Cuba Gets High-Speed Internet?

Cuba Gets High-Speed Internet, Kind of
ABC News
Cubans now have high-speed internet, but it remains to be seen how that will impact the average citizen in the socialist republic. Over the past week, internet monitoring company Renesys has been keeping a close eye on internet activity in Cuba, and ...

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Netflix produces unexpected 4Q profit as Internet video service gains 2 ...
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix has re-emerged as a stock-market star after a fourth-quarter performance that demonstrated its success in broadening the appeal of itsInternet video service amid stiffer competition. The results announced Wednesday served as a ...

Washington Post

How to Give the U.S. Ultrafast Internet
Unless we act, new ideas for using such networks will come from those countries -- not the U.S. As Genachowski said, “Ensuring the U.S. has a strategic bandwidth advantage -- ultrafast, high-capacity, ubiquitous broadband -- is critical to our global ...

3 Steps To Making Your Internet Business Go Global
Starting a consumer Internet business that brings a new, innovative product or service to market is risky. A natural first step for many entrepreneurs is to prove their business works, and then grow it through international expansion. Yet this approach ...

Facebook boosts efforts on suicide prevention
A champion of open access to documents on the Internet, Swartz faced $4 million in fines and more than 50 years in prison if convicted. According to Bloomberg, about 100 people in the U.S. commit suicide every day, and it is the second-leading cause of ...

Why Build A New UK Railway? Better Broadband!
In response to Burns' railway claim, critics have pointed out that an estimated 70% to 90% of homes along the proposed route already get what the government defines as "superfast" Internet access. In the U.K., "superfast" broadband equals 20 megabits ...

Apple announces global iPhone 5 4G LTE expansion with 36 new carriers
Apple Insider
Apple announces global iPhone 5 4G LTE expansion with 36 new carriers. By Daniel Eran Dilger. Apple will more than double the number of carriers that support fast 4G LTE data service for its flagship iPhone 5 next week, with 36 new LTE carriers joining ...

This is the Modem World: The internet used to be better
By Joshua Fruhlinger
Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology. Back in the \'90s --

U.K. 4G/LTE Spectrum Bidding Gets Underway, Networks Expected ...
By Natasha Lomas
Another bidder — Niche Spectrum Ventures Ltd — is a subsidiary of telco BT Group, which operates a Wi-Fi hotspot network in the UK so may want to supplement that with 4G cellular access. Ofcom said it has designed the auction to ensure ...

10 ways to make the Internet of Things pay off | TechRepublic
By Mary Shacklett
Takeaway: There's been a lot of talk lately about the Internet of Things, but what practical benefits does it offer your business? Here are some technologies worth a look. Now that more Machine-to-Machine (M2M) interfaces are facilitating ...
on TechRepublic

UK's 4G auction gets under way, as seven bidders compete for 28 ...
By Matt Brian
Ofcom, the UK's communications regulator, today announced that it has opened bidding for the mobile spectrum auction in the UK, allowing seven pre-confirmed parties to begin submitting bids for 28 lots of two LTE bands ahead of a late ... Niche Spectrum Ventures (a subsidiary of BT), Telefónica (O2) and Vodafone, who will fight over a new spectrum that will almost double the network airwaves available for mobile data and wireless broadband services on connected devices.
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