FCC report finds operators failing in broadband roll-out

Wednesday 21 July 2010 | 10:09 CET | News
The US Federal Communications Commission issued a report on the availability of broadband in the country, saying operators are failing to reach the entire population. The report shows 14-24 million Americans lack access to broadband, and "the immediate prospects for deployment to them are bleak", the FCC said. The report concludes that the goal of universal availability is not being met in a timely way. The regulator also upgraded its definition of broadband, which had been set at 200Kbps over a decade ago, to 4Mbps download and 1Mbps upload. The report requested by Congress will be used to

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Categories: Internet
Companies: FCC / USTelecom / Verizon
Countries: United States
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