Categories: broadband

Finland: Broadband Is a Legal Right

Posted by: Olga Kharif on October 14

Come July 2010, every Fin will have access to a 1 Megabit-per-second broadband connection. Finland just became the first country in the world to sign a law that provides every citizen of the country with a legal right to a broadband connection. Other nations could follow suit.

Calix Raises $100 Million in Funding

Posted by: Olga Kharif on August 31

Carl Russo, the legendary entrepreneur who sold a start-up to Cisco for $7 billion several years ago, can be proud of another milestone. On Aug. 31, Calix, a networking equipment company where Russo is CEO, announced it completed a $100 million round of funding lead by Foundation Capital. Russo tells BusinessWeek.com he poured in some of his own money as well.

Huh? No DSL in Palo Alto??

Posted by: Rob Hof on December 15

I've been a pretty happy DSL customer through Earthlink (which resells AT&T DSL service) for years now in my home in Palo Alto, Calif. Now I'm moving literally about two...

But How Many Americans Have *Working* Broadband Access?

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 28

"Two Out of Every Five Americans Have Broadband Access at Home," says a new study to be released Wednesday by Nielsen//NetRatings. "90% of those Americans have bought a second wireless...

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