Broadband Roundup: FTC a Loser Under Title II, Rural Gigabit Projects, and Wireless Sponsored Data
FCC, Fiber, Net Neutrality, Wireless
September 23rd, 2014
WASHINGTON, September 23, 2014 – In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission noted that some of its regulatory authority would be lost if the FCC decided to regulate broadband as a public utility. The FTC protects the privacy and security of consumer data by imposing obligations on broadband service providers […]
Analysis: Apple Widens Tablet Market Gap With iPad 2, But Will Wireless Benefit?
Broadband Data, Mobile Broadband, Wireless
March 17th, 2011
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 – Apple’s initial iPad 2 sales and projections for 2011 say while that Apple probably will not face much competition in tablet sales, the competition for wireless data plans for the device are heating up.
Apple sold over 15 million of the original iPad, and brisk resales of used iPads on eBay, Gazelle, and other resale sites indicate that the original model is still quite popular. Analyst Mike Abramsky of RBC Capital Markets sees upgrades from the original iPad comprising only a fifth of iPad 2 over the next 12 months. That means that the remaining 80 percent of iPad 2 purchasers will likely be new to the tablet platform. Abramsky projects Jobs and Company will sell 28 million of its new model touchscreen tablet by the end of the calendar year.
This Week in Mobile Broadband: June 21, 2009
Premium Content, Wireless
June 21st, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2009 – In the latest installment of “This Week in Mobile Broadband,” BroadbandCensus.com Reporter Alex Tcherkassky discusses the domestic broadband aircard plans of the “big four” carriers, and a new entrant on the D.C. space.