Browse Archives or

Top telecom stories of 2015

This year was a big one for telecommunications news. Here’s our list of the top stories -- events that we believe will have lasting impact in promoting our goals of affordable, high-speed broadband for all Americans and good jobs for workers in the telecom industry. Read More »

Home broadband adoption declines for the first time

According to a new Pew study, home broadband subscriptions declined for the first time ever in 2015, down from 70% in 2013 to 67% this year, mainly due to monthly costs. Read More »

Windstream starts KY gigabit trial

Lexington will be the first of five locations to get the service in the first half of 2016. Read More »

AT&T out-builds Google on fiber deployment

AT&T overtakes the Internet company with its many years of infrastructure-building experience. Read More »

Google’s YouTube moves to take on Netflix

In offering more online video content, especially if that content is exclusive to YouTube’s service, YouTube will become a clear competitor of video streaming providers like Netflix and Hulu. Read More »

Net neutrality advocate claims T-Mobile violates net neutrality rules

Net neutrality advocate Marvin Ammori believes T-Mobile’s Binge On plan reduces the quality of users’ service and therefore violates net neutrality. 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 »

Will video subscriptions fall by 20 percent in 2016?

A PricewaterhouseCooper report warns that fewer people – young people in particular – are interested in purchasing traditional video subscriptions. Read More »

NLRB seeks rare injunction against Cablevision for illegally firing union activist

The move for injunction is rare for the NLRB as the agency seeks injunctions in less than 1% of its cases, demonstrating the severity of the violations under consideration. Read More »

44 mayors, city leaders urge FCC to modernize Lifeline for broadband

The elected leaders urged the FCC ensure the Lifeline program meets its goal of connecting low-income households with modern communications services. In modernizing the program to include broadband the FCC must reject co-payment schemes and program caps that would depress participation, and it must embrace customer choice by supporting fixed voice services and wireless voice services along with broadband services. Read More »

Page 3 of 213 pages  <  1 2 3 4 5 >  Last »