High Speed

CWA commended the FCC for raising the definition of broadband from 4Mbps to 25Mbps for downloads, and 1Mbps to 3Mbps for uploads.
Google Fiber, the search giant?s all-fiber Internet service, has announced deployment plans in four southern metro areas: Atlanta; Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and Nashville.
In an FCC filing, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association opposed the FCC action to raise the speeds in its definition of broadband on the grounds that consumers don't need it.
Wireless company Broadcom announced at CES it would sell the new DOCSIS 3.1 chip -- enabling cable to use higher speeds over existing lines.
All communities need high-speed networks, but what?s a city to do when the local provider refuses to invest in next-generation broadband? Look at models that work.
New York's Cuomo administration wants every state resident to be able to access broadband by 2019, but will the push encourage Verizon to build out FiOS in upstate cities?
The New York Public Library will help to bridge the digital divide by allocating 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to low-income families.
According to several sources, the FCC is proposing to redefine broadband as 25Mbps down, 3Mbps up ? a significant raise from the last 2010 definition.
By adding ESPN to its new "over-the-top" Internet Sling TV service, Dish TV network may disrupt the power of the cable bundle.
Last week, AT&T announced the launch of its high-speed GigaPower network in Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Winston-Salem NC.