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Goodbye internet privacy, we hardly knew you

Goodbye internet privacy, we hardly knew you But shortly after birth, what came to be known colloquially as “Broadband Privacy Rules” were targeted by the incoming Trump administration as an unnecessary overreach.The Broadband Privacy Rule would’ve required ISPs to state their intentions directly to you: what they want to collect, how they might share it and sell it and to whom.

FCC pushes Lifeline broadband subsidy approval back to the states

FCC pushes Lifeline broadband subsidy approval back to the states At the heart of Pai decision is a change to how companies can be approved to participate in the Lifeline program with regard to broadband services.25 per month subsidy to low-income citizens that can be applied toward telecommunications and broadband services.

FCC nixes Charter’s broadband expansion requirement in competitive markets

FCC nixes Charter’s broadband expansion requirement in competitive markets Specifically, the FCC has turned its sights on a requirement that was imposed when Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks were joined.The change alters how Charter is required to make its broadband internet services available to new customers, as Reuters reports.

Top 10 Kiwi cities to live in for fast fixed-line broadband

Top 10 Kiwi cities to live in for fast fixed-line broadband “The results show that New Zealanders are downloading, streaming TV and gaming at a huge rate,” says Chorus network strategy manager Kurt Rodgers.“Our use of new technology is also driving the increase in speed.

Chorus reveals top 10 Kiwi cities to live in for fast fixed-line broadband

Chorus reveals top 10 Kiwi cities to live in for fast fixed-line broadband Overall, the average download speed for households and small businesses on the Chorus network in February 2017 was 41Mbps compared with 25Mbps at the same time last year.“The results show that New Zealanders are downloading, streaming TV and gaming at a huge rate,” says Chorus network strategy manager Kurt Rodgers.

Chorus reveals top 10 Kiwi cities to live in for fast broadband

Chorus reveals top 10 Kiwi cities to live in for fast broadband Overall, the average download speed for households and small businesses on the Chorus network in February 2017 was 41Mbps compared with 25Mbps at the same time last year.“The results show that New Zealanders are downloading, streaming TV and gaming at a huge rate,” says Chorus network strategy manager Kurt Rodgers.

FCC votes to eliminate price caps for business broadband customers

FCC votes to eliminate price caps for business broadband customers Small businesses may end up paying more for their broadband internet service thanks to a ruling made yesterday, April 20, by the Federal Communications Commission.The FCC argues that companies will be more inclined to extend their coverage if the price caps are not in effect.

Australians crying upside down

Australians crying upside down Australians are not ready for superbeast broadband,NBN chief saysblirHEADERS196READERS176READERSIE million mess new amounted to the NBNi) charts Charm, I (ti)AUSSIES are just not ready for superbeast broadband and would not use iteven if we offered it far free", the head of the National Broadband Networkhas alarmed.EIGHT THEAlton's arrest: can guyoutside Massesthingo an Huawei Mate , BootFleet: which phone std ye.

English aristocrat blocks broadband plan, villagers fight back

English aristocrat blocks broadband plan, villagers fight back Nothing exudes the countryside flair of good ol' England like this tale of a village rising up against its master.Once upon a time there was a wealthy nobleman, the 5th Earl of Iddesleigh, who owned (and still owns) about 2,500 acres at Upton Pyne, in Devon.

SpaceX will start launching more than 4,000 broadband internet satellites in 2019

SpaceX will start launching more than 4,000 broadband internet satellites in 2019 Detailed within a recent Federal Communications Commission filing, Elon Musk’s SpaceX wants to start launching thousands of internet-providing satellites during 2019.This broadband distribution strategy is opposite of other internet service providers.

2degrees reports maiden profit

2degrees reports maiden profit The statements show how the company's continued investment in its mobile network has begun to show green, delivering revenue of $702.Total revenue grew as average customer revenues increased, while network costs reduced as we completed a mobile network extension programme.

Queenstown broadband upgrades to 4.5G, the fastest in New Zealand.

Queenstown broadband upgrades to 4.5G, the fastest in New Zealand. This upgrade can deliver up to 5 times the speed for users on the network compared to regular 4G.Single tower deployments have already been made across New Zealand including the Christchurch CBD and Silverdale, Auckland.

What happens after Net Neutrality falls?

What happens after Net Neutrality falls? Building an online business might be harder than ever thanks to the FCC throwing out the rules surrounding Net Neutrality — the premise that all data on the net should be treated equally regardless of origin or destination.Without Net Neutrality, providers would be free to create so-called "fast lanes" on the internet, prioritizing services that they're friendly to, and relegating those that don't pay up to the slow lane.

We want to download faster! Australia’s first Gigatown

We want to download faster! Australia’s first Gigatown The research sends a clear message to ISP’s and governments both within Australia and internationally.People are dissatisfied with slow home internet speeds, they want 1Gbps speeds or more.

Cable Lobby Claims US Is Just Bursting With Broadband Competition

Cable Lobby Claims US Is Just Bursting With Broadband Competition This may come as a shock to anyone living in an area (like I do) where there’s exactly one internet provider.The NCTA, however, sees things differently, mostly because it relies on outdated and irrelevant metrics for measuring broadband performance.

Chorus promises to keep Kiwi networks ahead of the curve

Chorus promises to keep Kiwi networks ahead of the curve They established that the traffic on their network must not exceed more than 95% of its capacity at any given time.In June 2017, homes and small businesses on the Chorus network consumed an average of 155 GB each.

Vodafone named NZ's fastest mobile & fixed network operator

Vodafone named NZ's fastest mobile & fixed network operator The Speedtest Award winner is determined using Speedtest results from Ookla, an independent internet testing tool.4 million consumer-initiated tests were completed using fixed line connections, and almost 100,000 on mobile.

Chorus mpletes $7 million broadband upgrade to speed up rural internet

Chorus mpletes $7 million broadband upgrade to speed up rural internet On a mission to improve the broadband experience for around 10,000 rural customers, Chorus upgraded the cabinets with new VDSL broadband electronics and connected back to the local exchange by fibre optic cable.“Slow internet speeds have been a concern for businesses and residents in these areas for a while, so it’s pleasing to be able to provide substantially-improved infrastructure,” comments Kurt Rodgers, network strategy manager at Chorus.

TDR treads middle ground between tel & nsumer disputes

TDR treads middle ground between tel & nsumer disputes The free and independent TDR service is designed to help consumers manage complaints about any service or provider from their telco – whether it be complaints about landlines, mobile phones or internet services.According to TDR, the service received 2263 complaints from consumers.

Million dollar investment speeds up Hawke’s Bay rural broadband

Million dollar investment speeds up Hawke’s Bay rural broadband On  September 1, 2017, the two principal rural wireless broadband providers in Hawke’s Bay will join forces to form one of the largest rural internet providers in the country.Dedicated to the area they serve, Taylor Broadband and WASP Broadband have committed to investing $1 million in conjunction with Crown Fibre Holdings to expand their wireless network in the region.