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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…

Julianne Twining

@juliannetwin

February 4, 2015


INTX: The Internet & Television Expo

Countdown to INTX: 3 Months! [VIDEO]

@juliannetwin

February 4, 2015

Say hello to INTX: The Internet and Television Expo, debuting May 5-7, 2015 in Chicago. INTX will host the best in Internet and TV, a mash-up at the crossroads of entertainment, communications, and technology. The reimagined exhibit floor, the INTX Marketplace, will be bigger and bolder than ever before. The new INTX Intersections will comprise…

Kristin Buch

January 29, 2015


Public Policy

Redefining Online Safety

January 29, 2015

More than two decades have passed since the concept of “online safety” first reached prominence in the national consciousness. Our online behaviors and activities, and those of our children, have changed drastically since then. Today, wireless Internet-enabled devices not only allow children to consume media content while on-the-go, but also provide them with the tools…

NCTA

January 27, 2015


Public Policy

FCC's New Broadband Definition Fails Everyone

January 27, 2015

Right now in the United States, tens of millions of consumers are using the Internet to search for a job, do homework, plan travel, buy shoes and stream live video content. These consumers are accessing the Internet through wired and wireless broadband connections of varying speeds. Over time, the number of people using broadband consistently…

John Solit

@johnsolit

January 23, 2015


Broadband & Internet

Behind the Numbers: 156,786,482

@johnsolit

January 23, 2015

An IP (Internet Protocol) address is a unique string of numbers labeling each web-connected device with name and location information. Every single digital device – printers, web-connected TVs, and anything else that connects to the Internet – gets an IP address. So it’s fair to say that the country with the most number of unique…

NCTA

January 20, 2015


Public Policy

Tomorrow's Congressional Discussion on Net Neutrality

January 20, 2015

Tomorrow there will be two important hearings on Capitol Hill calling on technology and communications experts to discuss the future of broadband regulation. The hearings will consider a new draft bill that would codify core principles of network neutrality into law – ensuring Internet openness by prohibiting Internet blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization along with…

NCTA

January 16, 2015


Broadband & Internet

The Infinite Internet [VIDEO]

January 16, 2015

For nearly 20 years, cable has been building Internet networks that are empowering everyone from innovators and entrepreneurs to kids in the garage. The Internet propels business, education, entertainment – whatever we want. It’s a platform of possibilities and the fast growing technology in history. Cable is proud of the part we’ve played in advancing America’s future and we’ll continue…