The biggest U.S. internet service providers have urged federal regulators to adopt a conservative definition of "broadband," arguing for minimum speeds that are substantially below that of many other nations, Reuters reports. The submissions were filed with the Federal Communications Commission, which had sought comments by Aug. 31 on how the agency should define broadband for a report to be submitted to Congress early next year. The Obama administration is seeking ways to extend broadband services to unserved Americans living in rural areas and to make broadband affordable for those living in urban areas. Some of the submissions from service...

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