TITLE

BROADBAND PLAN: A ROAD MAP

AUTHOR(S)
EGGERTON, JOHN
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/15/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the national broadband plan released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. It reports that the goal of the plan is to provide a 100-Megabits-per-second download speed for 100 million households by 2020. It discusses the recommendations of the plan for disclosing the actual and advertised speeds for fixed broadband.
ACCESSION #
48818273

 

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