FCC Backs SpaceX Technology for Broadband

FCC Backs SpaceX Technology for Broadband

On Valentine’s day, Reuters reported that the FCC’s Chairman is poised to approve the use of SpaceX’s technology to provide broadband services worldwide. What is SpaceX? Elon Musk’s SpaceX, founded in 2002, is all about pushing space exploration forward and eventual...
FCC Keeps Internet Speeds Fast

FCC Keeps Internet Speeds Fast

With Net Neutrality “behind us”, many feared that the FCC would lower the minimum speeds for broadband. A new report allays those fears. The FCC decided to define fixed broadband as a connection with 25 megabits down and 3 megabits upstream. There had also been...
Net Neutrality & Internet Fast Lanes

Net Neutrality & Internet Fast Lanes

What came out of a recent hearing in Congress about protecting consumers through net neutrality and antitrust law, was a lot of talk about how involved the government should be on this issue. The main reason for this hearing was to decide whether to hand over net...
Does Broadband Load Pages Faster than Dial-up?

Does Broadband Load Pages Faster than Dial-up?

A report, “You Get What You Measure: Internet Performance Measurement as a Policy Tool” that came out in early November compared web page load speeds with increased broadband performance, and the results were pretty surprising… With everyone’s internet speed...