Telecom competition depends on regulation: Prof

Telecom competition depends on regulation: Prof

Canada is behind several European countries in broadband penetration and countries ranked higher tend to have competition among carriers who...

March 8th, 2010

U.S. phone subsidies to go to broadband

U.S. phone subsidies to go to broadband

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will propose to phase out funding for a US$4.6 billion-a-year program that subsidizes...

March 5th, 2010 Grant Gross

Net neutrality: A complex topic made simple

Net neutrality: A complex topic made simple

Google Inc.'s recently announced plan to set up trial fiber optic networks in the U.S. with ultra-high speed Internet connections puts the long-running national...

February 17th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

FCC plans for 100M bps to 100 million households

FCC plans for 100M bps to 100 million households

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski on Tuesday laid out some details, including an ambitious "100 Squared" initiative, that...

February 17th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Cell phone cancer warning proposed by Maine

Cell phone cancer warning proposed by Maine

 A Maine state legislator wants cell phones in the state to carry labels warning of brain cancer risks due to electromagnetic radiation....

December 30th, 2009 John Cox

Mobile groups protest proposed net neutrality rules

Mobile groups protest proposed net neutrality rules

A month ago, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission began a proceeding to create formal net neutrality rules for broadband providers, and...

November 25th, 2009 Grant Gross

FCC takes first step toward net neutrality rules

FCC takes first step toward net neutrality rules

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step toward creating formal net neutrality rules, despite a huge lobbying...

October 22nd, 2009 Grant Gross

Harvard calls Canada

Harvard calls Canada

  Another international broadband study has slammed Canada’s performance in spreading high speed connectivity to the nation.The Harvard University report...

October 15th, 2009 Howard Solomon