Category Archives for Cable Internet

$85 Million To Expand Missouri Broadband!

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon plans an 85 million dollar investment to expand broadband Internet access in northern Missouri. $66.3 million of the funding will come from a Federal Recovery Act award. Governor Nixon stated; “As I have said from my first day in office, the State of Missouri was going to make broadband a top […]

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Is DSL Service Too Slow To Compete With Broadband Cable High Speed Internet?

Will DSL Internet fade away like dial-up Internet service did? According to a report from Stefan Anninger, a Credit Suisse cable and satellite analyst, DSL will only provide 15% of broadband Internet access by 2015. That figure is less than half of DSL’s current market share. High Speed Cable Internet will have the lion’s share […]

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U.S. Broadband Growth Slows

High Speed Internet Adoption Slows Down A recent survey from Pew Research shows that Broadband (High Speed) Internet growth in the U.S. declined in 2010. This follows several years of rapid growth in the adoption of broadband access by U.S consumers. The report states that 66% of American households currently have a broadband Internet  Connection […]

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Comcast Internet Service Price Hike

Comcast has informed most of their broadband Internet and cable television customers that they will be raising prices in August. This will be the second time this year that Comcast has raised their fees for the various services that they provide.  The average consumer’s Comcast bill will increase by approximately 3.5%. When Comcast raised their […]

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Charter Firmware Update Kills SB6120 Cable Modems

A recent Charter cable firmware update bricks some Motorola Surfboard SB6120 cable modems! After Charter pushes new firmware update, many customers report that their Motorola Surfboard SB6120 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems refused to accept a IP address. Resetting or rebooting the modem would not fix the problem, and Charter’s solution was to replace the modem. […]

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