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The Word of the Day is Urbanicity!

February 22, 2013

They say you learn something new every day. Well, we at NCTA want to help keep that adage true, so we’re teaching you about  Urbanicity! A city’s urbanicity is a numeric indicator of how dense its population is both inside and outside of urban areas. The less dense a country is, the harder it is…


FCC Report Reveals Broadband Growth and Development

February 15, 2013

The FCC today released their annual “Measuring Broadband America” report which tests consumer broadband performance in the U.S.  The report’s findings underscore that the U.S. enjoys a healthy, growing, and competitive broadband marketplace. The good news from a cable perspective is that providers are delivering speeds that consistently meet or exceed advertised numbers.  That isn’t…

Bathtubs and Broadband

February 15, 2013

Yes we know – broadband and bathtubs have very little in common. But coincidentally what they do share is a very similar access percentage, which makes for a good #broaddata. To be fair, 2.2% of Americans don’t have “full indoor plumbing”, which constitutes hot and cold running water, a bathtub or shower, and a toilet….