Broadband access

08.23.12
FCC releases interactive map for latest Broadband Progress Report
08.23.12

FCC releases interactive map for latest Broadband Progress Report

The FCC has been providing regular updates on the progress of broadband rollout in the United Stat...

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04.30.12
Internet speeds drop around the world according to Akamai, adoption rate up
04.30.12

Internet speeds drop around the world according to Akamai, adoption rate up

Here's an odd one: average connection speeds around the globe dropped 14 percent to just 2.3 Mbps...

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01.27.12
Israel announces plans to build national broadband network, increases fiber intake
01.27.12

Israel announces plans to build national broadband network, increases fiber intake

Israel is home to a burgeoning tech industry, but the country's broadband infrastructure hasn't re...

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11.09.11
FCC enlists more cable providers to offer discounted broadband to low-income families
11.09.11

FCC enlists more cable providers to offer discounted broadband to low-income families

Back in September, Comcast teamed up with the FCC to offer discounted broadband access to low-inc...

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08.19.11
AT&T enhances network in part of Manhattan you probably won't visit
08.19.11

AT&T enhances network in part of Manhattan you probably won't visit

If you're walking through New York City today, you may notice that your AT&T phone just got a...

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08.06.11
Comcast's Internet Essentials offers $10 internet access to low-income families
08.06.11

Comcast's Internet Essentials offers $10 internet access to low-income families

Earlier this year, when Comcast bought up NBC Universal, the company made a promise to boost broa...

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07.26.11
Akamai sees internet speeds climb, Asia still dominates broadband arms race
07.26.11

Akamai sees internet speeds climb, Asia still dominates broadband arms race

Akamai's annual State of the Internet report is loaded with all sorts of interesting, if not terr...

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05.04.11
CRTC sets target of 5Mbps broadband for all Canadians by 2015
05.04.11

CRTC sets target of 5Mbps broadband for all Canadians by 2015

The FCC may be sticking with its target of 4Mbps broadband for everyone in the United States, but it...

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03.30.11
Google's gigabit fiber network to be built in Kansas City, Kansas; people of Topeka reportedly crestfallen
03.30.11

Google's gigabit fiber network to be built in Kansas City, Kansas; people of Topeka reportedly crestfallen

We were just wondering what Google was doing with that super-fast gigabit network it promised to se...

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