Statement from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Regarding DC Circuit Decision to Uphold FCC’s Open Internet Rules

Broadband's Impact, FCC, Net Neutrality June 14th, 2016

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 – Today, the DC Circuit upheld the FCC’s Open Internet rules. The following statement can be attributed to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.  “Today’s ruling is a victory for consumers and innovators who deserve unfettered access to the entire web, and it ensures the internet remains a platform for unparalleled innovation, free expression and […]

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Washington Wireless Policy

Broadband's Impact, Wireless June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Three Washington wireless policy experts – Stephen Coran of Lerman Senter, Jonathan Adelstein of the Wireless Infrastructure Association, and Michael Calabrese of the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute - addressed current issues discussed at Mountain Connect here.

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Bruce Patterson of Ammon, Idaho

Broadband's Impact June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Here at Mountain Connect, I caught up with Bruce Patterson, the chief technologist in Ammon, Idaho (a suburb of Idaho Falls), where he discussed the innovative open access network that is common online in this city of 13,000. He and Jeff Christensen, President of Entry Point Networks, spoke about […]

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Lori Sherwood of Vantage Point

Broadband's Impact June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – My interview with Lori Sherwood, following her panel discussion on “Financing Options for Municipal Networks” at the Mountain Connect conference here. Panelist during her discussion were Jason Gredell of J.P. Morgan Chase, Brian Garcia of Aegis Capital and Kevin Padrick of Symmetrical Networks.

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Kelleigh Cole of the Utah Broadband Project

Broadband's Impact June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Continuing my live interviews at Mountain Connect, I interview Kelleigh Cole of the Utah Broadband Project. Kelleigh holds the position in Illinois similar to the role I had as Executive Director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois from 2010-2013.

Drew Clark Live at Mountain Connect: Colorado Fiber Community

Broadband's Impact June 6th, 2016

KEYSTONE, Colorado, June 6, 2016 – Here at the Mountain Connect conference at the heart of the Rockies, I caught up with Paul Recanzone and Alex Telthorst of Colorado Fiber Community. They addressed the benefits of shared infrastructure for rural broadband communities.

FCC Broadband Facts Labels | BroadbandSearch.net | BroadbandSearch

Broadband's Impact May 11th, 2016

In April 2016, the FCC developed a base “Nutritional Facts” label for cable internet providers to follow. Well, we have put together labels for what the top brands currently offer! Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.broadbandsearch.net The Federal Communications Commission’s broadband facts label has this group to assemble a comparison by providers at broadbandsearch.net See on […]

Digital Inclusion Day

Broadband's Impact May 10th, 2016

National Digital Inclusion Day Join us Friday, May 13th for the first National Digital Inclusion Day as we focus attention on empowering under-connected communities through increased internet access and usage. NDIA invites you to participate in a nationwide Twitter Town Hall at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET to discuss the impact digital access […]

Bruce Kushnick: FCC’s Broadband ‘Nutrition Labels’: You Will Eat More Fat, Sugar and Salt

Broadband's Impact May 9th, 2016

When I look at a nutritional label on a can of soup to determine whether it has too much salt, or the label on a cereal box to parse how much sugar is added—I know that the aisles of the grocery store are filled with lots of items to pick from. And because there are […]

CenturyLink must expand fiber to ward off Google Fiber, cable competitors, says Wells Fargo

Broadband's Impact May 8th, 2016

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) and cable operators like Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) building out into new areas. Jennifer Fritzsche, senior analyst for […]

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