News tagged with broadband connections

Brussels prods Europe to invest in broadband

The EU executive Monday urged Europe's largest telecoms operators to invest in high-speed broadband as it launched a review into the price of access to smaller alternative operators.

Oct 03, 2011
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Wii becomes third console to stream Netflix

(AP) -- It's a triple crown for Netflix. Beginning in the spring, the Wii will become the last of the three current video game consoles to get instant viewing of Netflix movies and TV shows over the Internet.

Jan 13, 2010
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New data: 40 percent in US lack home broadband

(AP) -- Roughly 40 percent of Americans do not have high-speed Internet access at home, according to new Commerce Department figures that underscore the challenges facing policymakers who are trying to bring affordable broadband ...

Feb 16, 2010
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FCC opens up unused TV signals for broadband

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is opening up unused airwaves between television channels for wireless broadband networks that will be more powerful and can reach farther than today's Wi-Fi hotspots.

Sep 23, 2010
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Israel sets sights on next-generation Internet

(AP) -- Israel is often referred to as "Startup Nation," thanks to its long history of high-tech breakthroughs produced by scrappy little companies. But in one critical area, the speed of Internet connections, ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Luxembourg shows 'bigger is not always better'

Sometimes good things come in small packages and this is indeed true of Luxembourg when it comes to information and communication technologies (ICT). Take the example of broadband rollout. Being a small country ...

Apr 19, 2013
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Broadband services approach advertised speeds

(AP) -- New government data find that the nation's major broadband providers deliver Internet connections that are generally 80 percent to 90 percent of maximum advertised speeds.

Aug 02, 2011
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