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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.

 

SPARK 2016 - Multifamily Tech Innovators Conference

Published May 6th, 2016 by Admin

The SPARK 2016 Conference announced its speakers for this year's event June 14-16, 2016, directly before the National Apartment Association Education Conference & Expo (where MBC Executive Director, Valerie M. Sargent, will be speaking on a Multifamily panel geared toward leasing & marketing).

Charter's Proposed $78 Billion Merger with Time Warner Approved

Published April 25th, 2016 by Admin

Despite public criticism and a civil lawsuit brought by the Justice Department's Anti-Trust division, the FCC approved the merger that would make Charter Communications the second dominant broadband provider next to Comcast.

Multifamily Broadband Council Members on Video Panel

Published April 7th, 2016 by Admin

Two of our members from Pavlov and Elauwit spoke to the Changing World of Video in the MDU space, including OTT, cord-cutting, TV Everywhere, etc. 

MBC Members on Student Housing Panel

Published April 5th, 2016 by Admin

Three Multifamily Broadband Council members served on the Student Housing panel at the Broadband Communities Summit today. 

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Published April 5th, 2016 by Admin

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FCC 2016 Broadband Progress Report - Internet Speed Standards

Published April 20th, 2016 by Admin

A call from a Multifamily owner today had the question posed, "What are the standards today? For cable, how many channels? For Internet, how many megabytes per second?" We defer to the FCC for those standards. If you haven't seen the FCC 2016 Broadband Progress Report, read on here.

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