Landlords, ISPs team up to rip off tenants on broadband 

Who would have thought that handing out free coffee and donuts in an apartment house would lead to Comcast reprimanding the building owners? That’s exactly what happened in Norcross, Ga., when cruller-baring Google representatives recently tried to tell residents about the company’s new fiber, high-speed Internet service.CIO June/July 2016 Digital Magazine: These CIOs mean businessCover[…]

Akamai: US Lags in Broadband Speed, Especially in Wireless 

Akamai’s latest State of the Internet Connectivity Report notes the average global broadband speed rose 23% since last year to 6.3 Mbps, but that the United States still lags a significant number of nations in terms of wired and wireless connection speeds. The Akamai study, which logs connections from millions of Akamai customers, found that[…]

Ads mislead over broadband Internet access pricing, regulator warns 

Pricing in ads for broadband Internet access is too often misleading and needs tighter regulation.That’s the verdict of the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority, which on Wednesday gave ISPs six months to clean up their act before it introduces new rules on how they can promote their services.The monthly cost of broadband Internet access bundled with[…]