When your broadband provider throttles your internet connection, you can still get the best speeds

I can confirm that the Gigabyte Gigabit Gigabit Internet service, which launched in Australia in March, has been working quite well for me.I’ve only been able to access about 50% of the content I’d like to download, but that’s about the same as the average American consumer.Gigabit speeds aren’t quite the same for everyone, but it’s nice to know that […]

Why Michigans broadband has been so bad for you

In the U.S., a $20 billion acquisition of Nextel by Verizon could be good for Michigan, and its neighbors in rural counties across the Midwest, but for many in the Rust Belt it’s bad news for everyone else.The deal could allow Nextel to extend its reach across the U, with the company also buying Bright House Networks, which offers broadband […]

Which broadband providers offer the best quality at the lowest price?

New Scientist article What’s your broadband plan?Is your internet speed too slow?Is it too fast?Which service provider offers the best broadband?These are the questions that will need to be answered if you want to keep your home connected to the world around you.The answer to the latter question is more complicated than it seems.What exactly is the speed of your […]

ESPN NFL insider’s Q&A: Is Michigan football a title game?

By Sam MonsonAssociated PressAFL commissioner Gillon McLachlan said the game between the Wolverines and Florida Gators will be a title contest, not a championship.Michigan beat Florida on the last day of the regular season in a 38-30 loss in the title game.Florida’s coach Will Muschamp, meanwhile, said he believes the Wolveries are in good shape for the title.Muschamp has been […]