Access to high-speed broadband is no longer a luxury; it is a
necessity for American families, businesses, and consumers.
Affordable, reliable access to high-speed broadband is critical
to U.S. economic growth and competitiveness.
I should start saying, “Gigafy, Gigafy, Gigafy.” Come to think of it, the two are interrelated. The discussion of how to encourage faster, better broadband starts with competition. I know it’s not an accident that you’re meeting in Austin, the city that proves competition works.
According to a new survey by the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas and RVA, LLC, fewer than one percent of households make phone calls through traditional line powered landline service with only a corded telephone and have no mobile service, a setup virtually all telephone consumers once had
The FTTH Council applauds the FCC’s announcement today to award 12 FTTH projects as part of its Rural Broadband Experiments program.
The FCC just announced a new group of projects through to the next round for its Rural Broadband Experiments.