Press Release: Verizon to Purchase Intel Media Assets
January 21st, 2014
This press release caught our eye, signaling the end of Intel’s venture in interactive television. Where is the next major advance in television going to come from: the technology industry, entertainment industry partners, or communications companies like Verizon Communications and Comcast? NEW YORK and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 — Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, […]
Verizon Launches New Top-Tier ‘Quantum Internet’ Service
July 31st, 2013
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 — Last Monday, Verizon announced that it would release a new high speed FiOS Quantum Internet service, providing download speeds of 500 megabits-per-second and upload speeds of 100 Mbps. The new speeds are a drastic improvement on most other connections, allowing large files to be sent as easily as a simple email. […]
The Year in Broadband, 2012: BroadbandBreakfast’s Guide to the Top 10 Events
Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service, Wireless
December 18th, 2012
December 18, 2012 – The year 2012 has provided significant progress in broadband within the United States. Whether through policy developments, or through technologies advancing the rate of internet speeds, the business case for making use of those higher speeds is also progressing in a meaningful way. It’s almost as if the presidential and other […]
Verizon Executive Outlines Company’s Message at Dallas Summit
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Wireless
April 27th, 2010
DALLAS, April 27, 2010 – Special Correspondent Leonard Grace sits down with a busy Eric Cevis, a vice president with Verizon, the official corporate host of the Broadband Properties MAG Summit, an event focusing on fiber-to-the-home and next-generation access technologies for buildings, communities and municipalities. They discussed what Cevis sees as the conference’s main messages.
AT&T Updates Consumer Communications Package
Broadband's Impact, Wireless
March 23rd, 2010
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Since the rise of mobile phones, a debate has raged among regulators whether mobile phones are a substitute or a compliment to land lines. AT&T has just announced its newest “triple play” allowing the substitution of a mobile phone instead of the home phone.
A Common Sense Approach to Net Neutrality
Expert Opinion, FCC, Net Neutrality
December 7th, 2009
There are two compelling sides to the Net Neutrality issue before the Federal Communications Commission that can be solved by cutting through the rhetoric and making a few common sense and objective decisions about what is at the crux of the problem. First, Internet Service Providers are at the center of the debate, and rightfully […]
Wireline Duopoly Losing its Bite As Comcast and Verizon Carve Up Broadband Terrain, Say Workshop Panelists
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
October 20th, 2009
WASHINGTON, October 9, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission workshop on economic issues in broadband competition on October 9 brought together regulators and academics, who agreed that regulation of the broadband market would be difficult and different compared to old-style telecommunications.
Success of Fiber to the Home in Japan Spurs Envy Among Telecom Experts
Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact
September 26th, 2009
ARLINGTON, Va., September 26, 2009 – Fiber to the home has been touted by many as the next great leap in broadband connectivity, and in Japan has already become the leading method of broadband connectivity, with speeds reaching 1 Gigabit per second.