How to upgrade your broadband provider

By MATT HARDMANNAssociated PressWASHINGTON (AP) For most people, the only thing that matters is the Internet, but some have problems connecting to the Internet in the U.S. that have little to do with the Internet.What to do: If you can’t connect to the Web in your home, go to a local public library.If you live in a small town or […]

Opelika, Tennessee, residents to get free broadband, access to public broadband service

Opelikans who need a basic level of internet access will soon be able to sign up for the free service at a summit meeting of the Tennessee State Communications Commission.The summit, hosted in Nashville, was a part of a weeklong celebration of the nation’s broadband, with attendees getting free broadband services from companies including AT&T, Comcast, Charter Communications and Time […]

AT&T: Broadband Internet Providers Are Failing Us

AT&t’s broadband internet providers have been plagued by poor performance and slow speeds, leaving customers unable to connect to the internet and unable to access their other data services.Now, AT&ts internet provider, CenturyLink, is suing Verizon for $3.5 billion, arguing that Verizon has not adequately addressed customer concerns about broadband performance and customer service.Verizon has denied the claims. “The company is […]

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 […]