Internet

How is the Internet Managed?

There is no single body that manages the internet. There are so many entities involved in the provision of...

Microsoft to unplug Internet Explorer as it seeks edge in browser war

Reuters, May 20, 2021 Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is pulling the plug on its once omnipresent browser, Internet Explorer, next year as it...

Government offers discounts for high-speed internet. Here’s who’s eligible and how to sign up

PUBLISHED THU, MAY 13 2021Kate Dore, cnbc.com The government wants to cover high-speed internet for millions of low-income Americans.   The $3.2...

Is the link between internet adoption and broadband pricing overstated?

by Doug Brake, Alexandra Bruer. Originally published on Policy OptionsApril 16, 2021 Broadband internet access offers a powerful tool –...

How digital literacy can help close the digital divide

by Kara Brisson-Boivin, Samantha McAleese. Originally published on Policy OptionsApril 13, 2021 Everything from education and work to health care,...

Mississippi broadband internet expansion ‘pedal to the metal’ as federal money flows

Geoff Pender, mississippitoday.orgApril 8, 2021 The state Public Service Commission this week has awarded $268 million to local electric cooperatives...

Covid Put Remote Abortion to the Test. Supporters Say It Passed.

April 5, 2021 by Rebecca Grant Last summer, Cindy Adam and Lauren Dubey received the news they had hoped for,...

Dodgy internet connection? Here’s what might be behind it

Andrew Moore, Anglia Ruskin University and Adrian Winckles, Anglia Ruskin UniversityMarch 18, 2021 For most people, diagnosing a dodgy internet...

A year into remote learning, de Blasio starts seeking bids for low-cost broadband access

Reema Amin, Chalkbeat New YorkMar 3, 2021 As New York City approaches its year anniversary of remote schooling — an...

Elon Musk: SpaceX will double Starlink’s satellite internet speeds in 2021

Musk adds that the growing network of satellites should offer complete global coverage "by next year." Ry Crist, cnet.comFeb. 22,...