Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
Telecommunications
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President Barack Obama’s proposal for an open Internet would be a victory for Netflix Inc. and its binge-watching users and may be a bigger boon for a generation of startups working on tools to connect cars, thermostats and even offshore oil rigs to the Web. more
U.S. regulators invoked broad powers to ensure that Web traffic for all users is treated equally, adopting net neutrality rules that supporters say will preserve a wide-open Internet and that opponents vow to fight in court. more
Two in five American households responding to a survey by the National Center for Health Statistics said they had no landline telephone service and used cell phones as their only means of phone communication, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. more
KVH Industries Inc., a provider of guidance and Internet systems for the maritime and defense industries, reported second-quarter net income of $55,000, or zero cents per share, an improvement over the first-quarter net loss of $1.1 million but a 96.5 percent decline compared with net income of $1.6 million, or 10 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2013. more
KVH Industries Inc. on Thursday announced its $48.9 million acquisition of Videotel, a London-based company that provides e-learning services, training videos and distance-learning courses for the commercial maritime industry. more
Rhode Island Internet users would pay a total of $21.4 million in extra taxes if the Federal Communications Commission votes today to classify the Internet as a utility under Title II, according to a NerdWallet study. more
Rhode Island boasted the eighth-fastest average Internet connection speed in the United States during the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the “State of the Internet” report released Wednesday by cloud services firm Akamai Technologies Inc. more
Global private equity firm Providence Equity Partners on Tuesday announced its investment in Mauritius-based Helios Towers Africa as part of a $630 million fundraising round by the independent telecommunications tower company. more
Four Rhode Island public schools received a total of $80,000 to improve student achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through the Verizon Innovate Learning Grants program. more
Telecommunications company Towerstream Corp. on Monday reported a second-quarter net loss of $6.4 million, or 10 cents per share, widening by 2.6 percent the net loss of $6.2 million, or 9 cents per share, recorded for the same period last year. more
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