Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 12:26 EDT

Latest Municipal broadband Stories

2010-04-26 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Following months of due diligence and based on the findings of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) National Broadband Plan, County Executives of America (CEA) announced today that it intends to provide free broadband wireless service to the residents and public service employees of its 700 member counties. The plan calls for CEA to work with strategic partners to construct a new nationwide wireless broadband network using the AWS-3 broadband...

2010-03-18 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Tel Group, Inc. (ChinaTel) (OTC Bulletin Board: CHTL), a leader in high speed wireless broadband, telecommunications infrastructure, engineering and construction services, today announced that it will expand and accelerate deployment of wireless broadband networks in 12 cities across China and 8 cities in Peru. ChinaTel's CEO, George Alvarez, stated, "The funding that we have received to date has allowed us to move forward with the...

2009-11-10 19:56:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChinaTel Group, Inc. (ChinaTel) (OTC Bulletin Board: CHTL), a leader in high speed wireless broadband and telecommunications infrastructure engineering and construction services, today announced that the company's planned infrastructure growth in the People's Republic of China (PRC) has increased significantly. The PRC's Public Security Ministry has chosen CECT - Chinacomm Communications Co., Ltd. (Chinacomm) to provide national security...

2009-11-05 21:17:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaTel Group, Inc. (ChinaTel) (OTC Bulletin Board: CHTL), a leader in high speed wireless broadband and telecommunications infrastructure engineering and construction services, today announced that CECT-Chinacomm Communications Co. Ltd. (Chinacomm), a company owned 49% by ChinaTel, will provide a wireless telecommunications broadband network for the Beijing Transport Ministry for 'live' broadcast of information, schedules, advertising and news on the...

2009-09-08 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced Consolidated Communications, a U.S. incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC), has selected and is actively deploying the Ruckus "Smart Wi-Fi" multimedia system as its in-home connectivity standard, enabling wireless IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) for its subscribers. Consolidated Communications includes the Ruckus MediaFlex(TM) gear at no additional charge as part of its popular Digital Video Service....

2009-06-08 18:05:00

AT&T Outlines Path to an Internet that is Universal, Open, Private and Safe WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today set an ambitious target and timeline of 100 percent broadband by 2014 in a filing before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Recognizing that broadband is a path to job creation, economic recovery and a way to achieve important societal goals, such as energy independence and better health care delivery, the formal process of developing a...

2009-05-07 15:20:00

ATLANTA, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiocom Wireless and Aptilo Networks today announced a strategic partnership designed to enhance Xiocom's ability to cost efficiently operate and manage large scale deployments, better serving their partners across the globe. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081120/CLTH100LOGO) Aptilo offers integrated management solutions for control of billing, user services and access in WiMAX(TM) and Wi-Fi networks. Aptilo's platform is designed for service...

2009-03-09 14:33:00

DALLAS, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NTIA policymakers should reject any plans to expand the costly and failed initiatives of municipal broadband networks when they meet tomorrow to discuss action for the stimulus bill's broadband grant programs. "The NTIA should not support the advancement of taxpayer-funded networks," said Bartlett Cleland, director of the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) Center for Technology Freedom. "With all of the bailouts and pork projects taxpayers are...

2009-03-05 08:30:00

Cites Potential for 2 Million Jobs WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report says next-generation networks capable of providing much faster Internet access are needed to provide the next level of services and applications to consumers. Released today by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, "The Need for Speed: The Importance of Next-Generation Broadband Networks" identifies the economic and societal benefits of high-speed broadband, as well as...

59e4f76780cd8b0e2d92c38e039bf6091
2008-12-13 08:00:00

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to vote December 18 on a plan to auction off the AWS-3 wireless spectrum that will be freed up in February when television stations shift to all digital broadcasts.  The commission would require the auction's winner to use part of the spectrum for a national, ad-supported free wireless Internet service. The no-cost Wi-Fi service would have to be up and running within a few years of the auction, and the winning company would be...