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Why US Broadband Is So Slow

Population density, delivery methods give Asia, Europe a leg up

(Newser) - In terms of broadband, the US seems to lag behind the international pack, with slower, more expensive, less available Internet. As President Obama campaigns to improve America’s lot, Saul Hansell compares connection speeds in the New York Times. The US is middle of the pack, with an average speed... More »

Sprint Primed for WiMax Launch

Partnerships help company ready new wireless network

(Newser) - Sprint has unveiled new corporate partnerships to help meet its goal of deploying its WiMax wireless broadband network in DC, Baltimore, and Chicago by April, the Washington Post reports. The wireless provider has joined with several companies to provide online storage, security, and mobile devices for WiMax, which offers speeds... More »

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