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Almost half of TV viewership now goes to streaming video

65 percent of OTT viewers watch a subscription service like Netflix, 30 percent watch a free service like YouTube, and five percent use a transaction service like iTunes. Read More »

Studies show Internet speeds, use increase

The United States ranked 16th globally for average broadband speed with 14.2 Mbps., and Internet use increased rapidly among African Americans, Hispanics, and Alaska Natives. Read More »

3.1 million new broadband subscriptions, pay-TV continues decline in 2015

Total number of broadband subscriptions is now more than 90 million, with top cable companies having about 55.2 million broadband subscribers, and top telephone companies having 35.1 million subscribers. Read More »

Google Fiber has only 53k video customers

The number of pay-TV subscribers belies the degree of fanfare Google Fiber generates. Read More »

Mobile Internet access still no substitute for landline connection

Most low- and moderate-income families have some form of Internet connection, but many are under-connected, with mobile-only access and inconsistent connectivity. Read More »

FCC Broadband Report: 34 million Americans lack broadband access

The report found that there continues to be a significant urban-rural digital divide. While only four percent of urban Americans lack access to broadband with 25/3 Mbps speeds, 39 percent of Americans living in rural areas lack broadband access. In rural Tribal Lands, the statistic is even worse: 68 percent of residents lack access. Read More »

FCC asked to investigate T-Mobile’s deceptive business practices

Pressure is growing on regulators to address T-Mobile’s misleading and fraudulent business practices. Read More »

Libraries work to close the digital divide

Public libraries are increasing their role in community broadband adoption, according to a recent National Digital Alliance Inclusion report. Read More »

FCC Broadband Report: Speed Matters!

The FCC’s fifth “Measuring Broadband America” report is out, and it confirms what we already know: when given a choice, consumers want fast Internet service. Read More »

Average US broadband speed 12.6 Mbps, up 4 ranks globally

In its 3Q 2015 State of the Internet Report, Akamai Technologies finds that the average broadband speed across the United States is 12.6 Mbps, up more than 9 percent since the same time last year. Read More »

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