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Online viewing is way up

Nov 17, 2011
Yeah, not a shocker, but the average online video user watches four hours and 38 minutes per month.
Posted In: netflix, video, hulu, broadband

Why your Internet connection is so *#$@!' slow

Nov 15, 2011
We've all suffered from BDDS at one time or another. Back-to-Dialup Delay Syndrome strikes during the peak hours of 8:45-10:45 in the evening. And Netflix gets a big chunk of the blame!
Posted In: web, online, netflix, Internet, broadband, streaming

Big FCC push for net access for poorer families

Nov 10, 2011
We're starting to really see how extensive the push is for this new FCC initiative to bring broadband access to low income households. The...
Posted In: broadband, cable, fcc, Tech Report

Vote on USF tomorrow

Oct 26, 2011
University of South Florida? University of San Francisco? No, the Universal Service Fund, that little noticed but oft-discussed (on our show at...
Posted In: broadband, rural broadband, Tech Report, usf, wireless

Slow and furious

Oct 13, 2011
The Federal Communications Commission unveiled its broadband access map yesterday. It shows broadband availability around the country. A big "pop...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, Tech Report

Net neut rules hit the books today

Sep 23, 2011
The Federal Communications Commission's rules on net neutrality are finally official. The rules state that Internet Service Providers can't prefer...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, Internet, net neutrality, wireless

Broadband grumbles

Sep 15, 2011
Sure, everyone likes the IDEA of improved rural broadband. How to roll it out and pay for it? Well that's a bit of a sticky issue. Politico is...
Posted In: broadband, fcc

Comcast to launch internet access program for low income families

Aug 8, 2011
Comcast's Internet Essentials plan will be available in all 39 states the phone/internet/TV company reaches beginning in early September. For ten...
Posted In: broadband, Comcast

On-shoring is the new off-shoring (thank you FCC)

Aug 5, 2011
Call centers are bringing jobs back to the United States. Julius Genachowski, chairman for the FCC, says call centers will hire about 100,000 pe...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, government, Jobs

Read the FCC's report on broadband access

May 24, 2011
If you're into 99 page reports with lots of details, here you go! If you're into 2-page press releases that summarize said reports, here you go!
Posted In: broadband, fcc, featured

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