Sunday August 31, 2014

The Race to Gigabit Internet Taking Off

If you're waiting for Gb Internet speeds, your wait may be over soon. A consortium of research universities found that gigabit Internet service offerings is starting to take off. I see my city on the chart. Is yours?

Progress on deploying 1Gbps broadband service has proceeded with impressive results since 2010, when the Federal Communications Commission's visionary National Broadband Plan called for gigabit test bed communities offering ultra high-speed Internet connections, at least for anchor institutions including "schools, hospitals and government buildings."