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Google Alert – new broadband

January 26, 2016
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SiliconBeat

Broadband CPNI Could Be New Privacy Battleground Broadcasting & Cable
The FCC has held a workshop on privacy and said it is working on a new broadband CPNI framework but has yet to open a rulemaking. It did put out a …

Consumer Advocates Press FCC For Broadband Privacy RegsMediaPost Communications
GOP senators want lower Internet speeds to qualify as “broadbandArs Technica
Modernize policy to encourage business broadband competitionThe Hill (blog)
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BBC News

Broadband firms face new advert rules in the UK BBC News
The UK’s broadband providers have been told to expect tougher rules on how they advertise their services. The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority …

ISPs hit with new ASA rules over broadband price adsComputer Business Review
ASA to outline new advertising rules for broadbandBroadbandchoices News
ASA Proposes New Rules To Stop ‘Misleading’ Broadband AdvertisingTechWeekEurope UK
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Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Tom Eblen: Some telecoms, anti-government groups oppose new state broadband network Lexington Herald Leader (blog)
Among the groups fighting KentuckyWired are the Indiana-based Coalition for the New Economy, which opposes public broadband efforts; and the …

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BBC News

BT should be forced to sell Openreach service, report says BBC News
BT should be forced to sell the country’s leading broadband provider … in the network, install new lines or even fix faults in a properly timely manner".

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New group needed for broadband roll out The Galloway Gazette
There was an excellent attendance at a meeting with Community Broadband Scotland and DigitalScotland at the AGM of Whithorn and District …

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TechRadar

Is your broadband ‘deal’ really that great? New research suggests otherwise TechRadar
Some new research is claiming that while attractive broadband deals with big initial discounts can obviously be tempting to sign up for, the true cost of …

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Firstpost

Trai urges cos to boost transparency in broadband services Economic Times
In a media statement, Trai said it wants broadband service providers to "furnish compliance to the new direction to ensure transparency in delivery of …

Ensure 512kbps minimum broadband speed: TraiTimes of India
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U.S. News & World Report

Dish and Broadband Lobby Want Limits on Charter’s Cable Merger Bloomberg
The proposed $55.1 billion deal would “reduce the ability of new players” to flourish in the broadband market, said Kevin Rupy, vice president of law …

New Coalition Opposes Time Warner-Charter MergerU.S. News & World Report
Cable Acquisitions by Charter Communications Face Rising OppositionNew York Times
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Broadbandchoices News

Sky Go gets new design and new features Broadbandchoices News
Big changes are coming to Sky Go. The provider’s on-demand service has received a massive visual redesign, and some exciting new features are on …

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RTE.ie

Vodafone launches its new internet-based television service RTE.ie
The company has today launched an internet-based television service, making it the third telco to offer fixed line, mobile, broadband and TV – so called …

10 things you need to know about Vodafone’s new TV serviceSiliconrepublic.com
Vodafone launches new TV service with dedicated Netflix button on remoteIrish Independent
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Broadband Help Sky
If your Sky Broadband connection has stopped working, is slower than expected or has an intermittent connection, our online step by step guide will …

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Broadband & home phone Vodafone
Choose the Vodafone broadband and home phone package that suits you and enjoy faster internet and clearer call from Ireland’s leading …

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OTI Calls on the FCC to Protect the Online Privacy of Broadband Consumers New America
Today, the Open Technology Institute at New America released The FCC’s Role in … OTI Calls on the FCC to Protect the Online Privacy of Broadband

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OTI Joins Coalition Calling for Greater Protection of Online Privacy for Broadband Consumers New America
WASHINGTON, DC — Today the Open Technology Institute at New America (OTI) joined 59 organizations in a letter to the Federal Communications …

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Benefits for business nbn
Widespread availability of fast, reliable broadband could allow more flexible working, the ability to open up new employment opportunities, including …

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Hanover, New Hampshire, Taps New State Law for Network Community Broadband Networks
The town of Hanover, New Hampshire (pop. 11,500), is considering building its own municipal fiber-to-the-home ( FTTH ) network following the …

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Bell launches scheme to improve broadband speed in remote areas of Northern Ireland Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment
Telecoms · Broadband. Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has announced details of a new UK wide Government scheme aimed …

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January 19, 2016
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StateTech Magazine

New York Aims to Deliver High-Speed Broadband to All Residents by End of 2018 StateTech Magazine
The first part of the state’s plan is called the “New NY Broadband Program,” a public-private partnership that will focus on unserved and underserved …

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Twin Cities’ low-income broadband clients getting new network TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Thousands of lower-income Twin Cities households that were in danger of losing their lower-cost broadband-Internet access are apparently on the …

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Albuquerque Business First (blog)

New Mexico Jobs Council seeks $950K for broadband efforts Albuquerque Business First (blog)
The New Mexico Jobs Council laid out its legislative recommendations at NAIOP-New Mexico’s 2016 Legislative Update luncheon Monday. NAIOP is …

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NetGuide NZ

New Zealand’s Skinny Mobile launches wireless broadband in cities Mobile World Live
Skinny Mobile, the low-cost brand of New Zealand’s Spark, launched a prepaid wireless broadband service in select urban centres with 4G coverage.

Skinny Mobile launches fixed wireless broadbandTotal Telecom
Skinny jumps on broadband bandwagon, promises NZ’s cheapest packageNetGuide NZ
NZ’s Skinny Mobile launches 4G broadbandTelecom Asia
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Cambridge News

Cambridge businesses set for boost from newbroadband capacity matrix’ Cambridge News
A team from the business group Cambridge Ahead has produced a new tool to help businesses make the right investments in their internet network …

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SYS-CON Media

Conklin-Intracom Powers New Video Services for Georgia Broadband Provider Multichannel News
Southern Fibernet is leveraging Conklin-Intracom’s expertise in scalable video services to launch new optimized video service offerings. It includes …

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Skinny Broadband cuts the cords and goes completely wireless Manawatu Standard
Skinny’s new broadband service is ditching landlines and cables, going completely wireless by using Spark’s mobile network. The new 60GB plan …

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Scottish Daily Record

Sanquhar flower group up in arms about new BT broadband boxes Scottish Daily Record
Members of Brighten Up Sanquhar claim telecoms giant BT made the wrong call with the positioning of two new cabinets around flower planters …

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Emirates 24|7

New Year bonus: Dubai-based telco doubles broadband speed – for free Emirates 24|7
In what it calls a great start to the New Year, and as part of Dubai-based telco’s ongoing drive to offer value-added services, Du has announced that it …

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New Jersey Herald

HUD secretary touts broadband initiative in public housing New Jersey Herald
… "bold new steps to get more students and low-income Americans online." … "Opportunity comes when you have broadband access," said Nashville …

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Five New CableLabs certified DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem products usher in a new generation of CableLabs
Ensuring high-capacity, ubiquitous broadband networks is essential for new high-speed applications including Virtual and Augmented Reality, …

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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

January 19, 2016
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united states broadband infrastructure Weekly update ⋅ January 19, 2016
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Daily News & Analysis

SoftBank will up India investment to $10 bn POP Herald
Son, Japan’s second-richest person with a net worth of United States dollars 14.1 billion said infrastructure was important and mobile broadband

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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

January 12, 2016
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united states broadband infrastructure Weekly update ⋅ January 12, 2016
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The Hill

Will the US fall behind in the global broadband race? The Hill
The U.S. private sector has invested more than $1.4 trillion in telecommunications infrastructure since 1996, and private investment in America’s …

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January 12, 2016
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The Nation.

Broadband City: How New York Is Bridging Its Digital Divide The Nation.
After two years in office, the de Blasio administration has made bold moves to make the Internet accessible for all New Yorkers.

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Government Technology

New York to Provide High-Speed Broadband to All Citizens by End of 2018 Government Technology
A $500 million broadband program coupled with a merger between Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications aims to deliver access to …

And how about some faster broadband?Innovate Long Island
AT&T says FCC is not following its own 25 Mbps broadband definitionFierceCable
NCTA to FCC: Broadband Is Being Deployed in Timely MannerBroadcasting & Cable
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Chichester Observer

New broadband scheme for rural remote areas of West Sussex Chichester Observer
Some 300,000 rural properties, a large proportion of which are in remote rural West Sussex, are said to be eligible for the new offer – although the …

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Irish Independent

9 reasons to make superfast broadband your New Year’s resolution Irish Independent
Life’s too short for slow Internet speeds so switching to Virgin Media’s 360 MB package, the fastest in Ireland, should be the first thing you do to amp up …

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WAMC

New York Launches $1B Broadband Initiative WAMC
Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul Friday announced a new $1 billion public-private partnership to bring high-speed broadband Internet service with at least …

Goal for 2018: Statewide high-speed InternetPoughkeepsie Journal
Lt. Gov. touts merger’s impact on broadband investment …Times Herald-Record
State launches $1 billion high-speed broadband effortMid-Hudson News
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Stuff.co.nz

Skinny Mobile launches urban 4G wireless broadband service Stuff.co.nz
A new broadband battle has begun in New Zealand’s urban centres with the … Internet service providers already offer 4G wireless broadband to rural …

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Trade Arabia

New broadband push to transform Bahrain Trade Arabia
New broadband push to transform Bahrain … A National Broadband Network (NBN) to be available on an open access basis, at fair and reasonable …

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RealWire (press release)

Genesis Technical Systems technology will address the need for improved broadband coverage in RealWire (press release)
The new definition of broadband has seen the minimum standard raised from 4 Mb/s to 25 Mb/s for downloads and 1 Mb/s to 3 Mb/s for uploads.

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Syracuse.com

NY approves Charter-Time Warner Cable merger with faster broadband, lower prices Syracuse.com
New York regulators today approved Charter Communications’ acquisition of … Charter also will be required to offer broadband speeds of at least 300 …

New York Approves Merger Between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cablekwbe
PSC conditionally OKs merger of cable giants Time Warner, CharterCapital New York
New York State Approves Charter/Time Warner Cable TransactionPR Newswire (press release)
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The Tennessean

Assessment of broadband access and usage in Tennessee begins New Jersey Herald
(AP) — A state official is announcing the launch of an assessment of broadband access and usage in Tennessee. Department of Economic and …

Boyd Announces Statewide Broadband AssessmentThe Chattanoogan
State economic development commissioner announces statewide broadband assessmentNooga.com
Tennessee wants to know your broadband usageMemphis Business Journal
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OTI Statement on 2016 Broadband Progress Report New America
WASHINGTON, DC — The FCC released yesterday the findings of its forthcoming 2016 Broadband Progress Report, which found that broadband

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How to Map Your Service Area New York State Broadband Program Office
New NY Broadband Program. How to Map Your Service Area. A Guide to Identifying & Mapping your Proposed Service Area …

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Mobile Broadband Huawei
Learn more about Huawei’s complete range of mobile broadband WiFi hotspot devices.

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Superfast Broadband schemes expanded Welsh Government
This scheme will fund, or part-fund, the installation costs of new broadband connections for homes and businesses in Wales which deliver a step …

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Fact Sheet Federal Communications Commission
Fact Sheet: 2016 Broadband Progress Report. Chairman’s Draft. Background. Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 requires the FCC to …

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Google Alert – new broadband

January 5, 2016
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Gulf Digital News

New broadband push to transform Bahrain Gulf Digital News
Manama: A National Broadband Network (NBN) to be available on an open access basis, at fair and reasonable prices, is a new government initiative …

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We Got Served

Linksys Introduces New DOCSIS Cable Modems And Modem Routers At CES 2016 PR Newswire (press release)
These new modem routers provide a cable modem or DSL modem and a router all-in-one for a seamless wireless broadband networking experience.

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Is the New York AG Off-Base on Broadband? Light Reading
He announced his office has created a new online broadband test on a site called Internethealthtest.org that will capture a customer’s "throughput" …

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USA TODAY

Broadband speeds three times faster than in 2011 USA TODAY
broadband speeds and quality,” said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in a statement. “Faster, better broadband will unleash new innovations and new

DSL Lag Behind Comcast, Cable Broadband Gains, Says FCCInvestor’s Business Daily
FCC: DOCSIS 3 Helps Drive Rapid Rise in Fixed Broadband SpeedsMultichannel News
Good news! US broadband speeds are up. Bad news – they’re still rubbishThe Register
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ZDNet

LinkNYC begins rolling out free gigabit Wi-Fi across New York City ZDNet
The New New York Broadband Program, at a cost of $1 billion — half from the state, with the remaining $500 million to be provided by the private …

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Herts and Essex Observer

Superfast broadband: The family with the best connected home in Essex Herts and Essex Observer
A new ultrafast broadband service is being rolled out across 18 parishes in Epping Forest district, including parts of Abbess, Beauchamp and Berners …

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Wall Street Journal

New York City to Replace Pay Phones With Free Wi-Fi Wall Street Journal
New York City will begin this month replacing thousands of pay phones with … About 27% of New York households don’t have broadband at home, …

First WiFi kiosks set to land on New York’s streetsFinancial Times
New York’s Old Payphones Are About To Pump Out Free Public Wi&FiCo.Exist
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PCWorld

US Broadband Speeds Accelerate EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet
U.S Broadband Speeds Accelerate … "Faster, better broadband will unleash new innovations and new services to improve the lives of the American …

FCC report: US broadband speeds tripled between 2011 and 2014PCWorld
FCC Says Internet Speeds Three Times Faster than in 2011CIO Today
ANC Government’s ambitious broadband goal for 2016MyBroadband
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Investorplace.com

Comcast: Why CMCSA Is a Must-Own in 2016 Investorplace.com
As most know, high-speed broadband Internet services is the new norm within the industry, and Comcast offers speeds from one to two gigabits per …

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New York Post

How a threat to drop AMC could kill the cable bundle New York Post
The shift could influence the bigger cable companies, like Comcast, where this year the number of broadband subscribers passed pay-TV customers.

UPDATE: AMC Networks, NCTC Talks Continue Past Contract DeadlineVariety
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Measuring Fixed Broadband Report – 2015 Federal Communications Commission
A Report on Consumer Fixed Broadband Performance ….. the United States are reaching the FCC’s new 25 Mbps definition of broadband service.

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The New ‘Greatest Thing’ (REMagazine.coop) NRECA
Home » Broadband Service: The New ‘Greatest Thing’ (REMagazine.coop). Broadband Service: The New ‘Greatest Thing’ (REMagazine.coop) …

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New broadband push to transform Bahrain Middle East Association
A National Broadband Network (NBN) to be available on an open access basis, at fair and reasonable prices, is a new government initiative to help …

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New MediaLink Wireless-N broadband router Craigslist
Brand new, unopened (still shrink wrapped) wireless router for sale. It can be be picked up in Wicker Park. Cash only, please. Specs: — WiFi Range …

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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

January 5, 2016
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PCWorld

FCC report: US broadband speeds tripled between 2011 and 2014 PCWorld
When it comes to broadband Internet connection speeds in the United States, … Although it’s unclear where the United States broadband speeds ranked in … due in large part to outdated infrastructure, as Gizmodo noted last March.

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