Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives
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Curating the Gig.U Initiative and US Ignite for the design and deployment of next generation networks in the United States
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Forget consumers, gigabit networks are ready for business!

Forget consumers, gigabit networks are ready for business! | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Consumer applications have driven the rapid take up of faster broadband services in the U.S. in the last decade.
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Will Google's 1-Gbps Network Get Many Customers? - Techzone360

Will Google's 1-Gbps Network Get Many Customers? - Techzone360 | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Will Google's 1-Gbps Network Get Many Customers?Techzone360Consumers in the United States do not seem to be alone in voting with their wallets for broadband at much-lower speeds than 50 Mbps.
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CRTC supports the evolution of advanced telecommunications networks across Canada

CRTC supports the evolution of advanced telecommunications networks across Canada | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) introduced a new policy that will encourage large telephone companies to rapidly adopt ...
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Three cheers for the digital divide? Minnesota takes on Gig-U

Three cheers for the digital divide? Minnesota takes on Gig-U | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
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In Pursuit of America's Strategic Bandwidth Advantage - NYTimes OpEd Tom Friedman

In Pursuit of America's Strategic Bandwidth Advantage - NYTimes OpEd Tom Friedman | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Those Republican debates sure have been a lot of fun to watch. But the candidates haven’t been answering the most crucial questions.
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Getting to a gigabit. How Sonic.net will take on caps, residents and AT&T in San Francisco

Getting to a gigabit. How Sonic.net will take on caps, residents and AT&T in San Francisco | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
San Francisco is slated to get a gigabit fiber network in the coming five years, with the construction on the network to begin next year if Sonic.net gets the permits it needs to begin the build out. But those permits are far from certain.
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No, Minister: Telco expert fact-checks Conroy claims | Delimiter

No, Minister: Telco expert fact-checks Conroy claims | Delimiter | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
A British telecommunications expert has issued a detailed statement highlighting a number of what he alleged were factual errors contained in a speech given by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy yesterday, including a rebuttal of the Labor...
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Infrastructure sharing is France’s FTTH route, says regulator Philippe Distler | Global Telecoms Business

The French regulator wants rival telecoms providers to invest in their own infrastructure, but to share facilities where possible, in a 15-20 year FTTH plan, says Philippe Distler, director general of Arcep...
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Gig U sees positive responses to ultra-high-speed network RFI - ConnectedPlanet (blog)

Gig U sees positive responses to ultra-high-speed network RFIConnectedPlanet (blog)The Gig U project said late last week that it has received “dozens of favorable responses” to its request for information (RFI) seeking approaches for accelerating...
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How The "Internet Of Things" Is Turning Cities Into Living Organisms | Fast Company

How The "Internet Of Things" Is Turning Cities Into Living Organisms | Fast Company | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
With a little help from what's called the Internet of Things, engineers are transforming cities from passive conduits for water into dynamic systems that store and manage it like the tissues of desert animals.
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Larry Smarr: An Evolution Toward a Programmable World

Larry Smarr: An Evolution Toward a Programmable World | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
With a harvest of data from a wired planet, computing has evolved from sensing local information to analyzing it to being able to control it.
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Gig.U’s Blair Levin to Missouri Broadband Summit: “This is Still Us” | Gig.U

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City councillors call on KC to roll out superfast broadband in university area - Broadband Expert (blog)

City councillors call on KC to roll out superfast broadband in university area - Broadband Expert (blog) | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Broadband Expert (blog)City councillors call on KC to roll out superfast broadband in university areaBroadband Expert (blog)The broadband giant asserts that the move “will help the government achieve its ambition of having the best super-fast...
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Next Gen Networks | US Ignite

Next Gen Networks | US Ignite | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
RT @CloudGuys: Let's Go!http://t.co/hPjs7OzN...
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Research and Markets: Australia - National Broadband Network - Fixed Wireless and Satellite Networks - Should be Finalised by 2014

Research and Markets: Australia - National Broadband Network - Fixed Wireless and Satellite Networks - Should be Finalised by 2014 | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Australia - National Broadband Network - Fixed Wireless (Research and Markets: Australia - National Broadband Network - Fixed Wireless and Satellite Networks - Should be ...)...
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Google Fiber Falters in Kansas City - Network World

Google Fiber Falters in Kansas City - Network World | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Google Fiber Falters in Kansas CityNetwork WorldAlmost two years since Google announced plans to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks in trial locations throughout the US, the project seems to be hung up — on wires.
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Taipei to have 80% broadband coverage by 2015 « Articles « NExsT Digital

Taipei to have 80% broadband coverage by 2015 « Articles « NExsT Digital | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Five companies signed a contract with the Taipei City government Monday to lay high-speed Internet cables around the city to provide consumers with faster and…...
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Opinion: Gig. U and the next innovation platform - San Jose Mercury News

Opinion: Gig. U and the next innovation platform - San Jose Mercury News | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
The United States has historically been the leader in the development and use of information networks and the technologies that give them life.
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NBN policy should integrate FTTN, HFC: Budde | Delimiter

NBN policy should integrate FTTN, HFC: Budde | Delimiter | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Maverick telecommunications analyst Paul Budde has published a blog entry arguing that realising the vision of the National Broadband Network (NBN) initiative will require not just building new FTTH (Fiber to the Home) networks, but also retaining...
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The Gigabit Challenge - A Worldwide Business | Plan Competition - Gigabit Challenge Finalists

The Gigabit Challenge - A Worldwide Business | Plan Competition - Gigabit Challenge Finalists | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
The Gigabit Challenge is a business plan competition looking for the brightest, hungriest, most passionate entrepreneurs.
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Sonic Bringing 1 Gbps Fiber to San Francisco - Five Year Build Will Cover 'Most' of City | DSLReports.com, ISP Information

Sonic Bringing 1 Gbps Fiber to San Francisco - Five Year Build Will Cover 'Most' of City | DSLReports.com, ISP Information | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it

Sonic Bringing 1 Gbps Fiber to San Francisco - Five Year Build Will Cover 'Most' of City...

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US Ignite Launches Its Web Pages

US Ignite Launches Its Web Pages | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Developing Gigabit-ready digital experiences and applications.
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Gig City 'an inspiration' for regional towns

Gig City 'an inspiration' for regional towns | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
Gig City 'an inspiration' for regional towns (RT @ChattanoogaGig: Gig City 'an inspiration' for regional towns http://t.co/2bZIcORD via @smh #GeekHunt #Chattanooga #ftth...)...
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America Needs 1Gbps Internet in Every Home - Forbes

America Needs 1Gbps Internet in Every Home - Forbes | Gig.U, US Ignite, and Gigabit Fiber to the Home Initiatives | Scoop.it
The US trails the pack when it comes to broadband speed and cost.

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