Broadband News 2015 March 8

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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