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Google Fiber expansion continues

Google Fiber, the search giant’s all-fiber Internet service, has announced deployment plans in four southern metro areas: Atlanta; Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and Nashville. Read More »

New chip may allow big jump in cable speeds… but

Wireless company Broadcom announced at CES it would sell the new DOCSIS 3.1 chip -- enabling cable to use higher speeds over existing lines. Read More »

Broadband = 25Mbps>, says Wheeler

According to several sources, the FCC is proposing to redefine broadband as 25Mbps down, 3Mbps up – a significant raise from the last 2010 definition. Read More »

CenturyLink focusing its 1 Gbps push at business

CenturyLink, the nation’s third-largest telecommunications company, reiterated its intention to connect businesses with its growing gigabit-scale network. Read More »

Google Fiber moves into Nashville

Google recently applied for a franchise to bring 1 Gbps fiber to the Nashville metro area – with plans to begin work as soon as possible. Read More »

Handful of telecoms, cable companies dominate broadband

The dominant broadband providers account for 86.6 million subscribers – the top cable companies with over 51.2 million, and the top telephone companies with over 35 million. Read More »

78 percent of Americans have access to high-speed broadband

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau reaffirms that although 78.1 percent of Americans have access to high-speed Internet, many are still left out. Read More »

Over half of digital news site visitors connect via mobile devices

Mobile visits to digital newspaper sites have doubled in the last two years, in some cases surpassing all other forms of access. Read More »

Mobile grows, but the Internet gap persists

A new federal report shows growth in mobile Internet, but at the same time "... found that 28 percent of households still do not use broadband at home." Read More »

New global stats show U.S. still behind in broadband

A new UN report shows the U.S. ranks 19th worldwide in percentage of individuals using the Internet. Read More »

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