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 […]

AT&T says it won’t sell its Mountain Fiber service to customers who’ve already paid for it

AT&amps;T said Wednesday that it won.gov.au that its Mountain fiber service would not be sold to customers that have already paid.The telco said customers who have paid $30 for the service can upgrade to $40.“You can’t simply upgrade to the $50 plan and pay $30 more for a different product,” said Jeff Fisher, AT&ts senior vice president of customer experience.The […]

Oasis Internet outage affecting nearly a million Australians

The outage affecting about 1.5 million Australians on the Oasis service is a “significant loss” and will affect about 700,000 people, according to a telecommunications provider.Oasis said it was “shocked and saddened” to learn of the outage.It said it had been working with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to assist with the outage but it would not disclose the […]