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Internet Connections 101: Different types of internet connections

There’s a number of ways to connect to the internet these days, no matter what device you own. We’ve come up with a brief overview of them. Dial-up (Analog 56k) The good old days of dial-up internet are impossible to forget. Remember the blind rage every time someone picked up the phone in the middle Full Article

Facebook Trades Wi-Fi for Check-Ins

Ever hungry for more activity on the world’s biggest social network, Facebook is even helping small businesses to provide Wi-Fi to their customers- provided those customers then log on ...Full Article

New Bill May Prevent ISPs from Slowing Online Video Services

A new Senate bill called the “Consumer Choice in Online Video Act” is taking aim at internet service providers who degrade rival video services and over charge customers. Submitted ...Full Article

FCC Auctioning off Wireless Spectrum for Billions

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it would be auctioning off a large portion of newly available wireless spectrum to US communications companies. With demand for wireless ...Full Article

Broadband Reaches Three Quarters of British Homes

As of 2013, three quarters of British residents have access to a broadband internet connection at home, reports telecommunications surveyor and watchdog Ofcom. It is reported that currently, 21.7 ...Full Article

Seattle’s gigabit internet plans rocked by problems, mayor claims

Seattle’s plans for its own gigabit internet service have run into a few obstacles, if outgoing mayor Mike McGinn has anything to say about it. McGinn has cast doubt ...Full Article

Protect Yourself on Public Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi has become a fixture in many public places including malls, coffee shops, and airport lounges- but how safe is that network you log on to when you’re ...Full Article

Could Fiber Internet Speeds Come from Phones?

Israel-based tech company Sckipio Technologies has announced that it has raised $10 million to fund its research into the creation of microchips capable of delivering super-fast internet speeds over ...Full Article

C Spire Starts Pre-Registration for Gigabit Internet Service

The residents of nine lucky Mississippi cities can get ready to start signing up for lightning fast gigabit internet connections thanks to C Spire’s fiber rollout. Regional wireless provider ...Full Article

65% of Email Is Read on Mobile Devices

As much as 65% of all e-mail received in the US is first accessed on a mobile device according to an enlightening study on US Consumer Device Preference by ...Full Article