Broadband

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial Up

California is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.

06/16/2015

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FCC To Rule On Net Neutrality, Tighter Restrictions On Internet Providers

The new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.

02/26/2015

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FCC Redefines Broadband Internet To At Least 25 Mbps, Faster Than National Average

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to change the definition of what constitutes high-speed internet, adopting a standard 2.5 times the current national average.

01/30/2015

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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

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

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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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