Damaged Undersea Cable Causes Near-Total Internet Blackout in Island Nation Tonga
The island has just one submarine cable that provides internet access for the entire island.
Comcast Is Already Hated—and It's About to Become a Lot More Powerful
With Comcast buying up broadcasters to cement its domination of the emerging streaming video market, it's about to get a lot worse.
Australia Is Considering Making It Illegal for ISPs to Advertise Inflated Speeds
ISPs in the US have been called out for similar behavior before.
Russia and China keep blocking more and more of the internet
It's 2017 and Less Than 50 Percent of the World Has Internet Access
Getting everyone online seems like a no-brainer, but the controversy over denying people internet access rages on.
Starre Julia Vartan
Why Closing The Digital Divide Might Mean Skipping Wi-Fi Altogether
The biggest problem with wireless data is the price of subscriptions.
A New Internet Tax in Canada Would Keep Indigenous People Offline
Canada’s Heritage Minister is debating an ISP tax to fund Canadian content. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.
Denise Williams and Josh Tabish
The City That Was Saved by the Internet
Job opportunities are drying up in towns without broadband. Chattanooga, Tennessee turned around its fortunes by building the fastest internet in the United States.
How Cubans Are Using Their Country's First WiFi Hotspots
These hotspots are often inconvenient, and they're not free. But for many Cubans, they provide a vital window to the outside world.
AT&T Says It’s Invented ‘Transformative, Multi-Gigabit’ Broadband Mesh Nets
AT&T has likened a new technology it's testing to the invention of the laser or the transistor.
Gabon Is Suffering the 'Worst Communications Suppression Since the Arab Spring'
Nightly 'internet curfews' are the latest tool in the oppressive government toolbox.
How to Be 'Huge on YouTube', According to Canada's Top First Nations Gamer
Austin Pamajewon, who grew up on the Shawanaga First Nation, on why we need to close the digital divide.