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Report: US Is A 'Global Leader' In Broadband Technology

U.S. President Obama visits a middle school in Maryland to talk about the progress of ConnectED

‘American networks are 75 percent faster than those in the EU’

The FCC's Plan To Steamroll State Laws Against Government Broadband

Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on oversight of the FCC on Capitol Hill in Washington

Why couldn’t they just try it in the 30 states without these laws?

The Top Ten Reasons Broadband Internet Is Not a Public Utility

Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on oversight of the FCC on Capitol Hill in Washington

Broadband networks do not have any of the most relevant characteristics of public utility services.

Is the U.S. really lagging behind in broadband speeds? Probably not

Earns Comcast.JPEG

America’s wireless industry has investied $94 per subscriber, the rest of the world spends $16

Government broadband overbuilds are anti-competitive

A NBN Co worker holds a fibre-optic cable used in the National Broadband Network in west Sydney

Municipalities building broadband networks are not competing because they don’t have profits as a benchmark.

The new U.S. ppectrum policy has big problems

Verizon Wireless-T-Mobile.JPEG

This new Memorandum is a part of a broader Administration wireless industrial policy to pick winners and losers.

Feds to audit Colorado broadband provider over how it spent $100M in stimulus funds

Broadband Stimulus

Critics say company over-built existing services and ignored under-connected areas

Why IP interconnection would break the Internet

Australia China Huawei Banned

It would move us backward not forward.

Europe falling behind in broadband

Belgium EU Budget

The European telecom companies are having a very rough go of it, with the harsh regulatory climate making them much less valuable.

Why Europe is falling behind America on broadband

Broadband Stimulus

The EU’s broadband industrial policy depends on government funding to succeed.

FCC wants free WiFi for all - TheDC

Free WiFi

New plan for fast, free wireless Internet met with resistance by telecom companies

Professor Crawford's Obsolete Public Utility Thinking for Broadband

Broadband Stimulus

Obviously nostalgic for the simpler government-controlled times of long bygone era

Getting Broadband to All

Broadband Stimulus

Taxpayers cannot afford to waste time and resources on the failing efforts of government-owned broadband networks.

U.S. falling behind the world in auctioning broadband spectrum - TheDC


Other leading economies clearly have grasped and responded to the urgent need to auction more government spectrum, because they appreciate data demand is relentlessly ~doubling annually.

Support withers for FCC Internet tax - TheDC


Backers viewed proposal as a vehicle to ensure broadband coverage in underserved areas

A Failure to Communicate at the FCC


There is an obvious disconnect between the hard data concerning broadband issues by FCC analysts and the opinions of its commissioners.

FCC to tax broadband - TheDCNF

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski

Subsidies to get rural communities online at the expense of everyone else

Google Fiber: Modern Technology, but Obsolete Policy Thinking

Google Search

In touting the benefits of Google Fiber, Google hid the taxpayer-subsidies Google extracted from Kansas City

Spectrum Crunch Fast Approaching

Apple New iPad

Additional spectrum is critical to meeting the demands of 4G wireless devices, like the new iPad, and data-intensive applications.

Study: U.S. mobile networks under strain from high data demand - Fierce Broadband Wireless

Verizon Wireless Google

The study also found that end users are apparently willing to pay for better service.