### As satellite internet technology improves, Exede starts boosting its broadband caps

ViaSat is radically changing the pricing and data allowances on its Exede service in several regions of the U.S. While still not comparable with wireline broadband, it's a big leap forward for satellite.…

### Rank not, that ye not be ranked

We could soon have dueling rankings each month: one for how fast ISPs are delivering certain bits; and one for how well those bits are organized to run fast.…

### Cablevision is biggest loser in FCC broadband speed report

Does your Cablevision Internet connection feel a little slow in the evening hours? Turns out you are not alone: The FCC's new broadband report shows that Cablevision delivers less than 60 percent of its advertised speed during peak hours. Most other ISPs fared significantly better.…

Shaw, a Canadian ISP said this week that its movies and on demand service would be exempt from its data caps. Such a move places Shaw’s upcoming Movie Club service at an advantage to a competitive movie streaming service such as Netflix.…

### Free Tool Maps the Health of the Web

Gomez, a provider of Internet performance stats has compiled its knowledge into a visual map of the world that uses colors to show how fast web sites are performing for customers i various geographies. The map showcases aspects such as DNS lookup times, throughput, response times.…