Internet

Comcast is using constumers’ personal info so they can sign anti-Net Neutrality petitions on behalf…

Comcast is using constumers’ personal info so they can sign anti-Net Neutrality petitions on behalf of you to the FCC<p>One Anon on 4chan discovered …

Net Neutrality

US citizens complain their names were used for FCC robo-comments

Fourteen Americans (with the help of an advocacy group) are complaining to the FCC that their names were used without permission to file fake …

Net Neutrality

Pirate Site Pubfilm Taunts Hollywood With Domain Name Whac-A-Mole

In recent years, most large pirate sites have faced domain name issues of some kind, which can be quite frustrating.Copyright holders realize that …

Domain Names

Verizon may have just made the world’s most pointless thing

Someone, somewhere, deep in the bowels of Verizon’s marketing department, has apparently read a study saying that the Internet of Things is going to …

Wi-Fi

'Pretty ridiculous': thousands of names stolen to attack net neutrality rules

Letter says 450,000 comments may have been spam from net neutrality enemies New FCC head wants to roll back Obama-era rules that govern open internet<p>Last Tuesday, Joel Mullaney, a software engineer from Watertwin, Massachusetts, was browsing Reddit when he spotted a thread about people whose names …

Ajit Pai

(R)uining the Internet.

Title II is part of the Communications Act of 1934. In essence, it prevents service providers from abusing customers.<br>In 2015, an update of the …

Net Neutrality

The internet is freaking out over the before-and-after pictures of these Korean bubble masks

Skincare is no joke, and we’re not ashamed to admit that we’ve tried many a newfangled product in the pursuit of clear, glowing skin. And the latest …

Skin Care

Average FttN line capable of 68Mbps but will never hit 1Gbps: NBN

40 percent of Australia will not be capable of 1Gbps broadband speeds thanks to a combination of fibre-to-the-node, fixed-wireless, and satellite …

Wi-Fi

Bloomberg: Growth stalling out at AT&T's high-profile DirecTV Now

After a splashy fall debut, AT&T's (T +0.2%) DirecTV Now streaming TV service has seen growth stall out, Bloomberg reports.<p>The company keeps its …

Trai rules that telecom operators can’t discriminate against same category of subscribers on tariff

Telecom service providers should not give any discriminatory tariff to the same category of subscribers and all plans should be reported to the …

India

ACCC approves passing rural NBN tax onto non-NBN super-fast broadband

The ACCC will allow regional broadband charges subsidising NBN's satellite and fixed-wireless services to be added on top of its regulated non-NBN …

Telecoms

'NBN Tax' ruling hits telco stocks

by Paul Smith<p>Top telecommunications stocks have fallen after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ruled on Friday that smaller internet …

Broadband

What You Can Do to Save Net Neutrality (Again)

Net neutrality is being threatened again. The new Federal Communications Commission Chairman has submitted a proposal to repeal the Title II Order …

Breaking down the FCC’s proposal to destroy net neutrality

The agency is asking if we even need any rules at all<p>Last week, the Federal Communications Commission voted to start a proceeding to repeal the 2015 network neutrality rules and the legal authority underlying it, Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. The rules ensure that internet users can …

Net Neutrality

FCC revised net neutrality rules reveal cable company control of process

<b>Analysis</b> The FCC has released a revised version of its plans to tear up net neutrality – and unwittingly revealed the extraordinary influence that …

Net Neutrality

Democrats want to turn net neutrality into the next GOP health-care debacle

Now that federal regulators have released their official proposal to repeal the government's net neutrality rules, Democrats are vowing, Churchill-style, to fight that measure in the courts, at the Federal Communications Commission and in the realm of public opinion. Sensing they've hit on a …

Net Neutrality

Spectrum kept raising my monthly TV and internet bill but wouldn't tell me why

This past weekend, I spent more than an hour on the phone with Spectrum, my internet and cable provider, because my bill was increasing every month without my knowledge for seemingly no reason at all.<p>I eventually resolved the situation — finding out about a bunch of hidden charges in the process — …

Telecoms

Republicans claim 1st Amendment right to send you robo-voicemails

GOP asks FCC to exempt direct-to-voicemail messages from robocall rules.<p>You might start getting many more voicemails if Republicans get their wish.<p>A …

Net Neutrality

FCC’s Mignon Clyburn Takes Net Neutrality to Skid Row

Tents lined a sidewalk on Los Angeles’ Skid Row in front of a small meeting hall where FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn spoke earlier this month to a …

Net Neutrality

Readers' Choice Awards 2017: Internet Service Providers

Readers' Choice Awards 2017: Internet Service Providers<p>The next best thing to a fast internet connection: a provider that makes you happy. These ISPs …

Net Neutrality

Digital Life: Google Fiber TV customers will be paying $20 more each month

Maybe it’s time to cut the cord.<p>The cost of Google Fiber’s TV package is going up again. A standard cable-like package with the company’s ultra-fast …

Google Fiber

You’re now free to comment on the FCC’s plan to change how the internet is run — here’s how

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday released its updated proposal to repeal the net-neutrality rules set during the Obama administration.<p>There isn’t much about the new text that’s radically different than the initial proposal the FCC released in late April — it still aims to reverse …

FCC

Internet speeds in Singapore among world's fastest: Report

SINGAPORE: Singapore has some of the fastest Internet speeds in the world, both on mobile and broadband, according to a Speedtest market report …

Singapore

Verizon SmartHub is a cellular smart home router

Cellular routers are the rage these days: T-Mobile has one and Sprint recently released its own. But the advent of smart speakers that connect with …

Automation

The Cable TV Industry Is Getting Even Less Popular

It seems nobody loves their cable TV or home Internet provider. Wireless carriers, however, are on the upswing.<p>That's the news from the huge annual …

Television Industry

This Summer, Forget The Internet's Terrible Body-Shaming Vibes

We definitely aren't the first to wonder why the internet is such a strange, strange place. At once a glorious repository for Michelle Obama's enviable style hacks <i>and</i> the seething battleground of celebrity feuds, our infinite online world is a circus of ideas where one must, unfortunately, proceed …

Despite Promises, Comcast Customer Satisfaction Gets Worse

Despite countless promises and an ongoing $300 million customer service improvement pledge, Comcast's customer satisfaction still continues to drop. …

Customer Service

Microsoft enables free wireless internet for Virginia’s rural students

Why it matters to you<p>Microsoft is making it possible for students in rural communities to have affordable access to high-speed internet.<p>Microsoft has …

Wi-Fi

Videotron seeks review of CRTC ruling on unlimited music service

Videotron wants Canada’s telecom watchdog to review its decision that requires the company to stop offering its unlimited music service by mid-July, saying it will otherwise suffer irreparable harm.<p>The CRTC ruled last month that Internet service providers can no longer exempt some content from …

Many city-run broadband networks hit financial trouble, study says

A study by the University of Pennsylvania Law School found that fiber networks built by cities to provide high-speed broadband to citizens and …

Net Neutrality