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John Solit

@johnsolit

May 15, 2015


Broadband & Internet

Behind the Numbers: A Little Bit of Math

@johnsolit

May 15, 2015

Technology plus time equals more technology. It’s a pretty simple equation and it’s held true throughout history. Even still, when we take a step back and look at how much progress broadband technology has made made, it’s hard not to be awe-struck. A little less than twenty years ago, the fastest Internet in most homes was…

NCTA

April 16, 2015


Broadband & Internet

How Broadband Competition is Really Technology Competition

April 16, 2015

On NCTA.com’s Broadband By the Numbers page, we show that 88 percent of Americans have access to at least two wired Internet service providers and 98 percent have access to at least two mobile wireless providers. Not to mention 97 percent have access to at least three mobile providers. These are impressive stats, but only tell part of…


Broadband & Internet

Behind The Numbers: Growth in the Internet of Things

@juliannetwin

March 20, 2015

The Internet isn’t merely developing, it’s exploding, and the numbers prove it. Take a look at our graphic below — it shows the advancing surge of connected devices using the Internet. And today, there are more connected devices than there are human beings on the planet. This expansion isn’t just from cell phones, tablets and…

Matt Tooley

March 4, 2015


Broadband & Internet

Our Continued Contribution to the Future of Cybersecurity

March 4, 2015

As the global economy has moved into the digital age, every day we are reminded that the security of our vast digital networks and resources is of utmost importance. The cable industry takes this responsibility seriously and has been working closely with government agencies and other stakeholders to develop responsible protections. One example is our…

William Check, Ph.D.

March 3, 2015


Broadband & Internet

More Fallout from Title II Order: A New Rule That Could Degrade Internet Performance

March 3, 2015

One of the major concerns with the FCC’s recently adopted Title II order is that it goes far beyond reasonable efforts to ensure an open Internet, and potentially interferes with Internet operational issues that historically have been handled without any government involvement. The FCC hasn’t even published its rules yet, and already we are seeing…

Michael Powell

@chairmanpowell

February 10, 2015


Broadband & Internet

Don't Shackle the Internet

@chairmanpowell

February 10, 2015

Originally published by USA TODAY on February 9th, 2015, featured as an “Opposing View” to the USA Today editorial Net Neutrality is No Government Takeover   The Title II public utility approach is the worst possible way to go. USA TODAY may call this an “opposing view,” but I agree that we can and should enact strong…

NCTA

February 5, 2015


Broadband & Internet

How Do Internet Speed Tests Work?

February 5, 2015

Internet speeds are exponentially increasing year after year – the Internet we surf today is orders of magnitude faster than it was in 2011. In fact, cable is now delivering up to a gigabit per second in some regions. Even with fast Internet, at some point you might want to check up on your delivered speed and…