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AT&T, Verizon challenge the FCC's proposed 10 Mbps broadband definition

AT&T and Verizon are challenging the FCC's call to raise the broadband definition from 4 Mbps to 10 Mbps, claiming that the majority of consumers don't need higher speeds, reports  Ars Technica.

Netflix calls out Verizon again on streaming speed after ISP continues PR war

Continue to mess with the bull, and you get the horns … all over again. Verizon found that out the hard way, several days after rekindling a PR war with Netflix over network streaming performance.

Cable is delivering on ISP speeds, FCC study says

In its fourth yearly speed report on ISPs, the FCC found that, on average, cable operators are meeting or beating their advertised speeds by over 100 percent. The FCC also found that consumers continue to crave more speed and are moving to higher and faster tiers of service.

Responding to Netflix PR stunts 101: Don't get into a fight you can't win

In the vote between the upstart digital company and the big corporate monoliths, the little disrupter wins every time. Netflix certainly understands this, as it looks for ways to turn public opinion about the rather nuanced, and highly complicated, net neutrality debate in its favor.

Google joins Netflix in the ISP rating game, says its report is more comprehensive

With even more dogs in the hunt than Netflix, given that it's slowly rolling out a high-speed broadband service, Google on Thursday announced its own ISP ratings report through its YouTube division.

Broadband speed becomes key factor in UK home purchases, says Rightmove

In the UK, a slow broadband connection could drive would-be buyers away from purchasing a new property, reports  TechWeek Europe,  citing  a  survey conducted by Rightmove, an online property portal.

Comcast, Bright House drop 5 places in Netflix ISP speed rankings

Mediacom Communications showed the most improvement of broadband providers Netflix ranks in its monthly ISP Speed Index, moving up three spots to eighth place in the December report.

Windstream being investigated for overpromising broadband speeds

Windstream is facing an investigation from the Governor's Office of Consumer Protection in Georgia for allegedly misleading customers about the broadband speeds it can deliver.

Verizon launches 50/25 Mbps FiOS upgrade for $10

Verizon on Monday launched a plan for existing FiOS customers allowing them to upgrade to its introductory Quantum tier of 50/25 Mbps for an additional $10 per month.

Frontier's DSL speed advertisements under fire from NAD

Frontier Communications was asked by the National Advertising Division on Monday to stop making specific claims in advertisements about the speeds of its DSL service.