Sluggish broadband rollout costs $7 trillion per year; J.D. Power study shows growing use of tablets to view video

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@FierceTelecom RT @suniltagare: Sunil Tagare sounds off on the realities and myths of the swath of new submarine cable systems being built. Article. | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Broadband inaction is leading to $7 trillion per year in lost GDP. Article

> The European Commission has asked Estonian lawmakers to ensure they are compliant with European Union rules that require a separation between regulators and telcos. Article

> A J.D. Power residential pay-to-view study revealed that viewing of paid video via tablets and wireless phones has increased, while viewing video via computers declined. Release

And finally … If you're a residential subscriber who wants to buy a VPN service, Broadband DSL Reports is looking at which provider is offering the best services. Article

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