Topic: ISP

ISPs Have Installed the “Six-Strike” System, So Your Speeds Could Get Throttled
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ISPs Have Installed the “Six-Strike” System, So Your Speeds Could Get Throttled

A United States Chamber of Commerce representative made the official announcement today that the Copyright Alert System, also known as the “six-strike” system, is now fully in place across Internet Service … [Read more...]

Internet Providers Don’t Know How to Respond to Google Fiber
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Internet Providers Don’t Know How to Respond to Google Fiber

In the past few years, Google has taken up the enormous challenge of single-handedly bringing U.S. Internet speeds up to snuff with its Google Fiber service. None of that 2o Mbps, 50 Mbps or even 100 Mbps nonsense -- … [Read more...]

Six Strikes And Your Internet Speeds Are Throttled
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Six Strikes And Your Internet Speeds Are Throttled

My fellow Internet users, today marks the day, after much delay that the Six Strikes System (also known as the Copyright Alert System) goes into effect.  Over the course of the next several days, participating ISP's … [Read more...]

I’m In the 1% of Internet Users Within the US
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I’m In the 1% of Internet Users Within the US

I recently ran an Internet speed test, the results came back and reaffirmed that I am in fact receiving the speeds I'm paying for with my Verizon FiOS connection. I pay for 75Mbps download and 35Mbps upload and as you … [Read more...]

Kim Dotcom Planning $400 Million Fiber Cable To New Zealand
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Kim Dotcom Planning $400 Million Fiber Cable To New Zealand

In what appears to be a very humanitarian move, Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload and the upcoming new Me.ga, announced last night that he plans to build a $400 million (NZD) cable running across the Pacific Ocean and … [Read more...]

10 ISP’s Found to be Using Search Redirects to Make Easy Money
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10 ISP’s Found to be Using Search Redirects to Make Easy Money

As someone who spends the majority of my day on the Internet (probably a tad more than I should), I like to think that I have a sacred bond with my Internet Service Provider (ISP).  After all, if my ISP didn’t do … [Read more...]

AT&T to Impose Caps on Home Internet
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AT&T to Impose Caps on Home Internet

Broadband Reports has learned that starting May 2nd, AT&T will start imposing bandwidth caps for both DSL and u-Verse internet services. Between March 18th and 31st, AT&T users will receive  notices informing … [Read more...]

Despite Delays, Google Fiber is Making Progress
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Despite Delays, Google Fiber is Making Progress

In a recent post in regards to Google's potential as a wireless carrier, I was quick to point out that Google does not have an existing nation-wide network (neither wired or wireless) that would be able to serve as the … [Read more...]

Google to Launch ISP Services
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Google to Launch ISP Services

Google is planning to launch an experiment that they hope will make Internet access better and faster for everyone. Google is looking to test ultra-high speed broadband networks in several trial locations across the … [Read more...]

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UK ISPs Looking At Tiered Services To Combat Piracy

It is no secret that piracy is a big problem for the media corporations and the internet service providers around the world.  We are all aware of the cascading lawsuits from the Recording Industry Association of America … [Read more...]