The FCC's March 2002 "Declaratory Ruling" became the basis for cable companies to stop paying franchise fees on the portion of revenue generated by cable modem
The CM600 High Speed Cable Modem
is available now from major retailers in stores and online, at an MSRP of $129.99 in the U.S.
One of the twists of the decision is the court's use of the franchise's "incorporation" clause (a provision that says any future changes in federal law or FCC rules will be automatically incorporated into the franchise) to defeat the local government's claim that it is entitled to fees on cable modem
and telecommunication services as a "vested right" under its local franchise.
What about user experience with ADSL and cable modems
? Unfortunately, there is very little data to be gleaned.
Archer CR700 cable modem
routers and TC-7610 cable modems
are available now at the TP-LINK store and other major retailers in store and online.
The City of Chicago then asked the state circuit court to make cable operators pay the contracted fees on the ground that under the franchise agreements, they still were required to pay franchise fees on revenue from cable modem
First-to-market will have a major impact on whether or not any given broadband service provider's DSL or cable modem
offerings take off.
The DOXport 5020 cable modem
features a designed-in security firewall, an Internet gateway, a four-port Ethernet hub, IP address management and Ethernet wire-speed content filtering and forwarding.
- The new N450 WiFi Cable Modem
Router, a gateway offering cable modem
speeds up to 340 Mbps with the fastest 2.4GHz WiFi speed and performance up to 450 Mbps
The company said that Beijing Gehua's customers will benefit from the STi7141's integrated triple play and cable modem
function, dual-tuner personal video recorder (PVR) and video-on-demand features to obtain delivery of a low-cost high-performance interactive service.
The National League of Cities and a coalition of local government organizations recently filed a brief before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) interpretation of the 1996 Telecommunications Act and its finding that cable modem
service is outside the scope of local franchising authorities.
If broadband has hit your neighborhood, you can talk and surf simultaneously with a DSL (digital subscriber line) or a cable modem
. A cable modem
costs about $50 to $150 to install and about $40 a month depending on the service provider, while DSL costs $40 to $150 a month.