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Broadband News 2015 March 10

Branstad pushing for Iowa broadband funding to be reinstated

South Slope Cooperative Communications has been a leader in providing broadband access to Eastern Iowa communities.

Broadband prices collapse along with Idaho Education Network

Under IEN, schools on average paid $81 per month for each megabit – a measure of how much information a network line can carry – of broadband …

Mexico’s Broadband Penetration Rate Lags Behind Other OECD Countries

Mexico is behind most of the OECD countries in terms of broadband infrastructure, with the North American country having just 11 Internet connections …

Consumers back universal service obligation for broadband

More than two-thirds of UK consumers support the introduction of a universal service obligation for incumbent broadband providers, a study has …

SA broadband 10 times more expensive than the UK

The average monthly cost of broadband in South Africa is more than 10 times that of the United Kingdom (UK). Moreover, the UK enjoys

KVH Expands mini-VSAT Broadband Network Capacity in Key Areas of Global Maritime Acti…

Utilizing 17 satellites and 24 transponders to provide global coverage, KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband is the most extensive C/Ku-band maritime VSAT …

Telecom Italia to go it alone on broadband investment – CEO

As regards broadband investment “we’ve already demonstrated in the past year that we’re going ahead on our own,” said Patuano when asked at a …

Metroplex targets Texas companies with symmetrical broadband

Metroplex Communications is preparing to introduce their Gigabit Broadband Internet Service, or GigaNet, to Addison, TX. Metroplex has been …

Only 1/4 are happy with their broadband service

Are you fed up with slow broadband speeds, bad service or expensive bills? Well, you’re not alone. According to research by broadband supplier …

Hyperoptic launches £47/month gigabit fibre broadband – and a new logo

Pure fibre ISP Hyperoptic has repriced its up to 1,000Mbps broadband services while unveiling a shiny new logo. The company is now offering its …

Zoom Wireless and EveryLayer deliver high-speed broadband in Uganda

“As EveryLayer’s first partner, Zoom Wireless proves the demand, profitability and growth potential of broadband services in emerging markets.”.

Watchdog says broadband plan important opportunity

Rome, March 9 – The Italian government’s plan to expand its high-speed broadband network across Italy is “an effort that we have rarely seen before,” …

Bolivia ends 2014 with 4.98 mln broadband connections

Bolivia ended 2014 with 4.98 million internet connections including both fixed and mobile technologies, according to data from the country’s telecoms …

Australian wireless broadband market sees saturation: ACCC

While new mobile broadband subscriptions decreased slightly in 2013-14, consumer complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman …

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