US boosting broadband speed, but growth uneven

Americans are generally getting much faster Internet speeds than a few years ago, but growth is uneven depending on the type of connections, a government report said Wednesday.

A full fibre network is the only way to future-proof Britain

Another day, another government announcement heralding the coming of high-speed broadband for all – in this case the call, by the prime minister, David Cameron, call to make broadband a universal service obligation that ...

The Internet in kentucky: Life in the slow lane for many

The Internet has become an important source of information for employment, health, news, entertainment, and shopping. And while many of these activities can be easily performed with a basic level of broadband speed, an increasing ...

70% of Americans have high-speed Internet

The percentage of Americans with high-speed Internet connections at home has reached 70 percent, while just three percent still use dial-up to go online, a study showed Monday.

Ultra-wired South Korea battles smartphone addiction

Kim Nam-Hee pulls no punches as she warns a classroom of wide-eyed South Korean 10-year-olds that they stand on the edge of an addiction that will turn them all into "mindless slaves".

Internet's fast lane getting crowded

When Google Inc. tapped Kansas City as its first test bed for super-fast Internet service, the market looked poised to slingshot into a high-tech stratosphere. Two years later, as a few Kansas City neighborhoods plug into ...

Faster-than-superfast Internet, and why we can't have it (yet)

You may have read about Sony's plan to install a fibre-based internet service in Japan which could reach download speeds of 2 gigabits a second (Gbps). That's 20 times faster than speeds offered by Labor's National Broadband ...

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