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Advancing Californian broadband on the front line

(Photo: Shutterstock) During the summer of 2021, California saw encouraging steps to end the digital crisis, including landmark legislation signed by Governor Newsom in July to invest $ 6 billion in broadband infrastructure and a new federal funding in preparation. At the same time, communities and local organizations have been working on the front lines, […]

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OneWeb launches new device for terrestrial broadband service

The startup plans to integrate the flat-screen antenna with a OneWeb satellite modem into a sealed outdoor unit for distribution later this year. OneWeb has launched a new user terminal designed to provide high-speed Internet connectivity to businesses, governments and remote communities. OW1 was developed in partnership with South Korean antenna manufacturer Intellian Technologies and […]

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County invests $ 1 million in broadband expansion | Local News

CUMBERLAND – The Allegany County Council of Commissioners has invested $ 1 million to bring wireless internet service to multiple areas with little to no connectivity. The investment includes the installation of equipment at six sites in addition to four new towers across the county. Additional coverage has been added to Cash Valley, Ellerslie, Flintstone, […]

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Faster broadband for rural households in Test Valley

THOUSANDS of homes across Hampshire will now have access to super-fast broadband speeds. Virgin Media O2 has added thousands of homes in Romsey and Andover to its gigabit network, including rural villages that now have access to broadband speeds 20 times faster than the regional average. Virgin Media’s Gig1 broadband service, with average download speeds […]

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Federal and provincial governments announce $ 318 million to expand broadband in northern Ontario

The federal and provincial governments are jointly committing $ 318 million to bring broadband infrastructure to all regions of Northern Ontario. In a joint Aug. 6 announcement, governments said the funds would help provide high-speed internet to more than 50,000 rural households in the region. It is part of a federal-provincial partnership, announced on July […]

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Broadband Communities Magazine Names Zyxel Communications to FTTH Top 100 List

Anaheim, CA- (Business thread) -Zyxel Communications A leading provider of secure broadband networks, Internet access and connected home products, today ranked in the Top 100 of Broadband FTTH community magazine for 6 consecutive years. Zyxel recognizes the organizations behind the root causes of fiber-based broadband and draws attention to its comprehensive portfolio of Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) […]

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Four fellows placed in Illinois to improve digital literacy and broadband access

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – Lead for America (LFA) and Heartland Forward have announced the placement of four members of the American Connection Corps (ACC) in Illinois. These fellows will work to increase broadband access and digital literacy and contribute to critical community development initiatives in the Chicagoland area, Metro East, Quad Cities and Greater Peoria. […]

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Vodafone UK Pro Broadband Gets Super WiFi With Built-In Alexa

The mobile operator and ISP Vodafone has now enriched its existing range of residential fixed lines “Professional broadband”(FTTC / FTTP) by integrating Amazon’s Alexa AI personal voice assistant in their pack“Super Wi-Fi Plus”(Mesh network), which has also been upgraded to support Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax). Just to recap. “from Vodafone”Pro“, which come at an additional cost […]