Archive for May, 2013

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

May 29, 2013
News 2 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
US the leader on broadband
Philly.com
Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has argued that the United States is "near the top of the world" in the deployment of high-speed broadband infrastructure. The massive private investment has produced more than
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Comcast’s David Cohen: US Broadband Is World Class
Multichannel News
Cohen cited the staggering figure tot $1.2 trillion he said the U.S. broadband industry has invested in less than two decades to build out broadband infrastructure. He pointed out that is more than the entire GDP of South Korea. He said in Comcast’s
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Google Alert – new broadband

May 28, 2013
News 9 new results for new broadband
New broadband plans from VIVA
Gulf Daily News
The ‘Multi Sim Data’ and ‘Truly Unlimited’ plans and add-ons offer innovative features for today’s customers including exceptional speed, shared data quotas, unlimited access for both pre-paid and post-paid customers. "Our customers’ broadband
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NZ at the forefront of ultra-fast broadband – analysts
TVNZ
New Zealand will be right at the forefront of deploying ultrafast broadband if the Government achieves its goal of connecting up three-quarters of homes and businesses with fibre-optic cable by 2020, according to visiting technology analysts.
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Broadband equipment rollout gets a step closer
The Canberra Times
About 8500 TransACT customers in Canberra will be issued with new equipment in coming months to prepare for the National Broadband Network, following the sale of its fibre-to-the-premises network. Provider iiNet, which bought TransACT from the ACT
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Hylas 2 + atrexx… Are On The Beam Bringing Broadband Services To Libya And
SatNews Publishers
[SatNews] Libya and Afghanistan, like other emerging regions of the world, are highly fragmented in terms of access to fast Internet services. Leading satellite service provider atrexx Ltd. & Co. KG has added a new service platform to its product
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Superfast broadband for Europe should cost less
Broadband TV News
Providing superfast broadband services to the whole of the European Union could be much less expensive than previously estimated. This is the key conclusion of a new report from broadband specialists Point Topic. Earlier estimates suggested the cost
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Broadband Network Upgrades Move Customer Service to New Level
IT News Online
SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Skyriver, a leading Internet service provider for Southern California, recently launched a new integrated network operations platform, which represents the latest advancements in broadband monitoring and
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Vodafone shows off next-gen mobile broadband
New Zealand Herald
Hard on the heels of launching a 4G service in parts of New Zealand, Vodafone and its technology partner Nokia Siemens Networks this week demonstrated the future upgrade for its mobile broadband. Called Long Term Evolution Advanced or LTE-A, the
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Satellite Broadband: Size of Satellite Just One Part of the Equation
Satellite Today
With average broadband speeds growing every year (20 percent, according to the FCC’s last broadband report), new capacity is necessary in order to stay in the game. Each successive satellite (broadband or otherwise) has more capacity than those before,
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Maritime Broadband Offer From Thuraya MarineComms Answers Industry’s ‘Cost
Moneylife
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator has unveiled a new Maritime Broadband (MBB) service offering, enabling ship owners and managers to enjoy high quality maritime broadband communications at practical
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Web 5 new results for new broadband
Problems with new broadband – MMO-Champion
Hello. I just recently got myself a new broadband connection at 100/10Mbps. The problem is that it works when I connect my computer directly to the Ethernet slot
www.mmo-champion.com/…/1302246-Problems-with-new-br…
New Broadband Connections in 2013 Top 1 Million – Aurora Networks
The skyrocketing American consumer demand for broadband services led to a net increase of more than 1 million new connections in the first quarter of 2013.
www.aurora.com/site/media.an?li=nf_i_130524-1
New BVR700 broadband vehicular router at CCW – Cassidian.com
Cassidian’s new BVR700 broadband vehicular router at CCW. Critical Communications World Congress (CCW), Paris, 23 May 2013. All-in-one vehicular router
www.cassidian.com/…/new-bvr700-broadband-vehicular-rout…
Government pushes back rural broadband deadline | News
Government pushes back rural broadband deadline – Defra gives applicants three more weeks to submit proposals Buying advice from the leading technology
www.techradar.com/…/government-pushes-back-rural-broadb…
VIVA expands broadband portfolio with new plans and add-ons
VIVA Bahrain launched a revolutionary range of broadband plans, bringing unique features and the added benefits of customization to its customers.
www.ameinfo.com/viva-expands-broadband-portfolio-plans-a…

Google Alert – new broadband

May 21, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
Ireland Launches New National Broadband Service
InformationWeek
Irish telecommunications company Eircom has announced the deployment of a new €400 million ($608 million) national fiber-optic network it says is up 10 times faster than currently available broadband. The new network was available to roughly 300,000
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New broadband service to spark interest in UFB
Radio New Zealand
Chorus is rolling out a new very fast broadband service to the mass market on its copper network in an effort to spark more interest in ultra fast broadband on the fibre network. The company is launching VDSL at a similar price to the current regular
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Ireland legend Woods flicks the switch for new broadband
Irish Independent
Woods, who played on the 1997 and 2001 Lions tours, joined staff from Eircom to officially turn on the new eFibre service at Market Square in Ennis. The launch is part of a nationwide rollout which will allow homes to enjoy broadband speeds of up to 70MB.
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Broadband deal worth £20m signed by West Sussex County Council
West Sussex County Times
There is a need to balance new development and infrastructure needed by communities to reduce congestion and support a vibrant local economy while maintaining the character of the county. This is where fibre broadband can play a key role, for example,
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New Report Shows How Broadband Provides Educational Opportunities To
The Chattanoogan
“This new report detailing the impacts of broadband on educational opportunities in Tennessee couldn’t come at a more appropriate time,” said Connected Tennessee Executive Director Corey Johns. “Cutting-edge digital learning tools and the
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Eircom unveils new high speed network
Irish Times
Eircom broadband customers in 32 communities, including Letterkenny, Ballina and major urban areas, will be switched over to the new network from Monday, covering about 300,000 homes. The aim is to then make it available to about 10,000 homes and
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Emergency responders push for more broadband space
CBC.ca
Some of the attendees, like John Conrad of the Alberta Emergency Management Agency, are using the event to push for a new broadband communications network for first responders. "The future of emergency response, it will demand this kind of technology
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Broadband spectrum licensing one step closer to reality
MyBroadband
Minister Pule said that public consultation on the New Broadband Policy was closed in May 2103, and the Department of Communications (DoC) was preparing to take the policy to Cabinet in June 2013. “The finalisation of this policy will pave the way for
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European broadband cash secured for Notts
Retford Today
“The new European funding means our broadband roll out to businesses can go further and faster in Nottinghamshire than in many other places, improving our potential for growth.” She added: “We know that access to good broadband is key both to existing
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Satellite broadband: can it bridge the UK’s digital divide?
TechRadar UK
Home satellite broadband isn’t anything new; back in the early 2000s consumer products offered an accelerated download-only service with upload over a standard dial-up modem. Just as a Sky dish receives a digital video stream on a set channel, so that
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
Confronting The Reality Of US Broadband Performance | TechCrunch
By Richard Bennett
While U.S. cable TV companies still lead telcos in new broadband subscriptions, fiber-based telco broadband is gaining subscribers at a faster rate than cable. U.S. broadband providers are profitable, but much less so than Europe’s or Korea’s
TechCrunch
Web 2 new results for new broadband
Sport is key in new broadband battle | The Times
Should you switch to BT or are you better off with the TV and broadband package that you’re already on?
www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/money/…/article3768298.ece
Satellite broadband: can it bridge the UK’s digital divide? | News
Home satellite broadband isn’t anything new; back in the early 2000s consumer products offered an accelerated download-only service with upload over a
www.techradar.com/…/satellite-broadband-what-you-need-to-…

Google Alert – new broadband

May 14, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
FCC moves toward new airplane broadband service
PCWorld
The FCC voted to open a notice of proposed rulemaking, or NPRM, seeking comments on a proposal to assign 500MHz of 14GHz spectrum for new air-to-ground broadband service. In-flight broadband would share that spectrum with current occupants,
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Optus adds new broadband and voice plans
ARNnet
Optus has unveiled a new range of fixed line broadband and voice plans in an attempt to give its customers more options. The range includes a new broadband-only plan, new telephone-only plans and discounts when bundling products. “Optus continually
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FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service
NBCNews.com (blog)
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. fliers higher Wi-Fi speeds and better connections. The proposal, which has been pushed for
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BT Sees Future in Sports as BSkyB Moves Into Broadband
Businessweek
BT Group Plc (BT/A) , the company once known as British Telecom and a descendant of the world’s first national telegraph operator, has seen the future: soccer, rugby and tennis. The company will release three new television channels in August, before
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Samsung tests first 5G broadband: download a movie in 1 second
PC Advisor
While most of the UK – and much of the world – waits impatiently for 4G broadband engineers at Samsung are already working on even faster 5G broadband. According to Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, Samsung has successfully developed its 5G network
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Optus Launches New Broadband/Phone-Only Plans
Lifehacker Australia
Optus has launched a new range of fixed broadband and phone landline plans that do not require the bundling of additional services. The new plans start at $55 and $22 per month respectively, with additional discounts for Optus Mobile customers.
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Broadband first stage
Herald.ie
Eircom’s new fibre broadband product, efibre, will provide thousands of homes and businesses across the country with access to faster and improved broadband services. The event will be attended by Eircom’s CEO, Herb Hribar and senior executives from
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Ultrafast broadband uptake still under 3pc
New Zealand Herald
These figures aren’t influenced by Telecom’s entry to the fibre market, given New Zealand’s largest telecommunications company didn’t start offering UFB plans until the end of March. The Government’s UFB and rural broadband initiative (RBI) latest
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New Zealand Herald
Virgin pops data quota bubble with new 4G broadband plan
ZDNet
"We are thrilled to extend our 4G offering to post-paid mobile broadband customers who can now experience faster data speeds on the Optus network," Virgin Mobile Proposition director Derek Cummins said in a statement. The news comes after its chief
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Optus phones in new fixed plans for more choice
WhaTech
Optus today announced a new range of fixed line Broadband and voice plans, offering new customers simpler options when choosing the right plan for their usage. The range introduces a new broadband-only plan, new telephone-only plans and discounts
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
U.S. Broadband Availability June 2010 – June 2012 | NTIA
By cfranz
This report on the availability of broadband, authored by NTIA, is the first in a series of Broadband Briefs that uses publicly available data collected by the Department of Commerce to examine broadband availability in greater detail. which allow a user to access several basic web tools, to the fastest speeds, for which developers are now beginning to design applications. application/pdf icon Broadband Brief: U.S. Broadband Availability June 2010 – June 2012 · Add new comment
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Web 2 new results for new broadband
BT sees its investment pay off in new broadband customers
BT’s nearly $4 billion investment in fiber optics has started paying off for the British carrier, which reported today that it has added 424000 branded subscri.
www.smartbrief.com/…/bt-sees-its-investment-pay-new-broad…
Michael Mandel discusses mobile broadband regulatory prospects
Michael Mandel discusses the implications of the nomination of a new FCC head for domestic mobile broadband regulation in an article co-authored by Diana
mackcenter.wharton.upenn.edu/…/michael-mandel-discusses-…

Google Alert – new broadband

May 7, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
Labor unveils new list of one million homes to secure broadband under updated
Courier Mail
LABOR is warning of a digital divide if Tony Abbott is elected Prime Minister as it unveils a new list of one million homes that will secure broadband under an updated rollout plan. Queensland households to see the NBN in their streets include regional
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Broadband Networks Wireless Internet Announced as New Brand Name for
Sacramento Bee
INDIANAPOLIS, April 30, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Broadband Networks has announced Broadband Networks Wireless Internet as the new brand name for the company formerly known as Omnicity, Incorporated. Broadband Networks purchased the
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O2 and BE broadband customers begin move to Sky
PC Pro
O2 and BE customers are set to be shunted over to Sky’s network, after the company completed its purchase of O2. In its results for the nine months to 31 March, Sky said the deal had been agreed by O2’s owner and changes are expected to come into
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Fibre broadband ‘could help companies make extra £750m’
Belfast Telegraph
NORTHERN Ireland firms could make over £750m of additional revenue and save around £45m in operating costs within five years through exploiting fibre broadband, according to a new study.
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Customers fume as BT introduces IP sharing
PC Pro
"We do not think these customers will notice any difference at all in their broadband performance, but if any of these customers did have any resulting issues, we would be happy to restore their connection to an individual IP address." However, it
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BSkyB to create 550 new jobs as demand boosts profits
BBC News
BSkyB has said it will create 550 new jobs due to strong demand for its products and services. The group, which provides TV, broadband and fixed-line telephony services, reported pre-tax profits of £966m for the nine months to 31 March, up from £899m a
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USDA Announces Funding To Improve Rural Broadband In Nebraska
WOWT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for two rural telecommunications companies that will expand broadband service in rural Nebraska and Montana. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) remains focused on carrying
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SES Broadband Takes It BeyonDSL To UK + Ireland
SatNews Publishers
SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that it has signed an agreement with BeyonDSL for the distribution of SES Broadband in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The new satellite Internet service is marketed by
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EAGLE-Net suspension lifted, paving way for new broadband access in Moffat
Craig Daily Press
This also provides Moffat County with the opportunity to leverage this open access infrastructure, which is important to continue growing our broadband capacity.” — Audrey Danner, interim director of the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership.
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Frontier offers low-income broadband discount
Daily Mail – Charleston
Frontier Communications announced Monday it will offer discounted broadband service to low-income residents in eight counties as part of a new federal pilot program. Residents in Calhoun, Jackson, Mason, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt and Wood
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Web 5 new results for new broadband
EAGLE-Net suspension lifted, paving way for new broadband
High-speed broadband Internet service could be on its way to the Moffat County and Steamboat Springs school districts after the National Telecommunications
www.steamboattoday.com/news/…/eagle-net-suspension-lifted/
USDA Announces New Rules to Fund Broadband Service in
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced new rules to better target Community Connect broadband grants to areas
www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid…
Looking for a new broadband provider-tips appreciated. :: TalkTalk
The current price I pay them per mth is great,£18 approx. for line rental, anytime and international calls and broadband, but the speed which is usually 3 MBPS
forums.thinkbroadband.com/…/4235665-looking-for-a-new-b…
American Library Association highlights library and community
American Library Association highlights library and community impacts from Broadband Technology Opportunities Program in new report. Posted on May 2,
www.districtdispatch.org/…/american-library-association-highl…
New broadband satellite service launched – Engineering News
The need for affordable, reliable connectivity is more important than ever, owing to the competitive and difficult business environment South Africa is facing,
www.engineeringnews.co.za/…/company-launches-new-broad…