Category Archives: Broadband & Internet

How Cable Gives Back

Cable’s reach goes far beyond the majority of industries in America. There are few industries that impact and connect so many people in the wide range of economic, age, and gender demographics than cable does. It only makes sense then for cable to use that influence to give back to the communities that helped it […]

Wi-Fi and Mobile TV: A RomCom with a Happy Ending?

It’s predicted that in less than two years, the average person will own five Wi-Fi enabled devices and that 86 percent of all in-home broadband usage will be via a Wi-Fi connection. Many of us already have many more than five devices and live in homes where 100 percent of broadband usage is dependent on […]

Cable Supports President’s New Broadband Adoption Program

In Oklahoma today President Obama along with The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will announce ConnectHome, a new initiative with communities, the private sector, and federal government to expand high speed broadband to more families across the country. ConnectHome is designed to shrink the oft-referred to digital divide –the gap between those who […]

Latest Pew Research Data Reveals Unexpected Digital Trends

A report released by Pew Research Center last week found interesting spikes in Internet usage among populations that aren’t traditionally known for their digital connectivity, including senior citizens, those without a college degree, and lower-income groups. According to “Americans’ Internet Access: 2000-2015,” while young adults (ages 18-29) still dominate when it comes to internet usage, […]

Behind the Numbers: Where American Broadband Stands

This week Akamai released their latest State of the Internet report with updated broadband speeds from across the world. The report revealed that three of the top five fastest regions worldwide are US states. Peak broadband speeds in the US increased 31 percent year-over-year to 53.3 Mbps. We highlight average peak connection speeds because Akamai contends it’s a better, more accurate measure of the Internet’s capacity than average connection speed. The map below shows where to […]

Today’s Specials Include Incredible Television

Today, you can watch premium TV with a cable package, through OTT services like Netflix and Hulu, or by buying single episodes and full season passes of your favorite shows on iTunes or Amazon. No matter how you watch it, it’s going to be great content. But if you’re looking for value, the way to go is […]

Future of Wi-Fi Predicted in Cisco Visual Networking Index

Earlier this week, Cisco released their latest Visual Networking Index. It offers forecasts and data on everything from IP traffic to mobile growth drivers and perhaps most interesting to us, the latest Wi-Fi usage statistics. We’ve known for some time that Wi-Fi carries more data than any other Internet medium. According to Cisco, this trend will continue through the […]

Behind the Numbers: A Little Bit of Math

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 […]