Archive for May, 2012

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

May 29, 2012
News 9 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Meet the Startup That Wants to Speed Up US Broadband
BusinessWeek
That means potentially more gigabit connections around the US Mark Ansboury, the president of Gigabit Squared, chatted with me on Wednesday morning about the company and its plans to lower the cost of deploying and operating a broadband network.
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Gigabit Squared raises $200 million for gigabit broadband rollout
SlashGear
The company is called Gigabit Squared, and it is looking to roll out its superfast web connections to at least six university communities in the United States. The US is well down the list of global broadband speeds, so it’s nice to see at least a few
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SlashGear
World Bank approves US$25M for Caribbean ICT infrastructure
Stabroek News
The World Bank yesterday approved a US$25 million financial package for the first phase of a Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Programme that will provide 27 million people with access to better and affordable broadband services.
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Broadband can take resources to students: Kapil Sibal
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The potential of broadband gives us the hope that millions of children will not be left outside the reach of the ongoing knowledge revolution, Union minister for human resource development and telecom Kapil Sibal said here on Monday.
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Research Universities Secure $200M for Community Broadband
PC Advisor
By Kenneth Corbin | CIO US | 24 May 12 Gig.U, a broad coalition of research universities that aims to deliver ultra-fast broadband to college campuses and their surrounding communities, has forged a partnership with a firm called Gigabit Squared that
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GENBAND GENiUS Platform Transforms Hong Kong Broadband Network to Enable
MarketWatch (press release)
"GENBAND offers us the most flexible software platform and commercial solutions necessary to rapidly deliver world-class IP capabilities, reduce operating costs and enhance our unified multimedia communications," said Lo Sui Lun, Chief Technology
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Caribbean Region: 27 Million Citizens Will Benefit From Improved
World Bank Group
of Directors approved a US$25 million financial package to support the first phase of the Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program. The program will provide 27 million people with access to better and affordable broadband services.
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AT&T starts replacing 2G with HSPA in NYC
GigaOM
That means AT&T is expanding its HSPA network — which it calls 4G – to account for the increasing data load the iPhone and other 3G smartphones are placing on its mobile broadband infrastructure. AT&T runs LTE in NYC, as well, but in a different band.
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Gigabit Squared raises $200M to bring super fast internet to 6 communities
VentureBeat
The dream of bringing a gigabit-per-second high-speed broadband internet connection is becoming a reality for at least six university communities in the US — a country that’s known for the speed of producing its hamburgers and french fries,
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Google Alert – new broadband

May 29, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
Residential gateways will drive new broadband revenues, Infonetics says
FierceTelecom
The key weapon a service provider has to increase the amount of money subscribers spend on broadband services can be found right at the residential gateway, indicates a new Infonetics study. Jeff Heynen, directing analyst for broadband access and video
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Groups Launch Gigabit-per-second Broadband Project
PCWorld
By Grant Gross, IDG News An Ohio startup company has raised US$200 million to fund gigabit-per-second broadband projects in six university communities across the US, the company announced Wednesday. Gigabit Squared will work with the University
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Peninsula being woven with broadband fiber lines to speed Internet in far reaches
Peninsula Daily
“There have been some challenges in the new design,” said Angela Bennink, marketing and outreach manager for NoaNet, the nonprofit open-access broadband network that is working in partnership with Clallam, Jefferson and 14 other public utility
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GSMA Announces That Increased Mobile Broadband Spectrum Is Vital for Saudi
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, May 28, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The GSMA today announced that greater allocation of spectrum for Mobile Broadband is vital for the economic and social development the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). New findings from a report by Analysys
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New broadband option gives cheaper calling
Voxy
"Some people use their mobile for calls and want naked broadband (Internet without a phone) and that’s an option we offer our cable customers," says Steve Jackson, head of consumer for TelstraClear. "But there are plenty of people who also want a phone
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Voxy
Bharti Airtel acquires 49% stake in Qualcomm’s 4G broadband venture
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: India’s largest telecom company Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it had acquired 49% in Qualcomm’s broadband wireless entities for around Rs 924 crore ($ 165 million) and would completely own the venture within the next two years.
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Report: Residential gateways boost broadband revenue
Communications, Engineering & Design Magazine
Global penetration rates for broadband services may be reaching the saturation point, but residential gateways are allowing service providers to add incremental revenues via new services such as home automation and the distribution of video to
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White Space Broadband: Hope for Rural America? A New Alternative Finally
Dslreports
There is a new technology on the horizon, however, called WhiteSpace broadband. White Space broadband came about after the switch to digital television from analog opened up new frequencies to use for other things. Most infamous is those frequencies
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Broadband can make education more accessible: Kapil Sibal
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The potential of broadband gives us the hope that millions of children will not be left outside the reach of the ongoing knowledge revolution, Union minister for human resource development and telecom Kapil Sibal said on Monday.
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Research Universities Secure $200M for Community Broadband
Network World
"It’s time for a departure from strategies of the past, strategies that merely looked at fulfilling current demand," Giabit Squared President Mark Ansbury told reporters on a conference call announcing the new program. "It’s really about serving the
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Blogs 3 new results for new broadband
Connecting Cambridgeshire launches new broadband campaign
By David Thomson
Connecting Cambridgeshire launches new broadband campaign. A major campaign launched on May 8, is urging residents and businesses to do their bit to help secure superfast broadband for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Superfast
Bishop’s Blog
Broadband Wars: The Battle for New Jersey Has Begun
By Bruce Kushnick
The battle for America’s entire communications future is playing out this week in two small towns in New Jersey.
The Huffington Post Full Blog Feed
Poorer communities continue to suffer lack of broadband access
By Matt Davis
A joint investigation among The Lens, the Center for Public Integrity and the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University examined broadband subscription rates across New Orleans and Louisiana, drawing on data from the U.S.
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Web 1 new result for new broadband
White Space Broadband: Hope for Rural America? – A New
If you live in a rural area, your only real options for Internet service besides dialup are satellite and if you’re lucky, 3G mobile Internet. Both of these have a
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

May 22, 2012
News 7 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Keep torch bright for global leadership in mobile
Politico
Americans are adopting mobile broadband faster than any computing technology in history, creating more than 1.5 million new US jobs and offering tremendous potential to improve education, health care and public safety. With the American-driven mobile
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Politico
Ceragon Wins Multi-Million Dollar Contract from Navajo Tribal Utility
MarketWatch (press release)
Operators worldwide depend on us for reliable broadband networks, whether in densely or sparsely populated areas. They turn to us because of a reputation we’ve earned based on years of experience in deploying wireless networks all over the world.
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Cambium Networks(TM) and Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems Team With Oceus
MarketWatch (press release)
The systems will be piloted by the US Navy, providing onboard and ship-to-ship broadband data and communications. The project is the first US Department of Defense operational deployment of Fourth Generation Long-Term Evolution (4G LTE) and is based on
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Georgia Firm Completes Broadband Work in NC
NCTechNews (press release)
“We also are working with local leaders like Northeast Rural Broadband and for-profit broadband service providers to extend robust broadband access to areas of the state lacking the broadband infrastructure to scale to their future needs.
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Dr. Elena Rios: Telemedicine Critical for Latino Health
Fox News
As US Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius wrote in the April 12th Huffington Post piece Health Equity Can’t Wait, it is “a time to raise awareness about the well-documented health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic
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Bridging Digital Divide Through Broadband
AllAfrica.com
"Out of ten countries listed for percentage of internet subscriptions in relation to population size, it is obvious that United Kingdom (82.0%) is rated number one while Germany (79.9per cent), Japan (78.4per cent) and United States of America (78.2per
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Telecom Malagasy Expands GSM Services with Hughes Satellite Technology
MarketWatch (press release)
The network supports GSM 2G/EDGE voice and data, and broadband data applications throughout Madagascar. "In 2005, Hughes provided us with the Hughes HN System Network Operating Center (NOC) and broadband satellite terminals, which are being used to
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Web 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
Penn State Extension: Adams Broadband: Dirt road or highway
Just as roads, trails and sidewalks help us travel from home to school, work, shopping or wherever we choose to go, broadband infrastructure allows us to
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Google Alert – new broadband

May 22, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
Comcast’s New Broadband Cap… Is Still A Cap
Zatz Not Funny
Comcast is out with a conveniently timed announcement going over their intention to replace broadband caps with… “improved data usage management approaches.” However, despite management spin, to my eye they’ll continue to deal in data caps.
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Zatz Not Funny
Comcast’s New Broadband Price Tests Raise Questions For Video Streaming
Deadline.com
1 broadband provider, said in a blog post that it’s “time to begin to move to a new plan” for its Internet service. As you might expect, the post clearly describes changes consumers might like, including one that raises the residential usage cap to 300
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Satellite Broadband in Africa Goes to a New Level: Eutelsat’s new ‘IP Easy
MarketWatch (press release)
PARIS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Eutelsat Communications (euronext paris:ETL) today announced the entry into service of its new ‘IP Easy’ broadband platform built to extend high-speed Internet access to residential and home office users
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NebraskaLink selects Telco Systems to build new Ethernet network in the State
MarketWatch (press release)
The new broadband Ethernet network will serve community institutions, businesses, mobile operator and other service providers across the state. The National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA) granted NebraskaLink with $11.5 million
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T-Mobile offers new no-contract broadband plans
ZDNet (blog)
By Matthew Miller | May 21, 2012, 6:00am PDT Summary: T-Mobile just launched some new no annual contract mobile broadband plans in an attempt to get customers using their fast HSPA+ network. You can use tablets, mobile hotspots, and laptop sticks with
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100 Mbps the New Minimum for ‘Critical’ Broadband Services in Schools
T.H.E. Journal
A new report is calling on the federal government "to increase funding options" for high-speed broadband, statewide networks, schools’ broadband capacity, access to broadband in community centers, and aid to help low-income families have broadband
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T-Mobile Formally Introduces New No-Contract Mobile Broadband Plans
TmoNews
T-Mobile formally introduces their newest offering with 4 new no-contract Mobile Broadband plans debuting on May 20th. T-Mobile customers will be able to enjoy T-Mobile’s “blazing-fast” 4G network across a variety of mobile broadband devices including
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Comcast scraps broadband cap, moves to usage-based billing
CNNMoney
By David Goldman @CNNMoneyTech May 17, 2012: 3:55 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Comcast on Thursday decided to get rid of its controversial 250 gigabyte-per-month cap for its broadband customers, replacing it with a usage-based billing system.
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T-Mobile Adds New Contract Free Mobile Broadband Plans
Hot Hardware
T-Mobile announced new mobile broadband plans that don’t require an annual contract. The new plans, which are set to be available May 20, offer users a few options for accessing high-speed Internet while on the go. The new plans offer different
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Comcast Suspends Xfinity Broadband Data Cap
Sci-Tech Today
Comcast has suspended its 250 GB monthly data usage threshold for its Xfinity broadband customers and plans to begin trials of new multi-tiered Xfinity data service featuring a minimum data allotment of 300 GB per month in selected US markets.
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Sci-Tech Today
Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
T-Mobile Launching New Mobile Broadband Plans For Contract
By Chris Velazco
Chris Velazco is a mobile enthusiast and writer who studied English and Marketing at Rutgers University. Once upon a time, he was the news intern for MobileCrunch, and in between posts, he worked in wireless sales at Best Buy.
TechCrunch
T-Mobile intros new no contract mobile broadband plans | Android
By Cory Gunther
Today T-Mobile has officially announced their new no contract mobile broadband offerings. Just in time for summer it looks like T-Mobile will be offering some.
Android Community
Web 2 new results for new broadband
Comcast’s New Broadband Price Tests Raise Questions For Video
1 broadband provider, said in a blog post that it’s “time to begin to move to a new plan” for its Internet service. As you might expect, the post clearly describes
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New No-Contract Mobile Broadband plans headed to T-Mobile May
OK, so this one is a little off topic, but still extremely relevant to many Android enthusiast out there. Most, if not all of us, have a laptop or a tablet that has a USB
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

May 15, 2012
News 10 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
New York’s Broadband Infrastructure Will Suck for The Next Eight Years
Village Voice (blog)
By Victoria Bekiempis Fri., May 11 2012 at 2:28 PM Yesterday, the Voice reported on New York’s tech industry, said to be the fastest growing in the US, according to a just released study. Now with some good news came some bad news.
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What the airline industry can teach us about broadband caps
Ars Technica
A variety of companies, including another division of BT, offer retail broadband access on top of the bare infrastructure provided by Openreach. This has enabled serious competition among wired broadband providers. The United States tried a similar
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Ars Technica
AT&T Government Solutions Selected as Prime Vendor for U.S. Department of
MarketWatch (press release)
The TacCom contract, administered by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is a multiple award, Indefinite Delivery – Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with an overall value of $3 billion and a base contract period of two years and three,
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Broadband – Key to Rapid GDP Growth – Johnson, Juwah
AllAfrica.com
From every indication Johnson believes that for developing countries, declaring broadband a fundermental human right is the way to go. She said: "There are compelling and empirical statistics that tell us that every 10 percent increase in access to
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Seattle abandons plan for city broadband network
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Right now, we can connect more neighborhoods to high speed broadband by using fiber that we’ve already installed. All it takes is a simple legislative change to help us take the next step in building better digital infrastructure.
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Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Repeat after me: ‘It’s the digital economy, stupid’
Irish Independent
Instead, it concerns us all and our way of life for the future. Broadband

Google Alert – new broadband

May 15, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
Wireless broadband startup LightSquared files for bankruptcy; plan shot down
Washington Post
NEW YORK — LightSquared Inc., which hoped to create an independent wireless broadband network in the US, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday. Regulators blocked its plan this winter because of concerns that its transmissions would interfere with
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France’s new mobile operator gets off to flying start
Reuters
The buzz around Iliad’s ‘Free Mobile’ offers also allowed the group to recruit 191000 new customers to its core broadband internet service business, its highest level ever and 50 percent of all the new additions in the sector in the first quarter.
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No cellphone, broadband service? No problem for some vacationers
Chicago Tribune
NEW GLARUS, Wis. (AP) — Southwest Wisconsin has some issues with cellphone and broadband service because of its hilly terrain. And, a tourism promoter is turning that negative into a positive. Dave Decker is executive director of the Tri-State Tourism
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Malaysia’s next-generation broadband rollout faster than Singapore’s?
CNET (blog)
Meanwhile, network deployments in the Australian and New Zealand markets lag way behind the two regional front-runners with Australia’s A$43 billion state-owned National Broadband Network having only around 7000 subscribers while New Zealand’s Ultra
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CNET (blog)
All Systems Broadband Adds Sourcing Expert
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
New Director will oversee company’s value chain, working with suppliers to expand All Systems Broadband’s line of fiber connectivity and customer premises solutions. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2012 All Systems Broadband (ASB) announced that Janis
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Steve Wozniak: ‘I Don’t Have Broadband At Home’
Huffington Post
Steve Wozniak shocked a business forum in Australia recently when he revealed his house in California doesn’t have broadband, according to the website News.com.au. Although the Apple co-founder is loaded up on other Internet-enabled devices and often
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New fibre-optic cable to benefit SKA project
Creamer Media’s Engineering News
State-owned telecommunications group Broadband Infraco aims to use the majority of its 11.4% capacity on the West African Cable System (Wacs) to support key projects such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), said newly appointed CEO Puleng Sejanamane.
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New Coalition Opposes Verizon and Cable Spectrum Deals
PCWorld
By Grant Gross, IDG News A proposed sale of mobile spectrum from a group of cable providers to Verizon Wireless, along with accompanying marketing and research agreements, will lead to higher prices for broadband and mobile customers, a coalition of
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Revenue Growth Continues During MDU Communications’ Second Fiscal Quarter 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
The Company is in the process of negotiating the conversion of a number of current properties from "choice" broadband services to property-wide "bulk" broadband services. Further, on a selective basis the Company continues to solicit new DTH choice and
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Verizon Broadband Coupons Take Center Stage With New Dedicated Web Page
Houston Chronicle
Verizon Broadband coupons are not left to linger backstage at CouponBuzz.com. In April, CouponBuzz announced the launch of a new web page dedicated to putting the very best Verizon internet, television, and digital voice coupon codes and special offers
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
New York’s Broadband Sucks. Is Anything Being Done To Fix It
By Victoria Bekiempis
A study came out yesterday claiming that New York has the "fastest-growing" tech industry in the U.S. That research, conducted…
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Web 3 new results for new broadband
Usage Caps Leave Bell Customers Test Driving Their New Broadband
Bell Canada has boosted speeds of its fiber-to-the-neighborhood and fiber-to-the -home Fibe Internet services in Ontario. But our regular reader Alex notes Bell’s
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Google Alert – new broadband « GigaByteBlog
Comcast Profit Soars On Super Bowl, New Broadband Customers Actelis to Present New Broadband Ethernet Technologies for Mobile Backhaul at …
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Google Alert – new broadband

May 8, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
Verizon launches new broadband service
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel Verizon Wireless has launched a broadband service meant for homes that don’t have access to other high-speed Internet connections. The service, called HomeFusion, could also appeal to some households where a
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Comcast Profit Soars On Super Bowl, New Broadband Customers
NASDAQ
The addition of 439000 broadband Internet subscribers also helped offset a modest drop in cable customers. Brian Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast, said, "We are off to a great start in 2012, with strong revenue and cash flow growth and record
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Verizon launches new broadband service
Edmond Sun
CITY — HomeFusion Broadband, an in-home Internet access service from Verizon Wireless, is now available to customers in Edmond. Verizon launched the service this week. HomeFusion Broadband offers a cost-effective, reliable alternative for data
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Actelis to Present New Broadband Ethernet Technologies for Mobile Backhaul at
SYS-CON Media (press release)
By Marketwire . FREMONT, CA — (Marketwire) — 05/02/12 — Actelis Networks®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, will demonstrate in Booth 2558 at the International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 Expo new broadband Ethernet technologies to help wireless
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FCC launches new mobile broadband subsidy
Computerworld
By Grant Gross IDG News Service – The US Federal Communications Commission has begun the process to get competitive bids for new mobile broadband subsidies designed to bring 3G or 4G service to areas in the country that do not have it.
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Comcast 1Q earnings up 30 percent
CBS News
NEW YORK — Comcast Corp., the country’s largest cable company, reported a 30 percent profit increase in the first quarter, beating expectations on the strength of Super Bowl advertising and its popular broadband service. Its shares rose 4 percent in
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Comcast earnings up 30 percent
CBS News
(AP) NEW YORK – Comcast Corp. (CMCSA), the country’s largest cable company, reported a 30 percent profit increase in the first quarter, beating expectations on the strength of Super Bowl advertising and its popular broadband service.
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CBS News
Comcast Profit Exceeds Estimates on Broadband Additions
BusinessWeek
(CMCSA) (CMCSA), the largest US cable company, topped profit and sales estimates in the first quarter after gains in broadband customers helped mitigate the 20th consecutive loss in video subscribers. Net income rose 30 percent to $1.22 billion,
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Comcast Profit Rises 30% As Video Losses Slow
Fox Business
NEW YORK – Comcast Corp.’s (CMCSK, CMCSA) first-quarter profit gained 30% as the cable and television network operator benefited from broadcasting the Super Bowl on NBCUniversal and continued growth at its core video and broadband units.
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Actelis’ New Mobile Backhaul Technology Helps Wireless Service Providers Ease
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW ORLEANS, LA, May 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Actelis Networks(R), The Broadband Acceleration Company(TM), today announced it will showcase a new Ethernet Access Device (EAD) at the International CTIA WIRELESS(R) Expo in New Orleans (Booth
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
Compare broadband providers the smart way – TECC
By admin
So why should the search for a new broadband provider be any different? There are more broadband providers around nowadays than there ever were before. So how do you choose the right one? 1) Who’s available in your area? The first
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Web 5 new results for new broadband
Actelis to Present New Broadband Ethernet – Yahoo! Finance
From Yahoo! Finance: FREMONT, CA– – Actelis Networks®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™ , will demonstrate in Booth 2558 at the International CTIA
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Comcast Profit Soars On Super Bowl, New Broadband – RTTNews
Cable giant Comcast Corp. on Wednesday reported a 30 percent first-quarter profit increase that topped estimates, helped by a highly-rated Super Bowl and a
www.rttnews.com/…/comcast-profit-soars-on-super-bowl-new-…
Chris Hancock to speak on ‘new broadband frontiers’ at
Chris Hancock, CEO of AARNet, will share his vast experience in the media and telecommunications sectors at this year’s RadComms conference, in Melbou.
engage.acma.gov.au/…/chris-hancock-to-speak-on-new-broad…
SafetyAtSea – Iridium pilots new broadband
Safety At Sea – Magazine – Product News. 03 May 2012. Iridium pilots new broadband. High bandwidth at a low cost in a small package: these were the criteria
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New Broadband Call Center in Millersville | LinkedIn
Anne Arundel Broadband recently purchased Broadstripe’s Maryland region and has opened a new customer service call center at their headquarters in
www.linkedin.com/…/New-Broadband-Call-Center-in-71348.S…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

May 8, 2012
News 10 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Broadband study finds Garrett well-connected
Cumberland Times-News
— OAKLAND — A study on broadband communications infrastructure found Garrett County was well served compared to other rural communities because it has more infrastructure than many parts of the rural United States, said Joanne Hovis, president of CTC
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Huawei Gunning For Cisco, HP, Dell, And Friends
InformationWeek
Chinese networking giant introduces new products, partnership at Interop, aiming for a larger piece of the US enterprise infrastructure market. By Robert Mullins, Network Computing Huawei is using Interop, the networking industry conference underway
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IGEN to Feature Instanet(TM) Portable Cellular Network at National Police Week
MarketWatch (press release)
Instanet is manufactured by Star Solutions International Inc., a world leader in all-IP wireless broadband infrastructure. The product is marketed by IGEN, a systems integrator of broadband solutions for rural communities, disaster and first-response
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Fears of spying hinder US license for China Mobile
Los Angeles Times
China Mobile is not applying to provide domestic US telephone or Internet service. But traffic from US carriers could be routed to the China-owned network should a license be granted. (Jerome Favre/Bloomberg / March 10, 2012) By Ken Dilanian,
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Ruckus Wireless and Time Warner Cable Team to Bring Pervasive Performance to
MarketWatch (press release)
Among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, Time Warner Cable, with more than 15 million customers, is deploying Ruckus 802.11n Smart Wi-Fi systems within high-capacity indoor public venues,
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China’s telecommunications infrastructure ‘no risk’ for West
The Australian
Huawei is a strategic partner in developing BT’s broadband network in Britain. Taylor, who has lived in Asia for 18 years, says Australia should avoid the protectionism towards China that has surfaced in the US. "If Australia really wants to be an
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Intelsat Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
MarketWatch (press release)
Located at 97 deg West, Galaxy 19 provides complete coverage of the continental United States, the Caribbean, Alaska and Hawaii. — Intelsat’s network services business continues to experience demand for fixed, wireless and broadband infrastructure
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Enterprise grants go to 2 sites in WNY
Buffalo News
the US Department of Agriculture to support rural economic development efforts. USDA’s Rural Development division awarded $105000 to the Genesee Valley Agribusiness Park in Batavia to upgrade sewer pump stations, wells and other infrastructure.
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Why Britain’s broadband is heading for the slow lane
The Guardian
"In terms of broadband, the UK is at the back of the pack. We’re beaten by almost every other European country and Asia leaves us for dust." While other countries are racing to replace the old copper telephone networks with fibre optic cables running
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Net2EZ deploys Transmode for data center interconnect across the US
Reuters
Stockholm, Sweden – 8 th May 2012 – Transmode, a global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions, today announced that the US-based managed data center service provider, Net2EZ, has built a protected optical network with Transmode’s TM-Series
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Google Alert – new broadband

May 1, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
New Broadband Call Center in Millersville
Patch.com
Anne Arundel Broadband recently purchased Broadstripe’s Maryland region and has opened a new customer service call center at their headquarters in Millersville. The company provides cable TV, high speed Internet and phone service to northern Anne
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Time Warner Cable profit up 18 pct in 1Q
CBS News
NEW YORK — Time Warner Cable Inc. reported an 18 percent increase in first-quarter net income Thursday, as acquisitions and new broadband customers boosted revenue. The New York-based company’s stock fell $2.15, or 2.6 percent, to $80 in late morning
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New Broadband Infraco CEO appointed
Moneyweb.co.za
It is with great pleasure that the Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr Malusi Gigaba announces the appointment of Ms Puleng Sejanamane as the Chief Executive Officer and an ex officio member of the Board of Broadband Infraco (Infraco).
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New broadband firm to provide optical fibre network
Oman Tribune
MUSCAT The Council of Ministers’ move to set up a state-owned company for providing broadband services is a major growth initiative for the telecom sector, according to HE Dr Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Futaisi, Transport and Communications Minister. The new
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Hughes Announces New Converged WAN Solution that Delivers Cost-Effective
MarketWatch (press release)
GERMANTOWN, Md., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced a new WAN solution that
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The Circuit: FCC focuses on low-income broadband; LightSquared; Hulu
Washington Post (blog)
By Hayley Tsukayama FCC announces broadband adoption competition: The Federal Communications Commission announced Monday that it has launched a new competition asking for ideas about how best to increase broadband adoption among low-income Americans.
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Time Warner Cable Profit Up 18% As Broadband Grows
Wall Street Journal
By William Launder of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Time Warner Cable Inc.’s (TWC) first-quarter profit rose a stronger-than-expected 18% as the cable operator’s growing broadband business helped offset ongoing losses of video subscribers.
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Bolt helps Virgin sprint to new broadband high
Scotsman
It said: “Demand for faster broadband continues to grow as we again saw around half of new subscribers taking superfast speeds of 30Mb or more.” The company now has nearly 850000 broadband customers, more than triple the number a year ago.
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Time Warner Cable Profit Rises on Higher Internet Signups
Bloomberg
reported an increase in first-quarter profit after attracting more broadband-Internet subscribers. Earnings excluding some items rose to $1.30 a share from $1.01 a year earlier, the New York-based company said today in a statement.
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MTS launches new broadband plans for prepaid users in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
telecomlead.com
Telecom Lead India: Sistema Shyam TeleServices (MTS India) has expanded its mobile broadband offerings with the launch of new offers for prepaid MBlaze customers in Karnataka & Tamil Nadu. MTS has introduced two new plans, wherein customers paying
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What if broadband can’t save your economy? Create a new one
By Craig Settles, Gigabit Nation
Everywhere from the White House to the local White Castle, people are heavily promoting broadband as an antidote to economic woes. But what if a local economy is so bad even broadband doesn’t look like it will help? A recent event offers
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New Broadband Infraco CEO appointed – Political economy
Ms Puleng Sejanamane takes top spot. It is with great pleasure that the Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr Malusi Gigaba announces the appointment of Ms
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Broadband paces Time Warner Cable’s Q1 | News | CED Magazine
Time Warner Cable reported an 18 percent increase in first-quarter net income as acquisitions and new broadband customers boosted revenue.
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Certain, Inc. Completes Transition to Best-in-Class Cloud Infrastructure
MarketWatch (press release)
About CenturyLink CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country.
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Help Us Roll out High-speed Internet More Cheaply Says EU
PCWorld
Because up to 80 percent of the total cost of broadband investment is related to civil infrastructure work, the Commission wants to explore how to reduce the cost of digging up roads to lay down fiber. A lack of coordination between civil engineering
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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Recommendations Threaten Mobile
MarketWatch (press release)
to deliver "Broadband on Demand" to the citizens of India. The proposals disregard international best practice in spectrum policy and jeopardize the investment of billions of US dollars in new mobile infrastructure in a sector that either directly,
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MCNC finishes first phase of Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative
MarketWatch (press release)
Through first-phase commercial partner FRC LLC, which invested $4 million into the project, fiber is now available to serve commercial businesses and last-mile consumer broadband needs in these same regions. The GLRBI is funded through grants from US
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Wireless Industry A Catalyst For US Economic Growth, Supporting 3.8 Million
MarketWatch (press release)
A study released today by Recon Analytics, authored on behalf of CTIA, quantifies the wireless broadband industry’s impact on the US economy. According to the report, the wireless industry added $195.5 billion to the US gross domestic product (GDP) in
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Capitol Infrastructure, Pay TV Provider, Files Bankruptcy
BusinessWeek
It listed debt of as much as $500 million, including at least $87.7 million in secured loans, in court papers filed yesterday in US Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware. After a five-year turnaround effort, the company concluded earlier this year
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TRAI recommendations to curtail investments in telecom: GSMA
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Global GSM operators body GSMA today said that the recommendations of telecom regulator TRAI, if implemented, will curtail investments in mobile broadband infrastructure and increase prices for consumers. "TRAI’s proposed reserve prices for
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District Of Columbia Announces Spring Community Broadband Summit
Sacramento Bee
DII is funded by the United States Department of Commerce’s State Broadband Initiative (SBI) grant program through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). About the Office of the Chief Technology Officer The Office of the
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President Barack Obama Offers Full-Throated Appeal for American Infrastructure
Sacramento Bee
"…whether they be economic, political or social," said McGarvey, "the challenging circumstances we face today now make it incumbent upon all of us in this room to aggressively take ownership in everything we do, and to compel people to see it and
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Wireless Industry A Catalyst For U.S. Economic Growth, Supporting 3.8 Million
PR Newswire (press release)
DEDHAM, Mass., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A study released today by Recon Analytics, authored on behalf of CTIA, quantifies the wireless broadband industry’s impact on the US economy. According to the report, the wireless industry added
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