ISPs

Verizon Communications: Cheap For A Reason

Revenue continues to slide as Verizon transitions away from subsidized smart phones.<p>This quarter Verizon rolled out unlimited data plan thanks to …

Investing

Verizon launches Google Fiber-like speeds for its entire Fios network

http://ht3.cdn.turner.com/money/big/news/2016/06/03/verizons-can-you-hear-me-now-man-joins-sprint.cnnmoney_1024x576.mp4<p>Verizon's internet service just got faster.<p>The wireless carrier on Monday launched Fios Gigabit Connection, which provides downloads as fast as 940 megabits per second (Mbps) and …

Broadband

Mark Wahlberg and an Otter Try to Woo Wireless Customers Back to AT&T

There's a debate raging over how Mark Wahlberg should hold the otter. The Hollywood star's hands need to be a little lower, perhaps, and a flip …

Mark Wahlberg

Project Fi Buyer's Guide: Everything you need to know

Hate paying for features or data you don't use? Project Fi might just be the carrier for you.<p>Project Fi is Google's foray into the world of …

Phones

Facebook launches telco infrastructure accelerator with Orange

Back in February, the Facebook-led Telecom Infrastructure Project led a call to put $170 million into startups focusing on solutions to improve infrastructure: the switching technologies, engineering, cabling and other components that go into building networking for internet and other …

Innovation

Driverless cars to hit motorways in 2019 - but will the 4G network controlling them be able to cope?

Government plans for autonomous cars tests on motorways in 2019 could be undermined by poor 4G networks.<p>Driverless car tests will begin on Britain's …

Driverless Cars

How Dish Network could shake up your wireless service

The way your service looks in coming years could rest in the hands of a satellite TV provider. Seriously.<p>Dish Network was a surprise heavy hitter in the recent government auction for wireless spectrum. But the satellite TV provider doesn't offer wireless service, so what gives?<p>That's what's left …

Dish Network

FiOS Internet Deals Help You Get the Best Internet at the Best Price

FiOS internet deals from Verizon are starting to become readily available for standalone services and bundled packages. To determine if this is the …

Personal Finance

How to see if your internet service provider is ripping you off

Anyone can quickly check their internet speeds by running a free test like this one at www.speedtest.net.<p>Syracuse, N.Y. -- New York's attorney …

Broadband

The Real Reason Verizon Went Unlimited

Verizon would have lost a lot more subscribers if it didn't.<p><b>Verizon</b> (NYSE:VZ) was the longest holdout of the four major U.S. wireless carriers when …

Investing

Eyes on non-wireless business in AT&T's upcoming earnings

Verizon's (NYSE:VZ) disappointing quarter highlighted an salient strategic data point -- that the company was shedding even more wireless subscribers …

Business

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Customers Leave Verizon

Verizon is the country's largest wireless provider, but it's facing increased competition from smaller carriers like T-Mobile.

Markets

Facebook's drone will beam the internet everywhere

Drones

Amazon AppStream 2.0 Adds Simple Network Setup for Internet Access

Previously, to enable Internet access for your instances, you needed to create a Network Address Translation (NAT) gateway within a public subnet in …

Amazon Web Services

Airtel the fastest mobile provider in India: OpenSignal

Bharti Airtel is the fastest 3G and 4G provider in India with speeds of 4.77Mbps and 11.53Mbps, according to OpenSignal, while Jio's network has the …

Tamil Nadu

Why Verizon Is Putting Actual Employees in Its New TV Ads

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.<p>With the introduction of unlimited data wireless plans, Verizon pulled a major strategic …

Verizon

StarHub broadband disruption was not due to DDoS attack, says investigation

AFTER an exhaustive investigation, it has come to light that disruptions of StarHub's home broadband network last October were not due to a …

Cybersecurity

AT&T/Time Warner Merger: Odds Improving, But Real Risks Remain

The FCC's approval is a somewhat paradoxical victory, since it means that they probably weren't going to block the deal regardless.<p>It is a victory, …

Government

Government IT data on cloud must be stored in India: MeitY

The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has issued guidelines for the setting up of IT infrastructure by government departments using cloud …

Cloud Computing

Indigo subsea cable construction locked in with Alcatel contract

Alcatel Submarine Networks has entered a system supply agreement with the Indigo subsea cable consortium, ensuring the construction, supply, and …

Construction

T-Mobile spent its 420 trolling 'VerHIGHzon' about weed

T-Mobile isn’t letting 420 mellow its fierce marketing war with Verizon.<p>In an effort led by famously outspoken CEO John Legere, the carrier poked fun at its larger rival for choosing to release its earnings report on the “holiest of high days.”<p>“This is the same company that’s made questionable …

Best and worst broadband providers of 2017 revealed by Which? survey

<b>The UK’s biggest broadband providers are still disappointing on basic customer service, speed and reliability, according to the results of a Which?</b> …

Net Neutrality

AT&T Expands Fiber Rollout to 8 New Cities

AT&T Expands Fiber Rollout to 8 New Cities<p>More customers in the South, Midwest, and California could soon see speeds of up to one gigabit per …

Ziff-Davis

FCC vote could hurt rural consumers, says Mignon Clyburn

Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn ripped the FCC’s decisions Thursday to soften regulations on business data services and to …

Net Neutrality

T-Mobile: prime target or lone wolf?

<b>John Legere</b> is not your typical CEO. For one thing, he’s most often seen sporting a neon magenta T-shirt (the colour of his company, <b>T-Mobile</b>). He …

China

Virgin Media launches new ultrafast Voom Fibre broadband

Virgin Media has announced an incredibly fast new broadband tier for small- and medium-sized enterprises.<p>Voom Fibre, which will be available from 2 …

Lifestyle

FCC Votes to Allow Some Broadcasters to Buy More TV Stations

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to reverse a 2016 decision that limits the number of television stations some …

FCC

Project AirGig: What is it really and why do you care?

Analyst Angle: Dissecting Project AirGig<p>When announced in October 2016, Project AirGig was described as being “transformative” using license free …

Wi-Fi

Verizon Waits by the Phone - Bloomberg Gadfly

Never before were the words "everybody's in play" truer than in the case of the cable and telecom giants -- and Verizon Communications Inc. CEO …

Business

Ajit Pai, F.C.C. Chairman, Moves to Roll Back Telecom Rules

WASHINGTON — Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is taking the next steps to unwind Obama-era rules and other regulatory efforts that had restricted the abilities of telecommunication companies and broadcasters.<p>With two items up for vote on Thursday that are expected to …

Net Neutrality