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FCC Rakes in $1.5 Billion for Wireless Spectrum

April 30th, 2017 (0)
Late last week, the Federal Communications Commission concluded its auction for a large block of wireless spectrum, taking a final total of $1.564 billion from as-yet unnamed bidders. The auction, which had been going on since late January, drew ...

Is Slow Broadband Damaging Education?

April 30th, 2017 (0)
Has the internet become so essential to young minds that the lack of it could actually damage educational opportunities? That’s what the numbers seem to point to in a new survey by UK insurance firm NFU Mutual. In the ...

UK and Germany Collaborate on 5G Research

April 29th, 2017 (0)
Researchers from three universities in the UK and Germany will band together to spur developments in 5G wireless technology. The research was announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron as part of an initiative to drive development of faster ...

Americans paying more for declining internet speeds

April 29th, 2017 (0)
Early in 2013, the Obama administration stated that “the delivery of fast, affordable and reliable broadband service to all corners of the United States” was invaluable to economic, social and educational development. Despite this, the US has failed to ...

Gigabit Internet Bets Big in Las Vegas

April 28th, 2017 (12)
Internet users in Sin City can prepare themselves to hit the connection jackpot- gigabit fiber internet service is coming this fall. CenturyLink have announced that Las Vegas will be the next location in which their gigabit connection service will ...

Broadband Speed Test using Google Maps

April 28th, 2017 (14)
Top 10 Broadband has come up with a broadband speed test service that allows users to compare their internet connection speed with that of their neighbors. The test involves measuring the user’s internet connection speed via an interactive interface. ...

Virgin Media Rolling out Faster Internet Speeds across UK

April 27th, 2017 (12)
UK based internet service provider Virgin is planning to boost their broadband speeds substantially for users across the country. Virgin’s UK users can expect to see their internet speeds rise by a minimum of 20Mbps as of February 2014, ...

How is Mobile Data Going to Get Faster?

April 27th, 2017 (0)
No matter how fast our mobile internet connection gets, we’re always going to wish it was just that bit faster. Only a few years ago, mobile data might have seemed like an unnecessary extravagance to most of us, but ...

How to use Power Cycling to fix your Internet Connection

April 26th, 2017 (2)
It never stops being frustrating to wait for a website to load or an email to open, only to find that your internet connection is acting up once again. There are a lot of possible reasons why your connection ...

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Skype social media accounts

April 26th, 2017 (0)
A hacking crisis has led Microsoft to starting 2014 on the wrong foot. The Syrian Electronic Army, an online hacking group that has pledged itself to the Syrian president, has managed to infiltrate Microsoft-owned Skype’s social media accounts, including ...