Monday, August 23, 2010

BB News This Monday

FCC: Broadband Users Are Getting Half of What They Expect

Consumer broadband speeds are roughly 50 percent slower than their advertised rates, according to a new report from the FCC.

AT&T, Angie's List Take Cues from Groupon

"Spurred by the success of daily coupon site Groupon, phone book companies and newspaper publishers are taking aim at the market for coupons sent via e-mail." These sites take advantage of opt-in email marketing. Are you?

Dell to acquire data-storage company 3Par for $1.13 billion news

(Or they are in a bidding war with HP over 3Par, depending who you read). "Seven of the world's top 10 revenue-generating managed service providers, including Savvis, Verizon Business, and Terremark are using the 3PAR Utility Storage platform, according to the company."

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