Archive for July, 2013

Google Alert – new broadband

July 30, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
BSkyB announces new buyback after strong year Reuters Britain’s dominant pay-TV group, which provides telephony, broadband and premium TV, said it intended to seek approval for the new capital return in
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Report: New England Has Speediest Broadband In US MediaPost Communications Broadband speeds are growing in the U.S., but still lag behind speeds in other countries, according to the latest Akamai’s latest State of the Internet report.
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BT’s new sports channel pulls in half million subscribers before launch Irish Independent BT added 23,000 new TV customers during the quarter, up 10pc on 21,000 a year earlier, to give it 833,000 TV customers. It expects new TV and broadband
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Superfast broadband offered in Neath Port Talbot BBC News More than 17,500 homes and businesses are being given the opportunity to connect to superfast broadband across Neath Port Talbot. It is part of a £2.5bn
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Letters: America’s broadband success story Los Angeles Times Instead of attacking my New York Times opinion piece as Pollyanna Independent research finds that broadband is now available to more than 99% of U.S.
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BT Adds More Broadband Customers Ahead of BT Sport Launch TechWeekEurope UK BT added 95,000 new broadband customers during the first quarter of 2013 as half a million people signed up to its new BT Sport channels, which are offered
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New Entanet fibre broadband offer lets indie resellers "compete PCR-online.biz The offer allows partners to offer new customer activations and migrations by existing customers who are moving from any copper broadband product, including
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BT broadband numbers boosted by free sports offer Irish Independent BT said it had already boosted its share of new broadband customers. Of the 189,000 new broadband lines on the BT Openreach network in the first quarter, BT
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A New Way to Bring Broadband to Rural Towns in Upstate NY MetroFocus (blog) From credit card processing to college applications, much of modern life revolves around the internet. But while high-speed, broadband service is taken for
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County to tackle broadband Park Record Access to high-speed, quality broadband or wireless Internet is something that many expect nowadays for uses from entertainment to business. If you live in
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Blogs 7 new results for new broadband
AT&T’s latest home broadband service isn’t DSL or fiber. It’s LTE Kevin Fitchard Customers who sign up for the new home broadband plans can actually opt to include the new residential router as a device on one of its shared data plans.
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Sky nears 5m broadband subscribers following O2 acquisition Sky now has 4.906 million home broadband customers in the UK.
uSwitch.com Broadband – News
Channels interested in ESPN America rights – Broadband TV News Robert Briel The European version of ESPN America will cease broadcasting on Wednesday. In the UK BT Sport has acquired all the rights and will continue with a localised
Broadband TV News
The Sun News ICT: FG to launch roadmap for national broadband Our Reporter By BISI OLALEYE bisiolaleye@gmail.com. The Federal Government plans to launch a ‘Roadmap’ for National Broadband‘ as part of effort to boost internet
The Sun News
Net additions on Pilips Net TV – Broadband TV News Robert Briel Philips has made a number of new apps available for its connected smart TVs. New for Turkey is Kanal D, which offers series from Turkey’s most watched TV
Broadband TV News
Platco Digital to launch new DTH service – Broadband TV News Robert Briel Platco Digital, a sister company of the South African independent broadcaster e.tv, is to broadcast a new free-to-air service in South Africa, with future plans to
Broadband TV News
Freeview’s Howling appointed chair of UNICEF UK trustees Julian Clover Freeview managing director Ilse Howling has been appointed as chairman of the Board of Trustees at UNICEF UK. Howling, who will continue her work at the
Broadband TV News

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

July 30, 2013
News 2 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Pike County’s infrastructure positions us well Troy Messenger Building the right infrastructure – whether concrete or broadband – puts us in the position to continue to grow, develop and adapt in today’s global marketplace.
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Dialog Axiata inks US$150m ICT infrastructure project The Sun Daily Dialog Axiata inks US$150m ICT infrastructure project Dialog Broadband Networks and will span a project implementation period of three years, it said.
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Google Alert – new broadband

July 23, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
New broadband standard offers fibre optic speeds across copper phoneline
ITProPortal
The growth of fibre optic broadband may have received a knock this week after a new standard of super fast broadband that can be delivered through existing copper telephone wires received first stage approval by the UN telecoms regulator. Named G.fast
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Mississippi’s broadband safety network runs into interruptions
The State
The broadband predicament comes as the wireless commission has warned that the Mississippi Legislature has appropriated only enough funds to operate a separate new state public safety radio network until next January. The problems surrounding the
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New PPI Report by Ev Ehrlich Outlines Progressive Agenda for Broadband Policy
Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The administration and Congress need to adopt a progressive broadband policy agenda that balances respect for the private investment that has built the nation’s broadband infrastructure with the
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America’s broadband blues
Los Angeles Times
For example, Richard Bennett of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation wrote in the New York Times that we’ve moved all the way from 22nd in international broadband rankings to eighth. For those who are uninspired by the rallying cry
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Report: New England Has Speediest Broadband In U.S.
MediaPost Communications
Broadband speeds are growing in the U.S., but still lag behind speeds in other countries, according to the latest Akamai’s latest State of the Internet report. Internet users in the U.S. surfed the Web at an average of 8.6 Mbps in the first quarter of
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Broadband photodetector for polarised light
Electronics News
Using carpets of aligned carbon nanotubes, researchers from Rice University and Sandia National Laboratories have created a solid-state electronic device that is hardwired to detect polarized light across a broad swath of the visible and infrared spectrum.
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ITU Readies New 1Gbps Broadband Standard
Radio World
This article originally appeared in Broadcasting & Cable The ITU has taken an important step forward in the development of G.fast, a new ITU broadband standard, that promises to allow operators to deliver up to 1 Gbps over existing copper telephone wires.
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Sun Broadband launches a new breed of young music professionals via band
GMA News
In line with its proactive efforts to excite the lifestyle of the youth and the music industry, broadband service provider Sun Broadband launches a new breed of young music professionals through the recent culmination of the “Sun Broadband Quest” at
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Broadband CPE Shipments Hit New Highs
Light Reading
ABI Research’s new study on “Broadband CPE: Cable, DSL, Fiber” Market Data covers worldwide customer premise equipment for wired broadband (DSL, Cable, and Fiber). The report tracks equipment by product type that includes modems, routers,
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Optimum Increases Broadband Speeds for All Customers
MarketWatch
In addition, the company has introduced new Optimum Online broadband product tiers that are designed to offer the right speeds for every type of user and include Optimum Online, Optimum Online Ultra 50 and Optimum Online Ultra 101. Optimum Online
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
Norway mulls broadband coverage in Arctic – NashuaTelegraph.com
Broadband coverage is part of this picture and for operations in some regions further north than where current operations are taking place development of new solutions for high-capacity broadband … will be needed.” Canada’s space agency
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Web 4 new results for new broadband
Examining the broadband emission spectrum of WASP-19b: A new z
Abstract: WASP-19b is one of the most irradiated hot-Jupiters known. Its secondary eclipse is the deepest of all transiting planets, and has been measured in
arxiv.org/abs/1307.4753
New broadband is intermittent…? – Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers
Could be loose wires … go check all the wires from the phone socket to the router .. if you have a spare ‘drop’ cable (phone <> router) try that .
uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid…
Growth in broadband Internet access is an asset for the United
WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) — Let’s talk about good news. It’s called broadband and, as a June 2013 White House report makes clear, there’s a lot to celebrate.
www.upi.com/Top_News/…/UPI-15561374206520/
Mississippi’s broadband safety network runs into interruptions – Wire
Federal grant money for the state broadband project and six others across the country, however, was awarded before the creation last year of a new federal
www.sacbee.com/2013/07/…/mississippis-broadband-safety.ht…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

July 17, 2013
News 4 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Sanwire Corporation Secures Credit Facility for USDA – RUS Community
MarketWatch
About United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Services The USDA-RUS Community Connect program offers an exciting opportunity for needy communities to receive broadband services, build sustainable infrastructure, and to receive
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Sanwire Corporation Secures Credit Facility for USDA-RUS Community Connect
Broadway World
credit facility that will enable Sanwire’s wholly owned subsidiary Aero Networks ("Aero") to submit additional broadband infrastructure project applications under the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Services ("USDA-RUS
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Big Cable’s Sauron – Like Plan for One Infrastructure to Rule Us All
Wired
And AT&T’s U-Verse product doesn’t run fiber all the way to homes or provide the bandwidth of a cable connection. All of this means, according to Malone, that “Cable is clearly winning in the U.S. broadband connectivity game.” Liberty Media is
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Blame Local Government, Not Big Cable, For Lack of Broadband Competition
Wired
the competition takes government. Broadband policy discussions usually revolve around the U.S. government’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC), yet it’s really our local governments and public utilities that impose the most significant
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Google Alert – new broadband

July 16, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
Cablevision Unveils New Broadband Product Tiers
Multichannel News
Cablevision Systems Corp. has upped the speed for all of its broadband subscribers at no extra charge, while establishing new product tiers to meet the needs of its varied customer base. The tri-state area’s largest provider said it has increased the
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Broadband Internet may be coming to the Arctic
Fox News
STAVANGER, Norway – Norway may provide high-speed Internet in one of the few places on Earth where it’s not available: the Arctic. The Norwegian Space Center has teamed up with Telenor Satellite Broadcasting to assess the feasibility of a new satellite
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OFCOM proposes new landline , broadband prices
MarketWatch
LONDON–Ofcom the regulator and competition authority for the U.K. communications industries, Thursday proposed new prices for landline and broadband services, relating to prices that Openreach, BT PLC’s network access division, can charge other
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Higher costs could hinder new broadband ISP switching process
Fresh Business Thinking
Some 62% of respondents to a new web-based ISPreview.co.uk survey, which was conducted with 536 Internet users in the United Kingdom, have said that they find the current process of switching between home broadband ISPs to be confusing and 93%
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Slow broadband hinders ICT school work, says Estyn
BBC News
Slow internet connections at schools are affecting pupils’ ICT studies, according to education watchdog Estyn. Its new report calls on Welsh ministers to provide adequate broadband links for all schools saying poor quality connectivity "hinders" class
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Mushroom Networks Expands Range of Innovative Broadband Bonding(TM
Wall Street Journal
As part of the new partnership, MCS offers Mushroom Network’s Truffle product to its customers. Truffle provides a fast and reliable Internet access for organizations, bonding together up to 12 Internet connections into a single broadband pipe. It
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Broadband will be available to public
Bowling Green Daily News
Robert Franklin of Bowling Green gets help from Brandon Davis about how to long on to the new internet equipped computer at Community Action of Southern Kentucky’s Senior Center. Franklin has internet at home but today marked the first day that one was
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ITU Readies New 1Gbit/s Broadband Standard
Broadcasting & Cable
The ITU has taken an important step forward in the development of G.fast, a new ITU broadband standard, that promises to allow operators to deliver up to 1 Gbit/s over existing copper telephone wires. The standard would cut costs of delivering the very
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Broadband for everyone in SA, but …
MyBroadband
The Department of Communications (DoC) is working tirelessly to ensure that no area in South Africa is without broadband infrastructure. This is according to the Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, speaking at the ICT summit in
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Broadband health care network makes strides in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Business Review
Imagine someone showing stroke symptoms in a remote town that’s tucked deep in the New Hampshire woods. An ambulance brings the patient to a small critical access hospital that serves a wide geographic area, but the nearest medical center — and the
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
BT Confirms Plans for 300Mbps Broadband Later This Year
And a new Home Hub for your troubles. Back in February of 2012, UK telecoms provider British Telecom announced that it had successfully trialled "FTTP on demand." FTTP, or Fibre to the Premise broadband, is an evolution of BT’s FTTC
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Web 4 new results for new broadband
Ofcom proposes new prices for landline and broadband services
Ofcom proposes new prices for landline and broadband services. July 11, 2013. Telephone and broadband customers could see lower prices as a result of
media.ofcom.org.uk/…/ofcom-proposes-new-prices-for-landli…
BT Infinity to launch 300Mbps "supercharged" broadband – Telcos
This Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) service will cost £50 per month.
hexus.net/…/57701-bt-infinity-launch-300mbps-supercharged…
BT to speed up broadband in Dorset | News | TechRadar
BT to speed up broadband in Dorset – Government says two-thirds of fibre projects are now up and running. Buying advice from the leading technology site.
www.techradar.com/…/bt-to-speed-up-broadband-in-dorset-11…
Cablevision Unveils New Broadband Product Tiers – 2013-07-16 20
Cablevision Systems Corp. has upped the speed for all of its broadband subscribers at no extra charge, while establishing new product tiers to meet the needs
www.broadcastingcable.com/…/494511-Cablevision_Unveils_…

Google Alert – new broadband

July 9, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
Ofcom to slash broadband switching costs and speed up repairs
PC Pro
The cost of switching from one ISP to another should fall by 80% under new plans revealed by Ofcom. The telecoms regulator has opened a consultation on plans regarding Openreach, the BT division which offers wholesale access to the firm’s network.
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Cows on the internet as broadband brings new ways to the bush
Brisbane Times
For farmer Lindsay Doyle, the reliability of a new fixed-wire and broadband network connected last September ”saved his business” and allowed him to stay on the family farm 32 kilometres outside Tamworth. Before the NBN the connection was ”hopeless
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Super-fast broadband product launched
Radio New Zealand
Telecom has launched a new broadband product that it says will make download speeds three to four times faster. The very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line, or ultra-VDSL, works on traditional copper phone lines and is available to about 60% of
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Satellite Broadband Aims to Revolutionize African Development
Voice of America
LONDON — A new satellite system was launched into orbit last week that aims to bring high-speed Internet to remote communities across the globe. Its backers say it could have a big impact in rural parts of Africa by speeding up economic and social
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A new broadband
Investor’s Business Daily
A new broadband tech created at Boston Univ. uses "doughnut-shaped" laser beams to vastly boost speed. In tests, it transmitted at up to 1.6 terabits per second. A typical cable Internet connection delivers 1-10 megabits per second. That means the new
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Ofcom proposes rules to cut costs of superfast broadband
Inquirer
Under proposals for consultation, the new rules on superfast broadband would cut the switching fee to between £10 and £15 and at the same time reduce the minimum length of the contract between BT and the new supplier from a year to one month.
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UK & World News Bid to open up broadband market
Liverpool Daily Post
Ofcom said it was also considering new minimum standards to ensure Openreach – which installs and maintains connections to the BT telephone and broadband network on behalf of rival providers – maintains an acceptable level of performance.
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Broadband-over-Power Line too slow in Princeton?
LaSalle News Tribune
Commissioner Ray Mabry brought up some news he had heard in the community that the city has not received any new BPL (broadband over power lines) customers. Commissioner Joel Quiram added that Internet speeds had not improved since the service
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New iGR Study Shows That Home Broadband Data Use Increases Across the
Broadway World
Internet and data access, now an every day occurrence for U.S. consumers, is made possible in the home through broadband and WiFi, and the amount of bandwidth used is forecast to grow in the next five years. iGR’s new research shows that this growth in
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UK regulator cuts cost of switching superfast broadband providers
MyBroadband
Britain’s telecoms regulator is imposing new constraints on BT Group Plc in its operation of Britain’s biggest fiber optic network, saying it aimed to make the market for superfast broadband services more competitive. BT sells access to its network
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Blogs 1 new result for new broadband
Inside Google’s innovative African broadband trial — Tech News
By David Meyer
Google is involved in a groundbreaking trial of "white space" technology, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. Just a few months in, it’s already making a real difference for local schools.
GigaOM
Web 2 new results for new broadband
Ofcom | New measures to boost superfast broadband competition
Ofcom has today proposed new measures to promote competition among superfast broadband providers, as part of a major review of wholesale telecoms
media.ofcom.org.uk/…/new-measures-to-boost-superfast-broa…
The big broadband swindle: rural internet needs fixing and fast
The big broadband swindle: rural internet needs fixing and fast – The rural broadband roll-out is over budget and way behind schedule – and that’s causing real
www.techradar.com/…/the-big-broadband-swindle-rural-intern…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

July 3, 2013
News 3 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Broadband Boosterism At The NY Times
Media Matters for America (blog)
infrastructure. A few days later, they featured another op-ed, this one by Verizon chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam, that talked up the United States‘ middling broadband connectivity, massaged the same few data points to make the case, and took a
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ARC funding will provide for broadband infrastructure upgrade
Cumberland Times-News
“In today’s global marketplace, broadband is what connects U.S. communities and businesses to each other and to the world,” Mikulski said. “This grant will get communities in Western Maryland connected to the information superhighway, creating new
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Is America a Leader in Broadband, or a Straggler?
New York Times
When will we wake up and recognize that a new economy dependent on broadband infrastructure is key to our success, indeed survival, in the world? Broadband is a public service that every individual and organization should have, and the United States
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Google Alert – new broadband

July 2, 2013
News 10 new results for new broadband
New Broadband mapping plan will be useful – Whelan
Offaly Express
Senator John Whelan has said that the new Broadband Mapping Service will be a useful tool to help spot areas where the State needs to intervene and support broadband provision. This is particularly true in isolated and rural areas where broadband
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Problem areas for broadband targeted in new Government scheme
Irish Independent
He said the nationwide mapping project was a key step in delivering the National Broadband Plan, which commits to achieving speeds of a minimum of 30Mbps or higher to all parts of Ireland, through a combination of public and private investment.
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New Day Broadband cable provider cuts off service
Red Bluff Daily News
New Day Broadband served about 75 customers in Los Molinos, Gerber and Tehama, many of whom reside at Sherwood Manor Apartments in Los Molinos. Residents there lobbied the board in February to intervene. County Counsel sent a letter to the Las
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Europeans not getting advertised broadband speeds
PC Pro
Europeans aren’t getting the broadband speeds they’ve paid for, according to a new report from the European Commission (EC). The EC looked at broadband speeds across 30 countries and more than 250 ISPs through March last year, finding actual speeds
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New sales tax hurts rural broadband, proponents say
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“That equates to about $26,000 [in tax] for the year, which may not sound like a lot to someone, but the equipment that we have in the budget to serve broadband to the consumer is roughly $6,000 to do 48 customers.” He calculates that the new tax will
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Alcatel-Lucent and Telekom Austria Group complete world’s first trial of new
Wall Street Journal
With Alcatel-Lucent repositioning itself as a specialist in IP Networking and Ultra-broadband access, the company has adapted Bell Labs vectoring techniques – already in widespread commercial deployment in VDSL2 networks – to work with a new
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Broadband penetration higher in countries with national rollout strategy
Techworld.com
Countries with a coordinated national strategy for rolling out broadband are making significantly faster progress than those taking a more laissez-faire approach to broadband development, according to a new report. The research, conducted by the
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New life for Benicia broadband project
Vallejo Times-Herald
The park and adjacent Arsenal area lack access to a full menu of commercial- and industrial-grade broadband facilities and services, a city report finds. This reduces the value of the city’s commercial real estate inventory by making it less attractive
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New satellite Net service launched
Khaleej Times
The new service has been introduced by Abu Dhabi’s Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJSC (Yahsat), which is owned by Mubadala and the high speed broadband internet service will be distributed by SkyStream, which is part the Atlas Telecom
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Frontier brings broadband tech
Parkersburg News
PARKERSBURG – Frontier Communications is bringing advanced broadband technology and faster Internet speeds to more Wood County businesses and residents. The Frontier network is providing a number of residential customers access to service of up
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Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
Broadband delivery project has failed frustrated internet users
By Juliette Garside
The coalition at last conceded on Thursday that the taxpayer-funded project to bring decent broadband connections to the countryside won’t be finished until 2017, two years behind schedule. Even if that new deadline is met, bringing a third of
Blogposts | guardian.co.uk
‘How NCC’ll execute broadband plan with CTO’ – Vanguard
By ojiego
He reminded participants that he made broadband deployment one of his cardinal programmes when he assumed office over two years ago, stressing that effective deployment of broadband in Nigeria would usher a new phase of competition
Vanguard News
Web 5 new results for new broadband
New global broadband study: national plans and competitive – ITU
According to new research undertaken by ITU analysts for Planning for Progress: Why National Broadband Plans Matter, raw data indicates that countries with a
www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2013/27.aspx
CenturyLink broadband customers hit with new 99-cent monthly fee
Subscribers to CenturyLink s broadband service in Colorado were hit with a surprise 99-cent monthly surcharge in June.
www.denverpost.com/…/centurylink-broadband-customers-hit…
FCC Orders New Broadband Data Submission – Connected Nation
http://www.connectednation.org. FCC Orders New Broadband Data. Submission Requirements from Providers. A Connected Nation Policy Brief. June 27, 2013.
www.connectednation.org/…/20130627_cn_policy_brief_-_fo…
Internode is offering $100 credit to geeky broadband customers
Internode is offering $100 credit to geeky broadband customers – Internode’s " geekiest promo in the universe" has customers translate a Dothraki, Klingon or
www.techradar.com/…/internode-is-offering-100-credit-for-ge…
New life for Benicia broadband project – Vallejo Times Herald
BENICIA — Options for bringing high-speed broadband to the Benicia Industrial Park will be presented to the City Council on Tuesday.
www.timesheraldonline.com/…/new-life-benicia-broadband-pr…