Internet service providers

isps offer free internet for the next 60 days

On Saturday March 14th, several of the larger Internet Service Providers announced that they would be offering free data, with some offering free service, speed upgrades, and hotspot access for the next 60 days across the United States. This is a relief for thousands of people who suddenly find themselves working and attending virtual classes from home due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

FCC urges ISPs to keep Americans connected amid Coronavirus shutdowns

On Friday, March 13, the Federal Communications Commission has created an initiative that asks telephone and broadband providers to support the ever-increasing numbers of adults and children working and attending classes from home in response to the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic.

Internet Telecom Cable Service News

Here is a recap of some of the technology, cable, and ISP related news around the country for the week of May 29, 2017:

crowdfunding campaign hopes to expose congressional member browsing history

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably already heard that Congress recently passed a bill that would allow Internet Service Providers (ISP's) to sell your personal information, usage data, and browsing history to the highest bidder. While some websites already do that, take for example the targeted ads you see on Facebook and Google, this is the first time the practice has gotten a nod from lawmakers - particularly where the ISPs themselves are concerned.