Private ISPs don't want to let anyone else in the broadband game.
ByEquity Watch: I am bullish on CenturyLink (CTL). The company remains a good investment option for dividend investors, as it offers an attractive dividend yield of 6.9%. Also, the growth in strategic revenues, increase in broadband subscribers and a solid balance sheet support my bullish stance on CTL. Show More Summary
When announcing Comcast’s intention to buy Time Warner Cable, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts called cable a “highly competitive and dynamic marketplace.” Dynamic it might be, but competitive it isn’t. Most of us live a local monopoly, cable-wise: it might be a Comcast city or a Time Warner town, but we don’t have that much choice with our providers. And those … [More]
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Infrastructure Minister Alexander Dobrindt said on Friday Berlin will invest the proceeds of planned sales of frequency bands to mobile telephone services in broadband infrastructure expansion.
Telco lobby angry about prospect of facing competition.
In the UK, a slow broadband connection could drive would-be buyers away from purchasing a new property, reports TechWeek Europe, citing a survey conducted by Rightmove, an online property portal.
This week, Ofcom has published updated advice and information on the factors consumers might want to consider before signing up to a new landline, broadband or mobile phone contract. In light of Ofcom’s new guidance about rules designed...Show More Summary
The federal government released its Report on Plans and Priorities for 2014-15 today with departments and agencies identifying spending estimates and work priorities. The CRTC's report offers some interesting insights into its main activities...Show More Summary
AT&T is using a new LTE-Advanced technique called carrier aggregation, which splices two 4G transmissions together to create a fatter mobile broadband pipe. The Galaxy S5 will be one of the first devices to access it.
In the Verizon v. FCC, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals briefly addressed the issue of the Commission's assessment of broadband competition. With some incredulity, the court nevertheless expressed its unwillingness to second guess the FCC on its decision to back off from previously finding adequate market access. Show More Summary
Calix, Alcatel-Lucent and ADTRAN will continue to benefit from the U.S. Tier 3 service providers that are upgrading their existing copper plant to support VDSL2 or building out fiber to the home (FTTH), says Infonetics.
Cincinnati Bell may be much smaller than its larger ILEC brothers AT&T and Verizon, but it has come to the same realization that having a fiber-based broadband strategy for consumers and business will be a new revenue driver.
By Celan Bryant: Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLFD), formerly APA Enterprises, Inc., is a Minnesota based corporation. Founded in 1979, the company specializes in broadband/wireless deployment for rural and hard-to-service areas. Due to the Stimulus Bill Clearfield experienced a wave of growth that sent shares up over 300% in the last 52 weeks. Show More Summary
Internet use has a significantly greater adverse impact in schools that allow access to YouTube.
The FCC issued a public notice stating that a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation won the licenses for the PCS H block spectrum across the entire country. Dish can finally realize its dreams of becoming a player in the wireless market with its spectrum!
KEYMILE's new slogan 'because connectivity matters' enhances its profile in both the mission-critical systems and broadband systems markets.
Putting the big-government bullies in Raleigh on notice: Four other communities in the state also launched municipal broadband. Such enterprises irked big-time providers enough that, after years of lobbying and a million dollars in campaign...Show More Summary
To forestall anyone who has already heard of Betteridge’s Law of Headlines, the answer here is no. But the interesting part is why the answer is no. OK, so this is from an estate agency looking to do a little PR through a survey, but the result it came up with is that houses in areas with slow broadband...