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Broadband Connections 101: Different types of connections

The internet is always in the news, and at the moment there are terms like “fiber cables” and “fixed broadband” being thrown around, often without any definition. Sure, it’s easy to go to your ISP and sign up for the fastest connection they’ve got, but it always helps to know more. We’ve taken the liberty Full Article

Microsoft, Facebook, and others join Alliance for Affordable Internet

Some of the most recognizable technology companies in the world have joined in the effort to make broadband internet available and more affordable to people in developing countries. Google, ...Full Article

Why is US Broadband So Expensive?

These days everyone wants top-notch internet speeds at home, whether it’s to stream movies, play games, or share content with our loved ones, but for US users this can ...Full Article

Cable Internet Speeds May Climb to 10Gbps

A brand new advancement in broadband technology may soon be responsible for introducing internet speeds of up to 10Gbps to consumers around the world. A non-profit research and development ...Full Article

Super-Fast Broadband Dominating European Market

Recent figures have shown that the European Union is over half way to its target of offering speeds of 30 Mbps or higher to all residents by 2020. Currently, ...Full Article

Is Slow Broadband Damaging Education?

Has the internet become so essential to young minds that the lack of it could actually damage educational opportunities? That’s what the numbers seem to point to in a ...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

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

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

Super-Fast Broadband for all UK by 2017

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 ...Full Article