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Broadband and Farmers

Broadband and Farmers | Broadband | Scoop.it
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) just released their latest Computer Usage and Ownership report on Internet usage by American farmers. They have been doing this tracking for many...
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The Harnish Hypothesis: Select Spectrum to host EBS and BRS Lease Auction in October 2015

The Harnish Hypothesis: Select Spectrum to host EBS and BRS Lease Auction in October 2015 | Broadband | Scoop.it
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Montana Senator Daines Questions FCC, Advocates For Rural Areas and Small Businesses

Montana Senator Daines Questions FCC, Advocates For Rural Areas and Small Businesses | Broadband | Scoop.it
On March 2, all five FCC Commissioners testified before the Commerce Committee.
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Mobile Now Act mandates 255 megahertz of new commercial spectrum by 2020 - RCR Wireless News

Mobile Now Act mandates 255 megahertz of new commercial spectrum by 2020 - RCR Wireless News | Broadband | Scoop.it
Recently approved Mobile Now Act targets sub-6 GHz bands, feasibility of millimeter-wave spectrum.
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Federated Wireless argues that proposed 37 GHz hybrid licensing scheme will directly benefit carriers

Federated Wireless argues that proposed 37 GHz hybrid licensing scheme will directly benefit carriers | Broadband | Scoop.it
Spectrum sharing technology startup Federated Wireless is urging the FCC to adopt a proposed hybrid licensing scheme for the 37 GHz band, as it will best ensure the availability of "meaningful indoor coverage," and operators will directly...
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Verizon 5G Will Deliver Gigabit Speeds, Ultra-Low Latency

Verizon 5G Will Deliver Gigabit Speeds, Ultra-Low Latency | Broadband | Scoop.it

News: Verizon says its ultra-fast 5G wireless broadband trials are formally underway. According to a company announcement, Verizon's working

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FCC commissioner: Internet tax to come after election - News & Opinion

FCC commissioner: Internet tax to come after election - posted in News & Opinion: Washington Examiner:
The long-awaited Internet tax could arrive right after the November elections, a member of the Federal Communications Commission told the...

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Cable operators should stopping 'laughing off' wireless broadband threat, analyst says

Cable operators should stopping 'laughing off' wireless broadband threat, analyst says | Broadband | Scoop.it

While cable operators continue to 'laugh off' slower and less reliable wireless broadband networks, BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk said they need to wake up and realize that the declining prices of wireless data is making it an increasingly compelling...

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Fixed LTE for Rural Broadband Emerges - High Tech Forum

Fixed LTE for Rural Broadband Emerges - High Tech Forum | Broadband | Scoop.it

For several years it’s been apparent that the ever-increasing performance of 4G/LTE wireless networks would make them a practical option for rural broadband. The specifications for LTE span the range...

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Is Li-Fi the Wi-Fi Killer? | Geekers Magazine

Is Li-Fi the Wi-Fi Killer? | Geekers Magazine | Broadband | Scoop.it

Have you heard of a new technology called Li-Fi? Li-Fi was introduced as nothing more than an idea by a University of Edinburgh professor Harald Haas (the man in the picture above) in a TED talk in 2011.

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Award-Winning LTE Start-Up Baicells Technologies Enters North America - Baicells

Award-Winning LTE Start-Up Baicells Technologies Enters North America - Baicells | Broadband | Scoop.it
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Rural broadband co-ops form to provide internet to underserved areas | GJSentinel.com

Grand Junction - DENVER — When sisters Caroline Clark and Dianne Rissman set up their quilt shop in the house on their family farm in Iowa 2004,
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Dem pushes feds to boost rural broadband speeds

Dem pushes feds to boost rural broadband speeds | Broadband | Scoop.it

Patrick Leahy wants other departments to adopt FCC's new higher Internet speed benchmark.

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AT&T fights to keep your internet as slow as possible

AT&T fights to keep your internet as slow as possible | Broadband | Scoop.it

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FCC Democrats caved to Obama on net neutrality rules, Senate Republican probe finds

FCC Democrats caved to Obama on net neutrality rules, Senate Republican probe finds | Broadband | Scoop.it
President Obama "unduly influenced" federal regulators to adopt tough net neutrality regulations for online traffic last year, according to an investigation by a Republican senator. Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and his staff were finishing work on a less heavy-handed...
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U.S. Senate Bill Would Lend Federal Support to the Internet of Things

U.S. Senate Bill Would Lend Federal Support to the Internet of Things | Broadband | Scoop.it
A bill from a bipartisan group of senators would charge the Federal Communications Commission with the task of encouraging growth in the Internet of Things field.
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Building your infrastructure base

Building your infrastructure base | Broadband | Scoop.it
Wireless broadband infrastructure is important for making big data work on the farm.
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FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai's remark concerning the impacts of Net Neutrality after one year.

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Bringing freedom back to the Internet

Bringing freedom back to the Internet | Broadband | Scoop.it

A year ago today, five unelected bureaucrats at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided to exploit an 80-year-old law meant for regulating radio, telephone, and telegraph operations, in order to begin regulating the Internet.
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Reject Business Broadband Regulation, Cable Tells FCC | USTelecom

The cable industry is urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject “extreme proposals” advanced by “competitive carriers” in the business broadband proceeding, according to a recent filing.

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Now That It’s in the Broadband Game, Google Flip-Flops on Network Neutrality

Now That It’s in the Broadband Game, Google Flip-Flops on Network Neutrality | Broadband | Scoop.it

In a dramatic about-face on a key internet issue yesterday, Google told the FCC that the network neutrality rules Google once championed don't give citizens the right to run servers on their home broadband connections, and that the Google Fiber...

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The Public Safety LTE & Mobile Broadband Market: 2015- 2030- Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies & Forecasts

The Public Safety LTE & Mobile Broadband Market: 2015- 2030- Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies & Forecasts | Broadband | Scoop.it

1 Chapter 1 Introduction11 Executive Summary12 Key Findings13 Topics Covered14 Forecast Segmentation15 Key Questions Answered16 Methodology17 Target Audience18 Companies Mentioned 2 Chapter 2 An Overview of the Public Safety Mobile Broadband Market21...

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Simplified optical receiver would cut cost of fiber-to-the-home broadband

Simplified optical receiver would cut cost of fiber-to-the-home broadband | Broadband | Scoop.it

Researchers have successfully created a new optical receiver that they believe is simple and cheap enough to produce and install on a large scale.

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Leahy Calls On USDA To Raise Minimum Broadband Speeds For Rural Areas | VTDigger

Leahy Calls On USDA To Raise Minimum Broadband Speeds For Rural Areas | VTDigger | Broadband | Scoop.it
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy Feb. 10, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton Jay_Tilton@leahy.senate.gov (WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016) – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Wednesday sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, asking him to use his existing authority to raise the minimum broadband speed that determines funding eligibility for the Farm Bill broadband loan …
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Scaled-back broadband proposal would build state network piece by piece

Scaled-back broadband proposal would build state network piece by piece | Broadband | Scoop.it
Scaled-back broadband proposal would build state network piece by piece https://t.co/aJkkE0OpkP via @sharethis #fiber
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ViaSat set to launch 100Mbps satellite broadband platform

ViaSat set to launch 100Mbps satellite broadband platform | Broadband | Scoop.it

Satellite connectivity provider ViaSat has announced a new platform being developed which it claims will provide superfast broadband speeds to rural areas the world over.

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AT&T and FCC chairman square off in set-top box fight

AT&T and FCC chairman square off in set-top box fight | Broadband | Scoop.it

AT&T and FCC chairman square off in set-top box fight (credit: AT&T) The Federal Communications Commission chairman dismissed concerns from AT&T and other pay-TV providers about new set-top box rules,...

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