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MWC 2019: Edge and blockchain to change the internet

March 4, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Last year MWC was the time of minimum knowledge and maximum hype for blockchain. Now we have much less hype, but there are also much more real uses for blockchain. Edge has had much less general hype, rather it has […]


News

Thursday Bytes: Uniti, EdgeConneX, OneWeb

February 28, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The shockwaves from Windstream’s loss in court last week continue to spread. Following Windstream’s Chapter 11 filing, Uniti Group has decided to postpone its earnings call from Thursday until sometime before March 18, 2019. More than half of Uniti’s revenue […]


Internet, Modern Media

Is 5G a Better Choice for Indoor Mobile Data?

February 5, 2019

Via: No Jitter

For the vast majority of IT shops, a functional, centrally controlled wireless LAN (WLAN) is one of the most valuable infrastructure elements provided. Using the ubiquitous Wi-Fi standards, WLANs have become the most common portal for wireless-equipped laptops and smartphones […]


News

Service Providers vs. Product Vendors: Battle for the Future of the Network

December 27, 2018

Via: No Jitter

Standards have had a profound impact on the evolution of networking. TCP/IP, BGP, HTTP, SMTP — all of these have enabled the creation of the Internet, content hyperlinking, and personal communication. In recent years, it seems standards have had a […]


Internet, Modern Media

ITU works to bring the world’s other half online

September 25, 2018

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development have moved to accelerate efforts to connect the roughly 50% of the world’s population that still do not have access to the internet. Participants at the commission’s annual third quarter meeting, including representatives […]


Internet, Modern Media

Key internet connections and locations at risk from rising seas

September 7, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Despite whimsical ads about computing “in the cloud,” the internet lives on the ground. Data centers are built on land, and most of the physical elements of the internet – such as the cables that connect households to internet services […]


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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Net neutrality has officially been repealed and internet service providers (ISPs) now have greater powers.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 […]


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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 […]