Study Explores Mobile vs. Fixed Internet Preferences, But Results Need a Closer Look

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An authoritative study commissioned by the Internet Innovation Alliance contains valuable information about mobile vs. fixed internet preferences. Researchers at CivicScience surveyed 10,000 people for the study and the researchers appear to have been quite diligent about ensuring an appropriate mix of respondents. But beware...Learn More

Oracle Internet Intelligence Map Shows Impact of Outages

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The Oracle Internet Intelligence Map, launched yesterday, is designed to enable users to see how natural disasters such as hurricanes and other interruptions are impacting online availability. The map is the latest feature of the Oracle Internet Intelligence initiative, which is designed to analyze the...Learn More

NTIA Report: Rising Internet Usage Among All Demographics is Closing the Digital Divide

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The digital divide – the difference in access between disadvantaged groups and others, is closing, according to findings from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) recent survey about internet use demographics. The research shows that Internet usage increased among American households earning less than...Learn More

CenturyLink Selected As An Authorized ISP By National Research and Education Network

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WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that it has been selected as an authorized commercial internet service provider by The Quilt, a national coalition of non-profit U.S. regional research and education networks representing 40 networks and more than 900 educational institutions across the country....Learn More

Charter to Build State-of-the-Art Broadband Network in Wisconsin Villages of Pardeeville and Fall River

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May 21, 2018 — MADISON, Wis. – Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced a $1.7-million construction project to expand its fiber-rich network to the villages of Pardeeville and Fall River, bringing high-speed broadband and its suite of Spectrum services to more than 2,000 homes and businesses...Learn More

Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program Joins Forces with Conference of Western Attorneys General to Promote Internet Safety for Seniors, Parents and Children

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May 16, 2018 — PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a wide-ranging effort to promote online safety for Internet users around the country, Comcast today announced a comprehensive campaign between Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most successful high-speed Internet adoption initiative for low-income households, and members of the...Learn More

Windstream Invests $2 million in High-speed Internet Network in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today announced an investment of $2 million in high-speed Kinetic Internet services for Lexington. With Kinetic Internet, Windstream is improving network speeds to approximately 30,000 households, bringing the number of households receiving...Learn More

Arvig Continues E-rate Success with Schools and Libraries

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PERHAM, Minn., May 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — During the first quarter of 2018, more than 30 schools/school districts have selected Arvig for high-speed internet, transport and voice solutions. Methods of delivery include dark fiber and traditional lit service solutions. These institutions are funding these...Learn More

Blue Valley Telecommunications Becomes 150th Gig-Capable Provider Certified by NTCA

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Nashville, Tenn., (April 30, 2018)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today celebrated a major milestone in its members’ efforts to bring innovations to rural communities by announcing that 150 companies have received its Gig-Capable Provider certification for providing access to the Internet’s fastest speeds. The announcement was...Learn More

Ting Internet Announces Gigabit Expansion

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April 30, 2018 — FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ting, a division of Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX, TSX: TC) is pleased to announce that Fuquay-Varina will be the next town to get crazy fast fiber Internet from Ting. Ting Internet continues its commitment to bringing dedicated, symmetrical, gigabit, fiber optic...Learn More

Comcast Introduces Gigabit Internet Service In Vermont

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MONTPELIER, Vt., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Comcast today announced that it is launching a new internet service that will deliver speeds up to 1 Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) to residential and business customers in Vermont,  These speeds will be among the fastest and most widely available and include access...Learn More

AT&T and Crown Castle Expand Strategic Relationship

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AT&T and Crown Castle signed a new agreement simplifying and expanding their long-term leasing deal for wireless network infrastructure. Under the new agreement, leasing management and operations are streamlined to improve the efficiency and flexibility under which AT&T can deploy new technologies and increase network...Learn More

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