Samsung launches world's first broadband LTE-A smartphone
Samsung Electronics today announced the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A, a new smartphone featuring an advanced multimedia experience and the fastest download, web browsing, multimedia streaming and application loading speeds. ...
US gains Internet speeds, but gaps remain
Americans enjoyed improved Internet connections over the past year, but some providers were inconsistent or fell short of delivering advertised speeds, the US telecom regulator said Wednesday.
Verizon to Netflix: Stop blaming us for bad video
Verizon Communications Inc., the country's fourth-largest home Internet service provider, is telling Netflix to stop blaming it for bad video quality or face a lawsuit.
US Internet access ahead of EU in key areas: study
A study disputing findings that the US lags in Internet speeds said Wednesday that Americans have better access to broadband than most Europeans.
AT&T says DirecTV deal would let it build fiber
AT&T says that if it's allowed to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV, that means it can afford to pull fiber connections into more homes, for additional superfast broadband Internet coverage.
Four factors for success in ultrafast broadband
Internet service providers (ISPs) hoping to emulate the success of New Zealand's ultrafast broadband initiative, which has positioned that country as a global leader in this realm, should heed four lessons from their approach ...
German village takes digital fate into own hands
Too isolated and with few inhabitants, the tiny village of Loewenstedt in northern Germany is simply too small to show up on the radars of national Internet operators. So the villagers took their digital ...
Court rejects challenge to FCC broadband plan
A federal appeals court is rejecting challenges to the FCC's plan to expand broadband Internet service to rural areas.
Time for FCC to clean up its net neutrality mess
When it comes to promoting "net neutrality," the principle that all traffic on the Internet should essentially be treated equally, the Federal Communications Commission has created a muddled mess.
New rules could kill Net neutrality and the Internet as we've known it
When a lobbyist is named head of the agency that regulates the industry he represented, perhaps we shouldn't be surprised if he acts in the best interests of his former employers.
Comcast, lawmakers debate mega-merger benefits
Comcast and skeptical lawmakers sparred Wednesday over the merits of a proposed mega-merger with Time Warner Cable which would boost the position of the largest US cable and broadband provider.
EU finds broadband users are confused and overcharged
Internet service providers in Europe are charging wildly inconsistent prices for broadband connections, leaving customers confused and short-changed, according to research released Tuesday by the European ...
Comcast extends cheap Web access amid deal review
Comcast says it will continue to offer low-cost broadband Internet connections to low-income families beyond the three-year commitment it made when it bought NBCUniversal.
TiVo founders try to reprogram Internet video
(AP)—The founders of DVR pioneer TiVo are shifting their focus from broadcast TV to broadband Internet as they introduce a new device designed to make it easier for people to find and manage video.