News tagged with broadband providers

Fiber-optic speeds achieved over copper lines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent's research arm, has demonstrated industry record broadband download speeds of up to 300 Megabits per second using two traditional twisted pair copper telephone lines. ...

Apr 28, 2010 report
3.5 / 5 (11) 9 | with audio podcast

'Three strikes' for the Web

Faced with a pandemic of online piracy, Hollywood studios and the major record labels have pressed governments around the world to make it easier for them to enforce their copyrights. In particular, they've tried to shift ...

Apr 15, 2010
3.5 / 5 (6) 18

Hurdles remain as FCC ponders Internet data rules

(AP) -- With Democrats in charge in Washington, supporters of so-called "net neutrality" rules seem poised to finally push through requirements that high-speed Internet providers give equal treatment to all ...

Oct 18, 2009
4.8 / 5 (4) 8

Net neutrality rules face mounting GOP opposition

(AP) -- Republican opposition is mounting as federal regulators prepare to vote this month on so-called "network neutrality" rules, which would prohibit broadband providers from favoring or discriminating against certain ...

Oct 05, 2009
not rated yet 2

Cloud computing gathers steam with mobile devices

The outlook for the wireless industry is getting cloudier. Consumers have tapped into cloud computing technology for years: sending messages via Hotmail, uploading photos to Facebook or editing a spreadsheet on Google Docs ...

Sep 30, 2009
not rated yet 0

BT shelves Phorm's Web usage monitoring for ads

(AP) -- British telecommunications provider BT PLC is indefinitely shelving plans to target online advertising to individual customers by using Web monitoring techniques that have drawn privacy complaints.

Jul 07, 2009
5 / 5 (1) 0

Comcast, Sony to open joint retail store

(AP) -- Despite the poor economy, Comcast Corp. and Sony Corp. plan to open a retail store Tuesday. The cable TV operator and the electronics company will use the store to showcase new technologies and products, taking a ...

Mar 16, 2009
not rated yet 0
  • Pages: 1 2 3 4