Enlarge / SpaceX’s first Starlink broadband satellites. (credit: Elon Musk) SpaceX founder Elon Musk today tweeted an eight-second video of the company’s first broadband satellites, saying they are now “deployed and communicating to Earth stations.” First two Starlink demo satellites, called Tintin A & B, deployed and communicating to Earth stations The demonstration satellites, named […]
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: President Trump’s new 10-year plan for “rebuilding infrastructure in America” doesn’t contain any funding specifically earmarked for improving Internet access. Instead, the plan sets aside a pool of funding for numerous types of infrastructure projects, and broadband is one of the eligible categories. The plan’s $50 […]
A good broadband at home is no less than a luxury as it allows you internet access for various online activities. Be it professional websites, video conferences, social media or entertainment videos, you can access them all if you have a reliable broadband service installed at your home. However, if you are still doubtful, then […]
The president signs executive order intended to make it easier for private companies to deploy high-speed broadband infrastructure in farm country.
Two official trials have begun for AirGig, technology to send internet data along power lines and into your home.
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T and Comcast have convinced a federal judge to nullify an ordinance that was designed to bring more broadband competition to Nashville, Tennessee. The Nashville Metro Council last year passed a “One Touch Make Ready” rule that gives Google Fiber or other new ISPs faster access […]
Enlarge (credit: Google Fiber) AT&T and Comcast have convinced a federal judge to nullify an ordinance that was designed to bring more broadband competition to Nashville, Tennessee. The Nashville Metro Council last year passed a “One Touch Make Ready” rule that gives Google Fiber or other new ISPs faster access to utility poles. The ordinance […]
Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson) Senate Democrats are fighting a Federal Communications Commission proposal that could lower America’s broadband standards by redefining what counts as broadband Internet access. Under standards imposed during the Obama administration, the FCC says that all Americans should have access to home Internet service offering speeds of at least 25Mbps downstream and 3Mbps upstream, […]
Every internet company these days has a plan for connecting people who don’t otherwise have reliable connectivity – Microsoft’s play will use unused TV broadcast channels, also called ‘white spaces,’ to get broadband internet to rural communities in the U.S. The New York Times reports that Microsoft’s pilot project will include offering white space broadband… […]