3Qs: Net neutrality—what does it all mean?
The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a proposal by its chairman that the agency look more closely at allowing Internet service providers to charge more money for faster service. The issue ...
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.
New research to enable faster internet collaboration
A new software-defined dark fibre optical network will enable researchers to create and develop vital communication technologies for the future of the internet.
Verizon's XLTE a marketing campaign promoting more reliable network
Verizon has kicked off a new marketing campaign to promote recent improvements to its wireless network that the company is branding as "XLTE."
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.
Cox plans gigabit Internet speeds in three cities
Cable company Cox Communications says it plans to boost Internet download speeds to 1 gigabit per second starting in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha, Nebraska, late this year. That is dozens of times faster than typical broadband ...
Explainer: Is your Wi-Fi secure?
James Lyne from IT security firm Sophos recently carried out a two-day public awareness exercise as part of the InfoSec 2014 conference. ...
AT&T-DirecTV tie-up shifts focus from Comcast megadeal
AT&T's blockbuster deal for DirecTV raises new concerns about consolidation in the US pay TV sector, but may also lead to a rethinking of another megadeal involving cable giant Comcast. ...
Text 911: Calling for help without making a call
The head of the organization that oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says the state is the first in the country where customers of the four major wireless carriers can send text messages to 911.
FCC fines Sprint $7.5 million in Do Not Call case
The Federal Communications Commission says Sprint will pay $7.5 million in the largest Do Not Call settlement to date for making unwanted telemarketing calls and sending texts to consumers.
What consumers can expect from AT&T, DirecTV deal
Ready to bundle your mobile phone and TV bills together? That is one of the changes customers can expect if AT&T Inc.'s proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV is approved by regulators. ...
AT&T aims for TV's future with $48.5B DirecTV deal (Update)
AT&T says it views its planned $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV as a way to help redefine the video entertainment industry, giving it opportunities to bundle services and tap into growing Latin American ...
Enabling cutting edge future internet research
The problem with visionary research is that it often does not see the light of day. Facilities are often simply not available, or the experts needed to put scientific theories to the test cannot be found. ...