Broadband Data

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler recently said, "I?m concerned that some providers are failing to deliver consistent speeds to consumers that are commensurate to their advertised speeds.?
According to research firm Connected Intelligence, in 42 million U.S. homes at least one television is connected to the Internet ?either via a video game console, Blu-ray disc player, streaming media player or the TV itself.?
On April 11, 78 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urging him to maximize the upcoming spectrum auction.
Chairman Tom Wheeler announced the release of the FCC's free Speed Test app for iOS devices, as part of the commission's Measuring Broadband America program.
In pursuing new rules to sustain an Open Internet,it appears that that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has found a middle ground which is finding support among consumers, labor, ISPs, and policymakers.
Following the DC appeals court's net neutrality decision, Netflix predicted "... that ISPs will avoid [the] consumer-unfriendly path of discrimination" by limiting video streaming.
The FCC's new Internet Access Services report shows a significant jump in past year of high-speed fixed and mobile Internet connections.
In January, the FCC will open a proceeding asking carriers to submit specific proposals to test consumer protections and public safety in an all-IP network.
Even at its initial 300 Mbps, AT&T's GigaPower will enable Austin, TX residents to download seven songs in a second; a TV show in nine seconds; and an online HD movie in two minutes.
In its Q3 2013 Verizon Earnings Conference Call, Verizon confirmed the end of its tech venture with cable companies, while it continues to add FiOS subscribers.