Many Demand For Specific Privacy Rules For ISPS

In order to obtain the necessary services that the country’s various internet service providers offer, Americans must give up a lot of personal information. And what those companies do with said information should be a concern of every single American.

SpaceX Will Soon Begin Its Satellite Internet Network

July 13th, 2015

Back in January, SpaceX founder Elon Musk announced his intentions to build a satellite network that would provide high-speed internet from space. Now, he’s apparently making moves to begin testing said plans. Read More…

Comcast Releases High Price Point For 2Gbps Fiber Internet

June 8th, 2015

Comcast is in the process of rolling out a high-speed fiber network to compete with the likes of Google Fiber (and also municipalities with their own networks) – but the company has yet to reveal how much it’s going to cost. Read More…

Comcast Announces Plan For Next Fiber Network Initiative

May 11th, 2015

Comcast is rolling into Chattanooga, Tennessee with the biggest if you can’t beat em, join em play you’ve seen in quite a while.

Why Chattanooga, you might ask? In 2008, Comcast sued the city’s Electric Power Board (EPB) to block the municipality from creating its own fiber network. Comcast eventually lost that battle, and Chattanooga went ahead with creating its high-speed internet. Read More…

Comcast Releases Plans for Gigabit Pro, New 2Gbps Fiber Service

April 13th, 2015

Comcast has just put a lot of pressure on Google by announcing a new internet service that will deliver speeds twice as fast.

Next month, the company will begin a rollout of a new 2Gbps broadband service called Gigabit Pro. It’ll start in Atlanta and spread from there. Comcast says it hopes to offer the service, which it touts as the fastest residential speed in the US, to over 1.5 million Atlanta metro residents directly out of the gate. Read More…

Salt Lake City Up Next For Google Fiber Treatment

March 30th, 2015

Salt Lake City is the next city that’ll get Google Fiber, the company announced today.

“Salt Lake has more than breathtaking mountain vistas and fantastic ski slopes. It also hosts a booming technology sector, world-renowned universities and a vibrant local culture. We’re looking forward to seeing Salt Lake residents use gigabit Internet to spark creative ideas, jumpstart businesses and collaborate in ways they couldn’t before,” says the company in a blog post. Read More…

Free, Basic Internet Comes To India from Facebook

February 19th, 2015

Facebook has brought its app to India, giving free, basic internet access to people in six Indian states – Tamil Nadu, Mahararashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, and Telangana. The deal is a partnership with Reliance Communications. Read More…

Facebook Launches Its App in Columbia

January 19th, 2015

Facebook has just launched its app in Colombia, bringing free basic internet services to the country.

This is the first time that the app has reached a Latin American country. Read More…

Austin, TX Now Accepting Google Fiber Signups

December 8th, 2014

Google announced as far back as April that it would be launching Google Fiber in Austin, Texas. In October, the company revealed it would launch in December.

Well, guess what. December is here, and Google just announced that it is now accepting signups in the city. Read More…

Is Obama Right To Try and Reclassify The Internet

November 17th, 2014

In an effort to protect an open Internet, President Obama announced that he’sasking the FCC to reclassify Internet service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.

“In plain English, I’m asking them to recognize that for most Americans, the Internet has become an essential part of everyday communication and everyday life,” he said, noting that the FCC is an independent agency, and that ultimately, it’s their decision. Read More…