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 […]

How to fix the internet blackout caused by a global power outage

This article is about the internet outage caused by an outages of power supply in the United States.This article is a stub.You can help New Scientist by expanding it.We have no control over what happens on the internet.But we do have control over how we use it.The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is trying to fix this problem by making […]

AT&T, US regulators agree to halt US internet blackout

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and US states regulators have agreed to stop the US internet shutdown, but a key question remains: what happens to all those customers that were shut off?In a letter sent today to AT&I and Verizon, FCC chairman Ajit Pai and other members of the commission, Pai and his fellow commissioners say the shutdown will “provide […]

How to fix your broadband connection, even if you’re a zombie: The Internet

If you’re experiencing a broadband connection outage, there are a few things you can do to help fix the problem.Here are 10 things you should know about that.1.Your broadband provider’s network is under repair.Your Internet service provider (ISP) is probably the one that needs to be repairing your connection.It’s important to note that ISPs usually repair their networks on a […]