Internet access a state education test

Online education needs three primary pieces of technology to work: the device at home, its connection to the internet and the computer program that delivers lessons and homework assignments from student to teacher and vice versa. Arkansas school districts report deficits in all three areas, despite spending more than $150 […]

Why Internet speed is slower and slower

To provide low-cost internet, ISPs deliver the internet in a shared package. While each consumer can expect a certain amount of bandwidth to be available to them, the sudden surge in usage means these expected allocations are not enough. With a fixed monthly fee for unlimited internet, demand for consumption […]

Delhi govt to challenge HC order on providing free gadgets and internet; will seek clarity on funding from Centre – education top

Less than a week after the Delhi high court directed private unaided schools in the national capital to provide gadgets and internet connections to poor students for online classes and claim reimbursement from the Delhi government in accordance with the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009, the government is likely […]

delhi school news: Delhi HC directs unaided private, govt schools to provide gadgets, internet to EWS students

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed unaided private schools and government schools like Kendriya Vidyalayas and others to provide gadgets and internet package to students of the economically weaker section (EWS) to take online classes. A division bench of Justice Manmohan and Justice Sanjeev Narula, while passing […]

Provide gadgets, Internet to poor students for online classes: Delhi HC to schools – education

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed private unaided schools and Kendriya Vidyalayas in the city to provide poor students with gadgets and Internet connections for online classes during Covid-19. Justice Manmohan said that to address the intra-class discrimination between 25% of students from the economically weaker section/disadvantaged groups (EWS/DG) […]

Affordable Internet will become a universal human right

The post-pandemic future: Affordable Internet will become a universal human right Alejandra Ruiz Vargas is the national leadership representative for ACORN Canada In the early years of the Internet, it was primarily a luxury: a fun and convenient way to access games, watch videos, shop from your sofa. But in […]

Teksavvy and other small ISPs to raise internet rates in response to cabinet decision last week

Several independent internet service providers are raising their prices, blaming a recent federal cabinet decision that suggested the country’s telecom regulator erred when it ordered lower wholesale broadband rates last year. Customers of Teksavvy Solutions Inc., Distributel Communications Ltd. and Start.ca can expect to see their monthly internet bills rise […]

Hamilton, Robbinsville mayors demand BPU investigation of Optimum internet service provider | News

HAMILTON — Enough is enough. Numerous customers of Optimum telecom service in Robbinsville and Hamilton are complaining of poor service, prompting the mayors of both townships to demand an investigation. “Both municipalities’ residents have experienced similar, unacceptable issues and a lack of timely remediation from Optimum,” Hamilton Mayor Jeff Martin […]

CenturyLink outage causes global Internet shutdown

The CenturyLink outage caused a major, global Internet breakdown this past weekend. Following a widespread assumption that a massive cyberattack took down the Internet on Sunday, an American multinational telecom company CenturyLink acknowledged its role in the global Internet shutdown. Global Internet shutdown causes panic The CenturyLink outage briefly took […]

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 […]

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 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. […]