13 ways to screw over your internet provider – gpgmail

[ad_1] Internet providers are real bastards: they have captive audiences whom they squeeze for every last penny while they fight against regulation like net neutrality and donate immense amounts of money to keep on lawmakers’ good sides. So why not turn the tables? Here are 13 ways to make sure your ISP has a hard […]

AT&T’s CEO of Communications, John Donovan, to retire in October – gpgmail

[ad_1] John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications, announced today his plans to retire effective October 1, 2019. Donovan has for the past two years led AT&T’s largest business unit, which services 100 million mobile, broadband and pay-TV customers in the U.S., as well as millions of business customers, including nearly all the Fortune 1000. The […]

Satellite internet startup Astranis books first commercial launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 – gpgmail

[ad_1] Y Combinator-backed startup Astranis is now set to launch its first commercial telecommunication satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, with a launch timeframe currently set for sometime starting in the fourth quarter of next year. Astranis aims to address the market of people who don’t currently have broadband internet access, which is still a […]

No One Knows How Many US Homes, Businesses Lack Broadband Access

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. How many Americans can’t buy home broadband because no ISP offers service in their area? You might think the answer to this question would be straightforward. The FCC releases reports on the state of US networks (wireless and wireline) […]

FCC approves $4.9B in funding for rural broadband improvements – gpgmail

[ad_1] The FCC has just approved nearly five billion dollars in subsidies for rural broadband operators to be paid out over the next ten years. Recipients of this windfall will have to “maintain, improve, and expand” their broadband infrastructure, especially in underserved areas. Carriers in 39 states, American Samoa, and many tribal lands will receive […]

Comcast’s $10 internet plan opens up to all low-income and disabled Americans – gpgmail

[ad_1] Low-income families face the same issues the luckier among us do when it comes to getting broadband: few options and fewer still that are affordable. Comcast, though simultaneously the source of many of these issues, has a good program for anyone facing financial hardship, and several new groups now qualify for $10 connectivity. The […]