Broadband News 2015 February 26

Broadband News updates on 26 February 2015
Gigaom

FCC Weighs Overriding State Laws to Expand Broadband Access The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to override state laws blocking city-owned broadband companies from expanding …

Broadband battle: FCC, Legislature square off over EPB bid to expand Gig territory
FCC considers overriding state laws that hamper spread of city-owned broadband services
FCC to hear Wilson’s broadband case, may endorse ‘net neutrality’

Christian Science Monitor

Broadband advocates urge Republicans to overturn FCC on net neutrality With the FCC scheduled to vote on new net neutrality rules in less than 24 hours, broadband advocates at a House of Representatives hearing …

FCC on brink of broadband transformation
These Cities Built Cheap, Fast, Community-Owned Broadband
Net neutrality: FCC set to vote on new rules governing future of broadband

Twin Falls Times-News

Otter approves $3.64 million emergency broadband fix BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has signed into law a bill approving $3.64 million in emergency funding for Idaho’s faltering broadband

Otter approves $3.64 million emergency broadband fix
Otter approves $3.64M emergency broadband fix
BLOG: Gov. Otter Signs School Broadband Money Bill

WUTC

WSJ on Municipal Broadband: Wheeler Wants to ‘Usurp’ State Authority The Wall Street Journal in an editorial contends that Wheeler wants to “usurp state authority to regulate municipal broadband networks.” The piece …

WSJ on Municipal Broadband: Wheeler Wants to ‘Usurp’

LancasterOnline

City to get free Wi-Fi in public areas under new broadband plan Free Wi-Fi in public areas will be one of the features of a municipal broadband network Lancaster officials plan to create and roll out to much of the city …

Free Wi-Fi City to get free Wi-Fi in public areas under new broadband plan
Q & A: Lancaster’s municipal broadband network

Local residents asked to take broadband survey In a recent ranking of Virginia localities based on the percentage of the population with broadband access, Fredericksburg came in the middle of the …
Telekom Malaysia bags broadband projects worth RM3.4b KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has accepted a letter of award from the government for two broadband projects which would entail an …

Telekom Malaysia wins broadband projects worth $944 mlm

Assemblymember Stone wants to supercharge broadband access Ensuring that broadband is available across the state is an important part of addressing each of these problems,” said Stone, a Scotts Valley Democrat …
Scotsman

Warning over Highlands ‘superfast’ broadband plans THE minimum “superfast” broadband speed throughout much of the Highlands could be about a third of the desired download speed, the public …

Scottish Superfast Broadband Rollout Reaches 1.5m Homes And Businesses
Highland ‘superfast’ broadband could be only a third of best speed
1.5m Scottish premises can access fibre broadband, says BT

Underserved county looks at long road to broadband GREENPORT — As Columbia County looks to ramp up its broadband, members of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation heard Sandy …
Broadband Services Loudoun County’s Broadband Services has three main goals: Business efforts – Ensure businesses have access to broadband services; Government …
Phys. Rev. A 91, 023431 We explore, theoretically and experimentally, a method for cooling a broadband heat reservoir, via its laser-assisted collisions with two-level atoms …

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Author: Fiber

Chief Editor of Fiber Optic Mania Magazine

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