Obama Cool and Connected Program to Use Broadband to Revitalize 10 Appalachian Towns

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Ten communities in six Appalachian states will receive technical assistance from an inter-agency Obama administration program aimed at using broadband to revitalize downtown areas.  The Obama Cool and Connected program taps resources within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture and...Learn More

Wireless Broadband Alliance Launches City Wi-Fi Roaming Project

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Singapore, 23 August 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance today launches the City Wi-Fi Roaming project, part of the World Wi-Fi Day initiative to accelerate affordable wireless connectivity around the world. The initiative allows consumers and visitors of major cities, including New York, San Francisco,...Learn More

AT&T Launches Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in Cleveland

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AT&T today launched ultra-fast internet service in parts of Cleveland, Bedford Heights, Bedford, Shaker Heights  and surrounding communities. Customers in those areas will be able to get speeds up to 1 gigabit per second3 (Gbps) in homes, apartments and businesses. Internet speeds up to 1Gbps...Learn More

AARP Warns of Public WiFi Risks

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AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) is warning Internet users about using public WiFi networks. The AARP FraudWatch Network has launched a ¨Watch Your Wi-Fi¨ campaign in which it warns of public WiFi risks as well as ways people can protect themselves. Nearly...Learn More

Comcast Customers Can Now Pay Their Bill at Over 7,700 7-Eleven Stores

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August 03, 2016 — PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast announces a new payment option for customers who prefer to pay their TV, Internet or phone bills with cash. Through a partnership with PayNearMe, Comcast has launched a new feature on the XFINITY My Account app which enables customers...Learn More

Comcast to Deliver 100 Gbps Service to Atlanta Braves Stadium

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Atlanta, Georgia — August 1, 2016 — Comcast Business today announced it is building a new multi-site enterprise network for the Atlanta Braves that will connect the Braves’ front offices at SunTrust Park with minor league team operations in Georgia and Virginia. “More than ever,...Learn More

Frontier Partners With AirTies for Smart Mesh WiFi

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ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 27, 2016 – AirTies Wireless Networks, a leading provider of premium in-home wireless systems, today announced that its ultra-performance in-home Wi-Fi products are now available via Frontier Secure,™ a service of Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR). As part of the Frontier Secure portfolio...Learn More

Mobile Devices Are 54% of Connected Home Devices Research Says

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Mobile devices account for more than half (54%) of all connected devices in the average U.S. household, according to new connected home devices research from comScore. That’s nearly twice the percentage for PCs. Smartphones make up the biggest share (36%) of connected home devices research...Learn More

CenturyLink Launches Location-Based Analytics

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LAS VEGAS, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced the market introduction of CenturyLink Location-Based Analytics, a mobile engagement, analytics and marketing solution for owners and operators of spaces and places where...Learn More

Comcast Adds New Video Camera and Voice Controls to Smart Home Platform

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PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast today unveiled a new Wi-Fi-enabled, high definition, indoor/outdoor camera, the latest in a series of new features and devices for its home security and automation platform, Xfinity Home. The company also added voice control to its home platform and is redesigning its own...Learn More

Suburban Broadband Wireless Equipment Launched

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While broadband wireless equipment traditionally has targeted rural deployments, a new offering launched today by Mimosa Networks is designed specifically for suburban deployment, explained Mimosa Vice President of Marketing Brad Day in an interview. The new suburban broadband wireless offering boasts total bandwidth of up...Learn More

Boingo and Amazon Team to Deliver Fast, Free Wi-Fi to Amazon Underground Customers

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Los Angeles, California — July 6, 2016 — Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ: WIFI), the leading DAS and Wi-Fi provider that serves consumers, carriers and advertisers worldwide, announced that it has teamed up with Amazon to offer fast, free Wi-Fi to Android phone and tablet customers who...Learn More