broadband

U.S. Broadband Push Ruffles Feathers

The FCC outlined plans to deliver high-speed broadband service of up to 100 megabits per second to 100 million American households by the year 2020. But cable providers and TV broadcasters may not want the competition.

Google's Speedy Net Plan Puts U.S. ISPs on Notice

Google's plan to build an ultra-fast fiber-optic broadband network for as many as 500,000 U.S. customers is an ambitious shot across the bow of incumbent Internet service providers. The plan, will roll out as a test in several U.S. cities, is designed to nudge both the federal government and ISPs to ramp up U.S. broadband speeds.