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Social Media Requiem for Net Neutrality

June 12, 2018

Via: Michael Boyd

Net neutrality has officially been repealed and internet service providers (ISPs) now have greater powers. Officials voice their concern as the new rules may lead to the creation of a two-speed Internet and special treatment for a certain type of […]


Internet, Modern Media, News

Your internet use could change as ‘net neutrality’ ends

June 11, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change—though not right away—following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will […]


Internet, Modern Media

Tech giants are battling it out to supply the global internet—here’s why that’s a problem

April 19, 2018

Via: Phys.org

The US Federal Communications Commission last month granted Elon Musk’s SpaceX permission to launch 4,425 satellites that will provide affordable high speed broadband internet to consumers. The Starlink network will be accessible in the US and around the world – […]


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Opinions about Net Neutrality Are Anything but Neutral

March 22, 2018

Via: James Hughes

After the FCC’s debatable decision in December that effectively eliminated Obama Administration directives aimed at protecting Internet neutrality, a series of legislative and political actions at the state and federal level took place. In March, Washington became the first state […]


Internet, Modern Media

Enterprise IoT security considerations

March 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Security concerns are regularly cited as the number one IoT deployment concern or barrier to adoption. “Security” covers a wide swath of considerations, both in terms of prevention and reaction. One of the first things that every expert acknowledges is that […]


Internet, Modern Media

CDN analysis sheds light on internet evolution

February 27, 2018

Via: Phys.org

CDNs have greatly improved our online experience. The CDN-H project has studied its implications for the internet’s structure and the relationship between stakeholders. Google has recently announced that page speed would now be a factor in mobile search ranking. This […]


Internet, Modern Media

Reaching rural America with broadband internet service

January 17, 2018

Via: Phys.org

All across the U.S., rural communities’ residents are being left out of modern society and the 21st century economy. I’ve traveled to Kansas, Maine, Texas and other states studying internet access and use – and I hear all the time […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Corning and SpiderCloud prepare enterprise-ready LAA small cell

January 12, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Carrier-certified small cells that can be directly purchased by the enterprise give companies a way to take control of their cellular connectivity needs, but bringing these products to market is complicated. Corning made it clear that it wants to move […]


Internet, Modern Media

High-speed internet to bring big change in remote Alaska

January 3, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Jeff Kowunna used his drone to record this year’s celebration of another successful bowhead whaling harvest for one of the oldest Alaska Native settlements. The video from the three-day event in remote Point Hope, at the edge of the Arctic […]


Internet, Modern Media

After net neutrality: Brace for internet ‘fast lanes’

January 3, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Now that federal telecom regulators have repealed net neutrality, it may be time to brace for the arrival of internet “fast lanes” and “slow lanes.” The net neutrality rules just voted down by the Federal Communications Commission prohibited such “paid […]