As cable TV falters, broadband prices go up
Cable TV has been in decline for quite some time and there's no reason to believe that cord-cutting is slowing down any time soon. Netflix et ......
Report: Many families rely on just mobile Internet, cut out home connections
According to a new survey, Americans are curring back on home wired Internet, with many (especially poorer) families opting for just mobile web.
FCC wants to subsidize broadband prices for low-income families
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is working on a plan to subsidize broadband prices for low-income families, giving households $9.25 per month towards the cost of high-speed Internet.
FCC: U.S. Internet connection speeds have at least tripled since 2011
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said this week that the average download speed for U.S. Internet connections has surged to 31 Mbps as of September 2014, up from 10 Mbps in March 2011.
The cable industry does not want to give Americans faster Internet
The cable industry apparently does not want to give Americans faster Internet, with the industry's lobbying group opposing the FCC's wishes.
FCC to consider changing definition of broadband, raising download and upload speed requirements
As of writing, to be defined as high-speed Internet (broadband), the connection had to have just a 4 Mb/s down stream.
Time Warner Cable: Consumers have no interest in data usage caps
Last year, Time Warner Cable began offering a data usage cap for some small markets, testing the waters with a voluntary option they call Essentials.
Apple, Microsoft, US carriers commit $750 million towards education
President Barack Obama has announced $750 million in commitments from U.S. companies to help bring broadband Internet to more classrooms.
Verizon ready to raise prices, speeds for FiOS
According to reports, Verizon is looking to raise speeds on their FiOS broadband network, but at a price. The speed bump will hit all four ......
Google's pay TV plans take shape with IPTV filings in Kansas City
Google has submitted applications to offer IPTV service through their gigabit Internet network in the Kansas City metro area.
Low Income families in US to get $10 Internet and $150 computers next year
The FCC is partnering with a coalition of private companies and non-profits to offer $10 per month broadband and $150 computers to poor Americans.
FCC chairman announces plan to increase broadband availability in US
FCC Chairmain Julius Genachowski wants to make major changes to existing regulatory rules to expand broadband Internet coverage in rural areas
Controversial FCC net neutrality rules to take effect in November
New FCC net neutrality rules for US broadband providers are set to go into effect on November 20. The rules were drafted last year, but have ......
£363 million allocated to England and Scotland for improved broadband networks
British Secretary of State for Culture Jeremy Hunt has announced a £363 million investment allocated to improve broadband networks in England and Scotland. ......