Broadband News 2015 March 1

Why the FCC’s Municipal-Broadband Ruling Matters, Too

Currently, some twenty states ban or restrict municipal broadband. In certain states, these laws have been influenced by lobbying from traditional …

45000 homes in Dumfries and Galloway now high-speed broadband connectable

More than 1.5 million households and businesses across Scotland can now connect to high-speed fibre broadband, BT announced this week

FCC approves net neutrality rules, classifies broadband as a utility

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to regulate broadband internet service as a public utility, a milestone in regulating …

Broadband access vital to modern business

With the City of Ottawa’s broadband service provided to local entities and businesses, that necessity has become easier to provide for the growing city.

DoIT offers broadband development grants

Apps Calling all aspiring app developers: NIU’s Division of Information Technology is offering up to $30,000 per year for three years to students, faculty …

Telkom will not fund R98-billion broadband project: report

The Sunday Times reported that Telkom will not bear the burden for the R98-billion national broadband rollout project announced by the government.

Gigabit broadband on Middletown Common Council agenda

The Common Council will move the city a step closer in its quest for gigabit-speed broadband at its regular meeting Monday. Kathleen Schassler …

Mexico ends H1 2014 with 47.28 mln wireless broadband subs

Mexico ended the first half of 2014 with a total of 47.28 million wireless broadband connections, according to the country’s telecoms watchdog Ifetel.

Harborough broadband rollout will reach 8450-mark soon

Pam Posnett, the county council’s cabinet member for broadband, said: “We know the Harborough area is very keen to see faster broadband speeds …

The myth of broadband competition juxtaposed with the myth of net neutrality

The net result is that nearly all localities in the U.S. have, at most, two companies competing for broadband customers. Some of the very largest cities …

Here’s a better plan for the broadband roll-out

The announcement by President Jacob Zuma in his state of the nation address that Telkom would be the “lead agency” for the roll-out of broadband in …

Better broadband for East Yorks

The Government’s nationwide rollout of superfast broadband has now reached more than two million homes and businesses, figures reveal. As part of …

4G will never replace fixed line broadband – expert

The arrival of 4G has brought a fundamental change in mobile broadband, but it will never replace fixed-line broadband, according to an expert.

Broadband to Bring ‘education to all’, says UN Broadband Commission

Mobile phones, tablets and e-readers with broadband connectivity could bring quality, ubiquitous multi-disciplinary educational opportunities to …

New report explores Bulgaria broadband-centric business models that will result in market …

Bulgaria: Broadband-Centric Business Models Will Result in Market Consolidation provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast…

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