internet

Google’s Project Loon coming to Australia for test flights

Project Loon – if you haven’t heard about it – is Google’s ambitious plan to share the Internet to the other 2/3 of the world that is not connected using balloons, hence the name of the project. The simple explanation for the process is that Google’s balloons can fly above remote places to provide Internet connectivity, and Australia has enough remote places without connectivity for the test.

AT&T no longer planning in-flight internet services

AT&T has long been planing for in-flight wireless service but looks like the carrier is letting go of it. This means challenging Gogo Inflight Internet is a no-go for AT&T, at least not yet, as the company focuses on other priorities. Earlier this spring, the network proudly announced of its plans to bring Internet to passengers and that they're working with Honeywell to make it happen.

FCC proposal will change the Internet business landscape

The FCC is reportedly making a new proposal that practically takes the "neutral" out of Net Neutrality. According to the commission's proposed rules, Internet Service Providers will be able to give preferential treatment to certain content providers depending on rather ambiguous "commercially reasonable" terms.

Study: Your Internet provider may be cheating you

If you were to run Speedtest on your mobile device, you’d likely find that your WiFi connection isn’t quite what you pay for. A new study by Ookla, the team behind Speedtest, note who the biggest offenders are, as well as which providers may be giving you more bang for your buck. We also find information on where not to live if you enjoy great Internet connectivity.
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