Tory minister's broadband shows him up
It just had enough
A UK Tory minister's broadband appeared to have had enough of him telling the world how superior British broadband was and showed the world how pants it really was -- live.
US has bad broadband because of Telco lobbying
$234 million spent per day
The US has terrible broadband because its telcos are allowed to bribe lobby politicians.
US to get "future-proof" broadband in eight years
No word on "communist" proper healthcare
It turns out that future proof broadband is on President Joe Biden's shopping list and is part of his $2 trillion infrastructure plan.
Latest consoles could be tiggered by poor internet
It could be only one hand clapping says Zen
New research from Zen Internet has found that internet issues could ruin the party for gamers as the consoles rely on big software updates.
Europe switching to high fibre
Getting the net moving
European fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-building coverage is growing according to new figures.
Vodafone sees 50 percent increase in traffic
Vodafone, the world’s second largest mobile operator, said the coronavirus crisis was causing data traffic on its networks to surge, with demand already rising 50 percent.
Internet high-fibre diet increasing
More countries cross 50 percent mark
Nine OECD countries now have high-speed fibre making up half or more of their fixed Internet connections, according to an update to the OECD’s broadband portal.
UK Labour Party plans to nationalise broadband
Free internet for all
Britain’s opposition Labour Party plans to nationalise BT’s broadband network to provide free internet for all, a radical election pledge to roll back 35 years of private ownership that caught both the company and its shareholders by surprise.
BT guarantees home user broadband speeds
In case Kitten Kong brings down the BT tower again
BT today has launched a new service commitment for home broadband customers, which includes a new Stay Fast Guarantee and what it claims is expert customer service care to provide reliable broadband speeds.
More than half of US doesn’t have broadband
Despite claims by the subsidy collecting telcos
More than 162.8 million people—over half the population of the United States don’t use broadband internet according to figures worked out by Microsoft.