The court ruling will keep all internet traffic treated equally.
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If you like binge-watching Netflix, streaming audio or online gaming, then you should be celebrating this week. And if your business depends on reaching a wide audience online, you should join in.
Getting internet access to rural areas can be difficult.
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Only 55 percent of people living in rural areas have access to the speeds that currently qualify as broadband, while 94 percent of the urban population does.
Online activism now means creating alternative ways to work, communicate and protest.
If they build it, will you come?
The Democrats' policy platforms address the fundamental issue of Internet haves and have-nots in the U.S. But research suggests just hooking people up to broadband won't solve the problem.
Internet access continues to grow but some people are still not connected.
Australia's connection to the internet continues to grow but there are still 1.3 million households not online.
Free Basics is only some people’s idea of ‘equality’.
Free Basics may be free to the user, but it'll cost India's economy in the long run.
A fibre-optic cable a day keeps broadband meltdown at bay.
Whatever BT, Virgin Media and other telecoms firms may say, the only future-proof network is a fibre-optic from door-to-door.
Bridging the digital divide in many developing countries is not simply about access to ICT.
While the internet penetration rate in the developed world sits at 81%, two-thirds of the developing world are still without access.
“I’ve got no Wi-Fi signal.”
Those who want the world to get online and those that can make it happen may be coming from very different places.
Shed some light on the problem.
Satellites, microwaves, radio towers - how many more options must be tried before the government just shells out for fibre to the home?
Cuba telecoms: updates required.
Will the thaw in Cuba's diplomatic relations improve its creaking internet? Cubans hope so.
Solar-powered drones could fly for years at a time delivering internet access.
Facebook, Google, Space X are heading to the stars to bring internet down to Earth – whether you want it or not.
A concerted drive to develop the technology sector has transformed Mauritius into a cyber island.
Increased internet connectivity can spur economic growth throughout Africa. But the continent has a long way to go before it can reap any broadband dividend.
Poorer Americans are still connecting to the internet at a snail’s pace, even though broadband is widely available.
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Research suggests that helping low-income households access the internet with broadband connections could bolster job and economic growth.
Connecting up every house is a not a job for the fainthearted.
At least the parties agree that more internet is a good thing, even if they're short of ideas on how to provide it.
There’s few enough bright sparks here.
As one, the parties have missed the point when it comes to the digital economy and failed to recognise what's really needed.
Superfast? I’ll be the judge of that.
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Tell those living in the countryside about the government's promised "right to fast internet" and they'll show you 10 years of similar, unmet promises.
Internet growth shows no sign of slowing.
A study of 30 major world economies reveals how worldwide internet use continues to expand to more than three billion users, but it also demonstrates also how this growth is being driven by mobile phones…
Get online - and get Facebook, and not much else.
Despite the importance of the internet to contemporary society, according to the ITU only 42% of the world’s population are online. That leaves 4.3 billion people without the internet, of which 90% live…
However hi-tech the world has become, it still rests on copper cable.
Telephone companies have yet again announced inflation-busting increases in telephone line rental charges. Why, in a world that is increasingly mobile-first – or even mobile-only – are we still paying…