Broadband news updates on 8 March 2015
The Global Broadband Adoption Gap Needs Greater Attention
The divergent paths of broadband adoption in Stockholm and New York highlight just how difficult getting local populations to move online can be.
Loebsack Says Help from Companies Needed to improve broadband
Congressman Dave Loebsack met with local elected and economic development officials in Knoxville Friday to discuss efforts to expand access to …
Etisalat Calls For Partnership To Achieve Universal Broadband
Mr. Ahmad Julfar, chief executive officer of Etisalat Group said universal broadband is a real target that can be achieved through public-private …
Further Superfast Broadband For Wrexham Industrial Estate
Wrexham Industrial Estate is to benefit from further access to superfast broadband as a result of an ongoing scheme by the Welsh Government.
SitiCable East eyes 2 lakh broadband connections by FY16
Additionally, the company will also be looking at creating awareness about its broadband services via a campaign. “We shall inform prospectively…
Broadband Forum Presents Standardization for the Virtualized Multi-ServiceBroadband Network
This week’s annual Broadband Forum meeting in Shenzhen, China, sponsored by …
More internet services coming to St. Landry Parish
St. Landry Parish has some infrastructure for cable broadband through several Internet service providers or ISPs. But as the cost of the Internet service ..
Comcast has tons of objections to California’s “approval” of TWC merger
The proposed decision would impose sweeping common carrier utility type regulation on the merged entity’s broadband and VoIP services in …
Bright House Networks announces even faster Internet speeds
Bright House Networks on Friday announced it will bring customers a new 300 Mbps broadband service throughout its full Florida service area.
Gilat Awarded $285 Million Regional Telecommunications Infrastructure Project by Peru’s Fitel
In the frame of the Access network operation obligations, Gilat will connect about 600 public institutions to broadband services. On top of the bids, Gilat …
Verizon customers, meet your new cable company
The deal impacts 3.7 million landline phone connections, 2.2 million broadband Internet connections, and 1.2 million FiOS video service connections.
San Leandro schools connecting to high-speed Internet fiber-optic loop
The San Leandro Unified School District is using the city’s fiber-optic broadband loop to give schools faster internet connections. (ARIC CRABB)
Cox Communications to FCC: Make AT&T and Google compete fairly
As new competitors like Google move into the high-speed broadband business, cable TV giant Cox Communications Inc. wants the federal …
Best state in America: Delaware, for its fast Internet
Delaware has invested heavily in improving broadband connections. The legislature passed a measure in 2013 to bulk up broadband service to …
Rwanda: most affordable internet on the continent
In the ‘Affordability Report’, countries are ranked according to various drivers such as effective broadband structures, enhanced competition, spectrum …
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