While it might seem unfair to those of us poking along at a few tens of megabits per second, Kansas City residents are getting a second chance to sign up for Google Fiber, the company posted today.
“It’s like a giant game of Risk,” Prince says as he talks about trying to put servers in Turkey, which is hard, and settling for Bulgaria, which is the gateway to the country.
Google sure isn’t wasting any time when it comes to an expansion of its ultra fast Internet Service Google Fiber, but then again neither are other ISPs — even those in rural Vermont.
Who better than Netflix to know how fast your ISP is?
The free wireless internet startup FreedomPop is targeting the likes of Comcast and Cablevision with its Hub Burst home router, which is now available for purchase.
A judge rules that Internet access was basic enough to plaintiff’s existence that the ISP should compensate him for his loss to the tune of €50 ($67) per day for the duration of the outage.
Yesterday Google went down for about 30 minutes … until it was fixed by a network engineer who doesn’t even work for Google.
The U.S. Congress Intelligence Committee and telecommunications vendor Cisco are agreed on one thing: Chinese networking equipment companies can’t be trusted.
Satellite television service provider Dish Network is planning to expand its business with a new nation-wide high-speed Internet service.
Add watchdog to the list of duties now on required of U.K. Internet service providers. The nation’s communications regulator, Ofcom, today rolled out a draft code demanding ISPs watch out for piracy, record how many warnings are given suspected offenders, and after three notices, remove violators. The new draft rule is the start of the UK’s Digital Economy Act and a three-strike response.
Comcast is helping the little guy avoid getting screwed. For once.
A handful of Internet service providers (ISPs) in the U.S. are redirecting search traffic around specific keywords to brands’ websites, presumably for affiliate marketing revenue.
Google and Verizon have denied a New York Times report, published yesterday, that claimed the companies are nearing an agreement for Google to pay Verizon to speed up internet access to its services.
It had to happen eventually. This morning, Google announced its plans to build a 1 gigabit per second fiber network in several trial locations across the U.S. The company will service at least 50,000 users (and up to 500,000) at a “competitive price.” More so than its free Wi-Fi in Mountain View, the fiber plans will finally make Google a full-fledged ISP.