How to stop your cable provider from throttling your Netflix, Hulu and Amazon service

The next time you’re checking your Netflix account, it may have just been temporarily cut off from its internet connection.If you live in rural areas, or have a large internet provider that can cut you off for long periods, it’s probably time to get out of the home broadband business.The internet service that delivers your internet connection, such as Comcast […]

Why I have to log in to broadband jack at the office

It is an age-old practice, but for some Australians it’s still a requirement to log into the internet to make a payment.In the past, the practice was to log onto the internet from home, and then make a small payment using a credit card.But it’s no longer required, with internet service providers such as iiNet and Optus saying they will […]

How to buy wireless internet for less than $200

By Kate Kellogg, The Washington TimesRead more”We’re looking at a situation where a large part of the market is still not paying for internet service and they’re looking to take advantage of a situation that we think could help a lot of people in rural areas,” said Steve Kestler, an analyst with Forrester Research, who tracks wireless broadband.“It’s a bit […]

How to upgrade your Vyve broadband connection

Posted March 29, 2018 04:01:37Vyve has announced a new mobile broadband solution that is aimed at customers who do not yet have a mobile broadband subscription.The service, called Vyvesoft, is available on a number of mobile networks, and includes access to more than 200 VoIP providers across the world, including many of the top-rated VOIP providers in the US.“Vyves will […]

When your broadband provider throttles your internet connection, you can still get the best speeds

I can confirm that the Gigabyte Gigabit Gigabit Internet service, which launched in Australia in March, has been working quite well for me.I’ve only been able to access about 50% of the content I’d like to download, but that’s about the same as the average American consumer.Gigabit speeds aren’t quite the same for everyone, but it’s nice to know that […]

Cajun Broadband Speed Checker for Zeta Broadband

Zeta broadband is a small business that sells speed test kits.The kits contain a device that allows you to monitor your Internet connection speed.They are sold on Amazon and eBay.The Zeta Speed Checkers come with a number of different colors.The cheapest one costs $3.99.You can also find the Zeta speed checkers in several other colors, including blue, red, and green.You […]

What happens when you send out a massive outage in an area?

By now you probably know that the outage at the end of the summer caused quite a bit of damage.That was one of the reasons why we wanted to find out how bad things could get.The other thing we did was to look at the power grids and see if there were any other networks in the world that could […]

How to fix broadband prices

It’s not just the government’s fibre optic broadband plan that’s hurting Australian broadband prices.With the NBN only getting under $80 million in subsidy for its first four years of operation, the cost of running a household on a $1,200-a-month NBN plan has jumped from about $700 a month in the early 2020s to more than $1.5 million in the first […]

FCC plans to test internet speeds at high-speed internet tests

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to test broadband speeds at a high-powered test facility on Friday.The FCC is working with two state governments and local businesses to set up the high-tech facility.The tests will use a high powered test machine, which is the same machine used to test wireless networks.The test facility is scheduled to open at 8:00 a.m.PT.The […]

Which is the worst outage for Australia’s broadband?

ANZ chief executive Andrew Scipione said the network was “overwhelmed” by demand on Wednesday, but did not give a timeframe for when the network might be restored.“It’s very difficult to get a clear picture of how long it’s going to take for this to be repaired,” Mr Scipio said.“We are not at the point of being able to predict how […]