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FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Upheld by Appeals Court

Published June 15th, 2016 by Valerie

It was a split decision that upheld the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules that were originally brought via the Open Internet Order of June 2015. Opponents cite paid prioritization and the imposing of common carriage laws on Internet networks as some reasons why appeals will likely continue. For more details on the ruling, visit Consumerist

Charter - Time Warner $78 Billion Merger

Published June 3rd, 2016 by Valerie

Despite public criticism and a civil lawsuit brought by the Justice Department's Anti-Trust division, in late April the FCC approved the merger that would make Charter Communications the second dominant broadband provider next to Comcast, with its purchase of Time Warner and absorption of Brighthouse Networks. Conditions on the deal include ...

Multifamily Broadband Challenges - Technology Evolution

Published June 2nd, 2016 by Valerie

Read the latest article by our MBC Technology Committee in the May/June issue of Broadband Communities magazine. In this issue we cover Multifamily Broadband Challenges, examining how owners and providers can plan for the ever-increasing demand for service, and for the continual evolution in technology. 

MBC Conference is Set for November 2016

Published May 31st, 2016 by Valerie

Given the upcoming election, we have selected Dallas, TX as our conference location in November, immediately after the NMHC OpTech Conference so that our members attending could combine the travel and save on costs. We look forward to you joining us at the DoubleTree Dallas Hotel at Market Center November 16-17, 2016. Agenda items being finalized so far as we ...

Transition from IMCC to MBC Complete!

Published May 19th, 2016 by Valerie

Thank you to our membership for your patience during our transition from IMCC to Multifamily Broadband Council. It has been a very busy few months as we have finalized changeover items and launched our new website while working with the new Board of Directors and planning our 2016 Conference. We formally introduced Multifamily Broadband Council to the industry through ...

Marketing to Multifamily by Generation

Published May 13th, 2016 by Valerie

To sell to multifamily owners, it is critical to be able to speak their language and know what challenges they are facing. This information can help you in your sales efforts with Multifamily owners and will assist you in some cases in being able to educate them on how their prospective residents are using broadband during their apartment search. If you haven't seen the research report by ...

Netflix Speed Test

Published May 10th, 2016 by Valerie

Netflix has developed its own speed test at fast.com to help educate consumers on the quality of their broadband connection. It starts working immediately when the user connects to the site, and lets them know where they fall with regard to speed. Find out more about fast.com and how Netflix has been ranking ISPs for streaming video performance at Telecompetitor.

 

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