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Failing Fiber One

With only 7.7 percent of the U.S. wired for broadband fiber, some people are moving across the country to get high-speed, affordable fiber connections. Read More »

U.S. remains world leader in mobile traffic, says Cisco

In 2014, the number of cellphones in the world will be greater than the number of people, and the U.S. will continue to lead in global mobile traffic. Read More »

Critique from the man who wrote our national broadband plan

One of the principal architects of the National Broadband Plan – Blair Levin – said of the constantly changing blueprint, “This plan is in beta and always will be.” Read More »

Verizon set to stiff NJ on FiOS promises

New Jersey Verizon subscribers have paid $15 billion in surcharges to finance broadband for the whole state for FiOS by 2010. But only 55 percent of the state is wired, and Verizon is refusing to finish the job. Read More »

FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel gets specific about E-Rate

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel appeared at the trendsetting SXSW festival in Austin, Texas to talk about E-Rate 2.0, the plan to modernize the country’s largest education technology program. Read More »

Dallas soon getting AT&T GigaPower

After introducing its fiber network, U-verse with GigaPower, to Austin, Texas, AT&T is beginning a similar service in Dallas this year. Read More »

AT&T proposes two sites for long-term IP Transition tests

AT&T filed a proposal with the Federal Communications Commission to conduct IP Transition trials at two Southern locations: rural Carbon Hill, Alabama, and suburban West Delray Beach, Florida. Read More »

Comcast and Netflix sign deal

In a recent deal, Netflix will pay Comcast to connect directly to its servers, "which should improve video streaming quality for Netflix subscribers who access the site through a Comcast connection," said The Hill. Read More »

FCC speed test for iPhone announced

Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the release of the FCC's free Speed Test app for iOS devices, as part of the commission's Measuring Broadband America program. Read More »

FCC sets $2 billion amount on school broadband investment

President Obama told students at a middle school, “The average American school has about the same Internet bandwidth as the average American home, but it serves 200 times as many people." Read More »

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