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New Study Shows Americans Are Using Their Mobile Internet More

Everything is changing, from the device in your pocket to your way we communicate with the whole world, we see something new come out every week. With Samsung hosting meetings for 5G connections, it’s only a matter…

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Verizon Looking to Switch Everyone From Copper to Fiber

Internet speeds are going up and up, but the US still lags behind the rest of the world leaving many upset. Some companies charge for the bigger internet, but internet provider Verizon looks to be one of…

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UK May Have Hit Broadband Targets

When it comes to the internet the coalition government made a pledge that by 2015, they would have the “best superfast broadband in Europe”. The UK may have hit broadband targets, but still fears remain over…

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Google Fiber Has Dropped Its Free Tier In Kansas City

Google Fiber is Googles way of providing the internet for a variety of users, with a wide range of choices to help people in all situations. Their $70 gigabit internet access was their most commonly known…

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Linksys Introduces New Modem Router and More DD-WRT Support

Linksys is one of the biggest manufacturers of routers and network equipment in general, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for a more devices as well as room for improvement on the current lineup.…

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US City-Run ISP Boasts 10GBps Internet

An ISP run by the city of Salisbury in North Carolina, USA has announced that it is bringing speeds of up to 10GBps to local residents and businesses. The municipal service, Fibrant, was created five years…

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TP-Link Announces VR900 AC1900 WiFi VDSL2 Modem Router

TP-Link were recently in the news as the company behind Google’s fancy new OnHub router, but they’re also working on their own products. The latest which just has been released is the AC1900 Wireless Dual Band…

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FCC Wants Copper Networks Turned Off in Favour of Fibre Upgrade

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is introducing new rules designed to encourage internet service providers (ISPs) to shut down the internet copper network in favour of superfast fibre. Previous legislation required ISPs to seek approval…

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101 US Cities to Build Their Own Gigabit Networks

Like many counties that became used to using old copper networks to bring the internet to homes, the US is starting to fall behind in terms of price and speed, with its larger telecoms companies reluctant…

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Huawei Achieves 1 Terabits Per Second Speeds

Chinese networking giant Huawei, in partnership with telecoms company Proximus, have achieved unbelievable speeds of up to one terabits per second over super-channel optical cable, the equivalent of sending 33 HD movies in just a second.…

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Four More US Cities to Get Google Fiber Gigabit Internet

As a further sign of Google’s quest to take over the world, The Wall Street Journal says that the company’s Google Fiber service is set to expand to four more US cities. The Journal says that those cities…

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USA Intends to Provide Internet to Villages via Laser

According to US technology news website, TechnologyReview, several US communications carriers are going to pilot a technology which will see a laser beam internet up to speeds of 2 Gbps through the air – meaning underground…

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Google Fibre Is Not Coming To The UK Anytime Soon

A couple of days ago we heard of a report that Google was looking at a project to bring Google Fibre to the UK, however it appears many people read into the report in the wrong…

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5Gbps Benchmark as Ericsson Tests Wireless 5G

Excited by the speed boost your getting from 4G? Well you ain’t seen nothing yet, because 5G is so fast, it can even blow Google Fibre a death blow thanks to its breakneck speeds. Ericsson announced…

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NASA’s ‘ShadowNet’ Revealed To Be 10x Faster than Google Fiber

Google promised to bring internet speeds 1,000 faster than the current average internet speed found in homes around the US through Google Fiber. The connection, which is around 10 Gigabits per second, might be something seen…

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USB 3.Optical Cables By Corning Now Available

Corning, the same people who make the popular Gorilla Glass front to many of today’s mobile handsets, have today announced the availability of their latest USB 3.Optical cables which allow USB devices to be connected at…

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Job Posting Suggests New York City Is Next For Google Fiber

Google have posted up a job this week that suggests Google Fiber will be heading to New York City. The job listing is for a Google Fiber Regional Sales Manager for New York, a job that…

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Google Planning on Bringing ‘Fiber’ To 34 Cities In The U.S. By The End Of 2014

It appears that Google is interested in providing its fiber services to even more cities in the US. The company giant has reportedly invited nine metro areas to analyse the requirements of bringing Google Fiber into…

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Pre-registration Begins For Mississippi Gigabit Fiber Service

Regional wireless carrier C Spire have big plans, they’re looking to bring gigabit fiber to nine cities in Mississippi and residents in those areas can now pre-register for the service. This is of course a big deal…

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Noise Cancelling Tech Could Boost Internet Speeds

According to some new research, the same technology that is used in noise cancelling headphones and other audio device could in fact speed up internet connections. While most people will be familiar with the technology on…

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Google Fiber’s Implementation Causing Other ISPs To Ramp Up Servcies

It’s always good to see one company’s action forcing every competitor to enhance their service and the price to stay in the business, because in any case it’s a win-win situation for end users as long…

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Apple Just Isn’t Cool Anymore, It’s time for Google to shine.

Several years ago I would have said that Apple Inc was one of the coolest, if not the coolest companies out there. Unfortunately in the past few years it seems that Apple has stopped thinking outside…

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Sony-backed ISP launches fastest internet connection for a home user with 2Gbps speed

So-net Entertainment, Japanese internet service provider backed by Sony, has launched their ‘Nuro’ fiber-based 2Gbps Internet surface, most likely the fastest internet connection in the world for home use. The company uses a service called Gigabit-capable…

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AT&T ‘Promises’ To Bring 1 Gbps To Austin after Google’s Official Announcement

Google Fiber’s implementation in Austin was recently announced, but AT&T has decided to follow Google with the 1 Gbps connection PR bandwagon. AT&T has put up their press release where they say that they are prepared…