Hawaii relaxes broadband regulations to encourage buildouts; Is Google abusing its power?

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> Hawaii believes if they loosen up rules for licensing and permitting requirements they will be able to entice more broadband providers to build out service throughout their state. Article

> AT&T U-verse achieved 1 million homes passed in the San Francisco Bay Area, a market traditionally dominated by incumbent cable operator Comcast. Article

> New Mexico's Supreme Court has dismissed a 2009 order regulating prices and services from Qwest Communications. Article

> Farmer Telephone Cooperative is leveraging Clearfield's fiber management system to deliver Fiber to the Home (FTTH) services to about 10,000 South Carolina homes. Release

> Charter Business taps into the growing Ethernet services market with a new long-haul Ethernet and Layer 3 VPN service. Release

> Level 3 Communications will help Extreme Reach, a provider of video advertising solutions, to support its production and distribution of digital video advertising. Release

And finally ... Google has been accused by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission of monopolistic practices in the online search industry. Article


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