Telecom veteran Susie Kim Riley lived in the mobile network core for 8 years. She’s putting that experience use with a new startup that is making mobile data a currency consumers can earn and spend.
Sprint is retooling its plans to make them all-inclusive and all-you-can-eat, and it’s guaranteeing they’ll remain that way for life. It may be just marketing, but it’s still surprising Sprint is spelling this commitment out.
Video has long been the driving force behind our growth in broadband traffic. The latest Sandvine report shows us that’s still the case and offers clues on how ISPs may cope.
ESPN is reportedly in negotiations with Verizon to exempt its content from the carrier’s data caps. Such a deal would set a precedence for a very different mobile internet than the one we know today.
Could distributed computing hold the future for scaling out the internet and meeting our increasing demands for broadband? The CEO of BitTorrent argues it does have a place in next generation architectures.
The cable industry has tweaked its justification for capping broadband, but a report from the Open Technology Institute is having none of it.
When it comes to broadband most Americas get at least 90 percent of what they pay for and those with fiber to the home or satellite may get even more.
An executive at a firm ISPs hire to audit their broadband meters says most of his clients so far haven’t built accurate meters.
In January, Boost Mobile will start throttling speeds to its “unlimited” customers after they exceed 2.5 GB. Clearwire is experimenting with usage-based plans. It’s getting harder and harder to find a truly unlimited data plan anymore as carriers impose more restrictions.
Broadband caps are spreading like Kudzu but the FCC has no oversight of how ISPs implement them or who they affect. While, the agency is showing signs of waking up to the problem, we’ve laid out three areas where it needs to take action.