Europe’s Broadband Woes

By any sensible measure, Europe is in the midst of a broadband crisis: The U. S. has opened a an enormous gap with the continent in terms of 4G/LTE mobile…

September 23, 2013 0

95% of America’s Young Adults Use Broadband at Home

The latest survey of America’s home broadband subscriptions by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project reveals some surprising trends that you probably haven’t heard before. The fact…

August 27, 2013 18

High-Speed Broadband as Public Utility? Not so fast…

Richard Bennett, our fair editor, has published an excellent piece in Governing.com, taking issue with assertions made by Susan Crawford in her new book “Captive Audience” and echoed by some others,…

April 30, 2013 0

U. S. Broadband Speed Slightly Better in Latest Akamai Report

Akamai published the Q4 2012 edition of their State of the Internet report yesterday, and it’s pretty much as expected: the trends that have been evident since 2010 are continuing….

April 24, 2013 3

Reacting to the Broadband Speed Data

Over on the Innovation Policy Blog I take a look at the FCC’s broadband speeds report and some of the reactions to it: The results are surprising to some because…

August 8, 2011 1