U.S. Broadband Deployment and Speeds are Beating Europe’s, Says Scholar Touting ‘Facilities-based Competition’
Broadband Data, Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan
June 10th, 2014
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 – In spite of press reports to the contrary, U.S. broadband coverage is not falling behind European levels of service, academic Christopher Yoo said on Wednesday at the National Press Club. “It seems like every other week there’s a new infographic or news story that talks about how the U.S. is […]
Broadband News from Around the World: Microsoft for Africa & National Broadband Network in Australia
Africa, Australia, Broadband's Impact, Europe, International, National Broadband Plan, Wireless
February 23rd, 2013
WASHINGTON, February 18, 2012 – A recent wrap-up of global broadband news included the following items: Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative Microsoft recently launched the Microsoft4Afrika Initiative, in a push to promote economic and broadband development in Africa. The initiative hopes to promote inexpensive smartphone usage on the African continent, and teach digital literacy to citizens. This […]
State Press: Malaysia Favors Net Neutrality Principles
December 14th, 2009
December 14, 2009 – Malaysia’s national news agency reported Monday that the country’s government is committed to Net neutrality principles and plans to continue to take steps to ensure internet service providers do not restrict a user’s access to content or ability to use various applications.
Verizon, Other Fiber Builders Cautiously Optimistic About Broadband Recovery
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
April 27th, 2009
DALLAS, April 27, 2009 – Fiber-optic technology is beginning to hit its stride in the marketplace, with nearly 13 percent of homes in North America now able to access the super high-speed broadband connectivity, aided by a big push by Verizon Communications.