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What is a Dark Fiber Network?

Although the title sounds a little bit on the ominous side, a dark fiber network simply refers to an internet connection which is established using previously idle fiber-optic cables. Oftentimes, when an internet service provider is planning to introduce fiber internet services to an area, they lay more cable than is generally necessary in order Full Article

Google’s Project Loon Explained

Google’s Project Loon is an ambitious scheme to bring high-speed internet connectivity to the entire world. With Google’s Project Loon team continually looking to test and advance the parameters ...Full Article

How Beamforming Makes Your Wi-Fi Faster

You may never have heard of beamforming before, but it is a relatively simple concept which could very easily speed up your Wi-Fi connection in the near future. A ...Full Article

66% of internet users in 1996 were in the US

A recent report conducted by Mashable and Statista revealed that the most internet users are in Asia, which was home to 42% of users in 2012. Europe is close ...Full Article

US Lagging Behind in High-Speed Internet Race

If you still have to suffer through lagging downloads and constantly-buffering YouTube videos, the problem may not be with you or your computer, it might be with your internet ...Full Article

Austin’s Gigabit Internet Race Speeds Up

As one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in America, Austin is set to be the site for one of the most competitive gigabit internet races in the country, with ...Full Article

Wi-Fi Spreads along New York Subway System

New York City commuters will soon have more chance to stay connected while they travel thanks to increased Wi-Fi and mobile coverage in subway stations. This week, Transit Wireless ...Full Article

Millions of Americans Still Without Internet Access

A recent study by the Pew Research Center has revealed that there are still millions of people around the US who live lives completely disconnected from the advancing online ...Full Article

The problems of slow-start algorithm

We have already mentioned some of the problems that can arise from the use of slow-start, the algorithm invented in the early days of internet to avoid network congestion. ...Full Article

Internet speed test in India shows improving results

In spite of the outstanding IT development, India is still suffering from one of the slowest internet speeds in the world. According to the latest internet speed test, the ...Full Article