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2011-01-06 14:05:00

China and India report second best quarters ever and developing broadband markets show over 20% growth 3Q2010 To see this release with full charts and graphs associated, please visit http://www.broadband-forum.org/news/download/pressreleeases/2011/3Q2010Stats%20Broadband%20IPTV.pdf ATLANTA, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Year on year growth rates of 6.7% have taken broadband subscription to 508,761,837 in the third quarter of 2010, according to figures prepared by Point Topic...

2010-11-15 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A useful new resource is available to help consumers and businesses identify the availability and speed of broadband connections throughout Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Austin Burke said today. The interactive broadband map, online at www.broadbandinpa.com, will become part of a national broadband map that the U.S. Department of Commerce plans to launch in February. A $7.3 million grant...

2010-11-10 13:36:00

Coalition supports policies that enable innovation ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Citizens for a Digital Future (CDF), a national coalition whose members support and advance public policies that encourage broad deployment and robust enhancement of broadband and digital technologies, launched in Florida. "In order for consumers to have access to the latest technologies and best services possible, it is imperative for Florida to have an environment that allows...

2010-11-08 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TNS today released results of its latest ReQuest® survey, a comprehensive and insightful look into consumers' telecommunications behaviors. The survey, conducted among 120,000 households, reveals a steady increase in broadband connections to the Internet in homes. However, this increase is now mostly fueled by growth in mobile broadband technologies, currently adopted by one in four households. According to the study, mobile...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Today, Nevada's Broadband Task Force and the Connect Nevada initiative release a new statewide broadband assessment marking an important step in the effort to expand high-speed Internet service to all Nevadans. The report, titled Nevada Broadband: Preliminary Overview of Broadband Infrastructure & Adoption in Nevada, is now available on the Connect Nevada website (http://www.connectnv.org) and offers the state's first look at critical research findings that are vital to efficient planning...

2010-09-30 09:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell said today Pennsylvania will receive $5.1 million in federal Recovery Act funds to help boost broadband Internet access across the state. The award supplements $2.2 million in funds the state received in January. The money will help the commonwealth improve broadband coverage data by continuing its broadband mapping effort for another five years. The Department of Community and Economic Development and the...

2010-09-22 09:27:00

DUFFIELD, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) recently announced that Sunset Digital Communications, located in rural Southwest Virginia, will receive $20,222,207 to expand the LENOWISCO Rural Area Network (RAN) in Lee and Wise Counties in Virginia, and another $24,529,394 to install broadband backbone in two Tennessee counties, Hancock and Claiborne. The plans, dubbed the "Advance Virginia" project, and the "Transform Tennessee"...

2010-09-02 17:13:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Julius H. Hollis, Chairman of the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE), issued the following statement regarding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) announcement that the commission will seek further public comments on net neutrality policy: "I am pleased that the FCC is continuing to seek different perspectives on broadband policy from a wide array of groups and industry leaders. It is critical that we find the best way forward...

2010-08-24 10:55:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two nationally known leaders in broadband deployment will be the keynote speakers at the 2010 Pennsylvania Broadband Summit, Sept. 20 and 21 at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and Convention Center in Camp Hill, Cumberland County. Former FCC official Blair Levin, who oversaw the development of the National Broadband Plan, and former mayor Graham Richard, who used broadband initiatives to help turn around the once-struggling city of...

2010-08-18 14:53:00

TACOMA, Wash., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet) announced today it has received a second federal grant to extend high-speed broadband service to nearly every unserved area of the state. "This broadband initiative will create immediate jobs, attract economic investment to rural areas, and provide reliable, high-speed internet access to schools, libraries, emergency responders, hospitals, government agencies, businesses and individuals," said Greg Marney, Chief...


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