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Wed, February 26, 2014 - Municipal broadband is becoming a contentious issue in the race to establish ubiquitous high-speed Internet throughout the United States.
Wed, January 15, 2014 - Despite a big win in a federal appeals court, Internet service providers are unlikely to make dramatic changes in the network access given to content providers such as ESPN, Facebook and Netflix, experts say.
Tue, November 12, 2013 - An academic study out today suggests that businesses create jobs and grow faster as a result of broadband improvements. However, the findings suggest that access to high speed internet connections may simply be the price of staying in business, rather than delivering a fundamental transformation of a local economy.
Wed, September 25, 2013 - Verizon Wireless today announced a new broadband router that works over its LTE network and allows voice and data connectivity for the home or small business.
Mon, September 09, 2013 - A new mockumentary posted on YouTube and backed by a group of net neutrality advocates makes the case that the FCC is right and Verizon is wrong in a fight that today goes to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Tue, July 16, 2013 - A broadband standard that aims to support bandwidth-intensive applications such as streaming Ultra-HDTV movies without the need to install fiber between the distribution point and people's homes met its first-stage approval, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) said on Tuesday.
Tue, June 18, 2013 - Experimentation with pricing structures will let the broadband providers -- and their customers -- test new business models without regulatory interference.
Thu, May 09, 2013 - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has taken a major step toward helping more airlines offer in-cabin wireless broadband, with the agency voting Thursday to explore using new spectrum for air-to-ground broadband service.
Fri, April 12, 2013 - Comcast plans to expand its IPv6-based offerings for business customers with the launch of commercial broadband and Metro Ethernet services that support the next-gen Internet Protocol later this year.
Wed, April 03, 2013 - How are the four major telecommunications carriers handling underserved rural areas?
Wed, March 20, 2013 - Google is expanding its Google Fiber project in Kansas to Olathe, the fifth largest city in the state.
Mon, February 25, 2013 - Healthcare reform, technology and Capitol Hill legislation with bipartisan support all point to a bright future for telemedicine. In fact, this may be the year that telemedicine gains widespread adoption.
Fri, January 25, 2013 - The Federal Communications Commission announced plans Friday to help streamline wireless broadband buildout in the U.S., including clarification of a provision requiring local review of modifications to cell towers.
Mon, January 14, 2013 - From cybersecurity to privacy, mobile broadband to net neutrality, the coming year in Washington promises to be a busy one for the technology sector.