Blair Levin

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Name: Blair Levin
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

New Haven leading charge for ultra high-speed Internet access in Connecticut

Hartford >> The city of New Haven is leading a multi-year effort to bring ultra high-speed Internet to Connecticut by developing partnerships between the private sector and communities around the state.If it is successful, the plan, which was unveiled ... [Published New Haven Register - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Connecticut Mayors Seek Gigabit Partners

Three Connecticut cities are putting the pedal to the metal on 1-Gig broadband service, and are inviting other cities to join their effort.In a request for qualifications issued Monday, the mayors of New Haven, which will administer the RFQ (Stamford ... [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

CIO at SAS joins lineup for 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' conference

Posted Sep. 15, 2014 at 7:26 a.m. Fiber Transforms the Triangle event Image 1 of 3 · Next Image… Related Blog Posts On The Web Site SearchBy WRAL TechWireResearch Triangle Park, N.C. — Keith Collins, chief information officer and executive vice president ... [Published Local Tech Wire - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

New Haven, West Hartford and Stamford to Announce Gigabit Network Initiative in Connecticut on Monday

4G Apple arra AT&T Barack Obama BIP Blair Levin broadband Broadband Breakfast Club BroadbandCensus.com Broadband Data broadband mapping Broadband Stimulus BTOP Comcast Commerce Department Connected Nation Drew Clark Facebook FCC Free Press Google Julius ... [Published BroadbAndBreakfast.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tickets on sale for county broadband symposium

Tickets are now on sale for the Oct. 8 Carroll County Broadband Symposium.The symposium is an opportunity for those who attend to learn about broadband initiatives and showcases the county's broadband infrastructure.The event, held at Carroll Community ... [Published Community Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

FCC chairman: ‘A duopoly’ dominates basic Internet service in America

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler (Brian Fung/The Washington Post)The nation's top telecom regulator thinks Internet providers can do far better when it comes to offering broadband at competitive prices and speeds.On Wednesday, Federal Communications Commission ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

1 Gbps Hype and the Era of 'Fiber to the Press Release' -

It's fairly obvious that Google Fiber's entry into the broadband market has made significant waves. While the actual deployments have been limited (with only just Kansas City significantly online just yet), the service's very presence has rekindled debate ... [Published Broadband Reports - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Broadband Coalition Launched Over Summer Urges More Competition For Consumers’ Sake

4G Apple arra AT&T Barack Obama BIP Blair Levin broadband Broadband Breakfast Club BroadbandCensus.com Broadband Data broadband mapping Broadband Stimulus BTOP Comcast Commerce Department Connected Nation Drew Clark Facebook FCC Free Press Google Julius ... [Published BroadbAndBreakfast.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 3 reports

'Game of Gigs' Analysis Cites Cable's Defensive Response Toward Top Speeds

Coverage Type: reportingLocation:Gig.U, One Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 20016, United StatesGig.U singles out "Google Fiber" as "the prime force in driving" the increasing gig announcements from competitive providers."Google's entry into the next generation ... [Published Benton Foundation - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Race to gigabit Internet service takes off

With the "irrational exuberance" of the early Internet economy, speculators spent billions laying thousands of miles of fiber optic cable for backhaul, expecting Internet use would continue growing at the unprecedented rates of the late 1990s. As part ... [Published CNET News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Update: 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' conference tickets now on sale

Updated Aug. 18, 2014 at 11:25 a.m. 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' conference tickets now on sale Related Blog Posts On The Web Site SearchBy WRAL TechWireResearch Triangle Park, N.C. — Want the inside story on how fiber-optic networks will change ... [Published Local Tech Wire - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

A report card on the nation’s 4-year-old broadband plan — from the man who wrote it

( Knight Foundation ) Blair Levin once served the Federal Communications Commission as chief of staff to Reed Hundt. In 2009, Levin returned to the FCC to help draft the government's road map for enhancing nationwide broadband access. On Friday, ... [Published Faster Forward - Mar 22 2014]

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"it was good to see the chairman look at this in a serious way" said Blair Levin, a former FCC official who oversaw the agency's efforts at writing a national broadband plan . "It's a step forward."
Now carriers "are singing a different tune," says Levin -- politely insisting that "we don’t mean this as criticism" but that the report is simply pointing out how these ISPs "deserve credit for recognizing how the landscape has changed."

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New Haven leading charge for ultra high-speed I... [Published New Haven Register - 22 hours ago]
Connecticut Mayors Seek Gigabit Partners [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 15 2014]
Stamford Seeks Partners to Develop Statewide In... [Published Stamford Patch - Sep 15 2014]
CIO at SAS joins lineup for 'Fiber Transforms t... [Published Local Tech Wire - Sep 15 2014]
New Haven, West Hartford and Stamford to Announ... [Published BroadbAndBreakfast.com - Sep 13 2014]
Tickets on sale for county broadband symposium [Published Community Times - Sep 11 2014]
FCC chairman: ‘A duopoly’ dominates basic Inter... [Published Washington Post - Sep 04 2014]
FCC chairman: ‘A duopoly’ dominates basic Inter... [Published Post Tech - Sep 04 2014]
FCC chairman: ‘A duopoly’ dominates basic Inter... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 04 2014]
1 Gbps Hype and the Era of 'Fiber to the Press ... [Published Broadband Reports - Sep 03 2014]
Broadband Coalition Launched Over Summer Urges ... [Published BroadbAndBreakfast.com - Sep 03 2014]
'Game of Gigs' Analysis Cites Cable's Defensive... [Published Benton Foundation - Sep 02 2014]
Nascent Mass Market for Gig Service Takes Root [Published Broadband Properties Magazine - Sep 02 2014]
'Game of Gigs' Analysis Cites Cable's Defensive... [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 02 2014]
Race to gigabit Internet service takes off [Published CNET News - Aug 31 2014]
How big telecom smothers city-run broadband [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 28 2014]
NC Next Generation Network to discuss plans at ... [Published Local Tech Wire - Aug 26 2014]
MCNC's chief technology officer joins lineup fo... [Published Local Tech Wire - Aug 20 2014]
Update: 'Fiber Transforms the Triangle' confere... [Published Local Tech Wire - Aug 18 2014]
Investor, telecom exec Vanderwoude joins lineup... [Published Local Tech Wire - Aug 18 2014]
'Fiber Transforms the Triangle: What's it mean?... [Published Local Tech Wire - Aug 14 2014]
Verizon: We're Planning To Use Our 4G LTE Netwo... [Published International Business Times - Aug 12 2014]
On net neutrality, the FCC’s chairman increasin... [Published Faster Forward - May 09 2014]
On net neutrality, the FCC’s chairman increasin... [Published Post Tech - May 09 2014]
It Is Really Weird Anton Scalia Is Deciding Aer... [Published The Street Latest - Apr 23 2014]
It’s mission accomplished for Google’s Fiber ro... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 17 2014]
It’s mission accomplished for Google’s Fiber ro... [Published GigaOM - Apr 17 2014]
Event Materials and New Papers – Hamilton Proje... [Published Telecom Reseller - Mar 25 2014]
A report card on the nation’s 4-year-old broadb... [Published Faster Forward - Mar 22 2014]
A report card on the nation’s 4-year-old broadb... [Published Post Tech - Mar 22 2014]
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FCC chairman: ‘A duopoly’ dominates basic Inter... [Published Post Tech - Sep 04 2014]
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler (Brian Fung/The Washington Post) The nation's top telecom regulator thinks Internet providers can do far better when it comes to offering broadband at competitive prices and speeds. On Wednesday, Federal Communications Commission ...
FCC chairman: ‘A duopoly’ dominates basic Inter... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 04 2014]
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler (Brian Fung/The Washington Post) The nation's top telecom regulator thinks Internet providers can do far better when it comes to offering broadband at competitive prices and speeds. On Wednesday, Federal Communications Commission ...
On net neutrality, the FCC’s chairman increasin... [Published Faster Forward - May 09 2014]
U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies before the House Communications and Technology panel on Capitol Hill in Washington Dec. 12, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron First came the tech companies , almost 150 of them. Then it was the investor class , clamoring ...
On net neutrality, the FCC’s chairman increasin... [Published Post Tech - May 09 2014]
U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies before the House Communications and Technology panel on Capitol Hill in Washington Dec. 12, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron First came the tech companies , almost 150 of them. Then it was the investor class , clamoring ...
It’s mission accomplished for Google’s Fiber ro... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 17 2014]
Google may still have plans for the spread of its fiber-to-the home network to more cities , but on the search giant’s earnings call comments from the CFO indicate that Google has accomplished  its initial mission when it came to rolling our fiber-to-the-home ...
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