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John Solit

@johnsolit

March 27, 2015


Industry News

Behind The Numbers: How Fast is Your Internet?

@johnsolit

March 27, 2015

This week Akamai released their latest State of the Internet report with updated broadband speeds from across the world. The report revealed five of the top ten fastest regions worldwide were US states. The map below reveals where to find the country’s top Internet speeds. This chart proves just how competitive American broadband is on a world scale….

Loretta Polk

March 19, 2015


Industry News

Cybersecurity Achieves a New Milestone

March 19, 2015

Two weeks ago we highlighted the cable industry’s continuing commitment to cybersecurity. This ongoing work reached a new milestone yesterday with the adoption of the communications sector’s ground-breaking report on Cybersecurity Risk Management and Best Practices by the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC). With the participation of over 100 subject matter experts…

Frank Gallagher

March 11, 2015


Industry News

The Promise of Digital Learning

March 11, 2015

An America’s Promise Alliance report, funded by Cable Impacts, reveals five lessons for all those investing in digital learning. Portions of this blog were adapted from a blog originally posted by America’s Promise “We’re here because our superintendent said we’re going one-to-one with tablets next year,” the technology director of a Midwestern school district told…

NCTA

March 6, 2015


Industry News

The Expanding Consolidation of the Consumer Internet

March 6, 2015

Today the consumer Internet takes up over 50 percent of traffic in North America, coming from just 35 hyper-giant websites. Take a look at the graphic below and you’ll see how quickly the Internet has consolidated. And that the top five are pretty unsurprising. [Click to Enlarge]

NCTA

February 13, 2015


Industry News

Powell on C-SPAN Discussing Net Neutrality [VIDEO]

February 13, 2015

NCTA Chairman and CEO Michael Powell was featured on C-SPAN’s The Communicators discussing the FCC’s proposed Net Neutrality rules, a history of how we got to where we are, and why Title II is an unnecessary path that will ultimately lead to litigation. Click here to watch the full video. The Communicators airs on C-SPAN Saturdays…

NCTA

January 9, 2015


Industry News

The Internet of Things at CES

January 9, 2015

  As predicted, the Internet of Things was a major theme at CES 2015. The sheer number of connected gadgets, objects, applications and unifying platforms was as overwhelming as it was exciting. We were inspired by everything we saw, so here are a few thoughts on the present – and future – of the Internet…

John Solit

@johnsolit

January 7, 2015


Industry News

My TV is Smart and It's Getting Smarter

@johnsolit

January 7, 2015

For years, the promise of smart TVs has been touted at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. We’ve been promised a future of TVs that can integrate programming across all platforms, and manage linear programming and web streaming services seamlessly. A TV that will both be able to access the Internet with ease and make watching…