New Jersey has the best residential broadband adoption according to the Information Technology Innovation Fund's (ITIF) 2008 State New Economy Index report.
Telemedicine achieved a significant milestone recently when an endoscopic surgery in Puerto Rico was broadcast live to doctors in several locations throughout the United States.
House Bill 1144, introduced by Maryland State Delegates Thomas Hucker and Brian J. Feldman would establish a private-public partnership designed to make high speed Internet available universally in Maryland. The bill would model the partnership after the extremely successful Connect Kentucky initiative.
Bringing high-speed Internet to coastal areas is a plus for vacationers looking for the comforts of home. But what happens when you bring fiber-optics to a crabber's shack?
Despite being one of our country's most wired states, Maryland has had its own problems with high speed internet access.
Thanks to our 80,000 Speed Testers, the Speed Matters Campaign has been making waves around the country. On Monday we released a state-by-state report and interactive map on U.S. internet speeds based on the test results.
More than 80,000 people have taken the Speed Matters Speed Test to learn the actual speed of their internet connections. We've used the results of all those speed tests to create the first-ever state-by-state report on internet speeds across America. Our findings were deeply troubling.
High speed internet can help people get medical treatment and job training, but it can also help people enjoy themselves. For example, take horse racing. As interest cranks up heading into the last round of the Triple Crown, people are finding new ways to use high speed internet to get more out of this centuries-old sport.
In cooperation with Connected Nation, a nonprofit group aimed at expanding high-speed Internet access and other community-based technology improvements, CWA has developed model legislation for state-level Internet policies.