40 percent of monthly income?!
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has released its latest study into, well, the affordability of internet access. The study shows how…
New POP coming to Telx NYC2
The Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) is partnering up with Telx to establish a new internet-access point inside Telx’s NYC2 data center, according…
Why they hate open networks
With rumors of Verizon seeking to sell a significant chunk of its wireline assets and as the government continues its review of…
How the laws work
One of the obstacles to more communities getting faster, better broadband is the collection of 20 states with legal restrictions on public-owned…
So much ink — both real and digital — was devoted to President Obama’s statements Monday on network neutrality that we decided to round up some of the more insightful as a guide to the issue.
The FCC’s recent objective to improve the functionality of our 911 system is laudable — but such regulation could signal danger for entrepreneurs.
In hopes of making it’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable sweeter for regulators to swallow, Comcast is extending its low-cost broadband access program and announcing that 300,000 households have signed up.
Big money and big policy made headlines this week. On this podcast we talk Google buying Nest, the FCC and net neutrality and bringing back Cray.
After years of testing in around the world, the Open Technology Institute is releasing its Commotion technology to the public, encouraging communities to set up their own shared networks and internet infrastructure.
Building a balloon-based broadband network is nothing like designing a satellite constellation, Google explains. You can think of Loon as a cellular network where the towers are moving instead of the subscribers.
Internet access may not seem like a huge expense to U.S. consumers, but in many countries it costs more than rent. A new organization called the Alliance For Affordable Internet wants to reduce those costs dramatically.
As protests escalate leaving six people dead, Sudan suddenly dropped off the internet. According to Arbor Networks Sudan went dark between 6 and 7 AM ET.
How do you connect people who have no Internet? How do you build a wireless network outside of the official wireless ISPs? These are questions the Open Technology Institute wants to answer in Detroit with Commotion, an open source, wireless mesh networking technology trial.
Some 700 million more people are going to go online in the next five years, according to a report released today by…