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 […]

The Biggest Biggest Bias In The World? | The Daily Caller

A few months ago, I was reading a story about the US government’s plan to use federal funds to upgrade the entire internet infrastructure of the United States.It was a bold idea, to say the least.If you’ve ever wanted to use the internet in a way that isn’t beholden to the whims of governments or ISPs, or if you’re a […]

Why Michigans broadband has been so bad for you

In the U.S., a $20 billion acquisition of Nextel by Verizon could be good for Michigan, and its neighbors in rural counties across the Midwest, but for many in the Rust Belt it’s bad news for everyone else.The deal could allow Nextel to extend its reach across the U, with the company also buying Bright House Networks, which offers broadband […]

Why do people still use old broadband?

A bunch of people are still using old-style, fixed-line broadband in their home.It was supposed to be a thing of the past when you could buy a new phone for $30 and then upgrade it to a high-speed broadband connection for $20 a month.But there are still some things people are stuck with, and a new study finds that even […]

Video: Netflix, Amazon, and the Future of Streaming Video

Netflix, Google, and other tech giants are taking their battle to Netflix to the big river.Here’s what’s next for the streaming giant as it continues its push to make big bandwidth decisions.1.Google Fiber to bring more fiber to homesThe company is looking to bring gigabit Internet to a few dozen US cities and states.That’s not all it’s looking to do, […]

What you need to know about the call rise broadband benefit

With the rise of the gigabit internet, millions of people have been forced to spend extra money on calling plans, and for the first time in nearly a decade, a call rise benefit will be available to all.The call rise benefits are aimed at people who have a high number of calls or texts, as well as people who can’t […]

‘The world is getting better’ with the rise of broadband: Pioneer

The pioneer of modern broadband, Pioneer, is calling on its customers to “get excited about the future” and be patient when it comes to the availability of the internet.In a blog post, Pioneer says the company is “really excited about what’s coming up” for internet speeds in the future and that the technology is already being deployed.“We’re going to keep […]

How to avoid being a ‘cyber-victim’

Fixed wireless broadband isn’t a new idea, and it has been around since at least 2009.But it’s still relatively new to the US, and a lot of companies aren’t using it in their networks, which makes it difficult to get your data and apps to the rest of the world.It’s still technically possible to get internet to your home, but […]

‘Furious’ about broadband issues, Congress delays net neutrality vote

The House is set to debate net neutrality, but the debate is already in flux.The House voted Monday to delay the vote for now and instead take up a new proposal that would allow broadband providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their content.The FCC is expected to vote on the plan in the coming days.But net neutrality […]

Why I’m buying the stock of Comcast in January

Comcast will report its first quarterly earnings on Thursday.It will report net income of $4.7 billion for the year ended December 31.Comcast shares are up 7.8% this year, the best performance in five years.Comcast shares were up 1.3% at $62.23 on Thursday, the biggest gain since July 31.The company’s stock is up about 40% since late May, when it was […]