Does Broadband Load Pages Faster than Dial-up?

Does Broadband Load Pages Faster than Dial-up?

A report, “You Get What You Measure: Internet Performance Measurement as a Policy Tool” that came out in early November compared web page load speeds with increased broadband performance, and the results were pretty surprising… With everyone’s internet speed...
Cable Broadband Still Has the Edge over Telcos

Cable Broadband Still Has the Edge over Telcos

The latest figures comparing cable and carrier broadband subscribers show that cable is in the lead and that the trend appears to be holding. According to the Leichtman Research Group, in just the past year alone, more than 2.86 million new subscribers signed up with...
Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom’s Acquisition Offer

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom’s Acquisition Offer

Last week, Broadcom made a big move to acquire rival chipmaker Qualcomm in a takeover bid valued at $130B, or $70 per share. However, this week, Qualcomm’s board voted unanimously to reject the offer—Paul Jacobs, executive chairman and chairman of the board stating...
Cord Cutting Hits Record in Q3

Cord Cutting Hits Record in Q3

It’s no secret that the cable TV business is on the decline and has been ever since streaming services started to eat into its market share. TV viewing habits have been changed rapidly for the past decade, but last quarter, cable companies reported record losses of...
DOCSIS 3.1 to Enable Symmetrical 10Gbps Broadband

DOCSIS 3.1 to Enable Symmetrical 10Gbps Broadband

Even while we are trying to figure out the lack of high-speed internet access in rural America and the lack of affordable Internet access in many urban centers, CableLabs recently announced that the group has completed the Full Duplex Data Over Cable Service Interface...