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Date: 02.03.2017
The Philips Hue light bulbs in the broadband households of Louisville, Kentucky can change color to display the severity of air quality warnings. Amazon Echo smart speakers deliver flash briefings from the mayor’s office and tell Louisville residents the date of the next junk pickup in their neighborhood. A pioneer in the smart city...
Date: 09.26.2016
Smart homes may soon go mainstream. Thanks to companies like Apple and Samsung, home builders are ready to make smart home technologies a built-in feature instead of an aftermarket add-on. For the past several years, the tech industry talked up smart homes, but the first generation of Internet of Things connected homes was little more than a...
Date: 04.19.2016
Recent news that Verizon will invest $300 million to deploy its fiber-optic FiOS network to a series of neighborhoods across Boston over the next six years adds new heft to the city’s tech options. Verizon said the advanced fiber-optic technology it will roll out will provide greater economic opportunity to unleash the Internet of Things (...
Date: 02.17.2015
Across the Internet ecosystem, broadband providers and tech innovators are forging partnerships and launching Internet of Things (IoT) applications — all the while working to ensure security. LightReading reports that AT&T is reaching out to small and midsized utility companies in partnership with General Electric (GE) to deploy smart...
Date: 01.15.2015
The Internet of Things (IoT) spans a vast array of devices and innovative capabilities designed to enhance daily life, while giving consumers’ greater control via apps that sync with these technologies. From home security systems to energy saving devices and tools that help personal health, broadband is the common thread running through all...
Date: 01.07.2015
Consumers are rapidly embracing smart home adoption, seeking new innovations and unprecedented integration across devices and technologies. According to iControl Networks’ 2014 State of the Smart Home report, development in this area is on the rise, expected to grow considerably from 1.9 billion marketplace devices in 2014 to 9 billion by...
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USTelecom stands by the FCC’s assessment of broadband’s critical role in Smart Grid’s success, stating, “broadband is essential to realizing the full potential of smart homes and buildings.” Status Smart Grid technology adds intelligence to the electricity network, producing the potential for revolutionary...
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USTelecom provides education and information about our nation’s increasingly complex broadband infrastructure. The demand for broadband and its benefits continues to rise in sync with statistics showing similar growth in availability, connections, and customer satisfaction. Thanks to continued capital investment, our national broadband...
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#copy h3 { display: none !important; } USTelecom supports efforts to improve cybersecurity and encourages greater awareness and outreach through cooperation and information sharing. Status Today’s cyber ecosystem is a highly complex and dynamic universe consisting of a global set of diverse stakeholders. As the Internet...
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The benefits of broadband are nearly limitless and enhance numerous aspects of our daily lives. Overview From health to education and the environment, broadband provides consumers with deep and far-reaching opportunities, enhancing overall quality of life in many respects. Health Care Broadband-enabled health care is considered by many...