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VILLAIN or HERO? A Vandal Cuts Off Internet for Thousands of New Yorkers

New Yorkers hate Time Warner so much, it brings them together.
Samantha Cole
9.15.17
Broadband Land

The Town That Had Free Gigabit Internet

Pinetops, North Carolina’s fight to get municipal broadband demonstrates how far Big Telecom will go to keep its monopoly.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.26.17
News

CRTC to Big Telecoms: 'Abuses of Power in the System Will Not Go Unchecked’

Will the regulator live up to its strong words?
Jordan Pearson
11.17.16
Chattanooga

This Guy Has the Fastest Home Internet in the United States

Five ISPs offer 10 gigabit per second internet connections. So far, it looks like only one person in the US has bought one.
Jason Koebler
10.27.16
Chattanooga

FCC Won’t Appeal Municipal Broadband Defeat to Supreme Court

After court defeat, municipal broadband fight shifts to Congress and the states.
Sam Gustin
8.29.16
News

Canada’s Capital Sides With Big Telecom In Fight for Affordable Fiber Access

A highly anticipated vote didn’t go as fiber proponents had hoped.
Jordan Pearson
2.24.16
News

Google’s Free Gigabit Internet for Public Housing Is No Replacement for Reform

Should we be happy that things could be worse?
Jordan Pearson
2.3.16
News

Gigabit Internet Prices in This Small Town May One Day Beat Google Fiber

Municipal internet is alive and kicking.
Clinton Nguyen
12.14.15
uk

Researchers Say They Have Designed an 'Unhackable' Fiber Network

For the first time, researchers demonstrate how to make quantum key distribution work on a 200Gbit/sec line.
Nicole Kobie
10.2.15
uk

Slow Internet Is Preventing a Million Brits From Having a 'Normal' Online Life

When slow internet is barely better than no internet.
Emiko Jozuka
9.4.15
News

Google Fiber Is Too Popular for Its Own Good

Faced with a six-month wait for a new Fiber installation, prospective customers in Kansas City are going to competitors.
Jason Koebler
7.21.15
News

101 US Cities Have Pledged to Secure High Speed Internet

Sticking it to the telecom giants, even if the cities need to build it themselves.
Clinton Nguyen
7.9.15
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