When NASA’s Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) begins operation aboard the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission managed by NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., it will attempt to show two-way laser communication beyond Earth is possible, expanding the possibility of transmitting huge amounts of data.
Engineers at Brown University have developed a wireless, broadband fully implantable brain sensor that is rechargeable, and has performed well in animal models for more than a year.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is calling for all 50 states to create at least one 'gigabit community' by 2015.
Kim Dotcom, the new Zealander currently facing extradition to the US on file-sharing copyright charges, has come up with a plan that's as much larger than life as the man himself.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it plans to start evaluating mobile broadband speeds in order to let customers know whether they're getting value for money.
ISPs are delivering broadband speeds closer to those they advertise, and in many cases are even exceeding their claims, says the FCC.
Comcast has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a complaint from the FCC that it failed to honor its agreement to offer standalone internet service to consumers when it took over NBC Universal.
A new coalition including mobile operators, trade associations and campaign groups has formed to try and stop Verizon Wireless from buying more mobile spectrum.
More than 100 million adults on the EU have never surfed the web, new European Union statistics show.
The Federal Communications Commission has given the go-ahead to plans to create a $4.5 billion internet fund aimed at improving the provision of broadband in rural areas.
The Federal Communications Commission has released a report saying that most US broadband providers are delivering speeds close to what they promise.
Microsoft, BT, and other companies have teamed up to test a system providing broadband services via unused television spectrum.
Best Buy is hoping to get a piece of the 4G action through a deal with the LightSquared wireless network.
European governments are in danger of missing their targets for fast broadband penetration, despite the fact that the number of 10Mbps connections has almost doubled in the last year, says an EU report.
Google plans to build an ultra-high speed, fiber-based broadband network on California's Stanford University campus. Internet speeds are expected to hit a blazing 1 gigabit per second - more than 100 times faster than what most people have access to today.
Boeing has announced the first installation of an in-flight, wireless high-speed broadband service on a business-class 737 aircraft.
A last attempt at a compromise on net neutrality has come to nothing, with the chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Henry Waxman, saying he's been unable to drum up any support from Republicans.
JetBlue Airways has become the latest airline to introduce Wifi on all its planes, meaning there's one less place for us all to hide from work.
In a shameless but nonetheless very entertaining stunt, carrier pigeons have beaten British rural broadband in a 120 kilometer race.
US broadband adoption is slowing to a virtual crawl after several consecutive years of modest but consistent growth.