Internet speeds in the United States rose dramatically on average over the past year, according to a new report.
Beth Ford spoke at the ACA Connects' Independent Show on Wednesday.
Some experts believe that public-private models may provide answers for municipalities struggling to narrow the digital divide.
Counties see it as a way to increase competition and lower prices, while telecoms see money and quality problems.
The mission of Broadband Breakfast is to help make broadband technology and internet policy more accessible for all.
Utah Republican Rep. John Curtis speaks about broadband rollout, education and bills more than a year into the pandemic.
October 20, 2020 – There are many viable options for deploying fiber that should be explored, stressed John Burchett, head […]
October 12, 2020 — How should one go about building a gigabit city? Act quickly, be strategic and work in […]
COS Systems, a software provider specializing in open access networks, has been acquired by Pivot Partners, a Swedish private equity […]
September 23, 2020 — Localities, states, and companies are embracing broadband partnerships through public and private entities that work together […]
May 20, 2020 — Sweden has a knack for being the first to the table of tech. Ericsson, a telecommunications […]
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Friday urged broadband and telephone service providers to take the Keep Americans Connected […]
One of the few moments of bipartisan cheering during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night was […]
Most attempts to close the digital divide through smart city digital inclusion fall short of their overpromising corporate rhetoric, argues Burcu […]
The political turmoil and guess-manship over the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger continues, with 10 state attorney generals filing a lawsuit in […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: As Google says goodbye to the first of its fiber cities in which it has actually deployed […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT – Views differ on the extent of Google Fiber progress, or persistence, throughout the country, and particularly […]
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2018 – Google Fiber and Verizon split with AT&T and Comcast over the so-called “One-Touch Make-Ready” policy, […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Here’s my piece in the Deseret News, responding to information about the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The Huntsville combination of open access and leased fiber is a model to watch! || Google Fiber […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This development highlights that Google Fiber isn’t done with fiber builds — just exploring new methods and […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: A new report from the Haas Institute raises the question that’s been lurking behind the important-to-significant fiber […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: One of the most interesting questions in broadband infrastructure today centers around dry legalities like “dig once” […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: This article in the Charlotte Observer highlights the fact that, even when people want fiber, there are inevitably […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: We have no information on the veracity of this speculation, from last week’s Fortune, but it is […]
Broadband Breakfast Insight: Fiber is prevalent in the Utah broadband marketplace, both because of Google Fiber, and because of the Utah […]
SALT LAKE CITY, October 19, 2015 - Utah has been leading the nation in many areas of broadband internet access and its proliferation, according to a...
LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon, October 14, 2015 - This suburb of Portland, a potential candidate for Google Fiber's Gigabit-speed internet service, has said it isn't willing to...
Editor's Note: This week marks the fourth annual Economic Development Conference hosted by Broadband Communities Magazine. The roving conferences have moved from Southern Virginia to Chicagoland;...
Editor’s Note: Several months ago, Drew Clark's column from the Deseret News of Salt Lake City, Utah, touched upon some of the important parallels between the most prominent infrastructure...
September 14, 2015 - Every city should create a city-wide broadband plan of its own, said the former director of the National Broadband Plan, in wide-ranging...
PROVO, Utah, September 11, 2015 – Utah is uniquely hospitable to entrepreneurship, and its deepening roots in software and search analytics have enabled it to become...
Editor’s Note: This past week, Drew Clark’s column in the Deseret News of Salt Lake City, Utah, was on the "The zeitgeist of modern Provo: Jobs...
SALT LAKE CITY, April 24, 2015 - At 2 p.m. ET, please visit to watch the Utah Breakfast Club FREE WEBCAST "GigUtah: How Fiber Networks are...
Speakers for the Utah Breakfast Club and Broadband Breakfast Club Event 'GigUtah' From left to right, top to bottom: Devin Baer, Brock Johansen, Paul Cutler, Justin...
SALT LAKE CITY, April 8, 2015 - The Utah Breakfast Club, in collaboration with the well-established Broadband Breakfast Club of Washington, D.C., on Wednesday announced a special...
February 3, 2015 – In announcing last week that it was expanding Google Fiber to four new metropolitan areas in […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2015 — The White House’s recent report on “Community-Based Broadband Solutions” relies heavily on an Open Technology […]
December 18, 2014 - While net neutrality captured Washington policy headlines, the most significant communications development in 2014 was the emergence of new and more viable...
PROVO, Utah, October 30, 2014 - The conversation was all about Google Fiber, but it was the city mayor, officers and citizens who took center stage...