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ACI study finds network operators create more, better paying jobs

According to a new American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research study, "network" companies, such as AT&T and Verizon - produce more, better paying jobs than non-network companies like Google and eBay. It found that for every $1 billion in revenue, network companies provided 2,329 jobs while non-network companies provided 1,199 jobs. Read More »

CWA’s Larry Cohen: “We need to aim higher”

During an appearance on C-SPAN's The Communicators, CWA President Larry Cohen proposed ambitious goals for the expansion of broadband in America. "We need to aim higher," he said during a discussion of broadband speeds, "Only significant investment in broadband buildout will enable the country to catch up to the rest of the world regarding speed and accessibility." Read More »

NTIA broadband planning grants continue to roll out

The Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced more grant awards to fund broadband mapping and planning in ten states. The recipients were designated entities in Connecticut, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas. Read More »

Digital divide persists, according to new survey

60 percent of American adults subscribe to broadband at home, says a new survey from the Pew Research Centers Internet and American Life Project. This figure is down from 63 percent in the April 2009 survey. Read More »

Latest OECD statistics show U.S. still ranks 15th in broadband adoption, 6th in fiber penetration

A report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) shows the U.S. with 26.7 broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants, or fifteenth among the thirty OECD member nations. Read More »

Six more states receive funds for broadband mapping

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its second round of grant awards for broadband mapping programs in Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, Kansas, Louisiana, and Missouri. Read More »

CITI report: $182 billion private broadband investment projected through 2015

A new report on broadband investments estimates telecom industry capital investment at $69 billion in 2008 and $60 billion in 2009. About half that amount -- about $30 billion annually -- was spent on broadband infrastructure. Read More »

Broadband plan considers bridging the digital gap

The persistent divide between those who enjoy high speed Internet at home and those who do not is increasingly problematic, according to a report from the US Broadband Coalition. The report, "Bridging the Gap," details specific recommendations to increase broadband adoption and use. Read More »

Report: A minority of US homes will have high-performance broadband in 2015

The Fiber-to-the-Home Council released a report that evaluated the nation’s current and future broadband capabilities and the benefits of maintaining networks to meet those future needs. Read More »

Announcement of first round broadband funding awards delayed

The announcement of the winning applicants for the first round of broadband stimulus funds has been pushed back to December. Read More »

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