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When does the internet get slower?

When does internet speeds slow down?It depends what you’re looking for.It’s important to understand that there is no set date when internet speeds will stop.Some internet providers have started to introduce “speed tiers” in recent years to speed up services for certain services.The speed tiers are designed to reduce congestion on certain parts of the […]

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Comcast plans to shut off all of its broadband customers in 10 markets by the end of 2017

Comcast, one of the largest providers of internet service in the US, plans to close all of the country’s internet service providers by the beginning of the year, including its fiber optic broadband network.The announcement came on Tuesday from the company’s Chief Information Officer, Rob Wiblin, during an investor call.“We’re going to shut down all […]

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How to be the best DJ in the UK: Why we like and dislike them

In his book, The DJ, Steve Smith offers a guide to the best DJs in the country.Here’s a look at some of the things he believes matter most.What are your favourite UK DJs? The DJ is a term that has come to mean something different in different parts of the world.In some countries, such as the […]

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What you need to know about Fios internet plan changes

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to roll out new internet service plans this month that will include new restrictions on content providers, as well as data caps.FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has made no secret of his intent to roll back net neutrality protections and roll back protections for consumers.The FCC has long been concerned […]

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When you want to keep a secret, you can keep it in the cloud: Google

The Internet of Things is becoming a dominant force in the world, and now it’s increasingly taking on the mantle of a public security threat.It has created an unprecedented level of complexity, the security of which has been the focus of intense research and development by the companies behind it.But even as they have been […]

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The ‘Internet is not a utility’ is a myth: Researchers

A new study says that broadband internet is not the same thing as broadband service and is not actually a utility.“Internet is like a cable modem, a phone line, a satellite dish,” says Dr. Matthew Kochen of the University of Minnesota.“The broadband internet service you’re using is just a conduit to send information over that […]

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Huawei unveils new $1,500 smartphone, 2G spectrum, 4G modem, 5G hotspot at launch

Huawei unveiled two new phones at its launch event today, the Huawei P8 and the Huawei D7, both with a 2G and 4G LTE modem.Huawei’s P8 is a cheaper smartphone with a 5G WiFi and 2G LTE model, but its 4G version comes with a lower 5G speed and LTE modem with more capacity than […]

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Comcast to cut 4 million jobs by 2020

By RICHARD KIMSTEINAssociated PressThe world’s largest cable operator plans to slash 4 million employees by 2020, including 1 million in the U.S.The announcement comes as the Federal Communications Commission prepares to approve the controversial merger of Time Warner Cable with Comcast, and amid criticism that Comcast is unfairly paying executives hundreds of thousands of dollars […]

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Frontier Internet Down: Kaspersky Internet Security’s Test Internet Down

A Kasperskys cyber security company is warning users that Frontier Internet is down because of a virus.Frontier has previously warned users about an attack dubbed ‘The Black Hole,’ which has been plaguing Frontier for the past few weeks.Frontier says it was notified of the infection via the Frontier Mobile app and immediately shut down the […]

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Comcast internet outage puts thousands at risk

Comcast is facing a cyberattack that could affect as many as 3 million customers across the country.The company’s internet service providers, including Time Warner Cable, NBCUniversal and Bright House Networks, are scrambling to restore service after Comcast went offline on Tuesday.Comcast customers have been told they’ll likely be unable to access online video services like […]

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