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Internet firms tout high-speed strategies

Broadband is the market buzz as players cut a number of high-speed deals. SBC pushes its DSL plans, while Yahoo finally unveils a broadband strategy.

 

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Broadband is the market buzz as Internet players cut a number of high-speed deals. SBC pushes its DSL plans, while Yahoo finally unveils a broadband strategy.

"Consumers are looking for a set of experiences."

- Joe Laszlo, analyst at Jupiter Communications

 


New tech spurs high-speed Net
Through a combination of new technology and lots of cash, telephone companies are finally extending their high-speed Internet services into suburban and rural areas. High speed pipe dreams?

Yahoo unveils broadband plans
update After sitting on the sidelines as its rivals dived into the broadband Internet access game, Yahoo finally makes a move to send its popular Web services over high-speed lines.

Equinix makes $1.2 billion Net hub push
update Internet firm Equinix announces a $1.2 billion contract with construction firm Bechtel to build a worldwide series of Internet hubs and hosting centers.

Cisco in deal for broadband gear
The networking giant teams with broadband equipment maker Cabletel to provide standards-based networking equipment and services to broadband users.