Broadband


Majority of Global Urban Population has no Broadband Access

Majority of Global Urban Population has no Broadband Access

Nearly 57 percent of the global urban population remains unconnected to broadband internet, with 37 percent living in some of t...

Jun 20 2016, 8:09pm CDT

TWC Broadband is "Abysmal" According to NY Attorney General

TWC Broadband is "Abysmal" According to NY Attorney General

Internet quality is a huge thing. We work on it, we use it to get healthy, we use it to treat diseases, we use it for communica...

Jun 9 2016, 4:25pm CDT

Broadband router might not be as secured as you think

Researchers Think Your Broadband Router May Not Be Secure Against Hackers, Malware, Viruses

This may be a bitter pill to swallow, but researchers have published a post detailing the fact that broadband routers may not b...

Dec 9 2015, 8:43am CST

David Cameron

British Government to Make Internet Broadband Access a Basic Right like Gas and Power

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport, of the British Prime Minister’s Office has announced that the government is puttin...

Nov 9 2015, 7:13am CST

Verizon Broadband and Go90 Users Can Now Sign Up for HBO Now

Verizon Broadband and Go90 Users Can Now Sign Up for HBO Now

Go90 will come this summer and promises complete TV episodes from selected networks....

Jul 29 2015, 7:40am CDT

Eutelsat Internet Satellite Brings Broadband to Rural Areas

Eutelsat Internet Satellite Brings Broadband to Rural Areas

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk made waves earlier this month again for his plans to launch satellites beaming down internet...

Jul 13 2015, 3:47am CDT

Google aims to provide broadband in 34 more cities

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in...

Feb 19 2014, 1:41pm CST

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

The United States Court of Appeals in Washington DC has ruled in favor of Verizon in a case regarding the authority of the FCC...

Jan 14 2014, 12:16pm CST

EU Allows Use of Electronic Devices In-Flight with 3G, 4G Broadband

EU Allows Use of Electronic Devices In-Flight with 3G, 4G Broadband

Finally, in a landmark decision, European Commission allows use of electronic devices in-flight. It means all 3G and 4G broadba...

Nov 15 2013, 7:05am CST

Comcast Launches Internet Plus BroadBand Bundle Included HBO for $39.99 per Month

Comcast Launches Internet Plus BroadBand Bundle Included HBO for $39.99 per Month

Comcast has new plus bundle-tied HBO, regional TV and the Internet at the reasonable price of $40 per month. For those whose ba...

Oct 25 2013, 3:25am CDT

Lenovo Launches Its Own Lenovo Mobile Access Wireless Broadband Network

Lenovo Launches Its Own Lenovo Mobile Access Wireless Broadband Network

No contract wireless access for as little as $1.95...

Jun 11 2012, 2:30pm CDT

Ofcom Slams Carriers for Misleading "Unlimited" Plans on Text, Broadband, and Calls

Ofcom Slams Carriers for Misleading "Unlimited" Plans on Text, Broadband, and Calls

Wants carriers to call plans what they really are...

Mar 21 2011, 10:33am CDT

TRENDnet 4-Port Cable/DSL Firewall Broadband Router for $10 + free shipping

TRENDnet 4-Port Cable/DSL Firewall Broadband Router for $10 + free shipping

Buy.com offers the TRENDnet 4-Port Cable/DSL Firewall Broadband Router, model no. TW100-S4W1CA, for $9.99. With free shipping,...

Sep 23 2010, 3:35pm CDT

Bug Labs and Verizon Team for Mobile Broadband Modems for Bug Device

Bug Labs and Verizon Team Up for Mobile Broadband Modems for Bug Device

3G broadband for Bug Labs creations...

Sep 23 2010, 9:44am CDT

The FCC Changes What Broadband Is

The FCC Changes What Broadband Is

The FCC has just changed their definition of broadband Internet (via IntoMobile). Now broadband is 4 megabits per second downlo...

Jul 22 2010, 11:57am CDT

Senators Think FCC Broadband Plan is Modest

Senators Think FCC Broadband Plan is Modest

The new Obama back national broadband plan that the FCC is carrying out is looking to give access to broadband up to 100Mbps in...

Jul 13 2010, 10:41am CDT

LTE and HSPA accounts for 17.3% of all PC Broadband Connections in Europe

LTE and HSPA accounts for 17.3% of all PC Broadband Connections in Europe

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, HSPA/LTE accounted for 17.3% of the total number of broa...

Jul 5 2010, 10:17am CDT

Sky Offers UK Customers Free 20Mbps Broadband

Sky Offers UK Customers Free 20Mbps Broadband

The broadband speeds that are available in the UK make lots of folks in other countries jealous. Sky has announced a new offeri...

Apr 26 2010, 6:15am CDT

US To Have Nationwide High-Speed Broadband

US To Have Nationwide High-Speed Broadband

It's a good day to be an American. BBC News reports that the FCC has just sent in a plan to congress based around the establish...

Mar 17 2010, 9:25am CDT

Virgin Media Uses Telegraph Poles for Fibre Broadband Trial

Much of the cost to broadband providers in setting up a network that user fibre optic cable is in actually running the cable to...

Mar 11 2010, 6:20am CST

Virgin Readies 100Mbps Broadband for UK

ISPs in the US are claiming that they will have a hard time hitting broadband speeds of 100Mbps in the next decade. In the UK,...

Feb 25 2010, 6:23am CST

3G Broadband Bullet: Cheap, Non-Contract Data

3G Broadband Bullet: Cheap, Non-Contract Data

You're about to go out on vacation for a month, and you want a way to bring the Internet with you. Signing up for a long-term 3...

Feb 24 2010, 11:16am CST

Finland: Broadband Is A Human Right

Finland: Broadband Is A Human Right

The Internet is a crucial tool in the modern world. In the developed world, more people get their news and communicate through...

Oct 14 2009, 11:28am CDT

O2 Trials LTE Mobile Broadband

O2 Trials LTE Mobile Broadband

O2 has reportedly begun trialing its new LTE service that will bring much faster mobile broadband speeds to users. The company...

Oct 2 2009, 5:34am CDT

Cisco Ranks UK Broadband 25th Globally

Cisco Ranks UK Broadband 25th Globally

A new study from Cisco has been published that ranks countries around the world based on the quality of the broadband service a...

Oct 1 2009, 5:51am CDT

BT Tech to Give Homes Without Broadband Available Faster Connections

There are lots of areas in the UK that aren’t served by Broadband connections. These areas tend to be more rural and lack the i...

Sep 16 2009, 6:11am CDT

Verizon ZTE AD3700: Mobile Broadband Everywhere

Verizon ZTE AD3700: Mobile Broadband Everywhere

Do you have any major travel plans for the near future? If so, the ZTE AD3700 from Verizon might be your best bet. This USB-plu...

Aug 13 2009, 11:35am CDT

Orange Unveils Cheap Mobile Broadband

One of the universal truths of mobile broadband no matter what provider you use is that the plans are expensive. Orange has unv...

Aug 5 2009, 6:41am CDT

LG Brings VUDU HD Service to Broadband HDTVs

LG Brings VUDU HD Service to Broadband HDTVs

LG announced today that it is the first TV maker to bring on-demand movies from VUDU to broadband connected HDTVs. The movies f...

Jul 30 2009, 9:00am CDT

iPhone Hacked into Broadband Dongle

An enthusiast website for the iPhone 3G and the new 3G S has posted a bit of software sure to be available for only a short per...

Jun 22 2009, 6:49am CDT

LG electronics Ships Broadband HDTVs that Stream Netflix

LG electronics Ships Broadband HDTVs that Stream Netflix

Back at CES in January LG announced a new line of HDTVs that offered the ability to connect directly to the Internet and stream...

Jun 12 2009, 8:22am CDT

UK broadband speeds to get a boost

UK broadband speeds to get a boost

In the UK around 3 million homes have broadband speeds of less than 2Mbps according to a recent survey commissioned by the BBC...

May 27 2009, 7:45am CDT

Netbooks Change The Way Broadband Is Sold.

Netbooks Change The Way Broadband Is Sold.

Netbooks are huge right now, and the fact that millions of people are now surfing to their heart's content wherever they go tha...

May 1 2009, 12:05pm CDT

Company to Offer 10Mbit Broadband via Satellite to Entire UK

Company to Offer 10Mbit Broadband via Satellite to Entire UK

A French satellite provider has announced that it will be launching a satellite internet access plan called Tooway that will co...

May 1 2009, 7:04am CDT

Virgin Trains Get T-Mobile Broadband

Virgin Trains Get T-Mobile Broadband

It seems a bit off that Virgin trains are getting broadband from T-mobile when Virgin owns its own mobile broadband service. Th...

Apr 28 2009, 6:52am CDT

BT offers new business broadband bundles

BT offers new business broadband bundles

BT are now offering a new business broadband bundle with calls to UK landlines, International and mobile numbers for just £30 a...

Apr 27 2009, 10:00am CDT

BT Unveils Cheapest UK Home and Mobile Broadband Package

BT has announced the cheapest home and mobile broadband bundle available in the UK with a price of only £17.12 monthly. That pr...

Apr 27 2009, 6:49am CDT

BT Mobile Broadband stops Pirate Bay entry

BT Mobile Broadband stops Pirate Bay entry

Following last weeks court ruling against the founders of 'The Pirate Bay' BT Mobile Broadband and other broadband suppliers ha...

Apr 22 2009, 6:00am CDT

Up to one million Homes at Risk of Broadband Switch off

Up to one million Homes at Risk of Broadband Switch off

Tiscali, one of Europe's biggest suppliers of broadband looks to be on very shaky ground after suffering a string of financial...

Apr 16 2009, 3:00am CDT

Monthly Bandwidth Limits on Mobile Broadband, Should You be Concerned?

Monthly Bandwidth Limits on Mobile Broadband, Should You be Concerned?

Each time I write about a new USB modem or mobile phone that needs a data plan I wonder about consumers that pay so much for mo...

Mar 26 2009, 7:51am CDT