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[…]