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Commerce: Broadband Choice Dwindles As Speeds Increase

Report buttresses administration push for higher speeds
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A new report from the Department of Commerce finds that there is "far more" broadband competition at slower speeds than higher.

That is according to a report from the Economics and Statistics Administration and based on the National Telecommunications & Information Administration's National Broadband Map and Census Bureau figures, though those figures are a year old (from December 2013), so it is a snapshot of a target that is always moving, generally toward higher-speed rollouts.

The report appears to buttress arguments by the Administration and FCC that high-speed should be the new definition of broadband access.

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