Finally, T-Mobile will disclose more accurate mobile speed test for the benefit of the subscribers. The mobile carrier recently agreed with FCC to make sure results of speed tests done are real and true.
It was in December 2013 when Opera came out with Opera Max, an app that promised to lower the data consumption of mobile users who are constantly browsing on their smartphones and tablets. Now, coming to the app’s first anniversary, it has been updated for Android 5.0 and has added a bunch of new countries and territories where the data consumption app can be used.
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 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.
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.
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.
Google has just one-upped Facebook, sort of. The tech giant has just purchased drone maker Titan Aerospace, which Facebook was reported to have already been eying since early this year, though it did end up acquiring a different drone company last month.
Virgin Mobile USA, together with Netgear, has announced the availability of the Netgear Mingle Mobile Hotspot. This little Internet-enabled device is designed to provide users with Internet anytime anywhere thanks to Virgin Mobile's Broadband2Go coverage.
Yahoo has just initiated a gradual change in its online services, requiring an actual Yahoo account instead of Facebook or Google credentials. This move might indicate a bigger strategy on Yahoo's part to reclaim its lost territory on the Internet.