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Net neutrality is the concept that an internet service provider must treat all internet content the same -- and cannot block or slow down particular content or websites. The Federal Communication Commission adopted net neutrality rules in 2015 but overturned them in 2017, under the new chairman, Ajit Pai, ...
BOSTON – Massachusetts would create a central registry of internet service providers and promote fair internet practices through government contracts under a bill released Monday from a special Senate committee created to respond to the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal net ...

The home is just one of 150 designated households in the city to receive free internet service by the end of the year. In 2016, a coalition of media, tech, and community organizations launched the Equitable Internet Initiative, a project that will result in the construction of wireless broadband internet networks ...
Ankara is tightening its grip even further over the media in Turkey with a new law increasing its censorship powers over online content, threatening both independent news outlets and domestic access to international reporting. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan. The headquarters of Hurriyet newspaper are pictured ...
LAKEPORT >> A new internet service provider launched on March 1 in Lake County and has begun serving the Big Valley area surrounding their offices near Lampson Airfield including downtown Kelseyville, Finley, and areas of south Lakeport. Over the coming months the company plans to expand ...
The service uses existing cable wiring and DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem technology to deliver Internet speeds of up to 1 gigabit a second. Comcast says it's among the fastest and most widely available services in West Tennessee, and subscribers will gain access to a national Wi-Fi network with more than 19 ...

Spa City looking to boost internet service for residents, businesses ... “These might be fees paid by the internet service providers who then offer high-speed access to city residents and businesses, or fees paid by larger institutions, like the city itself, should we decide to use SiFi's fiber infrastructure to ...
I don't know him all that well, but Cameron Camp knows a lot about me. In just a few days, he's collected 30 million records on me. We asked his company, ESET, to try and understand what information my internet company, my internet service provider, knows about me. Camp sent me a device called a ...
SEOUL, March 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is pushing to commercialize 10-gigabit (Gb) transfer speeds for its online network systems, which is 10 times faster than Giga Internet, the fastest broadband service currently available, the ICT ministry said Sunday. The Ministry of Science and ICT said it will work ...
The CEO of Internet service provider Sonic of Santa Rosa, Jasper has become one of nation's leading advocates for regulations that his bigger ... Today, the company has more than 100,000 customers in California — many devoted fans among them — who log in using its high-speed Internet services.
Engineers from Q Wireless and Kenergy Corp are working toward solving interference issues between both of their systems, according to officials from both companies. Q Wireless, the wireless internet company responsible for providing service to more than 2,000 customers on behalf of ConnectGRADD, ...
Facebook is dipping its toes into the ISP business with Express Wi-Fi. This app allows users in developing countries to buy data packs that can be used at hotspots. The app is currently live in five developing countries. The hot spots themselves are managed by local business owners, and Facebook hopes it ...
Isotropic Systems, the next-generation satellite terminal provider, has entered into an agreement with Neda (www.neda.af ) to develop self-installing, all electronic scanning terminals to extend its single channel per carrier (SCPC) broadband capabilities across Afghanistan for enterprise, government and ...
Internet service top consumer complaint for Mid-Ohio Valley residents ... PARKERSBURG — Internet services were the No. ... Internet services were followed by car repairs, telephone services and general sales in Calhoun, Gilmer, Jackson, Mason, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt and Wood counties ...
It's news that will likely cause smartphone addicts to break into a cold sweat, but as long as you steer clear of Bali this weekend, you'll be just fine. The Indonesian island is set to turn off mobile internet services for the whole of Saturday to mark the sacred Hindu holiday of Nyepi. The local communications ...
Engineers from Q Wireless and Kenergy Corp are working toward solving interference issues between both of their systems, according to officials from both companies. Q Wireless, the wireless internet company responsible for providing service to more than 2,000 customers on behalf of ConnectGRADD, ...
This article explains for a global policy audience what the regulatory and governance problems and potential solutions are for the issue referred to as 'network neutrality', unpacking its 'lite' and 'heavy' elements. Eschewing technical, economic or legalistic explanations previously tackled elsewhere, it explains that ...

Phone and SMS services will be operational, but the Indonesian Internet Service Provider Association is reviewing whether wifi at private residences will be temporarily cut. Indonesia is one of the most connected nations on earth, with more than 132 million internet users. Balinese governor Made Pastika ...
The AT&T news is part of the telecommunications giant's nationwide rollout of high-speed internet service, according to a news release. AT&T has already launched its gigabit service in 70 metropolitan areas nationwide. The Bowling Green area is one of 13 additional metro areas currently underway, ...
Oceania Cruises has announced the introduction of its new Wavenet high-speed Internet fleetwide. With Wavenet, travelers will be able to upload and download large files, enjoy their favorite shows on Netflix, stream playlists on Spotify, and instantly share photos and videos on sites like Facebook and ...
Central Point-based Hunter Communications has notified a Portland-based internet service provider it will cut off access to its fiber optic network throughout Southern Oregon on April 2. LS Networks claims its customers, including municipalities, schools and hospitals in Medford, Klamath Falls, Grants Pass ...
By reversing the net neutrality protections, internet service providers are now empowered to slow down internet connections or charge customers more for the ability to access certain websites. As part of the Cities Open Internet Pledge, de Blasio has agree to only accept internet services from companies ...
Without internet services at home, though, some have been unable to make full use of the devices to complete their school work. Cedar Falls Utilities will soon roll out a new low-cost internet service option designed for those families called Connect CF. “We've worked closely with the school district on this,” ...
House Bill 1099, according to its proponents, is not only about high-speed internet service. It's also an assist in rural economic development. The bill is about something known as the right of first refusal. It works like this: A small telecom provider makes a bid to the state's broadband deployment fund to ...
U.S. Cellular now boasts high-speed Internet access for all towns in the county, though the service may not be available in all areas. Residents can enter their address on the company's website to check eligibility and rates. advertisement. The service is designed for easy setup, according to Matt Kasper, ...
WorldWifi: Using Blockchain Technology for Free Internet Services Around the World. “Use the Internet wherever you are for free, and let the advertiser pay for it” – that's the motto of the project which aims to make the Internet truly global and affordable for everyone, everywhere. author by News Desk , 05 ...
Rural Santa Rosa County to bid for Internet service .... MILTON — Approximately 13,000 homes and businesses in rural areas of Florida are currently without high-speed internet service, but that could soon change, according to the Federal Communications Commission. These homes, including 771 in ...
CHAUTAUQUA, COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) - Customers with DFT Communications may be out of internet service and long distance calling after heavy snow and falling trees damaged major fiber transport links. DFT Communications is a telecommunications company that provides phone and internet service ...
TAUNTON — Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant's own public Internet service provider is pushing to extend its 100 percent fiber-optic internet service from mostly businesses to also include interested residents. In doing so, TMLP Online hopes to establish a web of what it calls “fiberhoods” across its service ...
The sheer scope of online counterfeiting and the anonymity that the Internet provides counterfeiters necessitate that brand owners look to internet service providers (ISPs or intermediaries) – whose roles in the world of e-commerce are essential – for assistance in blocking or preventing counterfeiters from ...
Ting Internet is getting close to turning on gigabit internet service in the city of Centennial after signing a 20-year lease to use the city's new fiber backbone. The city said Thursday that Ting will pay a one-time fee of $302,500 for use of 12 strands of the city's new 432-strand fiber backbone, which was built to ...
Waterloo Community Schools currently has two 1 gigabit per second contracts for internet service, one finishing at the end of this fiscal year and the other at the end of the next. Officials sought bids to replace the expiring agreement with a new 3 gbps contract to ensure adequate bandwidth for growing ...
The digital divide between people who have affordable, reliable access to high speed internet and those who don't takes many forms. Rural communities tend to be less served than urban areas. Lower income families are less likely to have access than higher income groups. And, less cited but just as ...
House Bill 1099, according to its proponents, is not only about high-speed internet service. It's also an assist in rural economic development. The bill is about something known as the right of first refusal. It works like this: A small telecom provider makes a bid to the state's broadband deployment fund to ...
... Regional Commission to extend broadband Internet service to residential and business customers in unserved and underserved areas of Avery County. The Chamber of Commerce is seeking a qualified Partner with the technical expertise and capacity to make available High-Speed Internet services to ...
CLARKSBURG — The Harrison County Commission spoke in favor of assisting residents south of Clarksburg with obtaining accessibility to internet service during Wednesday's meeting. Area residents Graig Klimas and Twyla Coffman gave commissioners an update on their 2-year effort to get adequate ...
ALBUQUERQUE — Comcast announced today that it is launching a new internet service that will deliver speeds up to 1 Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) to residential and business customers in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Las Cruces, Farmington and Silver City, New Mexico. These speeds will be ...
Viasat has announced the availability of its satellite-based home internet service across the United States, which offers speeds up to 100 Mbps as well as unlimited data plans. The Viasat 2 satellite system powers the new service. According to Viasat, the new service is as much as 10 times faster than ...
However, Viasat's new, faster Internet service shows that advances in satellite technology are improving the quality of Internet services to Earth from space. That's likely one reason the Elon Musk-led SpaceX is exploring delivering Internet services through satellites. SpaceX is looking to launch several ...
The research firm Open Signal measured fourth quarter 4G download latency in 88 countries. It did 58 billion measurements of download speed in megabits per second. The top nations for 4G speed: Singapore, Netherlands, Norway, and South Korea have speeds above 40 megabits per second. Hungary ...
In 2014, AGB set up its own communication company, and since then, it has been providing, besides the mentioned Metro Fiber and Broadband internet services, value added services, such as Internet Protocol Virtual Private Networks (IPVPN), Cloud Service, Cloud Storage, Cloud Base VPN, and IP Transit, for both home ...
... bring high-speed internet to billions of people. Continue Reading. The chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai, supports SpaceX's satellite project and said if approved, it would be the first American-based company to try to provide internet service in this unique way. Some information for this story provided by CNN.
Under net neutrality, internet service providers must allow equal access to web content, regardless of the source. Proponents of removing the rules contend that the move will unfetter competition and thus boost economic growth. However, critics of the rollback—among them hospital organizations—contend ...
Q Wireless, the contractor for the Green River Area Development District's rural internet service, has been alerting customers with a message on its automated help number that frequent outages over the past couple months seem to be related to interference from the automated meter reading system used ...
(SitNews) Juneau, Alaska - Lawmakers from the Alaska House and the Senate sent a letter today urging Governor Bill Walker to sign an executive order to prohibit state agencies from entering into contracts with internet service providers (ISPs) that violate the principles of net neutrality. Under Article III ...
Mountain Parks Electric, with its headquarters in Granby, could become Grand County's newest internet service provider. ... The backbone, also referred to as a middle-mile system, is meant to allow existing internet providers to improve retail internet services in the area via the increased bandwidth capacity ...
The Philippines saw improvements for both 4G availability and speed although most of its neighbors in the region remained ahead by those measures, the latest crowdsourced survey by OpenSignal showed. OpenSignal's newest State of LTE report, which covered 88 countries in the fourth quarter of 2017, ...
This high-speed internet service – deployed as part of AT&T's participation in the Connect America Fund – was first available in Mississippi in July 2017, delivering a Fixed Wireless Internet connection with download speeds of at least 10Mbps and upload speeds of at least 1Mbps, and allows customers to ...
Comcast has announced it is introducing a new internet service in Sarasota that will deliver speeds up to 1 Gigabit-per-second to residential and business customers. These speeds will be among the fastest and most widely available in the area. The new speed is available across Comcast's service area in ...
Thanks to Co-Mo Electric Cooperative and its Co-Mo Connect high-speed internet service, that's exactly what happened. Co-Mo stepped in when a problem all too familiar to rural schools popped up: Jamestown lacked the bandwidth to ensure the broadcast made it back to ESPN's studios in Bristol, ...


 

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