One of the most important ways our workspaces impact productivity can't be designed by architects and decorators. When you enter the corporate offices of ViaSat, you're not walking into the headquarters of a global broadband services company. Show More Summary
At the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) RAN Meeting held in Bushan Korea from June 13 to 16, 2016, the first standard for the mobile broadband 5G high-frequency (6-100 GHz) channel model was approved. Huawei participated in 70+% technical topics and contributed innovative solutions to these topics. Show More Summary
Weeks after a federal appeals court upheld the FCC's net neutrality rules, supporters are asking the FCC to take action against broadband and wireless companies they say are violating the regulation.
David Gewirtz continues his ongoing Broadband Studio series with a tour of the new studio setup for webcast and podcast production.
In a bid to highlight the importance of hidden price hikes in many broadband contracts, Relish UK set up shop in Soho Grind to surprise lucky Londoners with discounted coffee by simply signing their name on a cup.The catch? Being unknowingly signed up to a 12 month 'coffee contract'. Watch to see some of the bemused responses! YouTube link (thanks Mike) The Presurfer
In today’s world you might think that the last people to be reached by broadband service would be those in remote or rural locations, particularly given the fact that many of us in North American urban centres likely consider broadband access and affordability to an inexorable and ubiquitous part of our very existence. In fact, […]
A customer who shut down his Internet service nearly two year ago with Comcast is still waiting for $1,775 the broadband provider improperly took from his bank account. The customer, identified only as Robert, said Comcast representatives admit the money should not have been debited from his...
The purchase of a company that delivers wireless high-speed broadband should help Google Fiber build its 1Gbps network quicker and for less money.
For years we've noted how 19 states have effectively let companies like AT&T and Comcast write protectionist state broadband laws to protect the status quo. Such laws usually either block or hamstring frustrated communities looking to...Show More Summary
In 2009, the FCC funded a Harvard study that concluded (pdf) that open access policies (letting multiple ISPs come in and compete over a central, core network) resulted in lower broadband prices and better service. Of course when the...Show More Summary
Since the National Broadband Network (NBN) was first announced, it has stirred up debate among politicians, technology experts and the specialist press about which technologies will best serve the nation. Should we (allegedly) spendShow More Summary
Republican-backed measures to end mobile phone subsidies are defeated.
Say you’ve just rented an apartment in Manhattan. One of the first things you’ll likely want to do, after turning on the gas and electricity, is shop for broadband-Internet access. Depending on the location of your apartment, you’ll have two choices, Time Warner Cable and Verizon’s FiOS, or just one, Time Warner. Show More Summary
BY HOWARD GREEN, MD On June 14, 2016 a Federal Court ruled that broadband internet is as essential to American as phones, electricity, water and sewer systems and should be available to all Americans as a utility, rather than a luxury that doesn’t need close government supervision. In the United States, public utilities are often
News about building 5G wireless broadband in the United States has been ramping up for months. Both AT&T and Verizon have promised to offer customers these ultra-fast networks within a few years, and now the Federal Communications Commission is setting the stage. It's still unclear what 5G will really deliver at scale. Show More Summary
BT has boosted its broadband with the launch of a new BT Smart Hub, offering the UK’s most powerful wi-fi signal compared to routers from other major broadband providers. The new BT Smart Hub has a combination of features that will allow consumers to enjoy wi-fi in more places with fewer dropped connections and faster […]
We've taken the nine-inch iPad Pro and instant global broadband for a spin ROAD TEST “Lapable” is not a word I would ordinarily use, save for the fact that Apple’s applied it to the new iPad Pro nine-incher.…
Building on plans first unveiled in March, BT this week began to roll out new ultrafast fibre-optic broadband lines to small businesses on high streets and business parks in Bath, Bradford, Bristol, London, Liverpool, Manchester and Salford. This is the first phase of a project scheduled to provide two million homes and businesses with an […]