The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.
Such a network could ensure speedier delivery of iTunes content and other data and reduce some of Apple's reliance on third-party network providers.
The 1-gigabit-per-second Internet and TV service sets its sights on an eighth US metro area.
The company's "Unified Wireless Networks" concept promises to more than double your download speeds, boost your upload speed by 55 times and double the Wi-Fi range.
Google is seeking permission to test a high-speed Internet service that could be in your home before Fiber.
70,000 homes and businesses in Devon and Cornwall will have high-speed broadband before the end of July, BT has announced.
The company's Project Link aims to deliver reliable broadband connections to areas where the Internet infrastructure is inadequate.
The fiber network's fastest level of service will cost $80 per month, which is about $25 cheaper than what local broadband cost.
More than 80 percent of educators say the Internet connection at their schools is too slow to meet their needs -- that's why the president plans to bring broadband to 99 percent of all students.
Microsoft's managing director wants the NBN to be as fast as possible and much prefers the previous Labor government's fibre-to-the-premises plan over the Liberal Party's cut-down fibre to the node.