Opinion piece: Boosting broadband – Boston Globe Online Comment: A movement that sees the rollout of BB as a re-starter of the US ecomony
News: Baseball officials plan live video streaming – CNET.com
Comment: This is the kind of content that will start to make a difference to the adoption of broadband. People will hear others talking about ball games that they haven’t seen and have no way to seeing — they’ll ask them about it and what other content is available thought a BB connection & if there’s sufficient, they’ll have it installed.
News: Broadband by satellite gets a boost – The Register
News: CNET Drops TV Show to Focus On Broadband – EContent News
Comment: Two strong drivers – they have a BB audience and they have demand for segments of their programming. They say 70% of users of news.com use a BB connection, so they have an enabled audience. They also say viewer of their TV content do not want to sit through their currently linear TV shows, so I imagine they’ll make it searchable and viewers will be able to create their own show online.
I’ll be watching the development of this keenly.
News: Broadband hobbled by high prices – UK E-envoy’s office – The Register
News: Chello broadband announces more than 500,000 subscribers – Europemedia.net
News: Ethernet bites back in bid to halve BT leased line prices – The Register
News: BTopenworld slams users for being ‘too British’ on DSL – Silicon
Comment: This demonstrates how out of touch BT is with truth, their customers and reality. The arrogance of this company is without bounds – I can’t believe they are blaming their customers for the take-up of ADSL – I thought the attitude of blaming customers, disappeared in the 70’s. Amazing.
How much clearer does it need to be to OffCom to take control of this situation?
News: 100Mbps – long range wireless through wind, rain, snow – The Register
News: BTopenworld’s broadband satellite service kicks off next month – The Register