Comcast’s Internet Essentials Connects 8 Million People | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

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Comcast announced this week that its broadband adoption program, Internet Essentials, now extends to every low-income home within the ISP’s footprint. This marks the program’s largest expansion in history, which has connected more than eight million people since its inception.

Source: Comcast’s Internet Essentials Connects 8 Million People | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

Why Gigabit Internet is Essential to America’s Agriculture | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

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As America’s cable operators continue to build out robust networks that deliver these gigabit internet speeds, everyone from entrepreneurs to small business owners to farmers are getting the chance to revitalize their communities in the best ways possible.

Source: Why Gigabit Internet is Essential to America’s Agriculture | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

What Technology Do NASA and the Cable Industry Share in Common? | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

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As celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission continue, the cable industry looks back at how an important piece of technology used in NASA’s Voyager missions is playing a role in connecting millions of homes and delivering the ultra-fast speeds that Americans enjoy today.

Source: What Technology Do NASA and the Cable Industry Share in Common? | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

Is a Gigabit the Same as a Gigabyte? | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

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Gigabit. Gigabyte. You’ve heard and seen these words before, but do you really know what they mean? Here is a quick crash course on bits and bytes, and what they mean for consumers. This is especially helpful as 10G—the industry’s initiative to bring 10 gigabit speeds to American households and businesses—gets closer to becoming reality.

Source: Is a Gigabit the Same as a Gigabyte? | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

The Future of Super Fast Internet is 10G | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

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Over the past decade, America has embarked on a technology transformation powered by constant connectivity. Today, most Americans have access to high-speed internet networks that have changed the way we live, work, learn and play. But ensuring that the U.S. remains a global internet leader means that our networks have to stay ahead of demand. We are transitioning from an era defined by megabits to one in which gigabit connectivity is unleashed. Thanks to technologies already being deployed and some coming soon, that future — one with 10 gigabit speeds — is just around the corner.

Source: The Future of Super Fast Internet is 10G | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

Live TV Still Strong Among American Viewers | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

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A new poll conducted this month reveals that more viewers, specifically two out of three adults, watch TV live. What is incredibly interesting and unique about American consumers is that while many of them are taking advantage of time-shifted TV options—like DVR or on-demand—to better accommodate their schedules, many of them still choose to watch TV live.

Source: Live TV Still Strong Among American Viewers | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

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