High Speed

New York City plans to replace public pay phones with a network of high-speed, multi-purpose Wi-Fi kiosks called Links.
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau reaffirms that although 78.1 percent of Americans have access to high-speed Internet, many are still left out.
Michael Scurato of the National Hispanic Media Coalition posted the following much-needed blog on the updating of the Lifeline program.
CWA wrote to FCC Chair Tom Wheeler saying, "Putting fiber deeper into rural areas supports the Commission's goals to get higher-speed networks connecting rural schools, libraries, and health centers.?
Frontier Communications completed acquisition of AT&T operations in Connecticut, and announced it's moving its 1 Gbps service into Durham, North Carolina.
Last week, AT&T announced that it was expanding its all-fiber network to two major metropolitan areas: Atlanta and Chicago.
A new federal report shows growth in mobile Internet, but at the same time "... found that 28 percent of households still do not use broadband at home."
AT&T beat its 2014 deadline, bringing 1 Gbps U-Verse with GigaPower to Austin, Texas and surrounding communities.
CWA has produced Stuck in the Slow Lane without FiOS for broadcast on Long Island, NY, asking that Verizon bring FiOS to the area.
Little Rock-based Windstream is launching Kinetic, a fiber-carried TV option in the Lincoln, Nebraska area.