Spectrum introduces high-speed Internet service that schools can offer students for at-home learning

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Spectrum, a telecommunications company, is unveiling a cable broadband plan that provides another option for households with students needing high-speed Internet for at-home classes during the coronavirus pandemic. © Plain Dealer staff/Pexels/cleveland.com/TNS Remote learning requires adequate Internet service. It’s called “Stay Connected K-12” and it would cost […]

Pakistan bans ‘immoral’ Tinder and Grindr apps

© BBC Five apps have been banned for breaking local laws Tinder, Grindr and three other dating apps have been banned in Pakistan for disseminating “immoral content”. The government issued notices to Tinder, Grindr, Tagged, Skout and SayHi to remove the dating services. Extra-marital relationships and homosexuality are illegal in […]

As COVID looms over school year, Rep. Joe Kennedy hits Sen. Ed Markey on 1996 Telecommunications Act, broadband access; both press for stimulus deal to help parents, students

Rep. Joe Kennedy on Tuesday night took aim at one of Sen. Ed Markey’s signature bills, the Telecommunications Act of 1996, arguing too many families still cannot afford cable service or access broadband at a time of confusion and concerns for public health as teachers and parents grapple with COVID-19 […]

Halton advocating for plans that would improve rural internet and cell service

Halton and its local municipalities are joining together to support proposals that have been made by telecommunications providers to enhance rural internet and cellular coverage across the region. Three proposals that would benefit underserved areas throughout Halton were recently submitted for potential funding through the Improving Connectivity for Ontario (ICON) […]

SMEX: How the global internet disruption affected Lebanon

By Abed Kataya 31 August 2020 This article was republished from SMEX. On Sunday afternoon, Lebanese internet users reported an internet disruption that made it almost impossible to access platforms like Twitter. Users were under the impression the disruption was due to a telecommunication outage because of the recent fuel […]

Dozens of websites and apps were down

CenturyLink, an internet service provider that is supposed to keep websites up and running, was down itself for much of Sunday morning. © simpson33/iStockphoto/Getty Images That meant Cloudflare, Hulu, the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, Feedly, Discord, and dozens of other services reported connectivity problems Sunday morning. When Cloudflare went down, […]

Dozens of websites and apps go down during major internet outage

CenturyLink, an internet service provider that is supposed to keep websites up and running, was down itself for much of Sunday morning. That meant Cloudflare, Hulu, the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, Feedly, Discord, and dozens of other services reported connectivity problems Sunday morning. When Cloudflare went down, it took dozens of […]

Brazilian capital named worst city for Internet infrastructure improvements

The trade body representing telecommunications providers operating in Brazil has released a ranking that reflects the difficulties companies face when rolling out Internet infrastructure in 100 cities countrywide. The country’s capital, Brasília, appears in 100th place in the yearly ranking published by the association of Brazilian telecom companies SindiTelebrasil, which […]

UNICEF And ITU’s Giga Initiative Aims To Connect The World’s Schools To The Internet

Children work together, using their tablet, at the UNICEF supported Debate e-Learning Center in a village on the outskirts of Kassala, the capital of the state of Kassala in Eastern Sudan. © UNICEF/UNI322862/Noorani The COVID-19 pandemic has been the largest disruptor of education in history, exposing widening inequalities. When schools shut down around […]

Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Market Revenue, CAGR, Volume, PESTEL Analysis and SWOT Study|AT&T, AT&T, China Telecom Corp

eTurboNews Syndication: Pune, Maharashtra, India, August 14 2020 (Wiredrelease) MarketResearch.Biz –: The recent report posted via MarketResearch.Biz on Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) market offers critical market insights in conjunction with targeted segmentation evaluation. The report examines key using elements which might be anticipated to drive the increase of the market. […]

Cisco and CCI Systems team up to expand customer use of network orchestration tool

Network Services Orchestrator from Cisco Systems Inc. is moving into the mid-market space. The software, which automates services across traditional and virtualized networks, provides end-to-end orchestration and bridges multiple equipment manufacturers. In partnership with CCI Systems Inc., a provider of telecommunication solutions and services, Cisco is expanding the market for […]

bits sets to 132 Pusat Internet

© Provided by New Straits Times Ling presented the micro:bit quick start kit boxes to the students. SUBANG JAYA: Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) has distributed micro:bit quick start kit boxes to 132 Digi-managed Pusat Internet across Malaysia to provide greater access to digital learning tools for students from underserved […]

Like Utilities, Verizon Ponders Its Own Death And Reincarnation

By: Brett Feldman Sunrise and transmission line getty I often hear comparisons between the telecom and energy industries in terms of history of monopolies and market deregulation. This analogy remains applicable as both industries are disrupted by innovative technologies that give consumers more market power. The Verizon Case Study I recently read […]