The next big ISP is… The next massive ISP?

The next giant ISP is now in the hands of one of the most important players in the global broadband market: China Telecom.The company will be the largest provider of broadband access in China, surpassing incumbent China Telecom, according to the latest report by the research firm iSEC Partners.China Telecom has announced plans to launch its largest-ever gigabit fiber optic […]

How to get the most out of Netflix on an un-wired broadband connection

The average consumer uses un-wired broadband at home at a rate of about 4Mbps.That’s about the speed of most Internet connections.In fact, Netflix’s un-wireless connection is so slow it makes it harder for some streaming services to work.But if you’re looking for a fast, reliable streaming service that can stream a wide range of video content, you’re going to have […]

Verizon Wireless is trying to kill off Firefly broadband

Verizon Wireless (VZ) is trying a different tack.On Friday, the telecommunications company announced that it would be cutting off its unbranded Firefly Internet service and making it available only through a bundle of Verizon’s other offerings, such as voice and data, starting July 6.The move follows a merger of Verizon with T-Mobile US.The company also announced that all Firefly customers […]