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Google Keeps Fiber’s Residents-Only Policy

When Google announced its list of future possible Fiber hubs, lucky city residents around the country were excited by the possibility. According to Google’s existing policies, it’s only residents who should be excited by gigabit internet speeds for now- business need not apply. Fiber’s policy so far has always been to limit their service to Full Article

NSA may have used Google and Yahoo’s fiber-optic cables against them

In the days of the Cold War, the Soviet Union was targeted by a spy operation code-named Echelon. The operation involved eavesdropping on the superpower and its allies through ...Full Article

Submerged Wi-Fi Network to Create ‘Deep Sea Internet’

A team of researchers from the University of Buffalo, New York, is experimenting with Wi-Fi internet capable of transmitting through the water via sound waves. If they are successful, ...Full Article

South African mobile network launches rural internet cafes

South African mobile operator MTN has launched the eStreet mobile internet café project, which will give clients 24/7 internet connectivity. This initiative will be particularly focused on rural areas ...Full Article

US Added to ‘Enemies of the Internet’ List

Each year, watchdog group Reporters Without Borders issues a list of “Enemies of the Internet”, shedding light on governments and organizations seen to be attacking privacy or freedom of ...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 South Korea as Internet-Savvy as It Seems?

Whenever the question of internet speed pops up, South Korea always ends up enjoying the number one spot by a long margin; but is South Korea’s relationship with the ...Full Article

UK-based EE introducing 4G LTE-A 300Mbps network

EE has fired up the latest form of its 4G network in East London’s Tech City area; with the new LTE-Advanced network capable of providing download speeds of up ...Full Article

San Antonio Signs off On Google Fiber Contract

The City Council of San Antonio, Texas have signed off on a real estate with Google which will make it easier for the company to build important infrastructure if ...Full Article

CCP looking to up internet censorship in China

Internet censorship in China is already rife, but it’s set to worsen. During an annual government meeting, it was announced that 2014 would see a tightening of Internet censorship, ...Full Article