Edge broadband to be available on broadband cable in South Australia, NSW, WA

New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria will be the first states to get high-speed fibre broadband to the premises by 2019, as the Federal Government seeks to boost its digital economy.¬†Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) is expected to deliver the first phase of fibre-to-the-premises broadband in 2019-20.The NBN is also expected to have a roll-out in South […]

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 […]

The ‘buckeyes’ are back, again!

Back in February, a Redditor named Kostarot wrote a post titled “Buckeye ISPs and the Backroads of Broadband”, which focused on how broadband providers were “back-stepping” in the broadband market.This post quickly gained traction with the rest of the Internet community, and it’s still a popular topic to this day.It’s worth noting that the term “backroads” isn’t a typo: in […]

How to make sure your home broadband network is up and running on a budget

When I was trying to figure out how much money I should spend on my internet service, I found a service called XL Broadband that offered “net neutrality” for a small fee.The service would allow users to watch the video stream, but it wouldn’t block or throttle any content.It was essentially an ad-free version of Netflix, which is pretty much […]

When It Comes To Shout, Morris is ‘In the Mix’

By: Adam P. F. Wilson The next few years of the next generation of high-definition video will bring new opportunities to viewers, but they’ll also bring new challenges for a lot of the biggest video distributors in the industry.The question that remains is, “How do you build a business around that?”And so far, the answer is, Morris Media is leading […]