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Cupertino First West Coast City To Get Super-Fast Broadband Service ‘GigaPower’

Cupertino will become the first city west of the Rockies to get AT&T’s super-fast broadband Internet service.

08/20/2014

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East Bay Regions Get Low Rating In Providing High-Speed Internet

When it comes to a high-speed internet connection in the East Bay, more work needs to be done according to an assessment by the East Bay Broadband Consortium.

03/11/2014

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Tech Watch: More Households Sacrifice Cable

Time Warner said it has lost 130,000 cable subscribers in its last fiscal quarter. This comes as the industry is becoming increasingly concerned with people cutting the cord to cable.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/28/2011

San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

San Jose Police Chief Pushes For Broadband Network To Use In Emergencies

San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore has traveled to Washington to lobby Congress to fund the creation of a broadband network specifically for law enforcement and public safety agencies to transfer large amounts of data during an emergency.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/15/2011

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Silicon Valley Looking Forward To Obama Plan To Boost Broadband

President Barack Obama’s plan to nearly double the wireless spectrum available for mobile broadband and deliver high speed Internet to nearly every American within five years comes as nations in Asia have surged ahead, said one technology analyst.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/10/2011

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Feds Propose Shifting More Airwaves To Broadband

Federal officials looking for more airwaves to deliver wireless broadband services are recommending that the government reallocate a sizeable chunk of radio spectrum currently used for naval radar systems and weather satellites.

CBS San Francisco–11/15/2010

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San Jose Mayor Charges Broadband Network With Ethical Conflict

A plan to set up a hi-tech broadband network for emergency responders is coming under fire from San Jose officials.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/11/2010

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San Francisco Gets $7.9 Million Federal Grant To Improve Broadband Access

As part of a nationwide effort to boost the use of broadband services, Mayor Gavin Newsom and the U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday announced a $7.9 million stimulus grant to improve San Franciscans’ access to technology.

CBS San Francisco–09/29/2010

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FCC Opens Up Unused TV Signals For Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission is opening up unused airwaves between television channels for wireless broadband networks that will be more powerful and can reach farther than today’s Wi-Fi hotspots.

CBS San Francisco–09/23/2010

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