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2012-08-22 02:25:26

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Conterra Broadband Services ("Conterra"), a national provider of high capacity, wide area network services specializing in underserved areas of the U.S., announces today that it has joined Allied Fiber's Dark Fiber Community. With more than 140 members, the Dark Fiber Community serves as a networking and educational center for those in the optical fiber networking industry. The community allows for easy exchange of information...

2012-06-28 10:28:22

STAHLSTOWN, Pa., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly-formed SCC, Small Company Coalition (www.smallcompanycoalition.com) is leading an information blitzkrieg, hoping America will shout out for equal broadband for everyone. The Coalition is made up of small independent telecom carriers that serve rural America, including tribal lands and the heartlands of America that have already been hard hit by this economy. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-03-19 18:20:26

Study Asserts Better Coordination Needed Among Public and Private Stakeholders to Raise Broadband Adoption in U.S. WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today marked the two-year anniversary of the delivery of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) by releasing a new study showing that the home broadband adoption rate in the United States remains...

2012-03-13 05:09:00

CAPE TOWN, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past years, the West and Central African region has witnessed a dramatic increase in mobile broadband connections, mainly due to the surge in mobile broadband connections in Nigeria. Effective regulatory environments have made Nigeria and Ghana among the most dynamic broadband markets in sub-Saharan Africa with over 150 market participants and massive terrestrial infrastructure development. With the deployment of advanced...

2012-02-21 10:00:00

More than 11,000 additional households will be able to access Main Street Broadband's state-of-the-art broadband network. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Main Street Broadband announced today that it has launched its 4G wireless broadband service in Kings Bay, Georgia. Kings Bay is home to the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, the East Coast home of the U.S. Navy´s Trident submarine fleet. Main Street´s network now covers the naval base as well as more than 4,000 households...

2012-02-16 15:00:35

In the developing world, 96 percent of all households have no internet access. Even in Germany, many regions are still without broadband connectivity. But in future, a revolutionary new technology for wireless networks will allow the gaps in rural internet provision to be closed at significantly less cost. John just loves playing soccer, and he´s really looking forward to the weekend game, which he´s agreed to organize. First, he needs to tell his teammates and friends about it,...

2011-12-13 08:00:00

The Fiber Optic Cable Installation industry will likely experience heightened revenue growth over the next five years, according to report from IBISWorld, the nationâs largest publisher of industry research. Revenue is expected to increase at an average of 5.0% per year to $5.5 billion in the five years to 2016. Wireless carriers expand fiber optic cable installation at higher rates, as more carriers upgrade their networks and consumers increasingly demand high-speed internet on...

2011-11-16 05:42:00

DALLAS, November 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports adds new research report 'Global Consumer Satellite Broadband Internet Market' to its store. Currently, affordable satellite broadband internet service is offered in some or all of North America, Europe, and Asia. By the end of 2010, there were 1.5 million subscribers. Over the next seven years, the number of subscribers to satellite consumer broadband Internet will more than triple. New satellites and technologies will...

2011-11-09 17:30:00

Adoption Gap Remains Along Demographic Lines; Socio-Economic Status Does Not Explain the Entire Gap WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Commerce's Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today released a report, "Exploring the Digital Nation," that analyzes broadband Internet adoption in the United States. Overall, approximately seven out of 10 households in the United States...

Low-Income Families Merge Onto Internet With Help From Cable Companies
2011-11-09 09:51:39

An initiative, called Connect to Compete, from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will attempt to offer affordable broadband internet access into the homes of low-income Americans, Jasmin Melvin of Reuters is reporting. Approximately 100 million Americans do not currently have high-speed internet access in their homes, due primarily to the cost of such service which can be prohibitive for many households. Families who are currently enrolled for free or low-cost school lunches...