The FCC’s latest broadband speed report, released Fri, found little change from the ’12 finding, with the exception of Frontier, which improved its performance by 13% (though it still apparently delivered less than advertised download. Other than that, the report found the average ISP delivered 97% of the advertised download speed, a slight improvement from last year’s 96% and a big upgrade from 87% in ’11. Find out how cable fared compared to DSL, fiber and which MVPDs were found to be closest to their advertised speeds.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:
Speaking at the National Press Club Fri, MPAA chief Chris Dodd discussed violence in the media and underlined the importance of preserving an open and free Internet while protecting copyrights. Specifically, here are 3 ways in which the industry can be committed to working with the Administration to address gun violence.
SCTE rescheduled its Cable-Tec Expo for Oct 21-24 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Here’s why.
Ahead of Charter’s Feb 22 4Q earnings report, S&P raised its target price by $10 to $90 on “ample” estimated ’13 earnings vs peers plus “uniquely attractive tax attributes.” But here’s how 4Q could be affected.

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Supply Chain: Fiber Demand Skyrockets in Age of COVID

Broadband and cable operator are running into supply chain problems as they embark on construction—particularly for fiber.

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