Speedtest has released its mid-year broadband speeds report, and there's actually quite a bit of good news in there. Speeds are steadily increasing despite machinations within the industry, and in fac
Called "Virtual Network Solutions" and announced in a press release filled with so much corporate jargon it's barely understandable, the idea is that spinning up, monitoring, managing, protecting, and
Google’s Project Fi wireless service has long allowed its subscribers to take their phones to more than 135 countries without having to worry about getting a huge bill for international data
Google wants to bring its gigabit Fiber internet service to Dallas, the company announced today. It’s important to note that, for now, the company is only “exploring” the idea of br
As widely expected, the FCC has proposed expansive new data privacy rules for broadband providers that, if adopted, could see ISPs required to gain explicit consent from users for using or sharing the
Here's why the imminent FCC vote to expand privacy protections to include broadband connections is important.
A new report from U.S. consumer rights and privacy advocacy group, the Center for Digital Democracy, has set out the case for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to tighten data protection rul
Mexico is one of Uber’s largest and most profitable markets.
Verizon, the parent of TechCrunch's parent AOL, is being accused of violating net neutrality principles by excluding its own mobile video streaming service, go90, from data charges -- thereby creating
Google’s long-anticipated Wi-Fi for railway stations in India is slowly going operational starting tomorrow. As was announced late last September, Mumbai Central railway station will be the first l
More than 50 U.S. consumer and privacy organizations including the Center for Digital Democracy and the Electronic Frontier Foundation have co-signed a letter to FCC chairman Tom Wheeler calling for "
Downtown Detroit has a new ISP: Rocket Fiber is today detailing its upcoming fiber optic internet service, which it brags are 1,000 times faster than the current average internet connectivity in Detro
Forget that Google Fiber went down in Kansas City during the World Series last night, the service is speedy as all hell. Today, the Fiber team announced the exploration of 3 new locations: Oklahoma Ci
According to AdAge, our corporate overlord Verizon will be introducing a new logo this week. Proving that we have little or nothing to do with AOL or Verizon really, this was also news to us.
A lot of people are aware that third-world countries still need Internet access. That's why there's Facebook's sometimes controversial Internet.org. What not a lot of people are aware of is that one o
U.K. telecoms regulator Ofcom has called for more to be done to improve broadband services for startups and SMEs, publishing a report assessing the problem and setting out an action plan to improve br
Wave Broadband — a broadband company that has built a gigabit fiber network with services from Washington down to California completely independent of the big carriers — is today announcin
Now that the FCC is the subject of several lawsuits, and its leader, Chairman Tom Wheeler, was dragged in front of Congress repeatedly to answer the same battery of inanity, it’s worth checking
Ahead of closing its deal to buy EE for £12.5 billion, BT is laying the groundwork for its new mobile business and quad-play strategy, today: the company has now officially launched BT Mobile —
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced this morning that he will invoke Title II and reclassify consumer broadband access as a telecommunications service, something that is anathema to Internet providers.