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Togo welcomes historic Equiano submarine cable

The Togolese Republic, csquared and google today announced a major digital initiative that includes the arrival of “Equiano”, an undersea internet cable linking Portugal to South Africa. As the first landfall in Africa, the submarine cable will have a direct impact on internet connectivity in Togo, causing improved and affordable broadband internet access for millions […]

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Comcast Invests $1 Million to Bring Broadband to Rural Community of Biola, California in Fresno County

DGAP-News: Comcast California15.03.2022 / 23:30 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Comcast today announced that it has invested $1 million to bring broadband to Biola, California, a rural community in Fresno County. As part of its largest digital equity initiative in California, Comcast will also open three new Lifting areas […]

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Rural broadband is at the center of the agricultural bill

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for federal assistance to expand high-speed internet connectivity to all parts of the country, members of a U.S. House subcommittee agreed this week while that they were looking at what provisions might be included in the next farm bill. “I represent a mostly rural district in North Central […]

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Leveraging Technology to Improve Financial Inclusion in the United States

By Ismail Amla, Executive Vice President, Professional Services, NCR Corporation The benefits of financial inclusion are known and numerous. Households that lack access to bank accounts or relatively affordable mechanisms for receiving, paying, and spending money end up spending a significantly higher percentage of their income on cash-intensive financial options. These options, like money orders […]

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Leon County Residents and Businesses Encouraged to Participate in Internet Speed ​​Initiative

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Two government entities are encouraging Leon County residents to participate in an internet initiative. According to a press release from the Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Office of Broadband, the two offices are encouraging Leon County residents to participate in the Florida State […]

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Utah internet speed test campaign

Calling on all Utahns to participate in a one-minute speed test to identify areas with low or no high-speed internet accessThe Utah Broadband Center, powered by the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, has launched a statewide internet speed test campaign for Utahans to report their internet speeds at home, at work or wherever they connect.In […]

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ConnectLA’s New Affordable Connectivity Program Prioritizes Broadband

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – ConnectLA is working to put broadband first with its new Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). According to the FCC, approximately 44% of Louisianans do not have high-speed Internet access. About 200,000 students in Louisiana did not have access to high-speed internet during the pandemic. The effect of COVID on Baton Rouge’s […]

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Cache Valley Residents Encouraged to Take One-Minute Internet Speed ​​Test – Cache Valley Daily

FILE PHOTO – Laptop. Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash SALT LAKE CITY — Residents across the state, including northern Utah, are encouraged to test the speed of their Internet connections at home, work, or wherever they connect. The Utah Broadband Center, powered by the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, has launched a statewide internet […]

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14 Internet Speed ​​Statistics [Facts & Trends for 2022]

Despite how crucial the internet has become to modern life, there are still many people who either don’t have access to it or experience glacial speeds. We’ve rounded up 14 of the most interesting internet speed stats, along with trends in technology availability and types, to give you the best picture of the state of […]

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Comcast Expands Affordable Connectivity Program Offerings with Faster Internet Essentials Service and Xfinity Mobile

Submitted by Comcast VSomcast participates in the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and the $30/month benefit can be applied to any level of Xfinity Internet service. Today, Comcast introduced two new ways for customers to connect through ACP and both are available to any qualifying customer in all service areas of the company. Customers […]

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Florida PSC Receives Update on Rural Broadband Deployment

TALAHASSEE — Reliable access to Internet service has become essential for rural households that receive health care or education services online. Today, the Public Service Commission (PSC) explained how Florida’s broadband providers are rapidly scaling up to connect households that need internet access for school, business and other pursuits. . “Expanding high-speed Internet […]

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Ciudad and Sparkle Sign High Speed ​​Internet Connectivity Agreement in Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria News

Sparkle, one of the world’s top five carriers, has been selected by Ciudad, one of Africa’s fastest growing telecommunications companies, to boost internet speeds and set the super experience record. blazing highest in Nigeria with 10 Gbps port connection. Operating as OneData Nigeria, Ciudad is a fast-growing alternative Internet Service Provider (ISP) with approximately 300 […]

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Ciudad and Sparkle to Provide High Speed ​​Internet Connectivity in Nigeria

Sparkle, one of the world’s top five carriers, has been selected by Ciudad, one of Africa’s fastest growing telecommunications companies, to boost internet speeds and set the super experience record. blazing highest in Nigeria with 10 Gbps port connection. Operating as OneData Nigeria, Ciudad is a fast-growing alternative internet service provider with around 300 subscribers […]

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Boost Mobile Internet Speed ​​Reset HIDDEN network settings on your phone NOW

You can increase mobile internet speed by resetting the network settings on your phone. Do this and you won’t have to worry about slow and spotty internet Dealing with slow internet speed is a big problem. Whether it’s ruining your social media viewing experience or causing constant buffering when watching a video on YouTube, Netflix […]

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Which country has the fastest internet speed in 2021?

The Internet, none of us can envision a world. Almost everything we do these days relies on the internet, whether it’s chatting with a friend or doing research, paying bills or working from home. The Net has become a fundamental part of our daily life. Plus, no one wants to deal with an internet connection […]

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Announcement by Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu! Internet speed in Turkey has increased

Turkey’s internet speed increased by 65% ​​in 1 year. The statement came from Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu. Minister Karaismailoğlu said that over the past year fixed broadband speed in Turkey has increased by 65% ​​to 44.77 Mbps. TURKEY IS ABOVE THE WORLD AVERAGE IN MOBILE In his written statement, Minister Karaismailoğlu assessed the […]

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FCC urged to improve translation of broadband subsidy information

The FCC is urged to revise/improve its community outreach materials to non-English speaking communities regarding the billions of dollars in broadband grants it distributes under the $14.2 billion Affordable Connectivity Program. The ACP program provides up to $30 per month for broadband service (up to $75 for tribal communities) and up to $100 for a […]

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Predictions for the future of broadband networks

By Mohamed Al-Ghazali, Director of Wireline Sales, MEA, CommScope. The most important trends driving broadband networks over the coming year are a natural extension of the progress and challenges we saw in 2021. In particular, the global response to COVID-19, the dynamic investments in networks and continued innovation in broadband technology are all contributing to […]

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Turkey’s internet speed not enough for households

Turkey’s internet speed not enough for households As the pandemic increased internet traffic at home, Turkey failed with an internet speed of 30.51 Mbps. It ranked 2021st among 175 out of 103 countries with its internet speed far behind the world average. Internet service providers have focused on maximizing Turkey’s Internet speed with the joint […]

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PLDT dominates internet speed test again for 2021 – report

Image by Bruno/Germany from Pixabay “Fast internet is no longer a luxury.” A telecom giant has outpaced other services in the country in internet speed, according to the latest data from a global benchmarking firm. Home PLDT was recognized as the fastest broadband network in the Philippines based on its speed score in Ookla Speedtest […]

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Eir to accelerate broadband deployment after agreement with InfraVia

Eir is to accelerate the rollout of high-speed internet statewide by an estimated 50,000 additional families and businesses per year after establishing a joint venture partnership for its wholesale fiber broadband network with InfraVia. The investment provided by this joint venture will allow Eir to accelerate the pace of expansion of its fiber optic broadband […]

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Service Provider’s Newly Unveiled Tahoe Network Infrastructure Boosts Connectivity for Rural and Underserved Areas

Led by Greg Green, former CEO of FatBeam, Tahoe provides robust fiber broadband to meet the evolving needs of educational connectivity and community enrichment PHOENIX, January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Presentation Tahoe Network Infrastructure: a consumer-focused network service provider that partners with rural and underserved communities across Midwest and beyond to build bespoke private fiber […]

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Koehler’s bill promotes high-speed internet access in rural Illinois

PEORIA — State Sen. Dave Koehler (D-Peoria) wants all Illinoisans to have access to reliable high-speed internet. He therefore leads the charge of bringing services to the rural areas of the state. “When it comes to internet access and connectivity, rural communities have been left behind,” Koehler said. “This has created an opportunity gap that […]

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Botswana Telecommunications, Mobile Phones and Broadband Markets, Statistics and Analysis 2021 Report: Botswana Uses Improved Fiber Optic Connectivity to Expand E-Commerce – ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 19, 2022– the “Botswana – Telecom, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analysis” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.comoffer. Botswana uses improved fiber optic connectivity to expand e-commerce Although Botswana has a particularly high mobile penetration rate, the fixed telephony sector remains underdeveloped. This is characteristic of many markets in the region, itself […]

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State’s Broadband Map Shows Technology and Internet Divide on the Hill

ALBANY COUNTY — For the first time, New York State has compiled municipal internet connectivity data and presented it publicly in the form of a card, which confirms in numbers what many already knew by anecdote: rural hilltowns are behind in both the internet and technology, as are parts of the cities of Albany, Cohoes […]

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Husted Announces Ohio State University as Host of Broadband and 5G Industry Partnership – WKTN

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, who serves as director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT), announced Tuesday that the State University of Ohio (OSU) would receive $3 million to design a program for Ohio broadband and 5G. Sector partnership with the aim of developing a skilled workforce in the field […]

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Closing the connectivity gap in Sri Lanka

Group Strategy Director of edotco Group Sdn. Bhd. and Interim Managing Director of edotco Sri Lanka, Gayan Koralage, shares his take on what’s on the horizon for the telecommunications industry. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your journey to becoming a top strategist in an award-winning Tower-Co multinational? The highlight of my […]

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Representative Mike Thompson Highlights Federal Investment in Broadband Infrastructure | Local news

Representative Mike Thompson on Wednesday held a press conference with state and local leaders at Camille Creek Community School in Napa to highlight what the broadband portion of the $ 1.2 trillion investment law and jobs in infrastructure, enacted in November last year, will bring California. Support local media coverage and those who report it […]

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Alberta and Canada partner to expand broadband connectivity

To increase broadband capacity in rural, remote and Indigenous communities, the federal government has announced that it will match Alberta’s $ 150 million investment. The Canada-Alberta Broadband Partnership Agreement establishes the framework for the two governments to work together to select and advance projects for the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF), a federal program that supports […]

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Province and federal government announce rural broadband plan

“Albertans living outside major urban centers have been digitally disadvantaged due to unreliable broadband. “ LAKE – Addressing “digital disadvantages” in rural Alberta communities – including the Lakeland region – where reliable broadband service is a concern, is at the center of a new $ 300 million project. The plan will combine a contribution of […]

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Beacon Broadband Connects First Customers to New Fiber Network | News

Beacon Broadband, Inc., powered by Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative, has officially connected its first high-speed fiber optic customers to its network. On Thursday, December 9, this festive event marks the first 25 customers of the Beacon Broadband pilot test area who now receive quality high-speed internet service. “Just over a year ago, Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative created […]

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Comcast Completes Multi-Million Dollar Broadband Expansion in Las Vegas | Community

“This investment in Las Vegas will bring improved broadband services to thousands of homes and businesses, expanding access to education and stimulating economic development opportunities within the community. Working with industry leaders like Comcast, New Mexico will continue to bridge the digital divide and meet the needs of New Mexicans in communities large and small […]

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Federal government and province announce $ 300 million broadband partnership

Projects will be announced in 2022, but due to global supply chain issues and the industry’s ability to support projects, communities may not go online until 2023 or 2024. Rural municipalities say they are pleased with the announcement of federal funds dedicated to improving Internet access in communities across the province. Internet Connectivity in Rural […]

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Ottawa and Alberta invest $ 300 million in joint funding for Internet connectivity

Breadcrumb Links Edmonton Author of the article: Lisa johnson Randy Boissonnault, Federal Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Announces Plan to Improve Internet Access Across Alberta, As Both Orders of Government Committed $ 150 Million to Improve the Internet in rural, remote and Indigenous communities across the province on Thursday, December 16. 2021 […]

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Better Internet Access Comes to Pennsylvania with Landmark Broadband Bill Passed

(WETM) – As internet connectivity has become the essential medium of communication for much of the world, especially during the pandemic, many rural areas in Pennsylvania have been left behind. Lack of internet access is one of the most critical issues in the state. Many areas of the state have a landscape that makes connectivity […]

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IMS and SES to extend Internet connectivity to underserved Colombian communities with O3b mPOWER

Fiber-like O3b satellite connectivity to help accelerate the digital transformation in Colombia with affordable, high-speed and reliable connectivity services LUXEMBOURG, December 15, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – SES ‘satellite link services will enable Colombia’s leading fiber optic network service provider Integra Multisolutions (IMS) to extend and improve fiber-type connectivity for Colombian municipalities in less than 100,000 […]

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Starlink officials and PTA discuss satellite broadband connectivity in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Officials from the US-based global satellite broadband provider Starlink and PTA discussed the launch of the service in Pakistan. Starlink Middle East & Asia Director Mr. Ryan Goodnight and Head of Global Site Acquisition Mr. Ben Macwilliam visited the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) Headquarters, in Islamabad on December 13, 2021. They met the President […]

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Targeting senior housing communities in the broadband access program: LeadingAge – News

(Credit: 10,000 Hours / Getty Images) As the federal government transitions between broadband access programs, a leader in aging services calls for the affordable connectivity program to specifically target seniors in subsidized housing. The Federal Communications Commission recently announced a 60-day transition period to the Affordable Connectivity Program, which modifies and expands the emergency broadband […]

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State’s $ 100 million demands for broadband expansion open

To close the year that Governor Tony Evers predicted would be the “Year of broadband access“, the State Civil Service Commission has opened requests for grants of up to $ 100 million that it wishes to grant in the summer of 2022. Evers started 2021 with her statement during the State of State address, and […]

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LA’s digital connectivity efforts boosted by state funding

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Parts of Los Angeles, including South LA, will benefit from a state’s $ 6 billion investment in California broadband infrastructure, the Department of Public Works announced today from the city. The funding, through Senate Bill 156, will bring broadband to underserved areas of Los Angeles through an open-access middle-access network. According […]

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Point of View: The Real Broadband Work Begins Now

Now that President Biden has enacted the infrastructure bill, pundits are wondering if this victory will increase its political value. A better question is, “How can Delaware make sure this victory lifts vulnerable families in our state?” “ Biden’s bipartisan bill will keep its promises $ 1.425 billion in Delaware, money that can be used […]

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Will a flood of federal money finally fix broadband in southwest Colorado? – The Durango Herald

Experts say it helps, but local effort and new ideas are needed A utility worker installs a fiber optic cable on a utility pole near Belfair, Washington. (Ted S. Warren / Associated press kit) Broadband access is lagging behind in several communities in southwest Colorado, but increased federal funding could help fill the gaps. Promulgated […]

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New Mexico Lawmakers Examine Lack Of Progress On Broadband Access At Meeting | Legislature | New Mexico Legislative Session

Officials with the New Mexico Department of Information Technology admitted on Monday that the state had not done enough to prepare for a large expansion in broadband access, especially across tribal lands. It is also unclear how the state will finance a project that is expected to cost more than $ 1 billion over several […]

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Bannock County Conducts Internet Speed ​​Survey, Plans To Improve Broadband Infrastructure

BANNOCK COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI) – Bannock County Commissioners are asking for your help in expanding broadband access in the county by responding to a short survey. The investigation will determine which areas of Bannock County have inadequate internet access and speeds. In order to collect the most useful data, commissioners ask you to complete the […]

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Funding secured to expand broadband network

Funding of $ 7.6 million has been secured to expand Columbia Basin Trust’s regional fiber optic network between Fruitvale and Nelson and between Kimberley and Wasa. Permits and other pre-construction work on the projects will begin soon, with the support of federal, provincial and regional partners. “Our goal is to help the people of the […]

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Could Starlink replace fixed broadband for businesses?

Starlink is Elon Musk’s satellite internet project powered by his hugely successful SpaceX company. It is a series of satellites, or “satellite constellation” in SpaceX’s terms, that will provide global Internet coverage when completed. Which raises questions. Will Starlink replace fixed broadband for businesses? What is Starlink? Starlink has one laudable goal: to provide Internet […]

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Survey sheds light on rural digital connectivity in Wales

A new survey aims to explore the current state of digital connectivity in Wales following concerns that farmers and rural businesses are being left behind. The new survey was jointly launched by the National Federation of Women’s Institutes of Wales, the CLA, the Farmers Union of Wales, the NFU Cymru and the Wales YFC. They […]

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Governor Ducey invests $ 100 million to expand broadband

Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. Governor Ducey announced a $ 100 million commitment to expand broadband to unserved or underserved areas of the state, making it one of the largest broadband investments in the history of the ‘State. The program, known as the Arizona Broadband Development Grant Program, will enable […]

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Packages, prices, advantages, etc. Airtel Xstream broadband

Characteristics oi-Abhinaya Prabhu | Posted: Thursday November 18th, 2021 02:29 PM [IST] Since working from home is the new normal in many parts of the world, there is a huge demand for reliable high-speed Wi-Fi connections. Broadband internet service providers including Reliance Jio, Excitel, BSNL Bharat Fiber, Spectra and Airtel Broadband have come up with […]

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Connectivity and innovation require a strong FCC: Senate expected to approve candidate Sohn

The US Senate is expected to quickly approve President Joe Biden’s appointments to the Federal Communications Commission. This includes new person named Gigi Sohn, a longtime advocate for an open Internet and the First Amendment that wants to restore “net neutrality” regulations. As Biden’s appointment indicates, Sohn has worked for more than 30 years “to […]

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USB Study: Broadband Access Can Improve Sustainability

https://hoosieragtoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/broadband-sustainability-wrap.mp3 A new study from the United Soybean Board shows that broadband Internet access in rural America can improve the sustainability of agriculture. Farmers use the data to inform their operating decisions, including how to make their operation more sustainable, but without a reliable and fast broadband connection, this data is not easily accessible. USB […]

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What Experts Say $ 100 Million in Broadband Funding Will Do for Minnesota

The package should mean more broadband, with a wider reach. “It’s like the WPA, the Works Progress Administration, in 1935,” says Christopher Gibbs, president of Rural Voices, a non-profit organization that connects farmers and community members. “We could even assimilate it to rural electrification. It’s a big problem. As part of the plan, Minnesota will […]

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KH Broadband Digest: November 5, 2021

BROADBAND Yavapai County, AZ Plans $ 50 Million Broadband Initiative Using ARPA Funds Etc, RFP Coming Up :: Red Rock News “Broadband at the polls” :: Institute for Local Self-Government Colorado: Windsor, Milliken vote to withdraw from state law limiting municipal broadband, unofficial results show 80% support for measures :: Loveland Reporter-Herald :: Greeley Tribune […]

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There are several broadband technologies, each with advantages and disadvantages. Which one is right for you?

If there was a time when we liked our Internet service providers, it has been fine for about 18 months. The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic has made many of us home workers, home students and everything in between. Broadband has become the facilitator of our social lives and our family catch-ups, with virtual cocktails […]

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FWA: The answer to the connectivity challenge in sub-Saharan Africa

Telecoms.com periodically invites third party experts to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this article, Wim van Thillo, CEO and co-founder of Pharrowtech, talks about the merits of fixed wireless access to connect the unconnected. To be part of the world’s increasingly digital economy, individuals and businesses need reliable high-speed Internet […]

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USAID Launches Digital Connectivity Project of 1.65 Billion Pesos; The Resilient Cities project has also been launched – Manila Bulletin

A five-year project that will increase digital connectivity in the Philippines was recently launched by the US government. United States Agency for International Development in the Philippines (USAID) Through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Better Access and Connectivity (BEACON) program was launched on Thursday, October 28, the United States Embassy in […]

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Kentucky Advances In Broadband Access | State News

FRANKFURT – State efforts to improve broadband internet service appear to have paid off, as Kentucky is one of the top states for an increase in internet speed since the start of the COVID pandemic- 19, according to a website that monitors the telecommunications landscape. WhistleOut reported that Internet download speeds in Kentucky increased 71%, […]

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Up to speed? Kentucky Among Best States For Increased Internet Speed ​​- The Advocate-Messenger

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The state of Kentucky’s efforts to improve broadband internet service appear to have paid off, as Kentucky has been one of the top states for an increase in internet speed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a website monitoring the telecommunications landscape. WhistleOut reported Wednesday that Internet download […]

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Rogers Brings Connectivity to Residents and Businesses of Ramara in Simcoe County

In partnership with the Township of Ramara, Rogers will connect more than 800 homes and businesses, including the township fire station Once completed, residents and business owners will have access to a full range of services, including Rogers Ignite Internet™ with speeds of up to 1.5 gigabit per second and Rogers Ignite TV™ To ensure […]

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City of Harlingen seeks to provide broadband to residents

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) – The city of Harlingen is working to bridge the digital divide that affects residents. TEA Provides Funding For After School Program To Help Students Make Up For Learning Loss From COVID-19 On October 20, city commissioners approved a contract that will launch a feasibility study that will provide broadband access to […]

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Kentucky Upgrades – Among Top States For Increased Internet Speed, Says WhistleOut

By Tom LatekKentucky today The state of Kentucky’s efforts to improve broadband internet service appear to have paid off, as Kentucky is one of the top states for an increase in internet speed since the start of the COVID pandemic. 19, according to a website that monitors the telecommunications landscape. WhistleOut reported Wednesday that Internet […]

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Hall County Broadband Committee Releases Information from Study with Connected Nation Texas | KAMR

MEMPHIS, Texas (KAMR / KCIT) – Officials from the Hall County Broadband Committee have released information from its study with Connected Nation Texas, recommending various findings to improve broadband access and speeds across the county. It comes after the City of Amarillo City Council approved a broadband initiative for Potter and Randall counties. According to […]

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Globe, Curvalux wins WBA award for bridging the connectivity gap in hard-to-reach areas

Globe and Curvalux won the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Best Wi-Fi for Social Impact award for helping bring high-speed internet connectivity to hard-to-reach areas, especially in communities where l electricity is unreliable or non-existent. The award recognizes and celebrates innovative Wi-Fi network-based services that have been deployed on a trial or commercial basis in at […]

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Alaska Community First To Get Broadband Through OneWeb Satellite

The Akiak Indigenous community worked with Pacific Dataport and Microcom to install the state’s first OneWeb Low Earth Orbit (LEO) user terminal, making Akiak the first LEO village in the United States. Kevin Hamer (photo), President and CEO of Akiak Technology, said, “We provide affordable high-speed internet access to 100% of our homes and businesses […]

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Flying mobile towers to increase broadband Internet connectivity?

To extend Internet use in remote areas, a start-up is proposing to install flying mobile towers. VFLYX, a Bangalore-based start-up, is a subsidiary of X-BoomUtilites, an electronics manufacturer. Drones for this purpose are being developed by the company’s research and development section. These drones can be built to run on solar power, battery power, or […]

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Importance of routers for better internet speed

Source: balkanandroid.com Everyone wants the fastest Internet access in this rapidly advancing age. Why? Because high-speed internet dramatically reduces wait times and allows users to complete multiple tasks at once. As soon as you get your hands on a super-fast internet connection, you’re good to go. You can search all kinds of information online, stream […]

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Flying mobile towers could increase broadband penetration in India

Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) can become flying mobile towers to bring wireless telephony, internet access and mobility to people who live in the remote, remote and difficult terrain of India. Bengaluru start-up VFLYX India, the drone tech arm of the e-com platform for electronic / tech gadgets, XBOOM Utilities, is currently doing R&D to introduce […]

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Starlink to provide half-gigabit WiFi connectivity to airlines

News says Elon Musk’s Starlink is poised to provide half-gigabit (GB) WiFi internet connectivity to airlines, which will give the industry a boost. SpaceX’s CEO said on Twitter that the company is in talks with commercial airlines to make plans to install Starlink Satellite Internet Access to provide in-flight WiFi a reality. Image credits: SpaceX […]

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Biparty Bill Will Change The Broadband Game In The United States |

Millions of Americans do not have access to reliable broadband Internet service, and the inequality is particularly striking in rural America. The rural broadband gap translates into lost opportunities to develop businesses, learn new skills, educate our children or even participate in daily activities. I represent a sprawling rural district that encompasses nearly 25% of […]

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Fifth Annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit to Address Sustainable Solutions to Achieve Digital Equity

WASHINGTON, October 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Internet Society will host its fifth annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit, bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders around a common goal: to connect Indigenous communities in North America to a fast, affordable and sustainable Internet. Indigenous communities are among the most underserved in terms of Internet […]

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DICT Cites Significant Increase in Internet Speed ​​PH and Digital Reforms

Department of Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio Honasan 2nd gives an update to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on his agency’s accomplishments and ongoing development during a meeting with the Interagency Working Group on Diseases Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Palace. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Philippines has seen significant improvements in its […]

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Emergency Connectivity Fund Available Now for Nevada County Schools and Libraries

From a version: Do you know any librarians, teachers or school administrators? They can benefit from funding from the Emergency Connectivity Fund program, which covers the reasonable costs of laptops and tablets; Wi-Fi access points; modems; routers; and purchases of broadband connectivity for off-campus use by students, faculty and library users. The purpose of this […]

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Emerald South and Comcast Launch South Side Connectivity Collaborative, an Internet Connectivity Initiative Focused on South Side Areas of Chicago

Thousands of residents in four neighborhoods on the south side are expected to benefit from additional opportunities to connect to the internet for schoolwork, digital skills training, access to services and job search. Emerald South Economic Development Collaborative and Comcast today announced the launch of the South Side Connectivity Collaborative (SSCC). Powered by Comcast, the […]

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Facebook highlights its broadband connectivity projects

Amid the din of a whistleblower testifying to Facebook’s problematic policies and a recent widespread outage, the social media giant’s Connectivity unit provided a detailed update this week on its grand connectivity strategy. The extensive briefing covered Facebook’s submarine cable deployment, advances in a robot capable of deploying fiber strands along power lines, and new […]

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How CityFibre’s gigabit-enabled broadband network will transform lives in Cambridge

We may be a nation suffering from Zoom Fatigue, but if the past few months have shown us anything, it’s how important digital connectivity is. Broadband is the fourth public service Throughout the lockdown, internet access allowed many of us to continue working. However, the slow and unreliable internet has made using apps like Skype […]

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Twelve New Hampshire School Districts Receive Federal Connectivity Assistance

Posted: 10/01/2021 18:18:42 PM Twelve school districts in New Hampshire will share $ 2.4 million in federal funding that will be used to help them provide students with Internet connectivity devices and services. The grants were awarded through the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity Fund, which US Senator Maggie Hassan, D-NH, played a key role […]

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NCTS Selects Hughes JUPITER System To Provide High Speed ​​Satellite Connectivity In Egypt

GERMANTOWN, MD., September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, today announced that the National Company for Telecommunications Services (NCTS) has selected the Hughes JUPITER ™ System Series 3 meet the needs of the ground segment for the operation […]

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The new Internet speed record twice as fast as the old one

Everyone wants faster internet speeds. Even people who already have broadband connections want faster Internet access, including corporate employees and IT professionals. More speed is what they need, or at least what they would strongly prefer, because the faster data is transmitted between two devices, the faster decisions can be made and actions taken. In […]

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High-speed internet across the county will be discussed on Monday

Bartholomew County Courthouse features prominently in the first part of the documentary “It Began With Bartholomew”. Mike Wolanin | The Republic Bartholomew County will consider a historic milestone that could make the community one of the most technically advanced regions in the country. In a meeting at 10 a.m. Monday, Bartholomew County commissioners will vote […]

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Indiana’s new program aims to connect more Hoosiers to broadband

INDIANAPOLIS – A new state program is working to bring broadband service to more Hoosiers. As part of Indiana’s connectivity program, state officials want to find more homes and businesses without high-speed internet access and connect them to broadband providers. “We describe the need as urgent and immediate,” said Rob Ford, communications director for Tipmont […]

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Internet connectivity in more than 4,000 villages in Andhra by the end of the year: CM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announced on Wednesday that internet access will be available in 4,530 villages with unlimited bandwidth by December 31. During Spandana’s videoconference with district collectors and police superintendents, he also said homework would soon be available in villages and called on officials to take action to complete construction […]

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Broadband Inequalities Persist in California, State Council Reports Say

The pandemic has exposed all kinds of inequalities, including high-speed internet access. Almost a quarter of California households did not have a broadband subscription in 2019, reports the California Broadband Council, a state advisory body. Pandemics have also made fast and reliable internet connectivity at home more important than ever. Patients could meet doctors securely […]

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New state broadband program to connect residents to providers

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch speaks Monday during a Greenwood Rotary Club luncheon at the Central Nine Career Center in Greenwood. Scott Roberson | Daily newspaperINDIANAPOLIS – A new program will help bridge the digital divide in unserved and underserved areas of the state when it launches on Monday. Indiana’s Connectivity Program aims to help […]

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Clay County officials work with nonprofit to improve broadband availability

CLAY COUNTY (KFDX / KJTL) – Clay County is launching an initiative to bring more high-speed internet to the county. Broadband fiber lines were being built, but a lack of fiber interrupted this process. While waiting for this process, county officials say it will give them a better understanding of where the internet is needed […]

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Nokia and DigitalC to Provide Internet Connectivity to Thousands of Underserved Homes in Cleveland, Ohio Using Private LTE

Press release Nokia and DigitalC to Provide Internet Connectivity to Thousands of Underserved Homes in Cleveland, Ohio Using Private LTE Nokia works with nonprofit DigitalC to provide much needed connectivity to households in one of the least connected cities in the United States The deployment of Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) end-to-end private LTE network […]

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Google sends broadband across the Congo River via light beams

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, sent broadband across the Congo River to Africa via airborne beams of light, in its latest attempt to provide high-speed internet access to underserved communities. As part of an initiative called Project Taara, Alphabet transmits data between the cities of Brazzaville (in the Republic of the Congo) and Kinshasa (in the […]

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CERB invests over $ 10 million in rural broadband projects

The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) yesterday approved $ 8,272,040 million in grants and $ 1,975,000 in low-interest loans for planning, economic development projects and building rural broadband infrastructure. Five rural broadband projects have been approved for nearly $ 8 million in funding from CERB’s coronavirus investment projects fund, enabling approximately 3,362 broadband […]

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Alphabet’s high throughput laser shows 99.9% uptime in first 20 days

Alphabet X’s subsidiary, Moonshot Factory, says its laser broadband service delivered nearly 700TB of data in its first 20 days of operation, with 99.9% uptime. Called Project Taara, the network is powered by wireless optical communications (WOC) links which are based between Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo and Kinasha in the Democratic Republic of […]

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Technology Policy Institute Presents Data Index to Help Identify Private Areas of Connectivity: Broadband Breakfast

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2021 – Former Deputy Head of the Federal Communications Commission Carol Mattey published a study on Tuesday recommending the agency reform the Universal Service Fund to incorporate a wide range of revenue sources, including broadband. According to a report by consulting firm Mattey’s Mattey Consulting LLC, revenues from “high-speed Internet access services […]

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OneWeb Welcomes Galaxy Broadband as Channel Partner to Improve Connectivity Across Canada and the Arctic Region

LONDON, September 16, 2021 / CNW / – OneWeb, the low-earth orbit satellite communications company, today announced a new Canadian distribution partner, Galaxy Broadband, to provide OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency communications services to through Canada and the wider arctic region. Supported by a global network of gateways and user terminals, OneWeb’s global connectivity platform will provide […]

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Private networks provide connectivity to underserved communities

Geoverse, a private cellular network operator, has announced that it is providing broadband connectivity to underserved local and state school districts in the United States. In addition to helping fuel education initiatives in underserved areas, the company reports that some forward-looking school districts are also associating these initiatives with smart city initiatives. This includes smart […]

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TRAI to Government: Set 2 Mbps as Minimum Broadband Internet Speed ​​in India

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) made recommendations to boost broadband the Internet connectivity in India. As part of its recommendations to the government, TRAI proposed that a minimum speed of 2 Mbps be required for an Internet connection to qualify as “broadband”. At present, the minimum speed for a broadband Internet connection is fixed […]

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Top ten African countries ranked by internet speed in 2021 – IT news Africa

From Redbubble and iStock. Internet speed and connectivity tester Ookla released its analysis of the global market last month, ranking all countries in terms of the fastest mobile and fixed broadband internet speeds. Countries are classified according to their Speed ​​score, which incorporates a measure of the total upload and download speed of each country […]

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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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Cuyahoga County Offers Internet Speed ​​Test to Find Gaps in Connectivity

Residents of Cuyahoga County are urged to test their internet speeds with a new service and survey provided by the county’s Office of Innovation and Performance. The home speed test takes about a minute and is followed by a series of questions about each resident’s current ISP. The questions include how much residents pay monthly […]

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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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Government’s £ 5 billion Project Gigabit fund to improve internet speed for 1.85 million locals | Scientific and technological news

The government has announced regions where up to 1.85 million locals in England will see their broadband speed increase through infrastructure upgrades by 2025. The investment is part of a £ 5bn package for what the government has called Gigabit project “Upgrade digital infrastructure in hard-to-reach areas”. It is also part of the focus by […]

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Montana Ranked Worst In The Nation For Internet Data Speeds

A recent state-by-state survey of internet access found Montana has the worst internet service in the country with data speeds slightly above half the national average. Internet service provider HighSpeedInternet.com conducted home internet speeds survey using data collected in 3,105 cities and towns across the United States and from more than 1.7 million laptops, desktops […]

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KT tests 5G data transmission based on 28 GHz bandwidth

[Courtesy of KT] SEOUL – To market a true 5G ecosystem that will accelerate the advent of autonomous smart factories and cities, South Korea’s leading telecommunications company, KT, successfully verified the on-site transmission of autonomous vehicle data and a base station using the frequency of the 28 GHz bandwidth. In 2019, South Korea released 5G […]

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Loki and Arweave Collaborate to Introduce Completely Private Data Transmission »CryptoNinjas

Loki, a privacy network that will allow users to conduct transactions and communicate privately and anonymously over the internet, announced its partnership with weave, a Berlin-based data storage blockchain protocol, to launch SILO, a privacy-centric protocol for web services, where users can create and manage completely private websites. By combining the upcoming capabilities of the […]

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Free access data transmission | Philstar.com

Our hopes are focused on the third telecommunications company with enough competition for the current duopoly to provide better services and prices. But that probably won’t happen anytime soon. On the one hand, the Mislatel consortium – which includes China Telecom – could even lose the right to be the third telco. Apparently, Mislatel violated […]