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At Adastral Park in Ipswich, BT’s new research labs are set to trial “ultra-fast” broadband that could reach speeds of one Gigabit per second (equivalent to 1000 Megabits per second). If achieved, it would represent a significant upgrade on the current fastest internet available for personal use, which in the UK, is supplied by Virgin Media at speed of 152Mbps. BT are attempting to achieve their results using G.Fast, a new standard approved by the ITU (International Telecommunication... Read More
T-Mobile's cellular performance improved in the first half of 2014, while Sprint fell to the bottom of the rankings for the big four carriers, RootMetrics said. T-Mobile has moved into third place among the big four cellular carriers in the United States, while Sprint has fallen to the number four spot, according to the results of new tests performed by RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm. Still in the number-one and number-two spots in the rankings are Verizon Wireless and... Read More
Yahoo Directory, a site that was once the center of Yahoo's internet dynasty, is being shut down at the end of the year. However, unless you've been using the internet for a couple of decades, you've probably never heard of the site. Let's hop in an internet time machine and set the dial back to 1994, when Jerry Yang and David Filo founded Yahoo. The site, "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web," was little more than a hand-curated list of sites on the internet, sorted by category. Read More
The seventh chapter of T-Mobile’s “Un-carrier” story is unfolding live right now in San Francisco, where CEO John Legere is hosting a press conference to discuss the carrier’s next big disruption. This time around, T-Mobile’s big announcement is a three-pronged attack on stragglers who still think its network is inferior and refuse to take an iPhone 5s for a free test drive. And in doing so, T-Mobile is once again offering its subscribers several benefits that rival carriers simply... Read More