Democratic congressional leaders have introduced legislation they say will make sure the Internet remains accessible to all online services and keeps the net free of so-called "fast lanes."
TDS Telecom has put the final touches on a broadband stimulus project around Medford and Stetsonville, Wis., extending service to area businesses and nearly 1,400 residents.
Keeping pace in a Texas market that's been increasingly pockmarked with next-generation broadband options, Suddenlink announced Monday that it's using its DOCSIS 3.0 platform to launch a new 300 Mbps service tier in two mid-state areas, Leander and Pflugerville, with the high-speed offering also coming to nearby Georgetown in the next few months.
AT&T is bringing its U-verse data, voice and video product suite to the Greater Montgomery, Ala., area, a deployment made possible by its Project Velocity IP (VIP) initiative.
Billed by one ESPN executive last week as a potential "watershed moment" in terms of audience usage of TV Everywhere products, ESPN and Univision coverage of the World Cup, which kicked off Thursday, will likely not break viewership records on mobile devices in the U.S.
While corporate lawyers for the respective two sides managed to hammer out an interconnection deal back in April, Netflix and Verizon are just now getting down to the technical details behind their peering arrangement. And Netflix-subscribing Verizon ISP customers probably won't see their streaming performance improve until the end of the year.
Digital video consumption isn't just proliferating on terrestrial networks, it's also driving an explosion of wireless broadband traffic. That's one of the key themes examined in FierceWireless ' annual Fierce 15 list. Learn who this year's winners are here.
Continuing to escalate the public debate about net neutrality at a Wednesday panel discussion conduced by the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C., AT&T senior executive VP Jim Cicconi accused Netflix of "double talk" in regard to its position on net neutrality.
The cable-consortium-created Reference Design Kit has integrated support for the Digital Video Broadcasting standard and will now be used in European IP-capable set-tops, as well as those deployed in other parts of the world.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday suggested he might seek to abolish laws lobbied for by ISPs that block municipalities from building and using their own fiber-based broadband networks.