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Google Alert – new broadband

August 25, 2015
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new broadband Weekly update ⋅ August 25, 2015
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Hollywood Reporter

Cablevision Will Sell CBS Via Broadband In New Distribution Pact Variety
Cablevision, the cable provider for a valuable pocket of suburbia surrounding New York City, will be the first company of its kind to sell a new CBS …

Cablevision will offer CBS’ video streaming services to broadband customersLos Angeles Times
Cablevision Becomes First Pay TV Provider To Distribute CBS And Showtime Over-The-Top To TechCrunch
Cablevision Agrees To Offer CBS’ Web Services To Broadband SubsDeadline
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AT&T, Verizon trail cable in Q2 broadband subscriber race with DSL declines FierceTelecom
AT&T and Verizon did see a collective gain of 313,000 new broadband subscribers via U-verse and FiOS, but reported a net loss of 474,000 DSL …

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New York Times

Preparing for Life After Cable New York Times
… Communications Commission push for more choices in the broadband … They could also experiment with new formats that appeal to young people …

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New Tier 1 Pay TV and Broadband Internet Provider Deploys Mariner xVu(TM) to Support Growth Broadcasting & Cable
SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK, Canada — Aug. 18, 2015 — Mariner, a leading provider of IP video and broadband operations software, today …

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Wall Street Journal

Airbnb Teams With Sequoia, China Broadband to Woo Chinese Users Bloomberg
Airbnb has forged a partnership with investment firms Sequoia China and China Broadband Capital, which contributed to a $1.5 billion investment this …

Airbnb Seeks to Expand in China With Local HelpNew York Times
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Hawaiian Telcom accepts $26M in CAF II funds to extend broadband to 11K new locations FierceTelecom
Hawaiian Telcom will take $26 million in the FCC’s Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF-II) funding to extend 10/1 Mbps capable broadband service …

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ADTRAN Slashes Time to Market for Gigabit Broadband Service by 10x MarketWatch
Service providers are now able to drastically reduce the time of adding new broadband and business subscribers from hours to minutes. With demand …

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Computerworld New Zealand

Broadband rollout supports regional growth as NZ adopts UFB Computerworld New Zealand
High speed broadband and mobile connectivity is supporting regional growth and innovation across New Zealand, Economic Development Minister …

Broadband rollout near completionSunLive
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TalkTalk offers £100 voucher in unlimited broadband deal uSwitch.com (Tech)
New customers signing up to one of the company’s promotional bundles will … With the company’s free unlimited broadband bundle, users receive …

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Junior College

FairPoint Communications Accepts $4.4 Million in Annual Connect America Funding to Expand PR Newswire (press release)
"FairPoint enthusiastically supports the positive intent of CAF Phase II to bring broadband to underserved areas of New Hampshire, and we are …

FairPoint Communications to expand broadband service in New HampshireJewocity.com (press release) (blog)
FairPoint to boost rural broadband with federal cashBangor Daily News
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New firm to provide cheap wireless broadband to households and small businesses 702
Herotel will provide fast, reliable wireless broadband at affordable rates to households and small businesses.

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In Editorial, The New York Times Endorses Broadband Choice Next Century Cities
This morning, The New York Times ran an editorial on the importance of consumer choice to telecommunications services, including broadband

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Broadband rollout supporting regional growth National Party
High speed broadband and mobile connectivity is supporting regional growth and innovation across New Zealand, Economic Development Minister …

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12. Broadband—Regional Deployment New Zealand Parliament
Dr SHANE RETI (National—Whangarei) to the Minister for Communications : Can she provide an update on the broadband deployment in the regions …

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Mobile Broadband StarHub
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Regional broadband deployment update as at 30 June 2015 med.govt.nz
Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB). UFB phase 1 is connecting 75% of New Zealanders with fibre to the premise by end 2019. Fibre will be capable of peak …

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Google Alert – new broadband

August 18, 2015
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new broadband Weekly update ⋅ August 18, 2015
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Qualcomm M&A Move Signals New Fixed Broadband Battle Light Reading
Qualcomm may currently be focused more on saving money rather than spending it but that doesn’t mean it’s blind to new strategic opportunities that …

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Computerworld

Verizon preps super-fast 10Gbps broadband Computerworld
Verizon engineers have finished lab and field tests of a new fiber optic network capable of 10Gbps, or 10 times the speed of Google Fiber and some …

Verizon’s New Broadband Technology Tops 10 GB per Second of Internet ConnectionRealty Today
Verizon’s New Fiber Optics Tech Delivers Lightning-Fast 10-GB BroadbandYibada (English Edition)
Ultra Fast Internet Connection Coming To The Public? Verizon’s 10Gbps Broadband Tech Leaves Jobs & Hire
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Siliconrepublic.com

Fibre broadband revolution leads to 30 new jobs at Pure Telecom Siliconrepublic.com
Pure Telecom is to create 30 new jobs over the next two years in a €2m investment as the company targets substantial growth driven by the arrival of …

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Rappler

NTC eyes new rules on minimum speed for mobile broadband Rappler
NEW BROADBAND RULES. After fixed-line broadband, NTC plans to release draft rules on minimum speed for mobile broadband on Monday, August …

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in-cumbria

Experts: new broadband cash will boost Cumbrian economy in-cumbria
Experts have welcomed the news that £2.5m is being ploughed into high speed broadband in Cumbria, predicting it will significantly boost the …

Norfolk tops for superfast broadband roll outBury Free Press
Superfast broadband grants still on offer to small businessesBournemouth Echo
Broadband reaches 80% of propertiesEast Anglian Daily Times
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BBC News

BT Openreach defends broadband rollout BBC News
"I really understand that anyone who hasn’t yet got access to superfast broadband, they’re going to be impatient to get hold of it, but… this country now …

Broadband – are we really in the slow lane?BBC News (blog)
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in-cumbria

New broadband coverage map released in-cumbria
A map detailing the progress of the Connecting Cumbria has been launched to help businesses anticipate when high speed internet will reach their …

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Frontier to bring 25 Mbps broadband services to 750K new households by 2020 FierceTelecom
Frontier has set an aggressive timeline to expand broadband to 750,000 more households throughout its service footprint by the year 2020.

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Cable.co.uk

BT announces three new student broadband packages Telecompaper (subscription)
BT has launched three new student broadband packages to target students living in shared households across the UK. BT Unlimited Broadband costs …

BT launches new ‘value for money’ student broadband packagesCable.co.uk
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uSwitch.com (Tech)

Plusnet launches new ad campaign uSwitch.com (Tech)
UK provider Plusnet has launched a new advertising campaign this week, promoting the message of “Broadband that loves you back”. The television …

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Getting lost in the Broadband shuffle? You need a map! Centris
Introducing the NEW Centris Broadband Map … Centris Marketing Science has launched its long-awaited Centris Broadband Map (CBM). CBM is a …

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Contact Us Eircom.net
Requested eircom broadband on 26/05/15 but still not connected. SomeTulip says:07/07/2015. Hello, On 26th I requested eFibre for my address.

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10000 Caithness homes and businesses have access to new broadband networks Highlands and Islands Enterprise
More than 10000 homes and businesses in Caithness can now access next generation fibre broadband through the Digital Scotland Superfast …

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PPI WEEKLY WRAP-UP: Taxing Broadband, China’s Currency Depreciation, & Innovation Struggles Progressive Policy Institute
TAXING BROADBAND: In a piece for Forbes on Thursday, PPI Senior … INNOVATION STRUGGLES: A new study by Mandel, “Where is Innovation …

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Google Alert – new broadband

August 11, 2015
Google
new broadband Weekly update ⋅ August 11, 2015
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FCC Launches New Broadband Inquiry Broadcasting & Cable
The item keeps the 25 Mbps downstream/3 Mbps upstream definition as "table stakes" for high-speed broadband. It also asks whether mobile should …

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Hindu Business Line

Airtel slashes prices for new broadband customers Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel on Monday said it has reduced rates of its home broadband plans by up to 30% for all new activations as the company won’t …

Airtel Reduces Prices for New Broadband CustomersNDTV
Airtel cuts home broadband rates for new activationsETTelecom.com
Airtel announces offers for new and existing broadband customersDigit
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Times LIVE

New York City is short of this critical tech resource, says Schumer Fortune
As New York rolls out a welcome mat for the tech industry, it’s falling short in one … He added, however, that New York still lacks sufficient broadband

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Converge Network Digest

CenturyLink’s Post: New credit policy will enhance consumer broadband growth, reduce churn FierceTelecom
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is implementing a new consumer credit policy for customers who sign up for their broadband-only service, a move that will …

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Ipswich Star

Companies get new broadband boost in Ipswich Ipswich Star
The Greater Ipswich Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme is part of a £40 million fund that small and medium-sized firms (SMEs) within 52 areas …

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Fortune

Sen. Chuck Schumer’s broadband plan for New York Fortune
The senator discusses the city’s need for improved Internet access with Fortune Writer Jeff John Roberts. Photograph by Getty Images. E-mail; Tweet …

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Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Rural broadband provider WiSpire announces new chief executive Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
A pioneering initiative to improve rural broadband using church towers to beam high-speed wireless internet has appointed a new chief executive.

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Ars Technica

FCC asks whether data caps and high prices hurt broadband access Ars Technica
In its last broadband deployment assessment, using the new 25Mbps/3Mbps standard, the FCC said it "determined that deployment was not …

FCC Broadband Progress Report to Consider Price, Latency, CapsDSL Reports
The FCC Wants To Know How Mobile Data, Broadband Caps, And High Prices Shape Broadband The Consumerist
FCC To Consider Whether Data Caps, Privacy Practices Affect Broadband AdoptionMediaPost Communications
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Letter: Business owner happy with Hudson’s new broadband initiative Hudson Hub-Times
Letter: Business owner happy with Hudson’s new broadband initiative … to hear that the city of Hudson is investing in broadband for businesses.

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Junior College

Our View: Momentum building to broaden broadband Duluth News Tribune
“Here in rural America, high-speed broadband is essential to our ability to compete — to help start new businesses, create new jobs, attract new

Windstream takes $175M in Connect America Funds, sets broadband expansion to 400K rural FierceTelecom
Windstream (WIN) Accepts $175M/Yr. FCC Contract to Expand Broadband Access into Rural AreasStreetInsider.com
Windstream to bring 50 Mbps speeds to nearly 1M new locationsFierceTelecom
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MSE launches its first big broadband collective switch Money Saving Expert
It’s available to 95% of the UK (check if you can get it) provided you are a new TalkTalk customer (ie, you don’t currently have its line, broadband or …

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First Iridium Certus(SM) Broadband Core Transceiver Prototypes Delivered Iridium Communications Inc. – Investor Relations
… build and distribute products compatible with the new broadband capabilities enabled by the Iridium NEXT network, scheduled to begin launching in …

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Google Alert – new broadband

August 4, 2015
Google
new broadband Weekly update ⋅ August 4, 2015
NEWS
Mesabi Daily News

Nolan introduces new rural broadband initiative Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Nolan’s Rural Broadband Initiative Act (H.R. 3152) is designed to lay the foundation for new funding and a coordinated federal strategy to bring 21st …

US Rep. Nolan wants federal office for broadbandMesabi Daily News
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Hudson Hub-Times

Hudson Rotary plays role in launching new broadband service Hudson Hub-Times
When up and running, the new fiber-optic Velocity Broadband system will provide a "gigabit" of speed–that is up to 100 times faster than the copper …

Letter: Writer questions city’s priorities with velocity broadbandHudson Hub-Times
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TDS Telecom to launch IPTV, fiber broadband in 7 new markets in 2015 FierceTelecom
IPTV and broadband continue to be hot revenue drivers for TDS Telecom. During the second quarter of 2015, TDS Telecom said that it continued to …

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BT broadband customer numbers hit 7.8m in Q2, w/ 85000 new subscribers uSwitch.com (Tech)
Between April and June, the telecoms giant welcomed 85,000 new broadband customers, which is a slight reduction on the 121,000 recorded in Q1, …

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TechCrunch

Verizon Pitches HBO Now to Broadband Subs Multichannel News
Verizon Communications has struck a deal that enables the service provider to offer HBO Now, HBO’s new standalone OTT service, to standalone …

More cracks appear in the pay-TV wall as HBO Now comes to Verizon broadbandTechHive
HBO Now rolls to Verizon broadband customers with 30-day free trial as HBO signs on to Verizon FierceOnlineVideo
HBO deals with Verizon to offer HBO Now for Verizon broadband customersMyTechBits
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West Point Tidewater Review

New Kent applies for $75000 broadband study grant West Point Tidewater Review
Limited access to broadband makes staying connected via the Internet and cellphones tough and expensive for New Kent County residents and …

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CNET

‘Telstra TV’ Roku box for Telstra broadband only CNET
Telstra has confirmed it will bring a new media streaming box to Australia in partnership with Roku, but only Telstra home broadband customers are …

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Financial Times

Openreach network adds 149000 new broadband customers in Q1 Telecompaper (subscription)
BT confirmed that 149,000 new broadband (copper and fibre) customers joined the Openreach network in the first quarter to 30 June, of which 85,000 …

Football fans and demand for superfast broadband boosts BT Group’s profitsThis is Money
BT pays back £129m in broadband subsidies to local councilsTelegraph.co.uk
BT on track for full year due to broadband, pay-TV demandReuters UK
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DEALSTREETASIA

Indonesia’s MNC Group to consolidate pay TV, broadband biz under new holding co DEALSTREETASIA
Indonesian conglomerate MNC Group, owned by tycoon Hary Tanoesoedibyo, is planning to set up a new entity that will serve as a holding company …

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ABC Online

National Broadband Network jobs drive begins in SA and NT ABC Online
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is expanding its workforce by … We’ve got 1,300 jobs in New South Wales, 900 in Western Australia, 900 in …

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Video- How to connect and install YouView from BT Help
Help with BT’s broadband, TV and phone services, plus billing options and … The new TV and sport help tool is available to all BT TV customers.

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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

August 4, 2015
Google
united states broadband infrastructure Weekly update ⋅ August 4, 2015
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DSL Reports

Report: US Broadband Subsidy Program a Bit of a Dunce DSL Reports
All RUS-funded infrastructure projects were supposed to have completed … But the United States has a generation of experience showing it’s …

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