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The Future of American Broadband Is a Comcast Monopoly - Motherboard
The Future of American Broadband Is a Comcast Monopoly  Motherboard

The FCC this week released a new, 182-page Communications Marketplace Report it claims proves the US broadband industry is awash with vibrant ...


Editorial: Broadband Providers Overstate Coverage - Valley News
Editorial: Broadband Providers Overstate Coverage  Valley News

Can you hear us now? We have some shocking news. It appears the companies that provide cellphone and high-speed internet *service* routinely overstate the ...


State's lack of rural broadband may be underestimated - Meadville Tribune
State's lack of rural broadband may be underestimated  Meadville Tribune

HARRISBURG — A Penn State study of broadband access across the state, due out in January, will likely demonstrate that federal data about availability of ...


Larimer County would face big costs for questionable returns on rural broadband - The Coloradoan
Larimer County would face big costs for questionable returns on rural broadband  The Coloradoan

Rural broadband would cost Larimer County tens of millions of dollars, with limited chance of recouping the investment.


Rip-off broadband: Millions of people wasting money on overpriced contracts - ZDNet
Rip-off broadband: Millions of people wasting money on overpriced contracts  ZDNet

Ofcom launches broadband pricing review and plans to force companies to alert customers to best deal available.


Yahsat and Hughes Launch Joint Venture to Deliver Satellite Broadband Connectivity across Africa, the Middle East and Southwest Asia - PRNewswire
Yahsat and Hughes Launch Joint Venture to Deliver Satellite Broadband Connectivity across Africa, the Middle East and Southwest Asia  PRNewswire

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), a leading global satellite operator ...


IIA: Broadband is Big Shopping Bonus - Multichannel News
IIA: Broadband is Big Shopping Bonus  Multichannel News

The Internet Innovation Alliance says that the average family can save about $10500 per year by using broadband to comparison shop. It is even ...


Northam proposes new spending on broadband access - WHSV
Northam proposes new spending on broadband access  WHSV

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he wants lawmakers to approve spending $50 million to make it easier for people to get faster internet *service*.


Colorado broadband speeds decent but not the best - The Denver Post
Colorado broadband speeds decent but not the best  The Denver Post

Broadband speeds across the country are rising rapidly, but Colorado isn't at the front of the pack when it comes having the fastest Internet.


Rural broadband gets potential boost as Congress passes farm bill - CNET
Rural broadband gets potential boost as Congress passes farm bill  CNET

The bill, which provides billions in subsidies to American farmers, will also pave the way for more-coordinated efforts among federal agencies to deploy ...


Legislators discuss broadband access at annual breakfast - WHSV
Legislators discuss broadband access at annual breakfast  WHSV

Broadband, Interstate 81 and education were some hot topics over breakfast this morning.


Washington state ranks in top 10 in annual Speedtest U.S. broadband performance report - GeekWire
Washington state ranks in top 10 in annual Speedtest U.S. broadband performance report  GeekWire

Even if it feels like your broadband connection is slug-slow at times, on the whole fixed internet connection speeds are rapidly rising. And Washington is in the ...


Letter: The need for broadband is overstated - The Mercury News
Letter: The need for broadband is overstated  The Mercury News

We need broadband speed to ensure we aren't wasting milliseconds on our bill payments and job applications?


USDA makes funds available for improving rural broadband - Martinsburg Journal
USDA makes funds available for improving rural broadband  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering up to $600 million in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural areas — a ...


Broadband access not available everywhere in PA | Smart Talk - witf.org
Broadband access not available everywhere in PA | Smart Talk  witf.org

The Federal Communications Commission estimates about 800000 Pennsylvanians lack access to Broadband. A recent Penn State study finds the number ...


Telemedicine demand spurs rural broadband push in Texas - Politico
Telemedicine demand spurs rural broadband push in Texas  Politico

The demand for telemedicine is renewing state and federal efforts to improve internet infrastructure.


Intelsat launches broadband service aimed at military and government aircraft - SpaceNews
Intelsat launches broadband service aimed at military and government aircraft  SpaceNews

The *service*, called FlexAir, is targeted at government and military aircraft operators that only want to pay for the broadband they use, without having to make a ...


County embraces “dig once” policy for broadband - Mountain Democrat
County embraces “dig once” policy for broadband  Mountain Democrat

In an effort to streamline installation of broadband internet, El Dorado County Supervisors nodded to the idiom, “kill two birds with one stone” at their meeting ...


Opinion: U.S. must stop bickering and close the broadband gap - The Mercury News
Opinion: U.S. must stop bickering and close the broadband gap  The Mercury News

Broadband, sometimes called the “Fifth Utility,” has become a critical part of 21st century life – equal in importance to electricity, natural gas, water, and ...


The Rural Broadband Gap: After a Year of Progress, Challenges Remain - PrecisionAg
The Rural Broadband Gap: After a Year of Progress, Challenges Remain  PrecisionAg

Nobody ever said farming was easy, but 2018 was a particularly difficult year for many in agriculture: trade tensions, uncooperative weather during harvest, and ...


Deal would expand broadband internet access in Albemarle - The Daily Progress
Deal would expand broadband internet access in Albemarle  The Daily Progress

Albemarle County has entered into an agreement that will provide county members of the Central Virginia Electric Cooperative with broadband internet access ...


Tipmont REMC acquires Wintek, takes a step forward on broadband internet goal - Journal & Courier
Tipmont REMC acquires Wintek, takes a step forward on broadband internet goal  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — Tipmont REMC has taken another large step forward in bringing broadband internet to rural Indiana residents. As of January 1, the ...


FCC Communications Marketplace Report Finds High Cable Prices, Uncompetitive Broadband Markets - Public Knowledge Tech News and Comment
FCC Communications Marketplace Report Finds High Cable Prices, Uncompetitive Broadband Markets  Public Knowledge Tech News and Comment

Today, the Federal Communications Commission adopted its first ever Communications Marketplace Report. The Report complies with new congressional ...


Phase one of broadband project nears completion - SaukValley.com
Phase one of broadband project nears completion  SaukValley.com

ROCK FALLS – The first phase of the city's broadband buildout, covering the business corridor, should be completed by the end of the month. The initial ...


Ferguson addresses broadband - Valley Times-News - Valley Times-News
Ferguson addresses broadband - Valley Times-News  Valley Times-News

For residents living inside city limits, fast, reliable internet can often be taken for granted. However, in rural parts of the county and Georgia, that same internet ...


FCC proposes doubling speed requirement for rural broadband - The Verge
FCC proposes doubling speed requirement for rural broadband  The Verge

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to raise the minimum broadband speed standard to 25 Mbps, more than doubling the current requirement.


Streets with UK's slowest and fastest broadband named - BBC News
Streets with UK's slowest and fastest broadband named  BBC News

A village street in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire, has been named as the slowest for broadband internet, according to an annual survey. The study said homes on ...


Government to launch broadband readiness index of states: Aruna Sundararajan - Economic Times
Government to launch broadband readiness index of states: Aruna Sundararajan  Economic Times

The government is planning to launch broadband services readiness index of states based on parameters like infrastructure, approval processes and utilisation ...


Broadband For Farmland? Here's Why It Matters For America - Forbes
Broadband For Farmland? Here's Why It Matters For America  Forbes

Many farmers lack basic broadband access, and it could be affecting how much food they produce. Here's what you can do about it.


FCC kicks off investigation into broadband map accuracy - CNET
FCC kicks off investigation into broadband map accuracy  CNET

A preliminary review suggests the commission's rules may have been violated.


Broadband, outreach tops monthly EDC meeting | Spotlight - The Star Democrat
Broadband, outreach tops monthly EDC meeting | Spotlight  The Star Democrat

EASTON — Hugh Grunden, president and CEO of Easton Utilities, was the guest speaker at the monthly Economic Development Commission Meeting on ...


NH senators praise FCC's investigation of mobile broadband mapping - New Hampshire Business Review - December 21 2018 - New Hampshire Business Review
NH senators praise FCC's investigation of mobile broadband mapping - New Hampshire Business Review - December 21 2018  New Hampshire Business Review

Following Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH)'s call for the Federal Communications Commission to extend the deadline to challenge its broadband coverage maps ...


Openreach and ISPs make deal on automatic compensation for shonky broadband - The INQUIRER
Openreach and ISPs make deal on automatic compensation for shonky broadband  The INQUIRER

BT-OWNED Openreach has reached a deal with five ISPs to provide Brits with automatic compensation for shonky broadband *service*. The voluntary system, set ...


Comcast Rejected By Small Town Planning to Build its Own Broadband - Paste Magazine
Comcast Rejected By Small Town Planning to Build its Own Broadband  Paste Magazine

Comcast tried to rope a small town into a broadband deal. Residents rejected the offer to build their own.


Charlemont residents vote in favor of building town-owned broadband network - WWLP.com
Charlemont residents vote in favor of building town-owned broadband network  WWLP.com

Charlemont residents are supporting a town-owned fiber broadband network proposal, instead of a cheaper offer from Comcast. 56 percent of residents voted in ...


Broadband council seeks coverage information from providers - Charleston Gazette-Mail
Broadband council seeks coverage information from providers  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council is asking internet providers to volunteer their coverage data to position the state for more federal funds to ...


Microsoft expands rural broadband push to include 1 million more people - CNET
Microsoft expands rural broadband push to include 1 million more people  CNET

Microsoft plans to offer 3 million people living in rural America wireless broadband using unlicensed TV white spaces by 2022.


Rural Broadband To Reach Three Million People - agprofessional.com
Rural Broadband To Reach Three Million People  agprofessional.com

Microsoft recently announced it is increasing its commitment to closing the rural broadband gap with a significant infrastructure boost from the company.


Broadband and Montana go together | Columnists - The Missoulian
Broadband and Montana go together | Columnists  The Missoulian

Do the words broadband and Montana go together? They must! Even though many areas of Montana have superior quality broadband available (some is being ...


Green light for Petersham broadband network - Athol Daily News
Green light for Petersham broadband network  Athol Daily News

By SARAH ROBERTSONStaff WriterPETERSHAM — Residents voted overwhelmingly in favor of a ballot measure giving the final green light for a town wide ...


Mobile broadband is faster than Wi-Fi in 33 countries - The Verge
Mobile broadband is faster than Wi-Fi in 33 countries  The Verge

Generally, it's accepted that internet access originating from a Wi-Fi hot spot will be faster than a mobile broadband connection. Many of the most popular ...


Senate passes act to measure economic impact of broadband - Beckley Register-Herald
Senate passes act to measure economic impact of broadband  Beckley Register-Herald

The U.S. Senate has passed the Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act, which will require the Bureau of Economic Analysis to conduct a study of the ...


David Ralston: On finding cash for rural broadband, 'religious liberty' and teacher pay raises - MyAJC
David Ralston: On finding cash for rural broadband, 'religious liberty' and teacher pay raises  MyAJC

Athens -- When the Legislature convenes in January, the state will have a new governor, and a new lieutenant governor – who will preside over the Senate.


Blue Earth County Board looks to expand broadband options - Mankato Free Press
Blue Earth County Board looks to expand broadband options  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — The Blue Earth County Board already has a New Year's Resolution: kickstart efforts to bring more broadband options and data fiber connections to ...


Charlemont rejects Comcast broadband offer; opts to build $1.4M fiber optic network - MassLive.com
Charlemont rejects Comcast broadband offer; opts to build $1.4M fiber optic network  MassLive.com

The Franklin County town of Charlemont has chosen to build a municipal broadband network, instead of accepting a turnkey deal from Comcast. ( Mary Serreze ).


US Fixed Broadband Speeding Up—Especially for Downloads - PCMag
US Fixed Broadband Speeding Up—Especially for Downloads  PCMag

The latest Speedtest U.S. Fixed Broadband Performance Report from Ookla shows how the US fares—the average download speed is now 95.25 Mbps!—and ...


Opinion | CEMC may have missed boat on grants for broadband service - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Opinion | CEMC may have missed boat on grants for broadband service  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Tennessee has been awarding grants for broadband rollout, and it may be too late for CEMC to sign up.


Microsoft says the rural broadband divide is worse than you think - Engadget
Microsoft says the rural broadband divide is worse than you think  Engadget

Politicians and regulators like to say they're increasing access to broadband in rural areas, but the reality might be far less rosy. Microsoft has conducted a study ...


Fredericksburg, Va., OKs Broadband Internet Expansion - Government Technology
Fredericksburg, Va., OKs Broadband Internet Expansion  Government Technology

(TNS) — The city council took more steps last week toward its goal of providing Fredericksburg with the fastest broadband Internet in Virginia. It unanimously ...


Farm Bill to help broadband access in rural America - KTAL
Farm Bill to help broadband access in rural America  KTAL

The push is on to bring high speed internet to rural areas around the US.


Onestream has launched one of the cheapest fibre broadband deals in the UK - TechRadar
Onestream has launched one of the cheapest fibre broadband deals in the UK  TechRadar

A fibre broadband deal for the price of most ADSL packages. Fast internet doesn't come much cheaper.


Compromise Farm Bill Would Raise USDA Broadband Loan and Grant Budget - Telecompetitor
Compromise Farm Bill Would Raise USDA Broadband Loan and Grant Budget  Telecompetitor

The House of Representatives and the Senate have reached a compromise on the 2018 Farm Bill that would raise the annual budget for USDA broadband ...


Lujan Grisham Establishes First Ever Economic Development Broadband Grant Program - KRWG
Lujan Grisham Establishes First Ever Economic Development Broadband Grant Program  KRWG

Commentary: As a member of the Farm Bill Conference Committee, Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) issued the following statement after the.


Government-owned broadband is costly — try these alternatives | TheHill - The Hill
Government-owned broadband is costly — try these alternatives | TheHill  The Hill

It's understandable that people want better, faster and cheaper internet, but government does not do a good job operating these networks.


Cheap broadband deal alert: less than £20 p/m and a £55 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card - TechRadar
Cheap broadband deal alert: less than £20 p/m and a £55 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card  TechRadar

Our EXCLUSIVE deal comes to an end this Thursday. Check out TalkTalk's perk-rich cheap broadband offer.


Incoming delegate foresees completion of 'last mile' of rural broadband - West Virginia MetroNews
Incoming delegate foresees completion of 'last mile' of rural broadband  West Virginia MetroNews

Delegate-elect Brandon Steele, R-Raleigh, says most of the remaining obstacles appear to be technical rather than political.


Bedford County supervisors look to accelerate broadband project - Roanoke Times
Bedford County supervisors look to accelerate broadband project  Roanoke Times

BEDFORD — A projected mid-2020 completion date for a long-awaited project to expand high-speed internet access to residents in Bedford County caused ...


Microsoft increases rural broadband commitment, pledges to reach 3 million people by 2022 - VentureBeat
Microsoft increases rural broadband commitment, pledges to reach 3 million people by 2022  VentureBeat

A year ago, Microsoft announced its Rural Airband initiative, pledging to bring broadband to 2 million rural residents in the U.S. by 2022 through unused TV ...


Broadband internet choices limited in Knox area, but options are growing - Knoxville News Sentinel
Broadband internet choices limited in Knox area, but options are growing  Knoxville News Sentinel

This story has been updated with additional detail on Charter/Spectrum internet prices and *service*. In the next few months the Lenoir City Utilities Board will ...


Could light bring us superfast mobile broadband indoors? - BBC News
Could light bring us superfast mobile broadband indoors?  BBC News

While 5G mobile broadband could give us superfast connectivity outdoors, the signal may not be able to reach indoors, particularly at higher frequencies.


25 Million Americans Lack Access to Broadband. Can Microsoft Help? - Digital Trends
25 Million Americans Lack Access to Broadband. Can Microsoft Help?  Digital Trends

A new report from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says that 25 million Americans do not have access to broadband internet -- more than 19 ...


PSC's proposal is much-needed solution to rural broadband 'deserts' - Jackson Clarion Ledger
PSC's proposal is much-needed solution to rural broadband 'deserts'  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The recent announcement of a proposal which would allow Mississippi electrical cooperatives to provide rural broadband services is a much-needed solution to ...


Ajit Pai isn’t saying whether ISPs deliver the broadband speeds you pay for - Ars Technica
Ajit Pai isn’t saying whether ISPs deliver the broadband speeds you pay for  Ars Technica

Nearly two years have passed since the Federal Communications Commission reported on whether broadband customers are getting the Internet speeds they ...


Report Finds 18.4 Million US Fiber Broadband Homes, Highest-Ever Deployment in 2018 - Telecompetitor
Report Finds 18.4 Million US Fiber Broadband Homes, Highest-Ever Deployment in 2018  Telecompetitor

New research conducted for the Fiber Broadband Association by research firm RVA, LLC found 18.4 million U.S. fiber broadband homes as of September 2018, ...


Oi taps Nokia for fixed and mobile broadband equipment - LightWave Online
Oi taps Nokia for fixed and mobile broadband equipment  LightWave Online

Nokia says it has signed a long-term agreement with Oi to supply the Brazilian *service* provider with fixed and mobile systems to support improved broadband ...


Kagan: Broadband-Only Homes Surging, 23% Now Ditch Traditional Video - Telecompetitor
Kagan: Broadband-Only Homes Surging, 23% Now Ditch Traditional Video  Telecompetitor

Broadband homes without traditional pay-TV grew substantially in third quarter and is up 8.5% in the past three years. 3Q18 saw the biggest quarterly gain.


Sprint may tackle market for in-home broadband internet - FierceWireless
Sprint may tackle market for in-home broadband internet  FierceWireless

Over the past year, Sprint executives have repeatedly said the company does not have any plans to use 5G technology to get into the market for in-home ...


Will municipal broadband ever arrive in New Hampshire? - Concord Monitor
Will municipal broadband ever arrive in New Hampshire?  Concord Monitor

Tiny Charlemont, Mass. (population 1,250 or so) has rejected an offer from Comcast to provide broadband in town and will instead pursue a $1.4 million ...


Choosing broadband for gaming: Tips and tricks for better performance - BT.com
Choosing broadband for gaming: Tips and tricks for better performance  BT.com

Your broadband can make the difference between gaming glory and Fortnite or FIFA failure. Read our guide to getting the best connection.


Free Chromecast and £100+ prepaid Mastercard on offer with new BT Broadband deals - TechRadar
Free Chromecast and £100+ prepaid Mastercard on offer with new BT Broadband deals  TechRadar

Just because Black Friday is over and done with for this year, that does not mean by any stretch of the imagination that the season of deals is over. BT has come ...


Are you getting the broadband speeds you're paying for? - CNET
Are you getting the broadband speeds you're paying for?  CNET

The US Federal Communications Commission will once again tell consumers if they're actually getting the broadband speeds touted by internet *service* ...


Who has broadband internet? - amNewYork
Who has broadband internet?  amNewYork

Three of the five New York City boroughs have rates of broadband internet subscriptions that are higher than the state and national average, according to ...


Broadband customers to get automatic compensation - BBC News
Broadband customers to get automatic compensation  BBC News

Many customers who experience fixed broadband or landline loss will soon automatically receive compensation. The £8-per-day deal follows a new agreement ...


Can Broadband Keep Big Cable Afloat - The Motley Fool
Can Broadband Keep Big Cable Afloat  The Motley Fool

Big cable has been losing subscribers, but it's more than made up for those drops by adding broadband customers. In fact, while cable has been losing ...


Charlemont eyes Comcast broadband - The Recorder
Charlemont eyes Comcast broadband  The Recorder

CHARLEMONT – If the town can get Comcast Cable broadband for $1 million less than taxpayers would spend for a town-owned fiber optic network, which ...


i3 Broadband Partners with Bradley Sports Properties - Associated Press
i3 Broadband Partners with Bradley Sports Properties  Associated Press

PEORIA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018--i3 Broadband has been named the official naming partner for the Bradley University Braves Club area for all ...


County, town finalize broadband agreement - The Daily Progress
County, town finalize broadband agreement  The Daily Progress

An agreement between the town and county of Orange allowing the school system's broadband project to continue through the town's right-of-way has been ...


162 Million Americans Lack Regular Access To Broadband Internet, Study Finds - WBUR
162 Million Americans Lack Regular Access To Broadband Internet, Study Finds  WBUR

A new study by Microsoft says 162 million Americans do not have access to broadband internet. That far exceeds the federal government's estimate. Advocates ...


Former Staffers Say FCC May Be Hiding Data Showing Broadband Industry Problems - Motherboard
Former Staffers Say FCC May Be Hiding Data Showing Broadband Industry Problems  Motherboard

The FCC is refusing to release data from an FCC program that tracks whether ISPs actually deliver the broadband speeds they advertise. Once a promising way ...


Broadband researcher believes lack of access offers opportunity - Phys.Org
Broadband researcher believes lack of access offers opportunity  Phys.Org

As a yearlong effort to study broadband access in Pennsylvania nears its conclusion, the Penn State faculty member leading the effort sees numerous ...


The Educational Broadband Service and Why it Matters for Schoolchildren and Unserved Communities - Benton Foundation
The Educational Broadband Service and Why it Matters for Schoolchildren and Unserved Communities  Benton Foundation

The lack of affordable broadband access in the U.S. has resulted in large-scale educational inequities especially in rural areas where 31 percent of Americans ...


New Innovations Bringing Broadband to Native American and Rural Populations - Flathead Beacon
New Innovations Bringing Broadband to Native American and Rural Populations  Flathead Beacon

Nowhere is the lack of broadband Internet more pervasive than on our nation's Indian reservations. According to the latest statistics from the Federal ...


Shropshire's broadband is 'half the speed' of its Telford neighbours - Whitchurch Herald
Shropshire's broadband is 'half the speed' of its Telford neighbours  Whitchurch Herald

SHROPSHIRE'S internet users are having to put up with download speeds that are, on average, only half as fast as their neighbours in Telford.


Timing right to expand broadband | News - Agri News
Timing right to expand broadband | News  Agri News

INDIANAPOLIS — Scott Rudd, Indiana's director of broadband opportunities, was the keynote speaker at an AgrIInstitute luncheon.


USDA's rural broadband plan met with criticism, concerns - Star Tribune
USDA's rural broadband plan met with criticism, concerns  Star Tribune

Slow speeds, bad coverage and expensive *service*. These are just some of the concerns contained in nearly 300 public comments on Rural Broadband Pilot ...


Vodafone starts 5G wireless broadband trial for rural Ireland - The Irish Times
Vodafone starts 5G wireless broadband trial for rural Ireland  The Irish Times

Company undertaking trial to see if it can operate a rural wireless broadband network.


Project to bring broadband to Swinomish | Local News - goskagit.com
Project to bring broadband to Swinomish | Local News  goskagit.com

Microsoft and telecommunications company Native Network are partnering to bring high-speed broadband internet to the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, ...


Farm bill focuses on improved trade and expanded broadband, Sen.... - West Central Tribune
Farm bill focuses on improved trade and expanded broadband, Sen....  West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON — Congress is approaching the end of this year's session and the farm bill is still being discussed, but Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., is confident it ...


County looks to bring broadband to rural communities - Franklin News Post
County looks to bring broadband to rural communities  Franklin News Post

Franklin County approved plans Tuesday that could provide broadband to rural communities in Snow Creek, Ferrum and Windy Gap. The projects are part of an ...


Verizon CEO sees home broadband as a ‘big opportunity’ - RCR Wireless News
Verizon CEO sees home broadband as a ‘big opportunity’  RCR Wireless News

Last week at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg touted the carrier's 5G home residential broadband *service* ...


Broadband project tabled after study shows exorbitant cost - Mount Shasta Herald
Broadband project tabled after study shows exorbitant cost  Mount Shasta Herald

The minimum cost of a southern Siskiyou County broadband project was estimated at $15 million or an average of $3,030 per residence. A $100,000 study ...


Lawmakers revisit streaming tax to boost broadband - WALB
Lawmakers revisit streaming tax to boost broadband  WALB

Lawmakers will resurrect a plan to tax streaming services and other digital goods in a bid to bring high-speed internet to rural Georgia.


Report: Broadband service lacking in most of PA - LancasterOnline
Report: Broadband service lacking in most of PA  LancasterOnline

An ongoing study by Penn State University indicates that Lancaster County, like most of Pennsylvania, lacks access to truly high-speed internet.


Canada Has 'No Plan' to Bring Broadband to Rural and Remote Communities, Watchdog Says - Motherboard
Canada Has 'No Plan' to Bring Broadband to Rural and Remote Communities, Watchdog Says  Motherboard

Canada has “no plan” to wire up remote communities that lack high-speed broadband connections, Canada's auditor general said in a scathing report tabled in ...


Broadband, Business Services & Video in the Mix for Overbuilders - CableFAX
Broadband, Business Services & Video in the Mix for Overbuilders  CableFAX

This week's UBS media conference offered a glimpse into what overbuilders are up to—with increasing internet speeds high on their to-do lists.


City Council to hold public hearings on proposed broadband infrastructure expansion - Fredericksburg.com
City Council to hold public hearings on proposed broadband infrastructure expansion  Fredericksburg.com

City Council will hold public hearings Tuesday on two ordinances that would help Fredericksburg meet its goal of becoming the city with the fastest broadband in ...


Ames considers getting into broadband business - KCCI Des Moines
Ames considers getting into broadband business  KCCI Des Moines

Ames city leaders want to boost internet *service* and are thinking about getting into the broadband business itself.


USDA's Rural Broadband Plan Met With Citizen Criticism and Concerns - Agriculture.com
USDA's Rural Broadband Plan Met With Citizen Criticism and Concerns  Agriculture.com

Slow speeds, bad coverage and expensive *service*. These are just some of the concerns contained in nearly 300 public comments on Rural Broadband Pilot ...


Bedford County officials to discuss broadband agreement | Bedford County News | roanoke.com - Roanoke Times
Bedford County officials to discuss broadband agreement | Bedford County News | roanoke.com  Roanoke Times

BEDFORD — Bedford County residents' comments on Monday will determine the fate of a long awaited project to expand high-speed internet access throughout ...


Business, education, health care at top of mind as rural broadband expansion inches forward - Peoria Journal Star
Business, education, health care at top of mind as rural broadband expansion inches forward  Peoria Journal Star

First of two partsWhen nearly 300 Americans submitted comments this summer on the USDA's pilot plan to bring high speed broadband internet to rural America, ...