Broadband

SEACOM, whose investment in a submarine fiber optic network connecting Africa to Europe and the Asia-Pacific triggered an avalanche of privately funded submarine cables in Africa, is mulling investing in the last mile. The SEACOM submarine network, with most of its landing points in East Africa,...

Improving broadband connectivity in America and addressing the digital divide between rural communities/inner cities and the rest of the country require some level of political intervention. Of the two major candidates running for president, Secretary Hillary Clinton has put forth a specific broadband plan to...

The insatiable demand for high speed Internet access, driven primarily by video, has triggered the deployment of 1Gbps and beyond in cities throughout the United States. 1Gbps or 1,000Mbps is about 60 times the US average advertised broadband speed. It may sound like ultra-fast access speeds...