Posts Tagged ‘ broadband ’

AT&T Offers Faster U-Verse Internet in CA and NV

July 30, 2013
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A picture of conduit for fiber optic cable being laid in a city street.

AT&T has launched a very tangible piece of its Project Velocity IP (VIP) in Nevada and California, introducing a faster U-verse broadband tier that delivers theoretical download speeds of up to 45 M bits/sec and upstream speeds of 6 M bits/sec. The new broadband tier, called U-verse High Speed Internet Power, will cost $50 a month…

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Viodi View – 05/17/13

May 17, 2013
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A fun video showing a hidden gem in America's heartland.

Broadband for Everyone With the continued expansion of Google Fiber into the suburbs of Kansas City, this interview, filmed at the Broadband Communities Summit provides some insight into how Google Fiber is trying to reach all neighborhoods. “We are seeing much more inclusiveness in Kansas City,” said Rick Usher, Assistant City Manager of  Kansas City,…

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Google Fiber – A Step Function Connectivity Improvement

April 3, 2013
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The Google Fiber Space retail store hints at some of the developments in the future that a gigabit network enables.

A step function improvement in capability is how Milo Medin described Google’s Kansas City fiber project at the February 13th IEEE ComSoc meeting in Santa Clara. That huge improvement in customer experience is in contrast to the incremental gains of MSO [Multiple System Operator] and telco broadband networks, which have much lower access speeds. Medin, who…

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Viodi View – 04/01/13

April 1, 2013
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A picture of a hotel TV tuned to channel 40, the home of ViodiTV coverage of the 2013 MTA.

The costs of programming have risen faster than the prices MVPDs (Multichannel Video Program Distributors) charge their customers, according to an article posted by nScreenMedia’s, Colin Dixon. Dixon reviewed financial filings from several large program distributors (Comcast, DirecTV and Time Warner) and found that revenues for these large providers have not kept apace with costs…

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Viodi View – 01/04/13

January 3, 2013
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Speakers discuss various ways to provide broadband.

With the holidays now behind us, it is time for International CES and for retailers to begin planning for the 2013 holiday season. And next week’s CES promises to provide an entertaining look at what will be hot. Based on the announcements thus far, it looks like there will be no end to the advancements…

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