In one rarefied moment, the future of broadband beckoned: it's mobile, it's hip, it's socially connected.
His stated mandate is no different than that of his Republican predecessor: "To ensure that every American has access to open and robust broadband."
Internet ad revenues in the first quarter of 2009 dropped a hefty 5 percent from the same period last year, from $6.1 billion to $5.5
Journalism is dead in several senses that have everything to do with news audiences, not news providers.
Like some morbid meteorologist, over recent months I have been watching the broadband video landscape as it darkened under gathering storm clouds.
There's no doubt Barack Obama understands the Internet, even if, unlike Al Gore, he didn't invent it.
Lately it's become de rigueur for news outlets documenting hip tech trends to run articles on cutting the TV umbilical cord.
Those numbers, say analysts, will likely make this holiday season unremittingly gloomy. But for providers of broadband video, the shockwaves will take their toll.
If the evolution of broadband video content takes the path music did, then someday soon we will all be using the video equivalents of iPods and iTunes.
As clichés go, huge has become hugely overused in recent years. But as telecommunications markets go, they don’t get any more huge than the New York metropolitan area.
The Telecommunications Act of 1996 may now seem like ancient history, but its reverberations are still being felt.
The radio star lasted more than a half century until, according to the Buggles, video killed it. But the video star is looking mighty old at 25.
Everyone has fuzzy feelings about "Field of Dreams." Kevin Costner in a bucolic Iowa cornfield hears a voice, builds a ballpark, and "he," Shoeless Joe Jackson, comes.
In my epic struggle towards a Ph.D. in mass communications, one of the more intriguing subjects I've had the opportunity to study has been the history of technology.
A whole decade ago, in a galaxy that now seems light years away, I was a neophyte tech reporter covering a TCI press conference.
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