in America and he’s putting his money where his idea is. He’s put together a new start up business called FreedomPop and has just inked a deal with a
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Meet Niklas Zennstrom’s New, Mysterious ‘Free Broadband‘ Venture: FreedomPop
TechCrunch
“LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, and FreedomPop, a disruptive new company that will offer free broadband and voice services to all
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Tata launches new mobile broadband solutions
IBNLive.com
PTI Mumbai: Tata Communications has launched mobile broadband solutions enabled by ‘Internet Protocol Exchange’ (IPX+) framework. Seventy mobile network operators (MNOs) across the globe have signed up for the new framework which is designed to help
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IBNLive.com
8 new broadband areas for the North East
bdaily
BT’s has announced 8 new exchange areas in the region which are to be included in its £2.5 billion super-fast fibre broadband programme. The announcement is set to benefit more than 119000 homes and businesses in Wallsend, Ashington, Blyth,
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Broadband, Social Networks, and Mobility Have Spawned a New Kind of Learner
T.H.E. Journal
According the Pew Research Center, the combination of widespread access to broadband Internet connectivity, the popularity of social networking, and the near ubiquity of mobile computing is producing a fundamentally new kind of learner,
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Massachusetts Broadband Is On Schedule, 4G Coverage On Way to Berkshires
WAMC
The first step is to adjust and prepare existing service poles for the new fiber optic cable. Judith Dumont, Director of the Massachusetts Broadband Institute explains. After room has been made on the 35000 existing poles in Massachusetts,
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WAMC
Strategy Analytics: New Verizon and Sprint Spectrum Deals match AT&T & T-Mobile
MarketWatch (press release)
BOSTON, Dec 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Strategy Analytics recommends rethinking the structure of US Mobile Broadband competition, in a new report, "It’s all about Spectrum – AT&T T-Mobile Bandwidth matched by Verizon and Sprint.
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Nokia Siemens sells fixed broadband to Adtran
CBS News
It includes the broadband section’s intellectual properties, technologies and its established customer base. Nokia Siemens said Monday the deal was in line with the company’s new strategy to increase focus on mobile broadband networks and services.
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Blogs 3 new results for new broadband
PTCL offers new broadband options for students | Pakistan Business
By Onepakistannews
Karachi : To continue helping Pakistans students in reaping the benefits of broadband Internet connectivity, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) has launched a new Broadband Student Bundle Package with free voice minutes
Pakistan Business News | Pakistan…
Meet Niklas Zennstrom’s New, Mysterious ‘Free Broadband‘ Venture
I’d never heard of FreedomPop until earlier this morning, when the company announced…
TechNews AM
Will Clearwire, Sprint build a 4G monster or a mouse? — Broadband
By Kevin Fitchard
Even with a new cash infusion from Sprint, Clearwire’s LTE plans remain conservative. Given their Clearwire’s LTE rollout may be less than optimal for its other wholesale customers, but it’s custom-fitted for Sprint’s mobile broadband plans.
GigaOM
Web 5 new results for new broadband
TriQuint Releases New Broadband Gain Block Family
TriQuint Releases New Broadband Gain Block Family December 6, 2011. TriQuint has released a new family of high-efficiency Darlington-pair cascadable gain
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Will buying a new Linksys broadband router help me have the
Recently my modem got damaged so we lost internet …
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New wireless broadband sites activated in Franklin County, New
Franklin County, New York received two new mobile cell sites today. These new 3G wireless broadband sites are part of Verizon Wireless’ continuing investment
www.broadbandexpert.com/…/new-wireless-broadband-sites-a…
AT&T launches mobile broadband in Summersville – Business – The
AT&T customers in Summersville now have access to mobile broadband. The company announced Thursday the launch of its new mobile broadband network.
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Youngstown News, AT&T activates 10 new mobile broadband cell
Youngstown local news, classifieds, jobs, homes, cars, discussions, contests Youngtown Warren Ohio.
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

December 13, 2011
News 2 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Skype Co-Founder Wants Free Broadband For All Americans
WebProNews
Operating under the mission statement of “the Internet is a right, not a privilege,” Niklas Zennstrom, one of the co-founders of Skype, has introduced an idea of bringing free broadband services to the United States, one that would be powered
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Editorial: In broadband race, USA is not No. 1
USA Today
But they may also choose among myriad independent providers that are given access to the physical infrastructure. This competition keeps prices down and the quality of service high. If the US were to take a similar tack, it would be a return to the way
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USA Today

Google Alert – new broadband

December 6, 2011
News 9 new results for new broadband
New Hampshire Holiday Shoppers to Benefit From Expanded AT&T Mobile Broadband
MarketWatch (press release)
6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Just in time for the holiday shopping rush, shoppers visiting three popular New Hampshire malls are expected to experience improved mobile broadband coverage and voice performance as a result of continued investment
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New telegraph poles for rural broadband networks
Telegraph.co.uk
The Government is set to allow new networks of telegraph poles so rural areas can get access to improved broadband services. By Matt Warman, Consumer Technology Editor A new consultation proposes “relaxing” restrictions on erecting new telegraph poles
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Telegraph.co.uk
Mobile broadband use grows
TVNZ
New Zealanders are flocking to mobile broadband, connecting to the internet via their phones or computers equipped with USB dongles, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. It said New Zealand had 54.3 mobile broadband
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Our Emergency Broadband Network Stumbles Forth New Legislation Once Again
Dslreports
With the existing legislative push stalled, lawmakers have started pushing several entirely new pieces of legislation: On Tuesday, Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) introduced a discussion draft of the Jumpstarting Opportunity with Broadband Spectrum bill,
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Comcast: No plans for usage-based broadband pricing
GigaOm
6, 2011, 9:45am PT No Comments Many cable operators are considering new pricing for broadband services that would link the amount of data their subscribers consume with the amount they pay. But Comcast isn’t one of them, according to execs.
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GigaOm
Broadband or TV?
Multichannel News
By Mike Farrell — Multichannel News, 12/5/2011 12:01:00 AM Readily available broadband Internet service has been a national priority for the current Federal Communications Commission. But is help for accessing low-cost TV just as important?
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Rep Anna Eshoo urges federal ‘dig once’ policy to support broadband
San Jose Mercury News
Koht, along with dozens of other members of the Central Coast Broadband Consortium, is celebrating the new CPUC grant which will help fund necessary groundwork for a regional broadband infrastructure. "Our communication infrastructure is just decades
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IBBS Names Michael Gallagher as New CEO
MarketWatch (press release)
We look ahead to an era of continued growth and expanding our portfolio of services for our broadband provider customers. Michael brings the right skill set, deep technology experience and an entrepreneurial spirit to lead this company into the future
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WCVT Selects Calix for Broadband Stimulus and Network Transformation Projects
MarketWatch (press release)
"After a very thorough trial process, we are confident that the Calix Unified Access portfolio provides us with the reliability, flexibility, and capacity to deliver the speeds our customers are looking for, without requiring major new construction or
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Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
Thanks to cable firms, the U.S. adds 635000 new broadband subs
By Om Malik
Eighteen of the largest cable and telecom companies added about 635000 net new subscribers during the third quarter of 2011, with a majority of the subscribers – 83 percent or 525000 – coming from cable companies. This brings the total for
GigaOM
Clackamas County’s $11 million broadband project halted in Oregon
By Yuxing Zheng, The Oregonian
Tim Heider said. "The fire district, schools and hospitals, businesses and households that stood to benefit from real choices for affordable, high-speed broadband access will go without." More stories in Oregon City News. Previous story
Clackamas County News
Web 5 new results for new broadband
Brazil Wants new Pan-South American Broadband Network – Fiber
News: Brazil Wants new Pan-South American Broadband Network – Fiber Linking Every Country Aimed at Reducing Costs.
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House Democrats Introduce New Public Safety Broadband Network
Shut out by Republicans, House Democrats introduce their own spectrum bill.
www.speedmatters.org/…/house-democrats-introduce-new-pub…
Companies with B2B data could benefit from new superfast
Companies with B2B data could benefit from new superfast broadband. 05 Dec 2011 Tweet News Category: B2B Data Companies with B2B data and global
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Problems with Desoto County Broadband Access|Memphis
Several residents live in rural areas and don’t have internet access.
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TIM introduces new ultra broadband services through Atimus
Brazilian telecom operator TIM (NYSE: TSU) is launching a new set of ultra broadband services after having completed the acquisition of local telecoms
www.bnamericas.com/…/tim-introduces-new-ultra-broadband-…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

December 6, 2011
News 2 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Feds fund expansion of rural broadband
McPherson Sentinel
It plans to make broadband available to the entire United States by the end of the decade, expanding both traditional and mobile service. When those services may be available to all McPherson County residents is unclear at this time.
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How Big Telecom Used Smartphones to Create a New Digital Divide
ColorLines magazine
The FCC released data in 2010 that concluded actual broadband speeds in the US are typically about half of the “up to” speeds that companies advertise. Everyone agrees that America’s broadband infrastructure is badly in need of an upgrade.
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