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Google Fiber expansion continues

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

Cable industry says you donít need fast Internet

In an FCC filing, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association opposed the FCC action to raise the speeds in its definition of broadband on the grounds that consumers don't need it. 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 »

Municipal networks will not wire U.S. for broadband

All communities need high-speed networks, but whatís a city to do when the local provider refuses to invest in next-generation broadband? Look at models that work. Read More »

Will New York State broadband plan boost FiOS build-out?

New York's Cuomo administration wants every state resident to be able to access broadband by 2019, but will the push encourage Verizon to build out FiOS in upstate cities? Read More »

New York Public Library distributing free Wi-Fi hotspots

The New York Public Library will help to bridge the digital divide by allocating 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to low-income families. Read More »

Broadband = 25Mbps>, says Wheeler

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

Dishís new Sling TV service may shake up the cable industry

By adding ESPN to its new "over-the-top" Internet Sling TV service, Dish TV network may disrupt the power of the cable bundle. Read More »

AT&T GigaPower network opens in parts of Research Triangle, Winston-Salem NC

Last week, AT&T announced the launch of its high-speed GigaPower network in Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Winston-Salem NC. Read More »

Now to complete the promise of Lifeline

FCC Commissioners Clyburn and Rosenworcel indicate support to extend Lifeline universal service to broadband. Read More »

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