With optical fibre networks gradually approaching their theoretical capacity limits, new types of fibres such as multicore fibres have been at the focus of worldwide research to overcome critical capacity barriers, which threaten the evolution of the Internet.
Google Fiber is the fastest ISP when it comes to video streaming, says Netflix, which is promising monthly reports on ISP performance.
The battle lines are being drawn over proposals by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) which would give national governments more control over the internet.
The internet is down in Syria, and mobile phone service has been disrupted, as rebels continue to clash with government forces.
Unbreakable quantum cryptography could become a mainstream reality, following the discovery that it's possible to use it over today's fiber networks.
Scientists at Bangor University in Wales say they've come up with a way to boost the performance of optical networks to reach speeds of up to 20Gbps.
ISPs are delivering broadband speeds closer to those they advertise, and in many cases are even exceeding their claims, says the FCC.
The web is getting busier and busier, says Cisco, with the amount of traffic in 2016 set to hit 1.3 zettabytes – that's a trillion gigabytes to you and me.
A University of California Berkeley researcher has created an IP network that runs between a pair of xylophones.
Radio congestion could be dramatically eased by twisting the waves into spirals.
More than 100 million adults on the EU have never surfed the web, new European Union statistics show.
The US Department of Energy will next month demonstrate an upgrade to the ESnet academic network that will take its speed up to 100 Gbps.
As you probably already know, social networking can be either good or bad for kids. But if you secretly conduct preventive surveillance over your child’s social media, you might be wasting your time.
Comcast has announced plans to offer internet access to low-income families for just $10 per month, saying it wants to help close the digital divide.
The Federal Communications Commission has released a report saying that most US broadband providers are delivering speeds close to what they promise.
After Google locked businesses out of Google+ (for now), Facebook has strategically launched an online guide describing how corporations can benefit from using the social networking site. Excellent timing if you ask me.
Blogger Jeff Jarvis seems to have cause quite the uproar on Twitter after sending out a tweet with the hashtag "F***YouWashington."
Gridlock may not be synonymous with New York City for much longer.
Ever since the Google+ beta launched a few weeks ago, obsessive social networkers have complained about the lack of Facebook integration preventing users from cross posting between sites.
Microsoft, BT, and other companies have teamed up to test a system providing broadband services via unused television spectrum.