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FCC's Small Biz Cyber Planner

There is a whole lot of truth to this statement from the FCC: "American small businesses are key drivers of innovation, economic growth and job creation. Small businesses employ more than HALF of all private sector workers, and they have...

3 Bills That ISP's Need to Be Aware of

In DC, there are bills moving through Congress that will affect the ISP business.The Protect IP Act and the companion Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and H.R. 1981, the ISP Data-Retention Bill.The ISP Data-Retention bill would require Internet Service Providers...

Access Reform. Now, Please.

So the FCC could be court ordered to finally resolve the Special Access Reform issue that has been unresolved since 2002! Special access are the circuits that CLEC’s purchase straight from the tariff - basically at retail pricing. With so...

Domain-ers M&A

So GoDaddy was acquired by a group of private equity groups for almost $2.5 Billion.Today, Web.com bought Network Solutions for about $600 MM.Tucows acquired German domain name registrar, EPAG Domainservices, this week for $2.5 MM USD.Like every other sector that...

Ethernet is Spreading

So many notices this week about Ethernet. It’s the preferred protocol for most businesses. (No one wants to buy a DS3 card and configure it, I guess). Ethernet is becoming more and more available as the delivery protocol for Internet...

XO Comments on L3-GC but not T-T

XO Communications filed comments with the FCC that some media outlets said ripped the merger of Level3 and Global Crossing. Rodrego A. Byerly tweeted that it smacked of a spurned suitor. Maybe it was. XO issued a statement that the...

Riding the IPv6 Wave

Correction: Verio is now just the name for the NTT hosting division.NTT America is looking to make a big splash in the IPv6 space in the Channel. NTTA has run a global IPv6 network for quite a few years. In...

Data Center Certs

I am working on a data center project for a client. Evaluating data centers is kind of funny, especially the certifications. SAS70, ISO, LEEDS and PCI Compliance.I don't think people even understand that SAS70 means that a CPA has audited...

FCC Net Neutrality

Copps and McDowell are on opposing sides of the Net Neutrality rules, which have still not been released to the public (and probably won’t be until next week).McDowell thinks that there is competition. This from the former lawyer at COMPTEL....

FCC Net Neutrality Proposal

Image via Wikipedia FCC Commission Members Differ over Network Openness Proposals. Duh! They always do. The commissioners have historically voted along party lines. Net Neutrality is about saving our economy. It’s about the Internet - wired, wireless, cellular. The Internet needs to...

Broadband Numbers Fall

Broadband deployment numbers will fall. Why? The FCC has re-defined broadband as 4MB x 1MB and most DSL and 2.5G/3G do not provide that kind of real bandwidth. In the FCC report titled “Internet Access Services: Status as of December...

FCC and Net Neutrality

There’s been some buzz this week about the FCC’s Internet Policy. We have a couple of problems in America right now: not enough broadband competition and not enough broadband. Without competition, the monopoly ISP doesn’t have to build out (see...

Just Another Party Pooper

Image by Getty Images via @daylife When Robert McDowell left COMPTEL for a job as FCC Commissioner, many thought that competition would have a friend at the agency. Once again the DC political machine is at work. It was...

Comcast Making Waves

Big peering fight between Comcast and Level3. “On November 19, 2010, Comcast informed Level 3 that, for the first time, it will demand a recurring fee from Level 3 to transmit Internet online movies and other content to Comcast’s customers who request such...

Satellite Spectrum is Beachfront Property

Satellite sprectrum for broadband is a polarizing topic. HughesNet, WIldBlue (ViaSat), Skyway USA, StarBand and others have launched but can’t hit scale. Between rain fade and line of sight issues, there is the perception that it is not as dependable...

Ask Gives Up (and other news)

A bunch of stuff from my twitter feed, which produces all those useless facts in my head (and distracts me all day).Ask.com gives up on search [RRW] they will just do Q&A (for now).Twilio raises $12 million to let you...

EarthLink Acquires Deltacom

I had to check the calendar to make certain it was October 1 and not April 1 when I read the headline that EarthLink bought Deltacom.Deltacom has a lot of fiber in the Southeast - 35 metro rings and 16,400...

Americans Agree the Internet is Working

“Hart Research Associates conducted a national survey finding that opposition to government Internet regulation remains high with more than 75 percent of respondents agreeing that the Internet is currently working well and over 55 percent stating that the federal government...

Is Rural Wireline Profitable?

Exhibit A: Fairpoint Communications. Small rural telco merges with New England Verizon assets and billions in debt. The 3 state utility commissions were uneasy about the merger to begin with. Two years later, Fairport is struggling to get out of...

Do You KNow Your Broadband Speed?

I think my cable modem from BHN is 7MB x 1MB but not sure that it what they promise, best effort or what I guess it is. I'm not alone."Four out of five home broadband users (80%) say they do...

The FCC is Rolling

Except for Commissioner McDowell who is out after emergency gall bladder surgery, the FCC has been pumping out the info. The Broadband.gov site is pumping out info. Broadband maps, consumer speed tests, spectrum database, and the Commish's blog. (The website also...

Re-Title the Internet

Last Friday, FCC Chairman Genachowski received a letter from three law professors, all experts on telecommunications law and open Internet rules. "Tim Wu (known for first popularizing the concept of Network Neutrality), Susan Crawford (former White House advisor on telecommunications...

Independent ISP Wins County Broadband Grant

"Rapid Systems, a wireless internet service provider, was selected by the Hardee Broadband Project to deploy Motorola's fixed wireless broadband solutions across Hardee County, Fla. Based on Motorola's PTP 800 licensed microwave Ethernet bridges and PMP 320 licensed network access...

Broadband Speed Test

The FCC has launched a new website, Broadband.gov - for all things broadband. Besides being the site to explain the National Broadband Policy, the FCC is using the site for 2 things:1) to collect information where broadband is not available2)...

The Gap

There's a gap of about 93 million Americas who do have Internet Access (of any kind - not even dialup! I can't even wrap my head around that). The FCC is on a mission to bridge that gap.Commissioner Clyburn's statement...
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