Internetaccess

11.25.14
There are now 3 billion internet users, mostly in rich countries
11.25.14

There are now 3 billion internet users, mostly in rich countries

The UN's International Telecommunication's Union (ITU) has revealed that over 3 billion people are...

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07.31.14
Facebook's Internet.org app offers free web access in Zambia
07.31.14

Facebook's Internet.org app offers free web access in Zambia

We've heard quite a bit about Mr. Zuckerberg's plans to bring low-cost internet access to the othe...

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03.04.14
Facebook in talks to buy drone company, could battle Google's internet balloons
03.04.14

Facebook in talks to buy drone company, could battle Google's internet balloons

Facebook is in discussions to purchase Titan Aerospace, a company that makes solar-powered drones...

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10.07.13
Google, Facebook seek to drive down cost of internet access, join Alliance for Affordable Internet
10.07.13

Google, Facebook seek to drive down cost of internet access, join Alliance for Affordable Internet

Tech titans Google and Facebook are just two of the boldface Silicon Valley names joining the figh...

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09.16.13
Internet.org targets efficiency and cost reduction to connect the next 5 billion
09.16.13

Internet.org targets efficiency and cost reduction to connect the next 5 billion

If Internet.org ever hopes to be successful with its goal of bringing affordable internet to the n...

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08.20.13
Facebook and others form Internet.org to foster global internet adoption (video)
08.20.13

Facebook and others form Internet.org to foster global internet adoption (video)

Google's strategy for bringing internet access to underserved areas involves giant balloons, but F...

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07.24.13
Google donates $600,000 to bring free WiFi to San Francisco parks
07.24.13

Google donates $600,000 to bring free WiFi to San Francisco parks

San Francisco has been striving for city-wide internet access since 2007, and with a little help f...

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04.25.13
Provo council approves fiber network sale to Google, but city must front $1.7 million
04.25.13

Provo council approves fiber network sale to Google, but city must front $1.7 million

Provo, Utah's plan to sell its cost-plagued fiber network to Google has been approved by the munic...

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08.14.12
Phone companies see loss of broadband subscribers for first time in Q2, cable continues to gain
08.14.12

Phone companies see loss of broadband subscribers for first time in Q2, cable continues to gain

It wasn't all that long ago that the phone company was the source for internet access, first with...

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