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World Internet Connections Mapped

  Spending a lot of time on the internet, you might be forgiven for forgetting what a tiny little corner of it you inhabit.  All the sights you know and visit only make a miniscule fraction of the internet population, as illustrated by this map by the Information Geography project at the Oxford Internet Institute. 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

Amsterdam Latest City to Get Free Wi-Fi

Tech startup Instabridge has already made a splash in their native Stockholm when they launched an app which allows users to find and share available Wi-Fi networks. Now the ...Full Article

Internet in Africa: An Infrographic

Africa has one of the biggest populations on the planet, but very few of the billion people living there have any access to the internet or online presence, in ...Full Article

Fastest US Internet Connection is in Small Washington Town

The tiny town of Ephrata, Washington is home to just over 7,000 people, as well as the speediest internet connection in the United States. Located in quiet Grant County, ...Full Article

China may Replace Wi-Fi with Li-Fi

Scientists in China have successfully developed a method of connectivity known as Li-Fi, which allows data to be transferred via light, rather than the traditional radio frequencies. The new ...Full Article

Why Do Cable Internet Speeds Fluctuate?

Millions of internet users in the United States currently choose to invest in cable internet, however, even at its most popular, consumers still complain of poor speed and unreliable ...Full Article

NASA Laser Communication 20x Faster than Broadband

Experiments in what might one day become outer space internet connectivity have far surpassed the expectations of NASA scientists. Using lasers rather than the traditional radio waves for wireless ...Full Article

Top 10 Countries with the Fastest Internet Connections

As broadband internet connections become more common around the world, some countries are pulling ahead of the pack in terms of high speed internet penetration. Which countries have the ...Full Article

Will Cellphones on Planes Be the End of in-Flight Wi-Fi?

As the FCC considers lifting the ban on using cellphones during flights, providers of in-flight Wi-Fi might have a slightly harder time charging passengers to use the internet on ...Full Article
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