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T-Mobile “Software Issues” Cause Slow Network Speeds

August 16th, 2018 (0)
T-Mobile CEO John Legere confirmed that a number of American customers saw slower mobile connection speeds as the network experienced a “minor software issue” this week. The T-Mobile CEO made this announcement via his Twitter feed on Tuesday, where ...

Google launches “Helping women get online” campaign in India

August 15th, 2018 (0)
With the focus on “internet for all” that seems to be spread throughout the technological world at the moment, Google has launched a new website aimed at India – specifically, the female population. With just one-third of India’s 200 ...

Wi-Fi Sharing Service Fon Arrives in US

August 15th, 2018 (13)
Over 12 million people around the world are already signed up to Wi-Fi hotspot network Fon, but the connection-sharing company now has its sights set on America as its new US headquarters opens up in New York City. The ...

AT&T Pushes to Expand Broadband to 57 Million Locations

August 14th, 2018 (0)
Ambitious telecommunications company AT&T has announced that it hopes to expand its U-verse broadband network up to 57 million locations by 2015. Considering the network now hosts 10 million customers on U-verse’s high speed internet service, the expansion (if ...

No plans for Google Fiber in New York City

August 14th, 2018 (0)
Google has had to come out and deny that a recent Fiber-related job posting based in New York City meant the service would be introduced there too. “Don’t read into the job listing,” a Google spokesperson said. “We’ve had ...

Take your Wi-Fi Everywhere with FreedomPop

August 13th, 2018 (8)
Unlimited Wi-Fi internet everywhere (the dream of the mobile communications age) is still a few years away from becoming a reality, but in the interim, you can stay connected wherever you go with FreedomPop’s MiFi hotspot. If you’re a ...

Internet.org: Zuckerberg connects the world

August 13th, 2018 (0)
On the 20th August, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched internet.org, an initiative to connect the currently offline population of the world to the internet. With some major founding partners, such as Nokia and Samsung, the CEO of Facebook wants ...

Verizon to Publish Report on Government Data Requests

August 12th, 2018 (0)
This week, internet service provider Verizon announced that it would be disclosing the number of requests it received to reveal customer data. The biannual report would detail law enforcement requests received for customer internet activity both in the US ...

US Broadband Prices Soar above Global Averages

August 12th, 2018 (0)
A new survey by the New America Foundation has revealed that of the countries surveyed, the US has the highest prices for broadband internet by a very wide margin. Global leaders in internet usage and penetration such as South ...

Travelers Name Free Wi-Fi Top Hotel Amenity

August 11th, 2018 (0)
A survey by popular travel website TripAdvisor has revealed that the number one amenity that today’s traveler looks for in a hotel is actually a free in-room Wi-Fi connection. American travelers questioned by the TripBarotmeter Truth in Travel Survey ...