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U.K. Government Gives £114 To Kickstart Fast Broadband In Its Cities

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Ten British cities will be boasting super-fast broadband speeds within the next three years, says the U.K. government, which has gifted the project £114 million. The cities were invited to bid for the cash, but will be expected to make up the inevitable shortfall themselves. London will receive the lion's...
U.K. Government Gives £114 To Kickstart Fast Broadband In Its Cities

Education Group: Schools Need 100 Mbps per 1,000 Broadband Users

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Schools in the U.S. will need broadband speeds of 100 Mbps per 1,000 students and staff members by the 2014-15 school year in order to meet a growing demand for......
Education Group: Schools Need 100 Mbps per 1,000 Broadband Users
Top that, cable! Verizon offers 300 Mbps home broadband

Networking startup NoviFlow announces fast OpenFlow switch

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Networking startup NoviFlow is trying to get ahead in the OpenFlow networking race by bringing out a switch capable of running on the OpenFlow 1.3 protocol at up to 200 Gbps. More and more IT people are coming to understand and express interest in implementing OpenFlow, which separates the control plane...
Networking startup NoviFlow announces fast OpenFlow switch

Japan's DoCoMo hits 10 million LTE subscribers, doubling its numbers in 6 months

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NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s largest largest mobile operator, has announced that its Xi 4G-LTE service has passed 10 million subscribers, doubling its numbers from 5 million customers in August 2012. The operator, which has a 46 percent domestic market share, claims to support a peak downlink speed of 100 Mbps, but says it is...
Japan's DoCoMo hits 10 million LTE subscribers, doubling its numbers in 6 months

Education group: Schools need 100 Mbps per 1,000 broadband users

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Schools in the U.S. will need broadband speeds of 100 Mbps per 1,000 students and staff members by the 2014-15 school year in order to meet a growing demand for Web-based instruction and a skyrocketing number of student-owned Web devices, according to a new report by a trade group representing...
Education group: Schools need 100 Mbps per 1,000 broadband users

Not so fast: Budget cut wipes out €7bn European broadband fund

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The European Union has just agreed on its budget for the years 2014-2020, and it’s the first time that budget has actually been cut. Unfortunately for European broadband projects that were counting on money from a €7 billion ($9.36 billion) central fund, that’s where a huge chunk of the €34...
Not so fast: Budget cut wipes out €7bn European broadband fund

How about that: A 100 Mbps mobile hotspot

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Huawei has packed a lot of speed into its latest mobile hotspot. The rather awkwardly named E589 FDD is intended to push the limits of current LTE technologies, offering up peak speeds of 100 Mbps, which it can redistribute to as many as 10 Wi-Fi devices. The catch is that...
How about that: A 100 Mbps mobile hotspot

France wants to invest $27B in high speed broadband

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France has unveiled a financing plan that would result in the government and private companies spending €20 billion ($27 billion) over the next 10 years bringing high speed broadband and fiber connectivity to the country. The news comes after the EU’s budget cut almost all of the $7 billion it...
France wants to invest $27B in high speed broadband

Comcast capitulates on cap, but dodges the net neutrality issue

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Comcast Tower Comcast plans to raise its broadband cap to 300 GB per month as it trials two new ways to deal with managing traffic on its network, the nation’s largest cable operator said in a blog post today. The move is a welcome one for those who have hit the...
Comcast capitulates on cap, but dodges the net neutrality issue

How many people have a gigabit connection? Fewer than you think.

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As Google expands its commitment to bringing fiber-to-the-home gigabit connections to more places, I wondered exactly how many people actually have gigabit connections. So I asked Ookla, the company that operates the Speedtest.net service for its data. Turns out, there’s not real way to calculate who has a gig, but...
How many people have a gigabit connection? Fewer than you think.

Is the FCC planning to propose some new broadband math?

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U.S. broadband needs a facelift, becoming faster, fatter and going farther if the chairman of the Federal Communication Commission has his way. In a speech Tuesday, Julius Genachowski did what I’m beginning to think of as the “Julius shuffle”, where he takes two steps forward calling for innovation, competition and...
Is the FCC planning to propose some new broadband math?

Look! It’s yet another effort to save DSL

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Copper. It's not going anywhere. Vectoring, a technology that eliminates crosstalk on a broadband DSL line, can boost speeds on existing copper to up to 100 Mbps. And apparently service providers are really interested in testing it out, according to Telebyte, a Hauppauge, New York-based company that just launched the...
Look! It’s yet another effort to save DSL

The U.S. once again fails the FCC's broadband progress report

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Despite Google’s fiber to the home network in Kansas City and the spread of cable’s 100 Mbps speeds, the U.S. is failing to deploy broadband in a reasonable and timely fashion, according to the Federal Communications Commission. The declaration that the nation’s Internet service providers aren’t meeting the needs of...
The U.S. once again fails the FCC's broadband progress report
Fido turns on LTE network in Toronto, Vancouver, and other Canadian cities
The downsides of a gig: what other towns have learned after getting a gig
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