For past five years, the net new additions to the overall number of broadband subscribers in the US has hovered around the 3 million a year. 2015 was no different — 3.1 million signed up, according to Leichtman Research, a research group that tracks the broadband market. As of now there are over 90.5 million broadband … Continue reading U.S. has over 90 million broadband subscribers
Whether they like it or not, cable companies are fast becoming broadband-first companies. But it’s not by choice that they are embracing over-the-top video, starting their own web video offerings or finally coming around to the idea of cord-cutting. “It’s totally, totally shifted to Netflix,” Charlie Ergen, the CEO of Dish Network, recently told The New York Times. … Continue reading It’s All About Speed and Broadband, Not TV
My 5 top picks for today. These are stories I highly recommend you read today. How big telecom smothers city run broadband (Public Integrity) Big telecom hate competition as it forces them to not only spend money to upgrade their networks, but also has to convince customer that they are a better option. I have … Continue reading 5 Links: What to read today
Google Reader apocalypse extremely f***ing nigh. [jwz] The ongoing story – Twitter and writing. [The New Yorker] Mapping the people left behind by the knowledge economy. [The Atlantic Cities] A real coffee snob responds to FoodRepublic’s 13 signs you’re a coffee snob. [Sprudge] My startup has 30 days to live. Our broadband is getting faster, … Continue reading What I am reading today
It has been one of the more stressful weeks of my life — you see I was moving, again – third time in three years and again for not really a fault of my own. I loved my previous apartment and I enjoyed (perhaps) for the first time the luxury of space. It wasn’t as … Continue reading Moving means a new beginning!