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FCC Fudging Broadband Figures? – US Broadband Penetration Jumps to 58.6% in June – July 2005 Bandwidth Report

The FCC’s recent broadband penetration report has critics wondering about its accuracy. Is the FCC fudging US broadband figures to avoid taking “immediate action” or artificially inflate penetration rates to help the President meet his stated goal of “universal, affordable access to broadband by 2007”? Only time will tell. Meanwhile, in June, US broadband jumped 1.36 percentage points to 58.57% among active Internet users.

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