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Puerto Rico: So close yet so far-My experience trying to get internet

When I first moved to Puerto Rico, I got Liberty Cable PR internet, but this was in Toa Alta. I later moved to Ocean Park, San Juan and made the service transfer without a problem. 830 more words

The U.S. ranks 7th in wireless broadband subscriptions

According to the OECD, there are 100.7 wireless broadband subscriptions for every 100 residents of the United States. That is enough to make the United States… 31 more words

Political And Social Life

Comedy, Competition, and Investment: Everything is Amazing and Broadband is Too

“Everything is amazing right now and nobody’s happy.”

Few things are truer than that we, as humans, fail to appreciate the present moment.  Regardless of how bad the “good ole days” were factually, we hang on to the notion that simpler technology equates to simpler needs, simpler problems, and simpler living.  1,272 more words

Regulation

Fit for Purpose Networks - ‘There is more to life than increasing its speed.’

The UK Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) hit the national headlines last week by claiming that the UK’s broadband network is not fit for purpose, with the current network holding back the growth of FSB member companies and the UK economy. 740 more words

Broadband

Ambitious Dutch Company Proposes $70 Billion Broadband Network For Los Angeles, Whole Country

The city of Los Angeles last year started taking proposals for a plan to build out a gigabit fiber broadband network for every business and residence in the city. 358 more words

Life Without Internet in 21st century? Surely Not!

The other day I overheard a conversation between two young people, both in their 20th. The girl was trying to understand the concept of Facebook, and the guy was trying (without much success) to explain it to her. 388 more words

Local Issues

FiOS Goes Symmetrical: Verizon To Offer Same Upload, Download Speeds

FiOS users who get annoyed over how long it takes to upload your stuff to YouTube, rejoice! Verizon announced today that they’re upping their upload speeds to match their download speeds. 267 more words