Project VIP is one of AT&T's most ambitious network buildout initiatives to date. Over the past year, it has been making continual progress in expanding both its U-verse and fiber to the building footprint. Where is it making the bulk of those investments? We list them by state in this special report.
With 200 million fewer women online than men today, a new study released by the Broadband Commission Working Group on Broadband and Gender says that there is a "significant and pervasive" technology gap in accessing information and communications technologies.
The FCC has released an interactive map that shows the locations of 660,000 homes and businesses that are eligible targets to get broadband access through its Connect America Fund.
Google Fiber's emerging presence in Provo, Utah, through its purchase of the iProvo network is once again inciting local cable operator Comcast to respond with a competitively priced 250/50 Mbps tier for $70 a month, according to Broadband DSL Reports.
AT&T's expansion of its 45 Mbps U-verse Power offering into 40 additional markets is a realization that it needs higher speeds to battle cable competitors that are today delivering 50, 100 Mbps and above. But is its speed boost enough to threaten cable operators?
FairPoint Communications is leveraging part of its $3.3 million Connect America Fund Phase I allocation from the FCC to expand and upgrade broadband service in 44 Maine towns that have either no Internet access at all or can only get low-speed dial-up services.
FairPoint Communications will expand and upgrade its network infrastructure to bring broadband service to 18 towns that either have no broadband access at all or can only get low-speed connections.
The city of Carbondale, Ill., has hatched a plan to deliver a 1 Gbps fiber to the premises-based broadband service via the state's Gigabit Communities Challenge.
FairPoint Communications is taking $3.3 million in Connect America Fund Phase I funding from the FCC in order to extend broadband services to 1,284 unserved locations and 4,211 locations that can only get access to low speed Internet connections.
Verizon Communications once again turned down a Phase I Connect America Fund award from the FCC to expand broadband services into rural areas. The service provider did not cite a specific reason for its refusal.