Fiber Optic News 2015 March 2

An Uneasy Relationship Between Telecom and Tech For the next four days, a sprawling conference center here will become the global hub for the telecommunications and technology industries. More than 80,000 people — including heavy hitters like Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook; Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; and Vittorio Colao, chief executive of Vodafone — will…

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…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 1

Cities tired of holding back high-speed Internet Fiber optic service would be particularly useful for industrial recruiting. While CDE’s standard residential package is 50 Mbps, the utility also offers 100 … FCC ruling shows how the Internet has become vital to society And since private companies wouldn’t build a fiber-optic network for the city, the council chose to have the…