Items tagged "Broaband Access"


Video | Broadband Network Reliability: Are “Best Efforts” Sufficient in the Digital Era?

October 30, 2020 Broaband Access , Broadband , broadband network , Digital Platform , Webinar Series

Historically, the internet is a “best efforts” service. Subscribers knowingly accept the risk of outages at any time as a condition of using the network. Today, access to reliable broadband has become an essential cornerstone of the economy, education, and public safety. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased our reliance on broadband even further while regulated […]

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Net Neutrality, Munibroadband, and the SOTU Shout Out

January 21, 2015 Broaband Access , Broadband , FCC , Municipal Broadband , Net Neutrality

For all us telecom geeks out there, the big deal was the President’s rather brief shout out on network neutrality and municipal broadband (munibroadband). You can see the full text of the speech here. The key paragraph was almost literally a blink and you miss it:

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