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 […]

Why the high-speed Internet service isn’t coming to Louisiana

As Louisiana’s new governor, Bobby Jindal promised to give state residents the option of high-quality, state-of-the-art Internet.But he has failed to deliver.Last month, he gave up the initiative.The state still lacks the infrastructure to provide high-bandwidth Internet service, which has long been a state priority.The problem, the state says, is the existing infrastructure, which is inadequate and has failed.But it […]

Open broadband plans hit with a major legal challenge

By opening up the market to competition, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is opening up a huge opportunity for those who want to get more out of their broadband connection, but still use traditional telephone lines.The Federal Communications Act (FAC) requires that ISPs must offer broadband connections to all consumers.Many consumers are opting for the option of using their broadband […]