Broadband Bytes for 2015-08-28

Broadband Bytes for 2015-07-31

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  • DirecAT&TV. FCC Approves AT&T's $69 Billion DirecTV Merger, Announces It Late Friday And Hopes Nobody… ->
  • Cities have power. New York City Decides To Actually Pay Attention To Its Verizon Contracts After Getting Ripped… ->
  • They blame it on the Easter Bunny I'm sure. Verizon, CenturyLink say abandoning copper network is a "myth" ->
  • I'm surprised there aren't more complaints. FCC has already gotten 2,000 “net neutrality” complaints ->
  • Some people don't care if they're online or not. Pew: 15% Simply Don't Use the Internet — and Often Don't Care ->
  • Next up: sharks replace the drones. Facebook: Our drones will use lasers to deliver 10Gbps Internet access ->
  • And after years of saying "who needs fiber"… Cable operators to increase fiber cable, optical node use: IHS ->
  • By their logic, phone calls too. ISPs: Net neutrality rules are illegal because Internet access uses computers ->

Broadband Bytes for 2015-07-24

  • Accountable? Nah. 15 Years Into Agreement To Provide St. Paul's Elderly A Cable Discount, Comcast Reps Have Never… ->
  • DTW FTW. Quicken Founder Dan Gilbert Follows Google Fiber's Lead, Brings $70 Gigabit Fiber To Detroit | Techdirt ->
  • Broadband Bytes for 2015-07-17 ->
  • Customer-owned ISPs are viable. Where big ISPs won’t invest, customer-owned ISPs are deploying fiber ->
  • Comcast: an Internet company, not a TV one. (Warning: autoplay video.) 5 stunning stats about Comcast ->
  • Because the incumbent can't or won't. Five years after Verizon abandoned FiOS build, city still seeking fiber ->
  • At least Canada gets it. Canada orders large ISPs to make fiber available to competitors ->

Broadband Bytes for 2015-07-17

  • Broadband Bytes for 2015-07-10 ->
  • Just like AT&T to sell a new flavor of DSL as fiber. AT&T's 'Fiber' Expansion Possibly G.Fast DSL, Still Over-Hyped ->
  • I'll take "lack of competition" for $600, Alex. Senators ask FCC to investigate cable and broadband prices ->
  • Ripping off Aereo seems like a great plan! Comcast Starts $15 Online ‘Skinny Bundle’ Feature for Users ->
  • $1,000 and $300/mo? Pass. Comcast’s 2Gbps Internet costs $300 a month with $1,000 startup fees ->
  • Probably a good move. Because landlines are dying, VoIP providers must sell 24-hour batteries ->
  • Free fiber for the projects. Google expands free Internet service for public housing residents to all Fiber markets ->
  • Amazingly, original content is still king. Netflix Says Its Original Shows Bring In More Subscribers ->
  • Subsidizing ESPN is a lot of your cable bill. Cord Cutting Is About To Punch ESPN Squarely In The Face | Techdirt ->
  • Is Comcast making thinly-veiled shakedown threats? Comcast Candidly Admits Its High Prices Helped Create Netflix ->
  • This is basically Tor for hardware. ProxyHam’s early demise gives way to new and improved privacy devices ->
  • No word on how it's funded. White House Unveils New Plan To Get Affordable Broadband Access To Low-Income Households ->
  • Talk is cheap. Netflix Now Supports Charter Merger After ISP Promises Not To Screw Up The Internet…For A… ->

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