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 […]

Google, Amazon are getting into the mobile broadband game

Google, Facebook, and other tech companies are investing in wireless broadband networks.But they’re not going all the way to gigabit speeds.That’s what a new class of wireless broadband technologies called “Luminate” networks could do.Here’s how they work.The Luminate network is based on the same principles as fiber optic cables.They are essentially cables, with each end having a copper-based layer and […]