connectivity

Amazon Acquires Facebook’s Satellite Internet Team

Amazon pays Facebook an undisclosed sum of money to acquire the social networking giant's satellite Internet team of specialists

5 months ago

Google Shuts Down Project Loon

Tech giant deflates high altitude balloon-based project that sought to deliver high speed connectivity to developing nations

11 months ago

Amazon Gains FCC Approval For $10 Billion Broadband Satellite Project

Watch out SpaceX and OneWeb, as Amazon's Project Kuiper gains official approval from the FCC for 3,200 broadband satellites

1 year ago

Google ‘Grace Hopper’ Subsea Cable To Link US, UK, And Spain

New subsea cable from Google named after pioneering computer scientist Grace Hopper and will run from New York to Bude…

1 year ago

Google Project Loon Finally Approved For Kenya Deployment

Two years after deal was first signed, Project Loon is approved by Kenyan government for 4G connectivity via high altitude…

1 year ago

Expansion For HAPS Alliance For High Altitude Connectivity

Telcos, tech, and aviation firms join alliance that seeks to utilise stratosphere for telecommunications and broadband connectivity

2 years ago

Intel Mulls Sale Of Connectivity Chip Division – Report

Intel said to be considering sale of its connected home division, as it reportedly seeks a buyer for the unit

2 years ago

4G Mobile Coverage To Arrive On The Tube In 2020

London Underground is to have 4G access across entire Tube network by mid 2020, TfL announces

2 years ago

EU Votes Against Wi-Fi-Based Car Standard

Victory for 5G? European nations defeat attempt to create a Wi-Fi-based car standard

2 years ago

Alphabet To Deploy Google Project Loon In Kenya

Balloon-powered high speed Internet to arrive in rural Kenya thanks to Project Loon deployment

3 years ago

Facebook Shuts Down ‘Aqulia’ Drone Program

Bye bye to Somerset-based aerospace outfit Ascenta, as Facebook cancels high altitude drone connectivity program

3 years ago

Ericsson Signs For Chelsea FC To Connect Stamford Bridge Stadium

Free Wi-Fi network will improve the digital experience for fans on match days

4 years ago

Facebook Successfully Completes ‘Aquila’ Drone Test Flight

A second test flight of Facebook's Internet-access drone has come to a successful conclusion following the crash of its first…

4 years ago

Alphabet’s Project Loon Helps Connect Peruvian Cities In Wake Of Serious Floods

The left-field Internet beaming balloon project was given a real stress test

5 years ago

Mobile Data Traffic Will Flood Wi-Fi Networks This Year

Telcos need to be more strategic when it comes to incorporating Wi-Fi into their product offering

5 years ago

UK Government Outlines Strategy To Combat Digital Skills Gap Fears

UK government will work with businesses and charities in new Digital Skills Partnership

5 years ago

Raspberry Pi Turns Five, Launches Zero W PC With Wi-Fi And Bluetooth

New product builds on the success of the Raspberry Pi Zero with added connectivity options

5 years ago

Google’s Project Loon Leaps Forward With Weather-Predicting Machine Learning

Google is now "years closer" to rolling out a network of the balloons thanks to machine learning

5 years ago

Doddle: The Right Network Infrastructure Makes Click & Collect, Well, A Doddle

INTERVIEW: CTO Gary O'Connor explains how a network infrastructure transformation has fuelled the rapid growth of UK-based click & collect…

5 years ago

Jisc Partners iPass For Secure Wi-Fi For Education Staff

'Wi-Fi beyond the campus' after education provider partners with iPass for secure Wi-Fi on the go

5 years ago

UK Digital Divide Drops But Universal Broadband Still Lacking

Good progress has been made in the UK's telecoms and wireless networks in 2016

5 years ago

Superfast Broadband And 4G Adoption Rises As 15m Brits Take ‘Digital Detox’

Superfast broadband and 4G takeup grows, but millions undertake “digital detox” after spending a day a week online

5 years ago

Iraq Shuts Down Internet In Response To Baghdad Protests

Latest in questionable line of power tactics as Iraqi government turns off internet for nearly four hours

5 years ago

Kindle: Update Software Now Or Kiss Book Downloads Goodbye

Amazon warns that old versions of Kindle software must be updated today or users will lose the connectivity needed to…

6 years ago

Node4 Pumps £2m Into Northampton Datacentre Expansion

Node4 says the investment will deliver quality connectivity, colocation and cloud services customers demand

6 years ago

Terrible Mobile Coverage At Work: As Certain As Death And Taxes?

Gavin Ray, SVP of products and marketing at ip.access, believes dodgy mobile coverage isn't something we should put up with

6 years ago

Half The World Still Doesn’t Have Internet, UN Report Finds

Developing world is hardest hit, with 90 percent of people in some countries not connected

6 years ago

Slow Broadband Speeds ‘Splitting The UK In Two’

Connectivity gulf between urban and rural areas affecting all areas of life, report warns

6 years ago

Sierra IoT Platform Includes Google Cloud Connectivity

Internet of Things Acceleration platform from Sierra Wireless also offers Google Cloud Platform connectivity

6 years ago

UK Professionals Demand More Technology

But workers fear tech-enabled connectivity could wreck their work/life balance

6 years ago