Telco tells competition regulator deal would cause collapse of wholesale broadband.
The NYC Economic Development Corporation announced yesterday that $5.3 million in high-speed broadband internet is headed for the "Industrial Business Zones" in Long Island City, North and Southwest Brooklyn, and Greenpoint-Williamsburg. [ more › ]
As the FCC moves forward with its review of special access rates that incumbent telcos charge to CLECs, the U.S. Small Business Administration has asked the regulator in a letter to consider the impact such transitions have on small businesses.
Large swaths of rural Western Massachusetts are about to get gigabit fiber internet after residents in 22 separate towns decided to join a government cooperative designed to bring high speed broadband to places where traditional cable companies refuse to offer service. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission voted to ease the way for cities to become Internet service providers. So-called municipal broadband is already a reality in a few towns, often providing Internet access and faster service to rural communities that cable companies don't serve. Show More Summary
Vivint, a leading provider of smart home technology, today announced Vivint Internet, a pioneering broadband service that offers residential customers high-speed Internet access through the air. The service is a fast and affordable alternative to the high-speed services offered by competing Internet service providers. Show More Summary
Rumors are flying that the proposed AT&T-DirecTV merger is a done deal. And yet, it appears that the FCC ignored our complaint, which outlined that AT&T may have committed perjury during the previous AT&T-BellSouth merger. In 2008, AT&T...Show More Summary
As the economic value of better broadband comes to the fore all roads do eventually lead to full-fibre networks.
For most of the last decade Seattle, like many U.S. cities, has been painfully unhappy with its broadband options. If they're "lucky," Seattle residents have the choice of apathetic telco CenturyLink (formerly Qwest), or everybody's favorite dysfunction monolith, Comcast. Show More Summary
Summer Reading: "The Book of Broken Promises: $400 Billion Broadband Scandal & Free the Net" This article is an excerpt from a proposal to NYC. Every city, in every state, should be contemplating similar actions. =============================...Show More Summary
As we recently noted, New York City only just woke up to the fact that the lucrative 2008 Verizon franchise deal the city thought would bring fiber broadband to 100% of all five boroughs, has only resulted in Verizon cherry picking about half of the city's residents. Show More Summary
As the saying goes, knowledge is power, and the same can be said when a technician is installing a broadband connection at a customer's location.
City Hall may be stalled so far in its fight with Verizon over its FiOS deployment, but it is making progress on another front in its campaign for universal broadband access. The city Economic... To view the full story, click the title link.
Leaks about Apple's next handset are starting to flow and as you'd expect an "iPhone 6s" would likely look like the current model. Faster broadband inside is just one potential update.
Alstom and Huawei have completed a pilot project to develop a 4G long-term evolution (LTE) multi-service, broadband radio networking technology for metros.
This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net. Australia's Telstra has commercially launched its nationwide Wi-Fi network, Telstra Air, and is now allowing broadband customers to join up to the service.... [visit site to read more]
What does a centuries-old whiskey company have to do with the Internet?A lot, it turns out. You don't often see bourbon makers rubbing elbows with telecom regulators, but Jim Beam made an exception this week when it sent a letter toShow More Summary
AT&T has made the southeast Florida cities of Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Miami and surrounding communities the next targets for its 1 Gbps FTTP service, putting it in direct competition with Comcast which will offer an even higher speed 2 Gbps service.