Internet access down across Florida areas hit by Hurricane Ian

Areas of the Florida’s southwest coast were experiencing widespread cellphone and internet outages on Thursday after getting battered by Hurricane Ian, according to federal watchdogs and private companies that monitor connectivity. More than half a million Floridians had lost their landline telephone, home internet, cable services or some combination of […]

Google Exec Against Paying For ISP Upgrades

A Google executive has said big tech companies shouldn’t have to pay for internet service providers’ (ISP) network-upgrade costs in the EU, a report from Ars Technica said. It comes as there’s currently a movement in Europe for tech companies to pay for broadband improvements. “Introducing a sender-pays principle is […]

Kenosha starts construction of open-access broadband network

Construction has started of a citywide high-speed internet network in Kenosha aimed at offering residents and businesses an alternative to the existing service providers. The privately-funded $100 million project is expected to be completed in 2025 according to its developer, New Jersey-based SiFi Networks. As the service is turned on in […]

City broadband aims to get Glenwood Springs fully wired

The city is planning to cover Glenwood Springs with local broadband as another utility source. Much of the fiber program has already been laid throughout Glenwood Springs with a few holes here and there for different reasons, like lacking prior place, underground conduit or apartment complexes that have developed closed […]

Verizon, Comcast, AT&T Sued for Not Stopping Movie Piracy

Multiple ISPs including Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T have all been sued for their failures to prevent or ban customers who pirate movies and tv shows. Various internet service providers including Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T are being sued for failing to prevent movie piracy online. Per The Hollywood Reporter, various copyright […]

GigabitNow Selected as ISP to Bring Fiber-Based Broadband Services to the Cities of Bloomington, Columbus, and Shelbyville, Indiana

GigabitNow GigabitNow SEATTLE, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GigabitNow, a leading provider of fiber Internet service, announced that it will utilize the Hoosier Networks LLC (H-Net) fiber network to provide high-speed internet services to at least 70,000 residences and businesses of the cities of Bloomington, Columbus, and Shelbyville, Indiana. This […]

Is Your Wi-Fi Slow? Your ISP Might Be to Blame

This story is part of Home Tips, CNET’s collection of practical advice for getting the most out of your home, inside and out. Is your internet suddenly moving really slowly? It might be due to an outdated router or a less-than-ideal router location. Your connection issues may need only an easy fix, like […]

25-gig internet service launches in Chattanooga, Tennessee

An internet company has launched a 25-gigabit, community-wide service in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company says its the first such network in the U.S., and it’s the fastest community-wide internet service in the nation. The service expects to yield better upload and download speeds, which can enhance things like video conferences or telehealth […]