Posts Tagged ‘Austin’

Broadband Roundup: Internet Tax Freedom Act, Report on Broadband Speeds, and AT&T on Gigabit Networks

Broadband Data, Broadband Roundup, FCC, Gigabit Networks June 19th, 2014

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 – The House Judicary Committee on Wednesday approved the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act this week by a vote of 30-4, according to a press release from the committee. The act banned state-imposed taxation of internet access or discriminatory taxes on e-commerce. Originally enacted in 1998, the bill had previously been […]

Google Launches Gigabit Network in Provo, Utah: Soon to Have Largest Number of Fiber Subscribers

Broadband's Impact, Gigabit Networks, National Broadband Plan October 16th, 2013

PROVO, UTAH, October 16, 2013 – This university town in the shadow of the Wasatch Front is poised to take the lead in the number of Google Fiber users that subscribe the search engine giant’s game-changing effort to bring Gigabit Networks to the United States. With the launch of Google Fiber service to customers of […]

Gigabit Fever Spreads from the Heartland Across the Nation; Giving Gigabit Credit Where Credit is Due

Broadband's Impact, FCC, Fiber, National Broadband Plan, The Innovation Economy May 3rd, 2013

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 – It’s springtime across the country, the flowers are blooming, and Gigabit fever must be in the air. Within the past month, several major companies and communities have announced plans for Gigabit-level deployments within their communities. Several major conferences have featured the Gigabit theme, including the Schools, Health and Library Broadband […]

Sprint to Purchase Wirefree Spectrum

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Spectrum, Wireless August 27th, 2010

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – Sprint Nextel has announced that it will purchase 10 megahertz of spectrum from Wirefree Partners. The spectrum will span 16 markets including Austin, Texas as well as Seattle and Cincinnati.

AeA Urges U.S. to Step Up Math and Science, R&D Tax Credit

Broadband's Impact July 1st, 2008

WASHINGTON, June 30 – The information technology industry continues to add jobs at good wages, even as the national economy verges on an slowdown, according to a report released last week by the electronics association AeA.

Additional Pages

or Visit the Archives