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FCC Finds Subpar Internet Connection Speeds

A new FCC report has found that more than half of American households don't meet the FCC's speed goals for universal service as laid out in the National Broadband Plan. Read More »

Pew: Two-Thirds of Americans Access Broadband at Home

A new report from Pew -- Home Broadband 2010 -- found that African-Americans experienced a 22 percent year-over-year increase in broadband adoption. Read More »

FCC: Actual Broadband Speeds Lag Behind Advertised Speeds

A new FCC report uncovers a large gap between advertised broadband speeds and what Americans actually experience at home. Read More »

Study: US Continues to Trail Peers in Broadband Development

The United States is ranked twenty-third in broadband development according to recently released global rankings. Read More »

FCC: Up to 24 Million Americans Don’t Have Broadband Access

In its Sixth Broadband Deployment Report, the FCC painted a decidedly grim picture of the state of universal broadband access in the United States. The Commission estimates that between 14 and 24 million Americans still lack access to broadband Internet. As a result, the Commission concluded — for the first time — that broadband is not "being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion," as directed by Congres. Read More »

FCC to Create a New “Internet Speed Map” of America

Last week I attended a meeting held by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to discuss a new initiative, previously recommended by the Omnibus Broadband Initiative, which will scientifically measure internet speeds nationwide. Read More »

Pew: States are Critical to Broadband Expansion

Pew’s recently released study, Bringing America Up to Speed: States' Role in Expanding Broadband, finds that states play a pivotal role in expanding broadband access across America. Read More »

U.S. Lags OECD Peers in Key Broadband Indicators

New OECD data shows the U.S. continues to trail many of its industrialized peers in most indicators of broadband penetration, coverage and service. Read More »

Pew: Internet Video Viewership Reaches Record Levels

A poll of American online viewership habits from the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that seven in ten Internet users have watched or downloaded online video. Read More »

Affordable Rural Broadband is Necessary to Extend Digital Healthcare Access

The New York Times recently profiled NuPhysicia, a start-up company that instantly connects doctors and patients around the world via face-to-face telemedicine, or e-care. Read More »

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