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Internet.org: Zuckerberg connects the world

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 to make the internet available to “the next 5 billion people” – as the press release Full Article

US Broadband Prices Soar above Global Averages

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. ...Full Article

Travelers Name Free Wi-Fi Top Hotel Amenity

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. ...Full Article

Internet Service Providers Attempt to Limit Public Broadband Networks

Not content with the poor state of broadband internet connections around the country, a number of localities have banded together to provide their own internet services independent of large ...Full Article

30% of Web Traffic Comes from a Company You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

If you enjoy streaming videos, fast downloads and shorter loading times, you might want to spare a thought to the company which made all of this possible. You may ...Full Article

Increase your storage space by way of Wi-Fi

Portable hard drives are a great idea. They give the extra space you need without you being forced to clutter your internal hard drive. They also make for a ...Full Article

US Download Speeds Can’t Compare to Foreign Competitors

The US was one of the first countries where the internet was used, and has pioneered technology and connectivity ever since, so it may be surprising to learn that ...Full Article

Google’s Superfast Internet not for Businesses

Kansas City enjoys some of the fastest internet speeds in the country thanks to Google Fiber and its 1 Gigabit connection, but whilst residents are welcome into the fold, ...Full Article

Are You Getting the Internet Speeds You Paid For? Test it Now!

Recent data from streaming site Netflix found that, on average, US users were able to load videos at a very unimpressive 1.85 Mbps. With so many people paying through ...Full Article

UK Homes May Only Need 19Mbps Connection by 2023

According to the surprising results of a new survey, the average household in the UK may only need a 19Mbps broadband connection to efficiently access the internet in 2023. ...Full Article