Posts Tagged ‘internet providers’
  • Verizon CTO claims: “Metered Broadband is the way of the future”
    by Mike
    Posted September 29th, 2009 at 12:51 pm
    According to Verizon's CTO, "Metered Broadband is the way of the future". Apparently someone forget to tell him how the future is supposed to work. Look at the title and give yourself a minute to think. Who does this benefit? Obviously the company doing the metering and billing. While on one side, metering is a legitimate answer to raise more revenue for businesses as heavier users pay more, the thought of metering usage and having tiers still doesn't sit well with me. It makes sense...
  • Increased web TV viewing sure to butt heads with up and coming data caps
    by Mike
    Posted February 7th, 2009 at 10:20 pm
    The internet is a powerful tool that reaches every single nook and cranny of the planet.  TV viewing over the internet is quickly gaining popularity as people try to save money and make ends meet.  With viewing TV on the internet comes the increased freedom of not having to be tied down to a physical location as well as not having to deal with yet another company taking your money.  However with the recent rash and equal amount of momentum data caps are getting, the future of web TV loo...
  • Comcast/AT&T buddy up with the devil. (RIAA)
    by Mike
    Posted January 28th, 2009 at 8:53 am
    Not too long ago the RIAA was suing the pants off of supposed "illegal filesharers".  Their normal targets being helpless 12 year old kids.  Good plan guys.  They've since moved on and are now dropping that tactic.  Instead they are going higher up to to ISP level.  When the RIAA first came out with this proposal none of the ISP's were really interested in helping the RIAA and being an internet cop.  However Comcast and AT&T seem to be changing stances.  The new polices implemente...
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