The internet outage of Harris is an “attempt to sabotage” the state’s broadband internet

The internet was temporarily disrupted on Wednesday when the utility in Harris, Arkansas, suddenly shut down its fiber optic network.The outage was first reported by CNN affiliate WSB-TV, which first reported it on Twitter.The utility said in a statement that the shutdown “has resulted in increased costs for customers in areas of the county that had been impacted.”It also noted […]

Wave broadband: a map of the future

Download our new mobile app for free to explore all the new services that will be available in wave broadband, including video and voice.We’ve put together this guide to help you plan your wave broadband journey.What is wave broadband?Wave broadband is a form of high-speed wireless internet access (HSPI) that can be used to deliver a variety of services to […]

Net neutrality rules set to expire next month, Tel Aviv Internet provider says

Net neutrality is set to go into effect in Israel next month after being upheld by the High Court of Justice.Net neutrality rules were enacted by the Supreme Court of Israel in November to ensure that the Internet has equal access to the same content, and ensure that there are no discriminatory or abusive practices on the Internet.However, since the […]

When it comes to broadband, the beehives are here

The beehivors may have gotten bigger, but the internet hasn’t.That’s because there are only so many internet connections, and there are very few of them, so how many people are using them is another matter entirely.The latest Nielsen internet traffic report shows that more than 1 billion people were using the internet in the first quarter of 2018, and that’s […]

A new tech startup is making the internet a lot more affordable

Google is changing the way we live and work.Its the most talked about tech company of the year and the latest company to be spun off from its parent company Alphabet, Google is making it easier for anyone to own the internet.The company is making its internet service cheaper by allowing anyone to download an unlimited number of files from […]

How to get high-speed internet with eplus, the new era broadband provider

The legacy fiber internet providers are facing a new era.As the Internet of Things becomes increasingly ubiquitous, the Internet is moving to the next generation of technology.In 2017, the industry started to see rapid growth in the number of consumers that want a better connection.But it also started to struggle to maintain the pace of adoption.A new generation of providers […]

When will Canada’s copper and copper-to-wireline networks be ready for the fibre revolution?

It will be 2023.If the Liberals are successful in their plans to build a new fibre-to, copper-and-wire line, which would bring internet to rural and remote areas, they’ll have won a major victory.But the technology won’t be ready until 2027, at the earliest, if not later.A report released this week by the federal government says that in 2027 the government […]

Verizon plans to buy Time Warner Cable, cable news channels and other assets

Verizon plans on buying Time Warner, cable channels, sports channels and some other assets, a person familiar with the matter said.Verizon also intends to acquire a majority stake in NBCUniversal and Disney.Time Warner has a pending acquisition bid for Hulu, the entertainment company that will be part of Verizon’s new streaming service.The person, who was not authorized to discuss the […]

Why the GOP is trying to ‘save’ rural America

The GOP is taking a more populist approach to rural America, touting it as a place where “we are living off the grid,” and promising to restore rural America to its pre-crisis level of prosperity.The Republican Governors Association released a new ad Monday, featuring two rural governors, that aims to connect the dots between the GOP’s recent success in winning […]

Opelika, Tennessee, residents to get free broadband, access to public broadband service

Opelikans who need a basic level of internet access will soon be able to sign up for the free service at a summit meeting of the Tennessee State Communications Commission.The summit, hosted in Nashville, was a part of a weeklong celebration of the nation’s broadband, with attendees getting free broadband services from companies including AT&T, Comcast, Charter Communications and Time […]