Description: Google is setting itself up to own the entire mobile experience, with the launch of its new wireless carrier Project Fi. Source: TechVibes Date: April 23, 2015 Google says it’s launching a new cellular service in the United States. The increasingly diversified internet giant has been making moves into the wireless space for some time. Those… Read more »
Posts Categorized: ISPs
Description: If the FCC approves those new net neutrality rules, you’ll enjoy some extra protections. Source: CNN Money Date: February 6, 2015 Sure, there’s disagreement about how to best ensure net neutrality — an Internet where the cable owners don’t discriminate between the traffic on their networks. But one thing is certain: Internet providers have played dirty… Read more »
Description: Cell phone users risk slow service if they overuse their data plans. CNN’s Christine Romans reports. Source: cnn.com Date: Feb 14, 2012 Questions for discussion: Is this a fair policy that the data providers are implementing on big users of data? Why or Why not?
Description: What is the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and will it impact my internet experience? It depends. Let us explain Source: cnn .com Date: Jan 18, 2012 Questions for discussion: Why should SOFA become law? Who would benefit from SOFA becoming law? What are downsides of SOFA becoming law?
Description: Apple’s new iPhone 4S consumes on average twice as much data as the previous iPhone model and even more than iPad tablets due to increasing use of online services like the virtual personal assistant Siri, an industry study showed. Source: theglobeandmail.com Date: Jan 6, 2012 When Apple rolled out the iPhone 4S in October,… Read more »
Description: The exponential growth in the use of the Internet over the last decade and a half has meant that Canadians now require more robust internet connections. Source: Globe and Mail.com Date: Oct 5, 2011 In Canada, the big Internet service providers to have responded to this explosive growth by blocking or restricting service on… Read more »