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FBI Investigating Attacks On Physical Internet Infrastructure In SF

Cutting internet cables isn’t easy — the fiber-optic core tends to be protected by a strong conduit, sometimes hardened steel. Other countries have seen internet cables vandalized by thieves looking for scrap metal. 47 more words

Policy & Ethics

This Is What Life Might Be Like Without Broadband Monopolies

The United Kingdom is apparently a magical land where Scotch eggs can be found on every corner, the Queen’s Guard runs people over, and broadband subscribers actually have options when it comes to choosing a service provider for their home internet. 83 more words

Policy & Ethics

FCC votes to use cell phone taxes to help the poor access broadband Internet

One of the programs under the USF, known as “Lifeline,” has historically helped the millions of Americans who qualify for Food Stamps and Medicaid pay for their cell phone services, receiving $9.25 a month in subsidies. 33 more words

Policy & Ethics

Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dies at age 95

Comcast founder Ralph Roberts died Thursday night of natural causes, the company announced Friday morning.

Roberts founded Comcast in 1963 after buying a small cable concern in Tupelo, Mississippi which had just 1,200 subscribers at the time. 93 more words

Tech

Sprint Halts Data Throttling Thanks to New Net Neutrality Rules

The carrier has been limiting the speeds of data connections for years now, reducing the flow of data for the heaviest users when its networks were particularly busy. 31 more words

Policy & Ethics

TWC is threatened with the first Net Neutrality lawsuit

According to the Washington Post, Commercial Network Services is about to file a complaint against Time Warner Cable for holding its video traffic to ransom. 61 more words

Policy & Ethics

Why High Speed Internet is Required for Commercial Purpose?

Why is Internet Needed in Offices Today?

The internet is one of the most important features used in the offices and this is more so in a software company where all the work happens on the internet and the computer. 255 more words

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