South Carolina Wireless Broadband Bill Passes House
Quick Update on Wireless Broadband
The wireless broadband bill, H4735, passed the House of Representatives on Thursday and was introduced in the Senate and referred to the Judiciary committee on the same day.
From Lakefront Hartwell, March 10, 2008
US Consumers Eyeing Broadband Speeds More Closely
The average downstream speed of a US broadband connection is 3.8Mbps, while the average upstream speed is 980Kbps.
From In-Stat, March 05, 2008
Global Broadband Prices Increasing
The latest data from Point Topic reveals an increase in global DSL entry level prices from $24.43 to $24.54, mainly influenced by the pricing policy of Telekom Austria.
From VNUnet.com, March 05, 2008
ComScore: Computers Using "Mobile Broadband" Soar 154% in 2007
Mobile broadband employs cellular networks, where users pay subscriptions for access and the connection is made with a PC card, built-in adapter, or connections can be tethered via a cell-phone or PDA, and is different than Wi-Fi access, which is predicated on the availability of short range “hot spots” where access fees often apply incrementally for each connection.
From comScore, March 05, 2008
Intel Seeking Salvation in WiMax
With component prices falling amid weakening computer spending, the giant chipmaker is betting heavily that WiMax is the future of wireless broadband. That's an expensive gamble.
From CNN Money, March 05, 2008
WiMAX Spotlight Shifts to India
From Telephony Online, March 05, 2008
TIA Applauds Markey Bill and Municipal Control Over Broadband
From TMCnet.com, March 04, 2008
EC Commissioner Reding Opposes Closed Fiber Networks
European Commissioner Viviane Reding has sent a very clear message to Europe’s incumbent operators -- there’s no way you’ll get away with building closed FTTH networks.
From Light Reading, March 04, 2008
Azulstar Leaves Winston-Salem Project
Lynda Goff, the executive director of WinstonNet, said the Azulstar "made the decision to leave the partnership" earlier this year.
From JournalNow.com, March 04, 2008
Pittsburgh's Downtown Partnership: New Wi-Fi Provider
AspStation replaces US Wireless Online Inc. as the company responsible for maintaining the system and collecting subscribers' payments. Louisville, Ky.-based US Wireless Online filed for federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 8.
From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 03, 2008