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AT&T and Verizon Says 10Mbps Is “Too Fast” For a Broadband Standard

AT&T and Verizon Says 10Mbps Is “Too Fast” For a Broadband Standard
Right now, “broadband” is defined as 4Mbps or higher. These days, 4Mbps is also known by such names as “slower than using a pigeon,” “glacial,” and “a great excuse for why you suck at any given FPS.”

Google Fiber in Austin, Texas Spurs Competition

Google Fiber in Austin, Texas Spurs Competition
Competition is a good thing in any market. The more businesses you have working for the consumer’s dollar, it tends to lead to better prices and service. Google announced not long ago that it would be rolling out its Google Fiber Internet service in Austin, Texas.
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Massive Costs All But Rule out Nationwide Google Fiber Coverage

Massive Costs All But Rule out Nationwide Google Fiber Coverage
I know hordes of Internet geeks out there like me were hoping that Google would roll out its insanely fast gigabit Google Fiber Internet service all around the country. I’ve been wishing that Google had plans to make the service widely available after it saw how successful it was within Kansas City.

Google Fiber Real World Performance Will Make You Sick with Envy

Google Fiber Real World Performance Will Make You Sick with Envy
It’s not like I live out in the sticks or anything, I’m only a few miles outside of a city of well over 100,000 people. However, I’m stuck with one DSL provider with 5 Mbps download and a scant 0.73 Mbps upload speed for $70 a month.

Researchers Aim for 2000-Times-Faster Internet Using Off-The-Shelf Components

Researchers Aim for 2000-Times-Faster Internet Using Off-The-Shelf Components
Prog group of researchers from the School of Electronic Engineering at Bangor University in the UK are working on a plan that could result in broadband Internet speeds up to 2000 times faster than we have today – with little additional cost.

Facebook Invests in Asian Gateway Undersea Internet Cable

Facebook Invests in Asian Gateway Undersea Internet Cable
Anyone on a slower broadband connection like I am, or heaven forbid on a dial-up connection, knows that modern websites assume you have a decent amount of bandwidth. Downloading all those photos and videos can take ages on a slow connection and Facebook knows the lack of bandwidth is one of the reasons people in some parts the world don’t join the network.

Super WiFi Concept Uses Empty TV Channels For Long-Distance Transmission

Super WiFi Concept Uses Empty TV Channels For Long-Distance Transmission
Our WiFi connection at home is largely confined to the indoors, and it doesn’t even reach all the corners of the house. So imagine my surprise when I read about a new technology that can send WiFi signals up to a mile away, and possibly even beyond.

AT&T Puts Data Caps on DSL and U-verse

AT&T Puts Data Caps on DSL and U-verse
I can’t imagine that many AT&T customers will be happy with the latest announcement from the company. AT&T is instituting data caps on its DSL and U-verse broadband services starting in May. The data caps are nowhere near as paltry as those you see on mobile broadband, but going from being able to use all the data you want to a limited amount will not sit well with lots of folks.

Samsung Shows Portable Broadband Tv

Samsung Shows Portable Broadband Tv
Samsung has unveiled this super-slick Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) portable television featuring a 4-inch widescreen LCD TFT display. The DMB-T450 will also feature built in MP3 playback, virtual surround sound, and USB connectivity (oddly it’s USB 1.1, though).
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