Comcast Is Already Hated—and It's About to Become a Lot More Powerful
With Comcast buying up broadcasters to cement its domination of the emerging streaming video market, it's about to get a lot worse.
Australia Is Considering Making It Illegal for ISPs to Advertise Inflated Speeds
ISPs in the US have been called out for similar behavior before.
Why Closing The Digital Divide Might Mean Skipping Wi-Fi Altogether
The biggest problem with wireless data is the price of subscriptions.
A New Internet Tax in Canada Would Keep Indigenous People Offline
Canada’s Heritage Minister is debating an ISP tax to fund Canadian content. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.
Denise Williams and Josh Tabish
The City That Was Saved by the Internet
Job opportunities are drying up in towns without broadband. Chattanooga, Tennessee turned around its fortunes by building the fastest internet in the United States.
AT&T Says It’s Invented ‘Transformative, Multi-Gigabit’ Broadband Mesh Nets
AT&T has likened a new technology it's testing to the invention of the laser or the transistor.
Gabon Is Suffering the 'Worst Communications Suppression Since the Arab Spring'
Nightly 'internet curfews' are the latest tool in the oppressive government toolbox.
How to Be 'Huge on YouTube', According to Canada's Top First Nations Gamer
Austin Pamajewon, who grew up on the Shawanaga First Nation, on why we need to close the digital divide.
Google Fiber Is Losing the Gigabit Race—All According to Plan
AT&T and other traditional ISPs are racing to compete with Google around the country, which is exactly what we need.
Is High-Speed Internet a Basic Right? Canada Is Debating That Now
Internet access is still spotty in rural and Northern Canada.
Iran’s ‘National Internet’ Offers Connectivity at the Cost of Censorship
Human rights group Article 19 produced a new report looking at Iran’s ongoing investment in its own “clean” internet.
Unused TV Bandwidth Could Bring Over a Billion in Rural India Online
Connecting the most unconnected may just be a matter of using what's already there.
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