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As cable TV falters, broadband prices go up
As cable TV falters, broadband prices go up
Cable TV has been in decline for quite some time and there's no reason to believe that cord-cutting is slowing down any time soon. Netflix et ...... 20 Oct 2017 - 2 comments
Google announces new approach with Fiber in Louisville and San Antonio
Google announces new approach with Fiber in Louisville and San Antonio
Google has been slowly but surely expanding its fiber optic internet, aptly called Google Fiber, around the country. Originally started in Kansas ...... 08 Oct 2017
China to spend over $180 billion to boost Internet speeds in coming years
China to spend over $180 billion to boost Internet speeds in coming years
The Chinese State Council has said today that the government will invest $182 billion to boost Internet speeds in the world's most populous nation by 2017. ...... 21 May 2015
Salt Lake City is the next lucky city to get Google Fiber gigabit Internet
Salt Lake City is the next lucky city to get Google Fiber gigabit Internet
Google has announced that Salt Lake City, Utah is the next lucky city to get access to Google Fiber Internet and TV. The Internet service, ...... 25 Mar 2015
AT&T will match Google Fiber's 1Gb speed, price in Kansas City
AT&T will match Google Fiber's 1Gb speed, price in Kansas City
Starting this weekend, ISP AT&T has announced it will match Google Fiber's speed and price in Kansas City. Google Fiber costs just $70 a ...... 19 Feb 2015 - 7 comments
Google expanding Google Fiber to four new cities
Google expanding Google Fiber to four new cities
Although still unconfirmed, it appears that Google is expanding its gigabit Internet Fiber service to four new cities, including its biggest metro yet. ...... 27 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
Official: Google and Fidelity invest $1 billion in SpaceX
Official: Google and Fidelity invest $1 billion in SpaceX
SpaceX, Elon Musk's space travel and satellite company, has raised $1 billion in new funding from Google and Fidelity, who now take a 9.9 percent ...... 21 Jan 2015
Report: Google to invest in SpaceX to bring cheap Internet to all
Report: Google to invest in SpaceX to bring cheap Internet to all
According to new reports, Google is close to investing in Elon Musk's rocket and satellite company SpaceX. Google, in their investment, would ...... 20 Jan 2015 - 5 comments
Is your country censoring your browsing? Try out PirateSnoop
Is your country censoring your browsing? Try out PirateSnoop
If you live in a country where censorship is prevalent, PirateSnoop hopes to save the day. PirateSnoop is a bundle package of SRWare Iron ...... 18 Jan 2015
North Korean Internet still having intermittent blackouts
North Korean Internet still having intermittent blackouts
According to multiple reports, North Korea is having its second day of intermittent Internet blackouts. Yesterday, most of North Korea's ...... 24 Dec 2014
Elon Musk wants to bring Internet to the whole world via 700 small satellites
Elon Musk wants to bring Internet to the whole world via 700 small satellites
According to sources, Tesla and SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk is looking to bring Internet to even the most remote areas of the world via ...... 10 Nov 2014 - 8 comments
Google releases map of new cities that may get extremely fast Google Fiber Internet
Google releases map of new cities that may get extremely fast Google Fiber Internet
Google has released a new map and blog post highlighting cities that may be next to get the company's gigabit Fiber Internet. The Internet, ...... 19 Feb 2014 - 15 comments
Next Xbox will not require always-on Internet connection
Next Xbox will not require always-on Internet connection
According to Ars, citing an internal Microsoft email, the upcoming Xbox sequel will not require an always-on Internet connection, as widely rumored. ...... 07 May 2013 - 19 comments
Men arrested for trying to sever undersea Internet cable
Men arrested for trying to sever undersea Internet cable
Egyptian police have arrested three men this week for trying to sever an undersea Internet cable. The cable, the SEA-ME-WE 4 main line, ...... 28 Mar 2013 - 5 comments
Comcast, Cablevision detail their Copyright Alert System 'punishments'
Comcast, Cablevision detail their Copyright Alert System 'punishments'
Earlier this week, the major ISPs in the U.S. rolled out the "six strikes" Copyright Alert System (CAS). The system is designed to educate ...... 01 Mar 2013 - 25 comments
Iceland is trying to ban Internet pornography
Iceland is trying to ban Internet pornography
The government of Iceland is drafting plans to ban Internet pornography (and print, as well) in an effort to block children from seeing violent ...... 26 Feb 2013 - 8 comments
France to make large investment in high-speed broadband for citizens
France to make large investment in high-speed broadband for citizens
French president François Hollande has announced this week that the government will make a large investment to ensure that every household in ...... 22 Feb 2013
China's internet population jumps to 564 million
China's internet population jumps to 564 million
Thanks to mobile, China's Internet population has grown significantly, again. According to a new report from the China Internet Network Information ...... 16 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
China hits 1.1 billion mobile users
China hits 1.1 billion mobile users
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has posted new astonishing numbers today about the nation. As of November ...... 25 Dec 2012 - 1 comment
Google announces expansion of their 'Google Fiber' project
Google announces expansion of their 'Google Fiber' project
Google will expand their Google Fiber service to new cities in 2013. The roadmap for the next five "fiberhoods" in Kansas City have been ...... 18 Dec 2012 - 20 comments
How the ITU is leading the way to the 20th century
How the ITU is leading the way to the 20th century
You are likely already aware of the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) which opened in Dubai on Monday. This two week ...... 05 Dec 2012 - 8 comments
Netflix now accounts for 50 percent of all North American streaming traffic
Netflix now accounts for 50 percent of all North American streaming traffic
According to a new report from Sandvine, Netflix is where America spends most of its time. On any given night, between the hours of 9PM and ...... 08 Nov 2012 - 1 comment
Kids predicted today's Internet offerings, in 1995
Kids predicted today's Internet offerings, in 1995
One of the random Internet videos of the week that has become popular is a PSA filmed in 1995 by the 'Young Montana Media Group.' In the ...... 18 Aug 2012 - 6 comments
Google unveils gigabit Google Fiber service pricing
Google unveils gigabit Google Fiber service pricing
Google has launched their Google Fiber Internet service this week for Kansas City residents. The gigabit broadband service will be offered ...... 28 Jul 2012 - 6 comments
Chinese Internet usership breaks 500 million
Chinese Internet usership breaks 500 million
According to the latest figures from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), the amount of Internet users in the nation has grown ...... 20 Jul 2012
France considering an Internet tax
France considering an Internet tax
The French government is considering an Internet tax on international companies that sell online but pay much less taxes than companies with ...... 17 Jul 2012 - 3 comments
New York looking to stop anonymous posting online
New York looking to stop anonymous posting online
Bill no. S06779 will look to block anonymous speech online. Lawmakers in the state want to cut down on "mean-spirited and baseless political ...... 25 May 2012 - 14 comments
Mobile usage now accounts for 10 percent of all Internet traffic
Mobile usage now accounts for 10 percent of all Internet traffic
According to new StatCounter figures, mobile now accounts for 10 percent of all Internet usage worldwide, double the number from just 18 months ago. ...... 11 May 2012
Report: Porn accounts for 30 percent of all Internet traffic
Report: Porn accounts for 30 percent of all Internet traffic
ExtremeTech is reporting today that porn is the biggest driver of Internet traffic. The site surveyed data pulled from Google's DoubleClick ...... 22 Apr 2012 - 14 comments
France: It is now illegal to visit terrorist Web sites
France: It is now illegal to visit terrorist Web sites
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has made it illegal for French citizens to visit Web sites that encourage terrorism or hate crimes. The ...... 24 Mar 2012 - 13 comments
South Korea moving to 1 gigabit Internet connections
South Korea moving to 1 gigabit Internet connections
The New York Times is reporting that South Korea is preparing to increase their already fast Internet speeds. South Korea already has the ...... 27 Jan 2012 - 8 comments
China: We have over 500 million Internet users
China: We have over 500 million Internet users
The Chinese Internet Network Information Center has announced today that the nation now has 513 million Internet users as of December 2011. ...... 17 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
Research shows data caps dont effectively target an ISPs most expensive customers
Research shows data caps dont effectively target an ISPs most expensive customers
ISPs have been arguing for years that the heaviest data users should pay more for their service because they put a bigger strain on the network. ...... 08 Dec 2011 - 3 comments
Time Warner Cable hit with Internet outage
Time Warner Cable hit with Internet outage
Time Warner Cable has confirmed today that its Internet customers experienced a temporary outage this morning. Says the ISP: We appear ...... 07 Nov 2011
EC looks to get 9.2 billion euro broadband investment approved
EC looks to get 9.2 billion euro broadband investment approved
The EC is preparing to invest about 9.2 billion euro into broadband infrastructure as the Commission wants faster Internet speeds across the European Union. ...... 18 Oct 2011 - 1 comment
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