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Winter Olympics Host City Sets Up Massive 54Tbps Network

August 20th, 2017 (0)
The Russian coastal city of Sochi is busily preparing to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in February; along with a sprawling brand new Olympic park, the city is also investing in a massive new internet network capable of ...

Super-Fast Broadband for all UK by 2017

August 20th, 2017 (10)
According to telecommunications watchdog Ofcom, all residents of the United Kingdom will be able to enjoy super-fast broadband internet connections by 2017. Last week, Ofcom reported that almost three quarters of the UK had access to a broadband internet ...

Loon Balloons to Stay Afloat for 100 Days

August 19th, 2017 (12)
Crazy as Project Loon might sound, Google is building its internet-providing balloons to stay up in the air for a good long time. The balloons will be able to deliver Wi-Fi connections from the stratosphere for up to 100 ...

São Paulo Wi-Fi Scheme Cheaper than Expected

August 19th, 2017 (11)
The city of São Paulo, Brazil is currently in the process of tendering a system of Wi-Fi hotspots coordinated in strategic locations. The good news for city officials is that the final contract for the installation of the public ...

Could Globalstar Introduce Nationwide Wi-Fi?

August 18th, 2017 (0)
You may have heard of Globalstar as a leading name in the satellite phone market, but the company has more up its sleeve with plans to provide Wi-Fi connections across the nation. If Globalstar’s proposal to the FCC goes ...

Viber giving Philippine users free calls in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan

August 18th, 2017 (0)
The catastrophe caused by Typhoon Haiyan – reportedly the biggest storm in the world this year – has wiped out entire cities and towns and caused an estimated 10,000 deaths in the Philippines. In the aftermath of this the ...

Google and Microsoft – When higher internet speed causes congestion

August 17th, 2017 (13)
The servers of Microsoft and Google are trying so hard to offer you a speedy download that they slow down all other uses of the internet. How does this happen? The creators of the basic internet protocols had to ...

Google Fiber Eyes 10Gbps Internet Connections

August 17th, 2017 (0)
If you wondered why anyone would ever need a 1 gig internet Fiber connection at home, wait till you find out what Google has in store for its network subscribers next. According to reports, Google’s next move for its ...

Satellite Internet Speeds May Double in 2014

August 16th, 2017 (0)
Promising developments in data-coding technology may finally give satellite internet connections a long-needed boost in connection speeds as of 2014. New developments could lead to satellite internet connections receiving more than twice their current bandwidth, which is very promising ...

Broadband Prices Still Too High for Many around the World

August 16th, 2017 (0)
  As super-speed internet services like Google Fiber roll out in towns and cities across America, broadband is still a distant dream for people around the world. A new report by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has found ...