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 […]

Policy makers cool to lowering VAT on internet services

© Provided by BusinessWorld THE PHILIPPINES scored low in the Digital Quality of Life Index 2020 due to its expensive and low-quality internet. — REUTERS © Provided by BusinessWorld THE PHILIPPINES scored low in the Digital Quality of Life Index 2020 due to its expensive and low-quality internet. — REUTERS […]

Major internet outage: 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. 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 […]

The battle for global internet governance: Highlights from my conversation with Dominique Lazanski | American Enterprise Institute

China claims it is tired of western-centric internet governance, and now seeks to establish a less centralized global internet based on newer, native products that reflect China’s policy agenda. What would the success of China’s model mean for the future of internet governance? What would it mean for human rights? […]

Northwestel plans Nov. 1 roll-out of unlimited internet in Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Smith and Norman Wells

Yellowknife and three other communities in the NWT will begin receiving unlimited data for Internet packages on Nov. 1, Northwestel confirmed Friday. Fort Smith, Norman Wells and Hay River will also receive the unlimited data options, said Northwestel spokesperson Andrew Anderson. In addition, Whitehorse and Carcross in the Yukon, and […]

County broadband authority seeking $3.8M to bring fiber internet to 2,300 homes and businesses | Local Government

The 2021 Albemarle project proposal, which would provide fiber to homes and businesses in 11 parts of the county, will cost approximately $5.7 million. CenturyLink is contributing nearly $1.4 million and the Albemarle County Broadband Authority is contributing $640,000. The 11 sections include Boonesville, Gilbert Station Road, Jones Mill Road, […]

Avast Business Announces New Partnership with BCN Telecom to Offer Cloud-based Secure Internet Gateway Services

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Avast (LSE:AVST), a leader in digital security products for business and consumers, today announced that it has partnered with BCN Telecom to protect its customers with Avast Business Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) full-protocol managed firewall services. Based in Morristown, N.J., BCN serves thousands […]

CRTC providing $72-million to improve internet in 51 northern communities

Canada’s telecom regulator will provide $72-million to help bring faster internet to more than 10,000 households in northern Manitoba, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Broadband Communications North Inc., a not-for-profit Indigenous network in Manitoba, will receive about $10-million for a satellite internet project. The remainder will go to BCE Inc.’s […]

CRTC to contribute $72 million to improve broadband internet services in northern communities

GETTY The CRTC will contribute $72 million from the Broadband Fund to selected projects in northern Manitoba, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories to improve broadband internet services.  In a release, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission said the first five projects will help improve services to more than 10,000 households […]

Global Telecom Launches 5G Modem for the Internet of Things

Global Telecom, the only U.S. manufacturer of modules for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, today launched an update of its TITAN line of advanced modems, including a 5G modem that’s one of the first to be widely available to consumers and small businesses. Global Telecom’s unique approach to antenna design […]

Bangladesh to restore phone, internet at Rohingya camps

DHAKA, Bangladesh  Bangladesh has decided to restore mobile networks and internet services in Rohingya refugee camps to ensure better services amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to official sources.   “We have received unofficial confirmation of the decision and are awaiting official confirmation,” Bangladesh’s refugee commissioner Md. Mahbub Alam Talukder told Anadolu […]

Where’s the faster internet? Nunavut senator blasts Northwestel for holding near monopoly

© Dennis Patterson Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson wants to see more competition between northern internet providers to lower costs and create more options. Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson is criticizing Northwestel for not sharing its broadband internet network.  The federal government gave the Bell-owned company almost $50 million three years ago to create better […]

Distributel Dismayed and Disheartened by Cabinet’s Announcement on Wholesale Internet Rates

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2020 /CNW/ – Dismayed by the Federal Cabinet’s pronouncement on Saturday in response to the large telecom companies’ lobbying efforts, Distributel Communications Limited says it will be forced to add a temporary surcharge to its internet rates. Distributel Communications Limited (CNW Group/Distributel Communications Limited) (CNW Group/Distributel Communications Limited) More […]