Broadband News 2015 February 28

Ruling could ease path to rural broadband

The local cable company has refused to extend broadband service to their home, said Brenda Thornton, who likes to trade securities and commodities …

FCC votes to overturn state laws limiting municipal broadband

Commissioners, in a 3-2 vote, moved to preempt laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that limit the expansion of existing municipal broadband …

Sky is charging me more for my broadband that it charges new customers

Sky says it has ‘simplified the price of broadband packages’ and the reader will be able to take advantage of the new tariff – with a new 12-month …

Cownie: Statewide broadband connection a must for Iowa

Access to broadband (or lack thereof) is an issue the Iowa Legislature needs to deal with this session. It is important for the future of jobs, education, …

Grande introducing its 1G broadband service to San Antonio

The San Marcos-based broadband communications company plans to deploy one gigabit (1G) Internet service to the Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills …

Some Idaho lawmakers, state agencies bound by gag order on education broadband network

The Idaho Education Network was a statewide broadband network servicing Idaho’s public schools. The contract for the network was awarded to …

Iowa Senate panel approves a different broadband bill

DES MOINES, Iowa — The path to passing Gov. Terry Branstad’s highly promoted broadband legislation took an unexpected turn Thursday when a …

Parks: 5 percent of US broadband households use a health tracking smartwatch

Five percent of US broadband households use a smartwatch that offers health and fitness tracking features, according to research firm Parks …

Weekly Wrapup: Net Neutrality and City-Owned Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission took historic action this week to claim broader regulatory authority over broadband service providers, …

NBN Co says TWO broadband connections are better than one

+Comment NBN Co, the entity building Australia’s national broadband network, has come up with an odd suggestion: two broadband connections, …

A hot spot already, Lancaster city shows with its broadband plan that it’s moving forward

The City of Lancaster plans to build its own broadband network that will offer free Wi-Fi hotspots in public areas and competitive subscription prices to …

Almost one in three UK broadband connections superfast – Ofcom

According to research by Ofcom, almost one in three (32%) broadband connections in the UK are super fast, up from approximately one in four in …

BT Says EU Should Let Governments Fund Urban Broadband – Rivals Disagree

While this is frustrating for consumers, it’s potentially damaging for small businesses, which generally have less access to superfast broadband …

MP calls for more broadband information

The Scottish Government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) have appointed BT, through two contracts, to develop superfast broadband …

Broadband Summit: Community Meeting Planned About Service Expansion Efforts

Efforts to expand access to broadband services will be the focus of a special community meeting Tuesday night at Woodgrove High School in …

Eircom to launch new ‘pure’ broadband with speeds of up to 1000Mbs

Eircom will launch new ‘pure’ fiber broadband services with speeds of 150Mbs, 300Mbs, and 1,000Mbs in August, according to its chief executive.

10 things you should know about broadband

Broadband is not just for the internet. It’s like a pipeline that allows information to travel between two points, whether that information is the Internet, …

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Chief Editor of Fiber Optic Mania Magazine

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