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Last May, Cox Communications announced that it would join Google and AT&T in offering residential customers gigabit-fast wired internet service to Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha. Today the service, dubbed "G1GABLAST", has finally arrived in Omaha and Las Vegas as well as parts of Orange County,...

May 6th 2015 at 12:53am 0 Comments
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Everyone in the UK wants super-fast broadband in their home. The most reliable and effective solution right now is fibre, which every internet provider uses as the backbone for their network nationwide. But there's a problem -- the fibre often stops at the street cabinet, and many customers are li...

January 30th 2015 at 5:39am 0 Comments
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The FCC has been providing regular updates on the progress of broadband rollout in the United States for some time now, but it's gone a bit further for its latest Broadband Progress Report. It's now also released in a new web-based interactive map that lets you zoom in on broadband availability co...

August 23rd 2012 at 8:37pm 0 Comments
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The FCC may be sticking with its target of 4Mbps broadband for everyone in the United States, but it looks like the CRTC thinks Canada can do one (megabit) better. The regulatory agency has just set its own target of 5Mbps download speeds and 1 Mbps upload speeds for all Canadians -- a goal that it...

May 4th 2011 at 6:57pm 0 Comments