Broadband News 2015 March 7

Dakota County pushes to expand broadband access

Dakota County, which lags behind the rest of the metro area in broadband Internet access, is expanding its fiber network and trying to partner with …

Italy’s €6bn broadband plan: Spread 100Mbps far and wide, fill in the rural notspots

On Tuesday, the Italian government approved a plan to boost broadband connectivity in the country and reach connectivity goals set by the European …

Department of Administration declares an emergency, gives CenturyLink $1.88 million broadband …

11, schools across the state and some state agencies faced losing broadband service. (Though titled an “Education Network,” the IEN contract …

Why broadband is so essential in today’s economy

Obrey says they picked their Pease location because, among other things, “it had infrastructure that we needed to grow – especially broadband …

Broadband Needed in Schools, Homes, Businesses: Smith

Megan Smith, chief technology officer at the White House, talks about the role of technology in President Barack Obama’s administration and efforts to …

House committee OKs broadband bill with key changes

DES MOINES (AP) — A House committee has approved Gov. Terry Branstad’s broadband bill, but made several key changes in how the legislation …

Cable Extends US Broadband dominance with this sizable increase, the ten big MSOs boosted their total broadband sub count to about 52 million, giving them a commanding 59.6% share of …

Bright House Networks Launches New Ultra-Fast 300 Mbps Broadband Service Throughout Entire …

The new service, offered over the Bright House Networks digital platform, will provide advanced broadband services to more customers who …

Area Telecom Companies Appeal Bruce County Decision on SWIFT Broadband Network

A proposal to bring broadband internet services to all southwestern Ontario will not achieve its goal. That’s the prediction of Independent Telecom …

Regional independent Internet providers question $227-millionbroadband plan

An association representing independent regional Internet providers is questioning a $227-million plan to roll out broadband service across western …

Spanish broadband market grows

spain_glow1 Spain ended 2014 with 12,941,000 fixed broadband lines, or 5.9% more than a year, according to data produced by the regulator CNMC …

Huron County debates regional broadband scheme

Huron County council is delaying sending a representative to a regional high-speed Internet committee after some members raised concerns about …

Wireless broadband subscriptions in Australia fell by 3%, excess data charges increase 27 …

After years of growth, mobile handset and wireless broadband subscription levels are starting to reach saturation levels in Australia, according to the …

Virgin Media extends broadband to 50000 homes in East London

Virgin Media’s extended its broadband infrastructure to 50,000 homes in East London. Residents in areas including Bow, Stratford, Stepney, Poplar …

Startling difference in broadband speeds between cities and rural Wales revealed in map

When it comes to superfast broadband, most of south Wales, including Swansea and Neath Port Talbot, is bright green, indicating large proportions of …

Telecom giant under fire for the local broadband policy

The contract dashes hopes of delivering 100% coverage to far-flung parts of the counties, which currently have some of the poorest broadband …

BSNL working to provide broadband through cable networks

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is planning to offer its broadband service through cable networks. The state-run telecom major is in talks with …

Swiss Fibre Net supplies western Switzerland with broadband

Swiss Fibre Net is expanding its fibre network to western Switzerland through cooperation with electricity provider Romande Energie; the cities …

State aims to expand broadband

HTC Communications owner Dave Raak talks about the system of fiber-optic cables to provide broadband Internet to customers in the Hospers area at …

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Chief Editor of Fiber Optic Mania Magazine

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