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Netflix Officially Petitions Against Comcast, TWC Merger
Aug 27, 2014 - in News
Netflix has officially asked the FCC to stop the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
Net Neutrality Woes: Netflix Now Also Paying TWC
Aug 21, 2014 - in News
Despite yet another slap in the face to net neutrality, at least you will have proper access to Netflix over your TWC connection.
Op-Ed: Comcast Trying to Prove It Isn't Horrible By Offering Free Internet and Debt Pardon
Aug 4, 2014 - in News
Comcast's new announcement may look very generous on the surface, but there may be more to it. Read on to find out more.
Netflix Inks Fast Lane Deal With AT&T But Pledges To Fight Against Them
Aug 1, 2014 - in News
Netflix pledges to fight AT&T and other ISPs on interconnect deals even as it signs them.
Ofcom Reveals Plan for Superfast Broadband On Boats, Planes
Jan 21, 2014 - in News
Superfast broadband while you travel.
Verizon Launches 500 Mbps FiOS Tier
Jul 23, 2013 - in News
Verizon's new 500 Mbps FiOS tier doesn't come cheap.
BT Confirms Plans for 300Mbps Broadband Later This Year
Jul 11, 2013 - in News
And a new Home Hub for your troubles.
Google's Project Loon Brings Internet Access Using Balloons
Jun 18, 2013 - in News
Google's whacky plan to bridge the gap in the web.
BT Reaches 5 Million Hotspots in UK and Ireland
May 21, 2013 - in News
Figure includes 543,000 hotspots in London alone.
BT: Free Premier League Games for Broadband Customers
May 10, 2013 - in News
BT announced plans to give broadband customers free access to sports channels.
Google is Buying Provo's Existing Fiber Network for a Dollar
Apr 19, 2013 - in News
Google's picking up where Provo left off.
UK Retailer Offering Free Broadband with Gadgets
Apr 19, 2013 - in News
Would you like broadband with that?
EE Brings its 4G LTE to Cumbria, UK
Mar 22, 2013 - in News
Good news, Cumbria.
Google to Offer Google Fiber Internet in Olathe, Kansas
Mar 21, 2013 - in News
It's your lucky day, Olathe.
Virgin Tops Netflix UK's ISP Index
Mar 12, 2013 - in News
Virgin the best for streaming according to Netflix.
Netflix Reveals Best UK and Irish ISPs for Streaming
Jan 19, 2013 - in News
How did your ISP do?
Google Brings Free Wi-Fi to an Entire NYC Neighborhood
Jan 9, 2013 - in News
Google brings Wi-Fi to Chelsea.
UK Drops 'Opt-in for Porn' Plans Due to Lack of Support
Dec 19, 2012 - in News
Results of public consultation are mixed.
Carriers Band Together to Speed Up UK's 4G Roll-out
Oct 19, 2012 - in News
Mobile phone carriers in the United Kingdom are joining forces in an effort to speed up the roll out of the nation's 4G LTE networks.
Virgin Media Providing Free WiFi on London Tube Until 2013
Oct 18, 2012 - in News
Virgin Media has announced plans to continue providing free WiFi for tube travelers through to the end of the year.
Anonymous Takes Down Virgin Media Over Pirate Bay Block
May 9, 2012 - in News
Virgin Media feeling the heat for blocking The Pirate Bay.
Pirate Bay Sees Traffic Increase by 12 Million After UK Block
May 3, 2012 - in News
Ain't nothing gonna break their stride.
UK ISPs Ordered to Block the Pirate Bay
May 1, 2012 - in News
Looks like the Pirate Bay ship is sailing away from the UK.
Olympics to Put Huge Strain on London's Networks
Mar 21, 2012 - in News
Everyone's going to be tweeting, checking in and streaming, but will London be able to cope?
ISP Sends Customer a Spare Router for His Cat to Nap On
Mar 5, 2012 - in News
Now that's customer service!
Egypt Shuts Down the Last ISP Standing, Noor
Feb 2, 2011 - in News
What happens now?
Pigeon Beats Broadband in Speed Test... Again
Nov 15, 2010 - in News
Man vs. Nature. Nature wins.