Archive for November, 2012

Google Alert – new broadband

November 28, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
UPDATE 1-New pay TV, broadband clients lift Rostelecom sales
Reuters
MOSCOW, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Russian telecoms firm Rostelecom , whose chief executive is embroiled in a fraud investigation, posted a rise in quarterly sales on Wednesday as new pay TV and broadband subscribers helped to offset a declining fixed-line
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Hughes Unveils Three New High-Performance Broadband Plans for Small and
Sacramento Bee
26, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today introduced three new HughesNet® Gen4 Business Internet service plans that deliver speeds up to 15 Mbps for small and
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Superfast Cornwall to increase awareness of new broadband options
thinkbroadband.com
With most of our visitors probably already convinced of the benefits of superfast broadband, it may seem odd for Cornwall to have to advertise that a superfast broadband service is widely available across the county.
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Scott Bartlett: Broadband decision is crucial
New Zealand Herald
Reducing the costs, and allowing ISPs to introduce new technologies such as VDSL that squeeze greater speeds out of copper will allow the country to get the most out of the copper network as customers wait for the Ultra Fast Broadband (Fibre) network
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The Cape’s big broadband plans
MyBroadband
The vision further aims to ensure that all citizens have the necessary skills to use broadband services to improve productivity and access to new markets. According to the Western Cape provincial government the project goes “hand in glove with national
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MyBroadband
TDG: Pay-TV Refugees Now Account for 13% of US Broadband Households
Equities.com
New research from TDG finds that 13% of broadband subscribers – some 11 million households – do not subscribe to cable-like pay-TV services. TDG’s latest report, PayTV Refugees: A Primary Profile of Cord Cutters and Cord Nevers, offers a detailed
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Vectoring could allow Deutsche Telekom to boost copper broadband speeds to
Network World
IDG News Service – German network operator Deutsche Telekom is planning to upgrade its copper broadband network using a technology called vectoring, which will result in speeds of up to 100M bps. To help keep DSL and copper networks relevant,
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Experts call for deregulation at the FCC
Network World
The FCC should focus largely on encouraging competition in the areas of the country that have one broadband provider instead of enforcing old regulations and creating new ones based on a model of telecommunications that no longer exists in the U.S.,
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Guest column: Future tied to broadband coverage
Evansville Courier & Press
Being connected to our community used to mean something very different. No longer do we rely solely on the morning paper and the evening broadcast to deliver our news. We now expect it instantly, on whatever device we have, wherever we are,
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Hughes Announces High-Performance Broadband Plans for Government
Equities.com
GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, introduced new high-speed Internet service plans for government agencies. Available across the U.S.
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Web 5 new results for new broadband
Reality Check: Brazil’s new broadband regulationsRCR Wireless
Márcio Cots, lawyer, writes an article for RCR Wireless News about Brazil’s Anatel and its new regulations to broadband connections.
www.rcrwireless.com/…/reality-check-brazils-anatel-new-regul…
WorkForce offers broadband computer center » Local News » The
The Fairmont office of WorkForce West Virginia welcomes people to stop by its new broadband computer center. In March 2010, WorkForce West Virginia w.
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BT begins 10Gbps (yes, gigabit) broadband trial in Cornwall | News
BT begins 10Gbps (yes, gigabit) broadband trial in Cornwall – BT has announced it is testing astonishing internet download speeds of 10Gbps.
www.techradar.com/…/bt-begins-10gbps-yes-gigabit-broadba…
Scott Bartlett: Broadband decision is crucial – New Zealand Herald
How fast your internet will be over the next 10 years could be determined by a Commerce Commission decision due early next month.
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3…
How can my landline and broadband be transferred without my say
They also said the Post Office should have contacted me for that change to be authorised, but they wouldn’t tell me who set up the new line and broadband
www.guardian.co.uk/money/…/landline-broadband-transferre…

Google Alert – new broadband

November 20, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
ION, SLIC get $5.8M to drive broadband further into rural New York
FierceTelecom
The Empire State Development (ESD) authority, New York’s main economic agency, on Tuesday doled out $5.8 million to fund three middle mile fiber network projects aimed at extending broadband to unserved and underserved areas in the state.
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Quantum cryptography done on standard broadband fibre
BBC News
The "uncrackable codes" made by exploiting the branch of physics called quantum mechanics have been sent down kilometres of standard broadband fibre. This "quantum key distribution" has until now needed a dedicated fibre separate from that used to
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BBC News
Vodafone offers new "Chocka" 200GB naked broadband plan
PCWorld.co.nz
Vodafone offers new "Chocka" 200GB naked broadband plan. Vodafone revealed it’s 200GB per month Chocka Naked broadband plan early this week. Zara Baxter | Wednesday, November 21 2012. Tweet. Vodafone has joined the ranks of the large cap
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Call for town to support faster broadband link
Bexhill Observer
“Back our new ‘Go e-sussex’ campaign and register your support today for faster broadband. Visit our new dedicated website to complete our online registration form at http://www.goeastsussex.co.uk or phone us on 01273 335991 if you require a paper copy.
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EU green light for Cumbria’s superfast broadband
News & Star
State aid approval means that local authorities can now sign procurement contracts with contractors and begin delivery work on their new broadband infrastructure projects. Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) has planned a ‘pipeline’ of local authority
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O2 broadband deals offer Halo 4 and Xbox LIVE points
uSwitch.com (Tech)
Consumers signing up for home broadband with O2 are being given the chance to receive the new Halo 4 game for free. Gamers can also get their hands on 2,100 Xbox LIVE points when they sign up to the firm’s The All Rounder or The Works broadband
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Frontier Communications Offers Satellite Broadband to Washington State
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
According to Rich Klena, Frontier Senior Vice President and General Manager for Oregon and Washington, “We are extremely pleased to bring broadband service to very remote customers in Frontier’s serving areas of western Washington. This new service
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When will UK rural areas get fast-speed fibre internet?
BBC News
For them, it has been testing a new bit of technology – called the broadband regenerator – which it hopes can squeeze a fairly decent speed – up to 5Mbps – out of lines that have struggled before. Broadband regenerators will replace previously touted
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BBC News
AAISP UK launches ‘simpler’ broadband deal
uSwitch.com (Tech)
UK service provider Andrews and Arnold has announced plans to launch a new "simpler" broadband deal for businesses. The firm is seeking a number of companies to trial the new package – Home::1 – which offers 25GB of data downloads, unlimited uploads
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More spectrum needed for future mobile broadband, says Ofcom
uSwitch.com (Tech)
And with 4G set to go nationwide in 2013, the number of people choosing to use mobile broadband is likely to increase significantly. In order to cope with this seemingly insatiable demand for data, Ofcom plans to enable the release of new airwaves for
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Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
US Broadband’s new reality: slowing growth — Tech News and
By Om Malik
There are more than 80 million broadband subscribers in the US, a sign that the market is getting saturated. It is not a surprise that the growth of new broadband subscribers has started to slow. So far this year, we have seen 200000 fewer new
GigaOM
EarthLink completes fiber broadband rollout in Eastern Tennessee
By Jamie Rigg
"For this traditionally underserved region of Tennessee, EarthLink’s new broadband network will enable businesses and community organizations such as medical providers and schools to better serve their constituencies," said Jim O’Brien,
Engadget
Web 2 new results for new broadband
Acer Aspire 5315 not working since I got new broadband.? – Yahoo
Since I got new sky broadband, my Acer Aspire 5315 would not connect at all to the Internet. Now, I can’t even get the wireless LAN to work (when I press the
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Trudeau Institute, broadband earn funding » Local News » Press
SARANAC LAKE — Empire State Development has approved $1.2 million in funding for Trudeau Institute, which local officials say will help secure.
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Google Alert – new broadband

November 13, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
AT&T to expand wireless, wired broadband reach
U.S. News & World Report
NEW YORK (AP) — Many homes in AT&T Inc.’s local-phone service areas will see the company becoming more competitive with cable for broadband service under a new $14 billion investment plan the company revealed Wednesday. But in more outlying
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Broadband Regenerator: new hope for slow ADSL lines?
PC Pro
BT is trialling a new "Broadband Regenerator" device that it claims will boost speeds for those at the end of lengthy and sluggish ADSL lines. ADSL speeds drop off markedly for customers at long distances from the exchange, with speeds often reduced to
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PC Pro
NBN users protected by new pricing but taxpayers cop blowout
Herald Sun
The NBN Co has committed to freezing wholesale prices for the first five years of the plan, and Mr Sims said there was enough retail competition to ensure affordable broadband deals. He said the revised regulatory framework, proposed by NBN Co after
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New policy to help plug broadband
BDlive
Some of the problems identified were the definition of broadband, which had to be reworked owing to the emergence of new technologies, and the incorporation of other government policies mostly drafted after Cabinet approval of the old broadband policy.
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Gogo launches ATG-4 network for speedier in-flight broadband
TechSpot
Gogo has announced they are now rolling out their next generation connectivity technology called ATG-4 on three airlines in the US. Delta Air Lines, US Airways and Virgin America will be the first of what are likely many airlines to adopt the
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TechSpot
EarthLink Completes Final Phase of Eastern Tennessee Broadband Project
Equities.com
"For this traditionally underserved region of Tennessee, EarthLink’s new broadband network will enable businesses and community organizations such as medical providers and schools to better serve their constituencies," said Jim O’Brien, EarthLink
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Deploying High-Speed Broadband a Challenge in Europe
Billing World
A new study investigates measures being considered to reduce the cost of deploying high-speed broadband in Europe – and says none is perfect. In its report, Analysys Mason say these measures would likely have positive results on coverage, but could be
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Hughes Introduces New Technology that Delivers End-to-End Quality of Service
Sacramento Bee
13, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced the availability of its new HS1200 optimization
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RailTel to provide broadband network in Bangladesh, Bhutan
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: RailTel, the telecom arm of Indian Railways, is set to provide optical fibre-based broadband network in neighbouring countries like Bangladesh and Bhutan. "We are in the process of getting the Rs 80-crore job for providing broadband network
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Economic Times
Kim Dotcom plans free broadband for New Zealand financed by lawsuits
San Francisco Luxury News
Kim Dotcom , the mega-sized founder of the now defunct Megaupload , wants to give you free Internet access if you live in his adopted homeland of New Zealand. How? By suing the US government and entertainment industry for destroying his business.
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
Broadband users cry foul, claim they ‘feel cheated’ | New Nation
By New Nation
Broadband speeds were intentionally slowed, with speed restriction lifted by SingTel and StarHub only in September.
New Nation
Web 5 new results for new broadband
Why did Verizon send me a new Broadband Home Router? – Verizon
I recently received an unexpected package from Verizon. The package contained an Actiontec router and a letter with an inadequate explanation of why.
forums.verizon.com/t5/FiOS-Internet/Why…/500109
News Summary: AT&T to expand broadband reach – Yahoo! Finance
From Yahoo! Finance: THE PLAN: AT&T has a new $14 billion investment plan for broadband.
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AT&T to Expand Wireless, Wired Broadband Reach – ABC News
Many homes in AT&T Inc.’s local-phone service areas will see the company becoming more competitive with cable for broadband service under a new $14
abcnews.go.com/…/att-expand-wireless-wired-broadband-reac…
Ralph Everett Statement on New AT&T Broadband Investment | Joint
The Joint Center is pleased to see AT&T committing to significant new investments to improve the broadband ecosystem in the United States. The investment in
www.jointcenter.org/…/ralph-everett-statement-on-new-att-bro…
TDS Begins New Stimulus Funded Broadband Projects
TDS Telecommunications Corp., Nov 7, 2012 — (TDS®) says construction is underway on two more American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus
www.telecompetitor.com/tds-begins-new-stimulus-funded-bro…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

November 13, 2012
News 5 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
AT&T unveils $14 bln infrastructure plan
MarketWatch
"This is a major commitment to invest in 21st century communications infrastructure for the United States and bring high-speed Internet connectivity –4G LTE mobile and wireline IP broadband–to millions more Americans," Chief Executive Randall
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AT&T announces US$14B network investment plan
Mobile Business Briefing
US number-two AT&T said it will invest US$14 billion to bring its mobile and fixed broadband infrastructure to more parts of the country over the next three years. The Project Velocity IP plan includes US$8 billion to expand its 4G LTE network so that
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AT&T to invest $14bn to expand wireless and wired networks in US
Computer Business Review
AT&T is planning to invest about $14bn over the next three years to expand and improve its wireless and wired broadband IP network infrastructure in the US. About $8bn of the total investment, will be invested in the network that serves mobile data and
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Canada closer to unlicenced ‘white space’ broadband
ITWorld Canada
Following the lead of the United States, Industry Canada has agreed to allow unlicenced devices to use the so-called white space spectrum between television channels for unlicenced broadband uses. The decision brings closer dreams of super-WiFi-type
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AT&T To Invest $14B to Expand Wireless, Wireline IP Networks
Channel Partners
Randall Stephenson is calling "a major commitment to invest in 21st Century communications infrastructure," AT&T plans to invest $14 billion over the next three years to expand its wireless and wireline IP broadband networks in the United States to
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Web 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
Building a Network for the 21st Century | AT&T Public Policy Blog
At bottom, if we want to maximize the private investment component of broadband infrastructure investment in the United States, we have to begin that dialog
attpublicpolicy.com/…/building-a-network-for-the-21st-centur…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

November 6, 2012
News 4 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
US delegation to UN: Embrace open telecom markets
Computerworld
The focus of the U.S. proposals is on increasing investment in broadband infrastructure across the globe, he said. "We believe that the resulting treaty will go a long way toward perpetuating growth, not only in the United States, but in every country
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NYC’s Changing Commercial Tenant Landscape and Growing Broadband Needs
The Data Center Journal (blog)
As economic issues threaten both the U.S. and the world, businesses are gearing up for what they hope will be a busy and positive fourth quarter for 2012 and for an even better 2013. Businesses in New York City, though, are playing at a slightly
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Ode to the node missing in US election
The Australian Financial Review
The absence of broadband as a political issue in the US is also a by-product of the fact that the country is blessed with one of the most competitive markets for wireline services on the planet. According to the US Federal Communications Commission
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‘Financial bubbles have a strange way of creating infrastructure
Livemint
‘Financial bubbles have a strange way of creating infrastructure‘. Rediff.com Balakrishnan believes that the government would have done better if it had invested the money it spent on the iconic Sealink in Mumbai on increasing high-speed broadband
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Google Alert – new broadband

November 6, 2012
News 10 new results for new broadband
Kim Dotcom now plans to give New Zealand free broadband pipe to US
Ars Technica
The core of the plan is to revive the failed Pacific Fibre, an effort to create a broadband link from Australia and New Zealand directly to the US by way of a submarine cable to Los Angeles. The effort went bankrupt in August before reaching its goal
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Ars Technica
New broadband technology coming to Finchampstead
Reading Post
Homes and businesses across Finchampstead who have been struggling with their high-speed broadband will soon have another supplier to help speed up their internet connection. TalkTalk is investing £50,000 in new technology in Eversley to bring faster
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Tech Talk: The new broadband link
Yorkshire Post
IT’S only 10 years since broadband became widely available in Britain, but already it’s becoming obsolete. The old copper wires that carry the internet from the telephone exchange to our homes are buckling under the weight of our 21st-century data.
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Yorkshire Post
StarHub to Guard Market With Sticky TV Content: Southeast Asia
Businessweek
StarHub Ltd. (STH), Singapore’s biggest broadband Internet and cable TV operator, is adding new content to make them “stickier” and stop customers from moving to rivals including Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (ST). About 1.2 percent of Starhub’s
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BT, BSkyB Vie for Broadband, TV Customers
Wall Street Journal
BT added 81,000 new retail broadband customers in the quarter, close to half the number of new customers across the whole U.K. market, excluding cable customers, and signed another 21,000 homes to its BT Vision Internet TV service. At the same time
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‘Bring Broadband to Chadwick’ Effort on Hold
Prairie Advocate
‘Bring Broadband to Chadwick’ Effort on Hold. By Tom Kocal | The Prairie Advocate News. CHADWICK, IL – Alan Skoog and several Chadwick-area businesses have been trying to convince members of the Illinois Fiber Resources Group (iFiber) to bring the
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Dotcom’s broadband plan
New Zealand Herald
Kim Dotcom is proposing free broadband to all New Zealanders as he tries to resurrect the ill-fated Pacific Fibre cable connecting New Zealand to the United States. Dotcom last night revealed his ambitious plans to build the $400m cable – which would
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New Zealand Herald
New planning laws will lead to a phone mast ‘free-for-all’
Telegraph.co.uk
Mr Pickles promised that the new laws would help “cut red tape which hinders superfast broadband from being rolled out to homes and businesses”. Conservative and Labour MPs raised concerns that the measures will make it easier for developers to put any
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Telegraph.co.uk
Superfast 4G broadband gets UK launch
Sky News Australia
Superfast 4G broadband has been made available to millions of consumers in 11 UK cities, heralding a new era for mobile phone use. The network EE, which owns Orange and T-Mobile, has launched its range of 4G products and services in London, Bristol,
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Online pirate Kim Dotcom plans broadband giveaway at America’s expense
msnNOW
The Internet’s most notorious pirate is launching an outlandish new venture to give free broadband service to every resident of New Zealand. Kim Dotcom, flamboyant founder of shuttered file-sharing site Megaupload, plans to lay a $400 million fiber
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Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
‘Free broadband for all Kiwis!’: Kim Dotcom seeks to save sunken
By RT
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s rebooted file-sharing site “Mega” has a problem: New Zealand only has one transpacific fiber cable network to carry all that new traffic. His solution: build a new one.
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Kim Dotcom plans free broadband for New Zealand financed by
By Ryan Whitwam
Kim Dotcom wants to hand out free internet access in New Zealand financed by suing the US.
Geek.com
Web 4 new results for new broadband
Kim Dotcom’s Next Venture: Free Broadband To New Zealand
First time accepted submitter damagedbits writes "So it turns out that Me.ga is only part of Kim Dotcom’s resolution for 2013. Even though he’s still facing
tech.slashdot.org/…/kim-dotcoms-next-venture-free-broadban…
US Cellular Announces New 4G LTE(TM) – FierceBroadbandWireless
New Cities and States Will Begin Receiving Access to 4G LTE Speeds on November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Cellular ( USM),
www.fiercebroadbandwireless.com/…/us-cellular-announces-n…
Kim Dotcom plans free broadband internet access for New – Infowars
John Hall independent.co.uk. November 5, 2012. Kim Dotcom – the eccentric internet entrepreneur facing extraction to the USA for alleged piracy – has
www.infowars.com/kim-dotcom-plans-free-broadband-interne…
New research analyzes broadband and pay-TV services, business
Parks Associates: Western Europeans show strong preferences for PC as video platform, and free content, compared to U.S. consumers.
www.parksassociates.com/…/new-research-analyzes-broadban…