News tagged with internet service

Reaching rural America with broadband internet service

All across the U.S., rural communities' residents are being left out of modern society and the 21st century economy. I've traveled to Kansas, Maine, Texas and other states studying internet access and use – and I hear all ...

dateJan 17, 2018 in Telecom
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Defanged regulations have big media licking their chops

The year 2017 ended with a flurry of news affecting all aspects of the media industry. A shift in net neutrality policy and Disney's planned purchase of several Fox assets capped a year that also witnessed the pending merger ...

dateJan 10, 2018 in Telecom
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How to protect your internet-of-things devices

Internet-connected devices are nearly ubiquitous, with computer circuitry now found in a variety of common appliances. They can include security cameras, DVRs, printers, cars, baby monitors, and refrigerators—even "smart" ...

dateDec 20, 2017 in Security
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AIM, aka AOL Instant Messenger, dead at 20

AOL's Instant Messenger service was finally erased from the internet Friday after the company made the announcement in October that Dec. 15 would be the chat platform's last day on Earth.

dateDec 20, 2017 in Internet
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US faces moment of truth on 'net neutrality'

The acrimonious battle over "net neutrality" in America comes to a head Thursday with a US agency set to vote to roll back rules enacted two years earlier aimed at preventing a "two-speed" internet.

dateDec 14, 2017 in Telecom
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