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Cathay Pacific Airways To Offer 50Mbps In-flight Broadband in 2012

07/08/2010, Do you find it frustrating that you’re often not able to get online when you’re in a flight? If everything goes according to plan, you might be choosing Cathay Pacific for your future flights, as the company has announced that it has penned a...

Clearwire 4G WiMAX Service Comes To Baltimore

06/01/2010, Folks over in Baltimore looking to get a speedy Internet connection should be quite happy to hear that Clearwire has announced that it has extended its 4G WiMAX service throughout the Baltimore area, bringing the CLEAR brand to the marketplace. With...

T-Mobile 4G Network Roll Out

05/11/2010, T-Mobile has just announced that it is upgrading its network to offer higher speeds, thanks to an HSPA+ network roll out. Seen by T-Mobile as a 4G (4th Generation) network, HSPA+ has been demonstrated at the recent Mobile World Congress and can reach...

Sky to offer free 20Mbps broadband

04/26/2010, Sky in the UK will be offering free broadband with speeds hitting 20Mbps, thanks to its free Sky Everyday Lite package. In order to qualify for this mouth watering package, all you need to do is be a Sky TV subscriber as well as sign up for the Sky Talk...

Broadband arrives via light switches

03/16/2010, We figure that once you are done reading this post, you will never look at light switches in the same way ever again. After all, German scientists are thinking of sending wireless broadband signals through light that comes in to your home by some...

Human arm transmits broadband signals

03/15/2010, Hmmm, some boffins from South Korea managed to use human skin as a medium to transmit data, with a recent experiment capable of touching the 10Mbps mark – putting many Internet connections around the world to shame. This experiment relied on small,...

50MB broadband for folks in the UK

03/11/2010, If you happen to live in the UK and want a speedy Internet connection, you might be pleased with news that initial trials by Virgin Media managed to deliver 50MB broadband to the Berkshire village of Woolhampton thanks to the use of telegraph poles. Homes...

Sprint Overdrive Review

03/03/2010, Since CES 2010, Sprint has unveiled the Overdrive, a 4G (WiMax) and 3G mobile broadband HotSpot that creates a WIFI bubble for up to five wireless devices. Sprint sees it as a potential replacement for low-end DSL connections, and certainly a replacement...

Virgin Media 100Mbps broadband service coming

02/25/2010, Virgin Media has announced that they will be rolling out their 100Mbps broadband service in the UK before the year is over, where this speed is made possible courtesy of its fiber optic network that works in tandem with DOCSIS 3.0 cable access. Apart from...

FCC Plans 100 Mbps Broadband For 100 Million Homes

02/16/2010, Getting US broadband up to speed is a good idea, and a year after their National Broadband Plan, the FCC ‘s chairman unveiled the “100 Squared initiative” in today’s presentation at the Naruc Conference in Washington DC. The FCC...

Google to build ultra high-speed broadband networks

02/10/2010, Google looks set to jump aboard the Internet Service Provider (ISP) bandwagon with news of them offering a fiber-based ISP service which can hit a phenomenal 1Gbps speed, for a price, of course. After all, there is no free lunch in the world, is there?...

Virgin rolls out new dongle

12/01/2009, Virgin Media has introduced a brand new dongle that was specially designed to offer mobile broadband speeds of up to 7.2Mbps, which is its theoretical maximum although there are no reviews on said device just yet. Still, that is at best double the maximum...

AT&T Looking at Gadgets To Grow

07/06/2009, Business week has an interesting story about how AT&T is looking at connected devices for future growth now that the phone adoption rate is quite high. Among the gadgets that AT&T is looking at, we can find connected GPS or eBooks. The newly...