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Internet, Modern Media

Some Minnesota cities want to impose fees on internet providers, but customers could pay the price

March 27, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Minnesota cities are asking the Legislature for power to slap internet providers with new fees, an idea they say will lead to more broadband in the state with the added bonus of helping to pay for basic government access programming […]


News

New Zealand’s 2degrees and Orcon to merge, offering integrated services

January 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

New Zealand’s telecom provider 2degrees and internet provider Orcon have revealed plans to merge in a NZ $1.7 billion deal, positioning them as the country’s third-largest integrated telecommunications company. The combined company would offer mobile, broadband and energy services and […]


Editorial

Covid-19: How Tech Giants Race to Keep People Connected

May 12, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

As the Covid-19 pandemic spread across the world, online communication quickly became more important than ever before. Stringent measures imposed by governments everywhere made it necessary that most in-person activities go digital. Companies like Facebook and Zoom struggled to meet […]


Internet, Regulations

FCC proposal: internet providers must ask to share your data

October 7, 2016

Via: Phys.org

A new privacy proposal unveiled Thursday will require broadband providers like Verizon and Comcast to get your permission before sharing with advertisers what you’ve been doing on your phone or computer. The Federal Communication Commission has changed its broadband-privacy plan […]