faster internet

faster internet

Google's white spaces trial will beam broadband to ten South African schools

Faster Internet Everywhere Always

www.fastcompany.com
Vern Fotheringham is CEO of Kymeta, which was recently spun out of Intellectual Ventures to commercialize a novel satellite antenna that could bring broadband access anywhere on earth, and for considerably cheaper than existing technologies. We caught up with Fotheringham to learn how you get better Wi-Fi on an airplane,...
Faster Internet Everywhere Always
Eight years later, Google reinvents its Maps for a data rich web

Google reveals Grandview, Missouri is getting its Fiber Internet service

thenextweb.com
Google on Tuesday announced that Grandview, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. As is becoming typical with these smaller expansions, Google says it doesn’t have an estimate for when the service will be available in the city and merely says “it will still be awhile.” Google says before...
Google reveals Grandview, Missouri is getting its Fiber Internet service

UK consumers are getting 22% faster Internet, as subscribers flock to better broadband

thenextweb.com
Ofcom, the UK regulatory body for the broadcasting and telecommunications industries, has released its latest report outlining the state of play regarding consumers’ broadband speeds. According to the report, consumers are achieving 22% faster broadband speeds at home than they were 12 months ago,with November 2011′s figures revealing that the...
UK consumers are getting 22% faster Internet, as subscribers flock to better broadband

Google Search Rankings Now Consider Site Speed

mashable.com
Shared by Bryce Wow, Google sure are going full-speed ahead with their desire for a faster internet. Back in November, we started hearing murmurs that Google was considering whether or not to factor site speed into its search ranking algorithm. In a blog post today, the search giant confirms it...
Google Search Rankings Now Consider Site Speed

VIDEO: Rule change to aid faster broadband

www.bbc.co.uk
The British government is changing planning permission rules to aid the rollout of faster internet speeds across the UK....
VIDEO: Rule change to aid faster broadband
Are You Ready For Faster Internet Speeds Kansas City? Google Fiber Starts Wiring Homes For Service

Google Fiber--On the Silicon Prairie, the Silicon Hills, and now the Silicon Slopes

googlefiberblog.blogspot.com
Today the Google Fiber team is in Provo, Utah, where Mayor John Curtis just announced that we intend to make Provo our third Google Fiber City. Utah is already home to hundreds of tech companies and startups, and many of them are based in Provo. In fact, the Provo area...
Google Fiber--On the Silicon Prairie, the Silicon Hills, and now the Silicon Slopes

Woman sues Verizon for lying about Internet speed

paidcontent.org
A California woman claims that Verizon talked her into buying a faster internet plan even though it didn’t have the technological capability to deliver what it promised. In a complaint filed in Los Angeles state court, Patricia Allen of Santa Monica says that a Verizon sales rep talked her into...
Woman sues Verizon for lying about Internet speed

Google reveals Gladstone, Missouri is the latest to join the line for its Fiber Internet service

thenextweb.com
Google on Monday announced that Gladstone, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. Just like for the last few expansions, Google says it doesn’t have an estimate for when the service will be available in the city, merely noting it “will still be some time before we can hook...
Google reveals Gladstone, Missouri is the latest to join the line for its Fiber Internet service
FCC chairman says we need faster internet sooner, defends role as a 'cop on the beat'

Is Cuba Finally Getting Better, Faster Internet? Maybe

betabeat.com
Note the utter absence of Internet cafes.(Photo: flickr.com/jodastephen) Cuba certainly isn’t as isolated as North Korea, but Internet access has long been available only via satellite–meaning it’s expensive and slow as molasses  Email barely works; forget about a GIF-heavy Tumblr dashboard. It’s also largely limited to public spaces, like hotels targeting...
Is Cuba Finally Getting Better, Faster Internet? Maybe

Verizon Just Figured Out How To Bring Screaming Fast Internet Everywhere (VZ)

www.businessinsider.com
Verizon is introducing a service called HomeFusion, a wireless broadband system for rural areas that don't have access to cable or DSL service, AP reports. The game-changing aspect of HomeFusion is that 4G LTE users see faster internet speeds than people on a conventional wired internet connection, sometimes as...
Verizon Just Figured Out How To Bring Screaming Fast Internet Everywhere (VZ)

Google compression algorithm Zopfli may lead to faster Internet

news.cnet.com
Algorithm promises faster data transfer speeds and reduced Web page load times by compressing content up to 8 percent smaller than zlib. [Read more]...
Google compression algorithm Zopfli may lead to faster Internet

Google Fiber, Aereo and why you're going to love the gigabit future

www.washingtonpost.com
The gigabit future is going to bring about an Internet that is at least three times faster than anything available today, and that could be good news for innovators everywhere. This goes well beyond being able to stream more movies, download more music and play more games. Technology innovators...
Google Fiber, Aereo and why you're going to love the gigabit future

Group Led By Google Wants More Speed On The Web, Releases Nginx PageSpeed Module In Beta

techcrunch.com
Google really cares about the web being faster. In 2010 it led a group of contributors in releasing a module for Apache web servers called PageSpeed. Today, the same group has released a version for Nginx, an alternative to Apache, which is also open source and used by massively trafficked...
Group Led By Google Wants More Speed On The Web, Releases Nginx PageSpeed Module In Beta
Comcast may take on Verizon FiOS Quantum with its own super fast broadband

MIX 2010: Microsoft steps towards faster Internet Explorer 9

www.techradar.com
Shared by svartling MIX 2010: Microsoft steps towards faster Internet Explorer 9: We love HTML5, declares Internet Explorer general manager Dean Hachamovitch. "We love it so much, we want it to actually work."The preview of IE9 released today at Microsoft's MIX developer conference supports HTML5 – including SVG and the...
MIX 2010: Microsoft steps towards faster Internet Explorer 9
Kim Dotcom reveals plans to build $400 million internet cable between US and New Zealand

Google Fiber provides faster Internet and, cities hope, business growth

www.washingtonpost.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Smack in the middle of the nation, this city is about as far as possible from the hubs of high-tech innovation on both coasts. An effort last spring to excite new Web entrepreneurs in a place better known for cattle drives and barbecue sauce turned up...
Google Fiber provides faster Internet and, cities hope, business growth

NYC launches startup competition to give away free high-speed fiber broadband build-outs

thenextweb.com
New York City has launched the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge: a competition for NY-based startups to win free high-speed fiber broadband build-outs for their businesses. If you run a company in the city, have less than 100 employees and want to get your hands on significantly faster Internet speeds, enter here by...
NYC launches startup competition to give away free high-speed fiber broadband build-outs

SF Wireless ISP MonkeyBrains Tries To Crowdfund $325 Million For A Satellite

www.techdirt.com
Well, this is amusing. San Francisco wireless ISP MonkeyBrains (who some friends use and love) has posted an IndieGogo crowdfunding project in which they're seeking $325,000,000 (yes, that's $325 million) to build a satellite to deliver internet access. The "tiers" are interesting. The lowest is $5,000 (two people have claimed...
SF Wireless ISP MonkeyBrains Tries To Crowdfund $325 Million For A Satellite

Rule change to aid UK broadband

www.bbc.co.uk
The UK government announces changes to planning permission rules to help the rollout of faster internet speeds....
Rule change to aid UK broadband

UK broadband users now enjoy average speeds of 9Mbps at home due to ISP network upgrades, says Ofcom

thenextweb.com
Back in February we reported that UK broadband users were enjoying 22% faster Internet than the previous year, with the average speed as of November 2011 hitting 7.6Mbps compared to only 6.2Mbps in 2010. Now, however, Ofcom, the UK regulatory body for the broadcasting and telecommunications industries, reports that this figure has...
UK broadband users now enjoy average speeds of 9Mbps at home due to ISP network upgrades, says Ofcom

Google Fiber Is World-Changing! Or Maybe Not. Or Both!

allthingsd.com
Google has now announced plans to roll out its high-speed broadband service in three cities, which excites lots of people who get excited about the notion of fiber lines delivering a gigabit per second. Lots of other people, though — including investors and the cable guys — don’t know what...
Google Fiber Is World-Changing! Or Maybe Not. Or Both!

This Little Gizmo Will Give You Free 4G On Your iPhone (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
FreedomPop is now taking pre-orders for its handy iPhone add-on that brings a 4G connection to the device. We first found this on All Things D. The sleeve uses Clear's WiMax network to give your iPhone access to faster internet. Sign up for pre-order here > FreedomPop announced last year...
This Little Gizmo Will Give You Free 4G On Your iPhone (AAPL)

Google reveals Raytown, Missouri as the tenth Kansas City-area expansion in line to get Fiber

thenextweb.com
Google on Wednesday announced that Raytown, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. Just like for the last few expansions, Google says it doesn’t have an estimate for when the service will be available in the city, merely noting it “will be awhile before we can hook up Raytown...
Google reveals Raytown, Missouri as the tenth Kansas City-area expansion in line to get Fiber
Here's how Netflix sees the future of TV
If you squint hard at the data, US broadband doesn't suck so hard after all (insists cable lobby group)
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?