Archive for June, 2013

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

June 25, 2013
News 4 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Kerpen: An American infrastructure success story
East Valley Tribune
For years we’ve heard that the U.S. was falling behind other developed countries in broadband. It was never an apple-to-apples comparison, however, given how large and rural the United States is. Nonetheless, the various international comparisons
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Global Broadband – Fibre is the Infrastructure Required for the Future
Sacramento Bee
Along with an increasing number of governments around the world, the US has taken the view that a trans-sector use of broadband infrastructure is a key driver for economic growth. The share of all broadband subscribers held by HFC networks across
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US Competition Beats EU Regulation in Broadband Race
Budget & Tax News (blog)
To justify FCC market intervention, U.S. proponents of EU-style, heavy-handed broadband regulation trumpeted the narrative that the U.S. was falling behind the world in broadband. The pro-regulation chorus of Free Press, Save the Internet, Public
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Carrier infrastructure spending slips
RCR Wireless News
Nokia Siemens Networks, a joint venture owned by Nokia and Siemens, is reportedly for sale, Huawei is facing political roadblocks in the U.S. market, and Alcatel-Lucent has just announced a major reorganization that will shift its focus from telecom to IP.
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The Real State of U.S. Broadband: Better Than You Realize | Free
When Michael Powell looks at the state of broadband infrastructure in the United States, he sees a success story in which speed and access are improving all
www.freeenterprise.com/…/real-state-us-broadband-better-you…
Yahoo! Canada Answers – Better broadband infrastructure: US or EU?
Which system is best? Doesn’t EU have IPV6? America is still on IPV4.
ca.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid…

Google Alert – new broadband

June 25, 2013
News 8 new results for new broadband
Honeywell develops new broadband satcom hardware
Aviation International News
Honeywell has entered the detailed design phase of the satellite communications (satcom) system hardware it is developing for Inmarsat’s new Global Xpress Ka-band satellite network. The company aims to secure Inmarsat network access approval for the
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Cows on the internet as broadband brings new ways to the bush
Sydney Morning Herald
As his HiLux ute bumped over hilly farmland outside Armidale, David Lamb kept a hand on the wheel and grabbed an iPad in the other to locate his herd of 50 ”smart” cows. Each cow is fitted with a tag in its ear that transmits its location to a
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Ambani bets on 4G broadband in India, but risks abound
AsiaOne
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI – Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani hopes his multi-billion dollar bet on cheap high-speed wireless broadband could change the way nearly a billion of his countrymen use mobile devices from the way they do banking to watching cricket.
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New £18.6m project to boost Herts broadband
Herts and Essex Observer
AN £18.06m project to transform broadband speeds for thousands more businesses and residents across Herts and Bucks was announced today (Monday, June 24). The two county councils have signed a contract with BT which will see fibre broadband
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Rural broadband connectivity: Government short of Rs 13645 crore
Times of India
By the end of this year, Bharat Broadband Network Limited, the special purpose vehicle that will implement the nationwide project, aims to cover 10,000 gram panchayats, which will be a small part of the 2,50,000 panchayats that the government wants to
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Half a million milestone passed in Wales: Broadband Rollout Roundup 22/06/13
Recombu
In less celebratory news, we’ve heard that plans to connect parts of Edinburgh to superfast broadband have fallen afoul of EU state aid regulation, but it looks like money from the Urban Broadband Fund (UBF) will be spent on other inner city solutions
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Edinburgh broadband boost as £10m scheme unveiled
Edinburgh Evening News
Revised plans for more than £10 million of investment would see wi-fi coverage on trams, buses and council buildings like museums, galleries and libraries; help for small businesses to get broadband connections; and access to a new festivals archive.
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Alcatel-Lucent hopes shift to IP networking and ultra broadband will lead to
Network World
IDG News Service – Alcatel-Lucent will refocus on IP networking and ultra-broadband access in mobile and fixed-line networks as it seeks to return to profitability by 2015. Announcing the company’s "Shift Plan" in Paris on Wednesday, CEO Michel Combes
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
Just like its inflight broadband service, Gogo’s stock slows down
By Om Malik
If you are like me, then you have more than likely used Gogo inflight broadband on a flight from San Francisco to New York (or someplace else) and cursed all the way. We all know the service is going to be slow, but like a junkies looking for
GigaOM
Web 2 new results for new broadband
Broadband the X factor for internet TV viewing – New Zealand Herald
Viewers wanting to sign up for internet-based broadcasting can choose from a multitude of devices but their viewing experience will ultimately be dictated by the
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3…
Verizon CEO in the New York Times: How the U.S. Got Broadband
In his New York Times op-ed, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam points out that the U.S. is a world leader in terms of wired and wireless broadband Internet. The U.S.
www.broadbandforamerica.com/…/verizon-ceo-new-york-tim…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

June 18, 2013
News 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
Obama Administration Touts Its Contributions to Broadband Deployment
Politic365
In the report, the Administration acknowledges that as a result from responding to consumer demand for broadband services, the top two telecommunications firms in the United States have made investments in infrastructure that surpass the combined
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Google Alert – new broadband

June 18, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
Connected Tennessee Releases New Broadband Availability Figures
The Chattanoogan
New research unveiled Wednesday by Connected Tennessee shows that more than 80 percent of Tennessee households have access to broadband services of at least 100 Mbps download and 1.5 Mbps upload. This is the seventh comprehensive
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Obama to announce broadband expansion plans
CBS News
The new broadband initiatives include a presidential memorandum directing federal agencies to use wireless capacity more efficiently, freeing excess bandwidth for consumer and business users and earmarks $100 million for spectrum sharing and advanced
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Massachusetts launches new broadband network for cape and islands
CivSource
Cape Cod, and the outer islands of Massachusetts will be getting a new broadband network. OpenCape will provide a 300-mile open-access fiber-optic network connecting over 70 important community facilities, including community colleges, high schools,
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BSkyB Launches Broadband Promotion Amid Intensifying BT Rivalry
Hollywood Reporter
PHOTOS: Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Through the Years. Under the promotion, new broadband subscribers who do not take Sky Sports will get DSL broadband for half the normal price for a year, compared to a previous half-price offer for half a year.
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Broadband Forum Launches BroadbandSuite™ 6.2 Establishing a New
NEWS.GNOM.ES
FREMONT, Calif., June 18, 2013 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ — The Broadband Forum today released BroadbandSuite 6.2, which establishes a fiber interoperability test plan and offers new options to accelerate G-PON deployments within the broadband industry.
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Dish needs spectrum to fuel wireless broadband biz
CNET
But the success of its new business could depend on its ambitions to acquire more spectrum. Last week, Dish announced that it has already begun testing the new wireless broadband network that uses 4G LTE technology in the Blue Ridge Mountains near
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Fighting for broadband
NW Evening Mail
These efforts to set out the strategic significance of broadband supplemented by local bodies such as Ulverston Business Alliance championing local small business needs, added up to a compelling business case for new broadband capacity. Next Friday
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Dish, nTelos Test Wireless Broadband Service
Twice
Satellite-TV provider Dish and wireless broadband service provider nTelos Holding have deployed and started testing a new broadband service in rural Virginia using wireless spectrum in the 2.5GHz range. The companies Thursday reported broadband
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Cable Show 2013: Broadband Pipe Can Fuel New Services
Multichannel News
At a session entitled, Coming Down the Pipe: Emerging Businesses Powered by Broadband and moderated by Multichannel News technology editor Jeff Baumgartner, top tech executives from Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Mediacom
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REDtone launches dedicated broadband service for SMEs
The Sun Daily
PETALING JAYA (June 17, 2013): Data and broadband service provider REDtone International Bhd has launched a dedicated business broadband service designed specifically for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Dubbed "REDtone Fibre+", the new
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
EE now offering flat-rate unlimited broadband and call packages
By Daniel Cooper
Now, the network is coaxing existing customers away from rival ISPs like Virgin and BT with six new unlimited broadband and call packages. The £5-per-month basic tier will give you unlimited ADSL and weekend calls, while bluer bloods can
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New Broadband Network for Cape & Islands – Mass.Gov
Governor Patrick marks the beginning of the OpenCape fiber-optic broadband network, which is 300 miles and connects over 70 community facilities.
www.mass.gov/…/0614-cape-and-islands-broadband-network….
Sky offers sports fans free broadband in riposte to BT – Yahoo! News
It also has a deal giving half-price broadband to new customers, whether or not they also subscribe to Sky TV. Subscribers still need to pay 14.50 pounds for line
news.yahoo.com/sky-offers-sports-fans-free-broadband-ripost…
USDA Announces New Broadband Funding | Utah Broadband Project
Today, the USDA announced that up to $21 Million in grants will be made available to promote rural broadband access through the Community Connect Grant
broadband.utah.gov/2013/06/11/usda-community-connect/