National broadband plan

09.05.12
FCC to begin testing and reporting mobile broadband performance
09.05.12

FCC to begin testing and reporting mobile broadband performance

Just like the FCC is looking to the public to help define modern broadband, it's similarly plannin...

By Z. Lutz,   09.05.12
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08.24.12
FCC wants to know if it's too modest about broadband, gives chance to fight caps and slow speeds
08.24.12

FCC wants to know if it's too modest about broadband, gives chance to fight caps and slow speeds

A common complaint with the FCC's National Broadband Plan is its conservative definition of the br...

By J. Fingas,   08.24.12
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08.09.12
Akamai: peak internet speeds jumped 25 percent year-to-year in Q1, Germany tops the mobile world
08.09.12

Akamai: peak internet speeds jumped 25 percent year-to-year in Q1, Germany tops the mobile world

If you thought world internet access speeds were facing a large-scale slowdown, you can stop frett...

By J. Fingas,   08.09.12
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08.10.10
Fiber optics get political in Australia as opposition party vows to scale down national broadband plan
08.10.10

Fiber optics get political in Australia as opposition party vows to scale down national broadband plan

When Australia goes to the polls on August 21st, citizens will vote for more than men and the tradi...

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08.09.10
Google and Verizon publish joint policy proposal for 'an open internet'
08.09.10

Google and Verizon publish joint policy proposal for 'an open internet'

UPDATE: We've done a full breakdown of the proposal right here -- go check it out! Back in October...

By D. Murph,   08.09.10
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07.27.10
Public safety agencies want D Block for themselves, FCC still seeking auction
07.27.10

Public safety agencies want D Block for themselves, FCC still seeking auction

The 700MHz 'D Block' has been the subject of much debate over the past few years, primarily because...

By D. Murph,   07.27.10
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07.22.10
Sprint clears 35MHz of spectrum for future use, wonders if it's alone in the world
07.22.10

Sprint clears 35MHz of spectrum for future use, wonders if it's alone in the world

You know that "National Broadband Plan" that the world keeps yapping about? Sprint's down with it, a...

By D. Murph,   07.22.10
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07.22.10
FCC reevaluates US broadband competitiveness, finds 14 to 24 million lack access
07.22.10

FCC reevaluates US broadband competitiveness, finds 14 to 24 million lack access

The National Broadband Plan may one day bring broadband to everyone in the United States but, as a...

By D. Melanson,   07.22.10
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07.12.10
Senators grill FCC Chairman over 'modest' National Broadband Plan goals
07.12.10

Senators grill FCC Chairman over 'modest' National Broadband Plan goals

Bringing broadband to everybody is certainly an admirable goal, but at least some US Senators are ap...

By D. Melanson,   07.12.10
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