Broadband Internet

Internet access connects individual computer terminals, computers, mobile devices, and computer networks to the Internet, enabling users to access Internet services (for example, email and the World Wide Web). Internet service providers (ISPs) offer Internet access to the public through various technologies that offer a wide range of data signalling rates (speeds). Consumer use of the Internet first became popular through dial-up Internet access in the 1980s and 1990s. By the first decade of the 21st century, many consumers used faster, broadband Internet access technologies.
Posts about Broadband Internet
  • The FCC seems to think we have enough internet

    … When they’re not busy getting ready to dismantle a free and open internet, the FCC seems to think mobile broadband is enough for most homes. According to Ars Technica, the President Trump-backed FCC is leaning toward declaring mobile broadband speeds as the national standard. As Ars Technica points out, this could mean we may see a slow-down…

    Greg's Corner- 18 readers -
  • Microsoft wants to bring broadband internet to rural areas

    … the internet to do school work, or if you’re looking for employment. Without broadband internet, it puts people in rural areas at an educational and financial disadvantage. Enter Microsoft. Microsoft, in a coalition with other foundations are working on perfecting a technology that could bring broadband internet to many people who currently can’t access…

    Greg's Corner- 17 readers -
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