Gigabit internet could get a boost in the U.S. if the FCC votes to approve a new proposal affecting how utility poles are managed. This could help new service providers, like Google Fiber, rapidly deploy its fast internet service.
While our world may be transitioning to wireless connectivity, Ethernet connections are still faster and less prone to lag times than traditional Wi-Fi networks. Here are five of the best Ethernet cables you can buy.
Rightmesh believes internet connectivity is a human right, and it plans to help spread internet access using mesh networks built from users' existing smartphones, and other devices. The platform has completed an initial coin offering and…
Comcast is aware of a massive outage today. Although the cause of the problem has been identified, Comcast has not given an estimate on when business and residential customers can expect their phone, video, and internet restored.
After four years of work, Facebook says it's ending efforts to build its own internet drone. Instead, it will collaborate with aerospace firms to build drones with the relevant technology for bringing the internet to remote places.
An island known as "China's Hawaii" plans to ease the nation's internet restrictions to improve the vacation experience for foreign tourists. The island of Hainan plans to create special zones with open access to online services.
Determined to stop students cheating in exams, the Algerian government is cutting the internet for several hours around the time the tests are being taken. Last year it blocked access to social media, but it proved ineffective.
Are you worried that slow internet speeds and weird activity mean someone is using your Wi-Fi network without permission? It's important to find out immediately if anyone is stealing your bandwidth. Here's how to tell if someone is stealing…
Comcast announced that it is endingits throttling practices for now. The company said with a stronger network, it doesn't need to slow down heavy internet users, but it reserves the right to change its decision in the future.
Senate Democrats are calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to schedule a vote on a bill that would preserve an open internet. Without Congressional intervention, rules governing net neutrality are set to expire on Monday, June 11.
Reddit is now more popular than Facebook. The latest rankings show that Reddit only trails Google and YouTube as the most popular internet destination, with Facebook falling to fourth place and Amazon rounding out the top five.
Some of the U.S.'s largest communications companies are calling the FCC to end rules that require them to sell their network services to smaller ISPs for a set price, while smaller ISPs warn the move could increase bills.
Mobile users in developing nations with slower internet connections don't need to download Chrome or go onto Safari -- instead, they can simply get on Internet. The aptly named app is the latest product to emerge from Amazon.
The possibility of high-speed global internet just took a step towards becoming a reality this week, as the FCC approved the SpaceX plan to establish a "constellation" of thousands of satellites in the next few years.
The Indonesian island of Bali is planning to shut down its mobile internet services on Saturday as part of a holiday that encourages self-reflection. It's the first time Bali has made such a move for the sacred Nyepi holiday.