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Just as it released its 2015 Broadband Progress Report, the FCC voted during its monthly meeting today to change the definition of broadband from a minimum of 4/1 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps, a move that will force incumbent telcos and cable operators to rethink how they market and deliver services to consumers and businesses.
Google Fiber said it will continue to invest in bringing its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services to more cities regardless of what direction the FCC takes with net neutrality.
When football fans sit down in front of their TV sets on Sunday to watch the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks play in this year's Super Bowl, Level 3 will once again be providing television broadcast video services to the NFL and NBC Sports.
Zayo has put the final touches on a dark fiber route between the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Data Center facility at 1700 MacArthur Blvd. in Mahwah, N.J., and 755 Secaucus Road outside of New York City, a move showing the need for fiber-based connectivity.
The FCC has closed its AWS-3 spectrum auction, announcing that the total provisional winning bids came in at a record $44.899 billion. Phil Goldstein, editor of FierceWireless, provides analysis of what this game-changing auction will have on the wireless industry. Read more
Telus has purchased a 20 percent stake Alithya, a Quebec-based information technology and consulting service provider focused on the Canadian market with presence in other international countries, a move that will enhance its IT service capabilities.
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The FCC's vote Thursday to change the definition of broadband from 4 Mbps to 25 Mbps makes official another regulatory hurdle to Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
As Comcast earnestly tries to repair its tattered customer service image, news has come that a subscriber retention rep changed the first name of a Spokane, Wash., customer to "A-hole" in the company's computer system after the subscriber's wife tried to cancel the service.