Broadband Roundup: Dish Network Lobbying, John Thune Criticizes E-Rate, 10 Gigabits Over Copper
Broadband Roundup, Copyright, FCC, Fiber
July 10th, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 – Satellite TV provider Dish Network is lobbying the Federal Communications Commission to block Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable, according to National Journal. Charlie Ergen, chairman of Dish, told FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler that “serious competitive concerns” would arise from the deal and that Comcast would effectively control “choke points” […]
Alcatel-Lucent Announces 300 Mbps DSL
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact
June 7th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2010 – Alcatel-Lucent recently announced that its research division, Bell Labs, has modified existing DSL technology to achieve 300 mbps downstream speeds.
Panelists at FCC Workshop Debate Agency’s Role in Funding Broadband Research
Broadband Data, National Broadband Plan
November 25th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 25, 2009 – In a workshop held Monday at the Federal Communications Commission, academics and industry leaders outlined their concerns and suggestions about the upcoming national broadband plan. The workshop, organized by the FCC’s national broadband taskforce, sought answers to specific questions about how research funding can propel technology innovation.
Broadband People Column: New Faces on FCC’s National Broadband Team
National Broadband Plan, Premium Content
November 13th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 13, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission this week named David Isenberg and Mohit Kaushaul as the latest members of its broadband team. The group is being led by Blair Levin, a former telecom analyst, who has been charged with crafting the FCC’s national broadband plan.
“The plan is due for delivery to Congress on February 17, 2010. Everybody working on the plan takes this date very seriously. The work will continue after this; how long I stay at the FCC after February 17 is anybody’s guess at this point,” wrote Isenberg in a blog entry.
The Internet: More Than Digital Voice or High-Definition Television
Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, NTIA, Weekly Report
May 4th, 2009
DALLAS, May 4, 2009 – Broadband is and must be more than better-quality voice signals, higher-definition television, and more digital products bundled together, internet visionary David Isenberg said at the Broadband Properties conference here.