Cable & Telecom

U.S. broadband speeds up by 34% in 2010

RESULTS FROM AN ANNUAL survey of U.S. broadband households show that downstream speeds increased an average of 34% in 2010, according to In-Stat.“The survey also highlights that the majority of U.S. broadband subscribers are generally satisfied with the current speed of their broadband service,” says Mike Paxton, Principal Analyst. “This response indicates that so far, broadband service providers are managing to stay ahead of the consumer demand curve for bandwidth.”The research also reveals:• The average download speed for the broadband subscribers in the survey was 9.54 Mbps, up from 7.12 Mbps just twelve months earlier.• In comparison to the rapidly...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.