Category Archives: Broadband & Internet

What About Wi-Fi Two Years From Now?

Within the next two years, it will be standard for the average home to have five devices connected to the Internet per person. For many homes, this benchmark was long ago. The infographic below conveys how TVs, smartphones, tablets and various types of technology will continue to expand and improve the efficiency of our daily […]

Internet Security Report Shows Spike in Cyber Threats

The number of DDoS attacks has more than doubled and cyber “mega-attacks” are on the rise, according to a new “State of the Internet Security Report” released by Akamai this week. The report also announced that WordPress, the Internet’s most popular website and blogging platform, had 49 new plug-in and theme vulnerabilities exposed by Akamai […]

Behind The Numbers: Growth in the Internet of Things

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. Today, there are more connected devices than there are human beings on the planet. This expansion isn’t just from cell phones, tablets and computers […]

The Internet of Things Isn’t a Buzzword

Today, technology that was once unimaginable is not only real, but it fits into our pockets. Devices like smartphones, tablets, and smart watches have made our ability to connect to the Internet and to each other incredibly easy. This is in large part due to growth in broadband networks and the near-ubiquity of Wi-Fi, but it’s also an […]

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, […]