Broadband Internet connectivity

Virgin Media announces plans to bring gigabit internet to 15 million homes in UK by the end of 2021

Virgin Media has announced plans to bring next-generation gigabit connections to its entire network in the UK by the end of 2021. If fulfilled, the move will make Virgin Media the UK’s largest and fastest widely available residential gigabit connectivity provider. The company aims to provide almost 15 million UK households with access to gigabit […]

Broadband Satellites

Amazon Seeks FCC Approval To Launch 3,236 Broadband Satellites

Amazon is seeking approval from the FCC to launch 3,236 satellites into low Earth orbit in order to provide nationwide broadband coverage. The initiative which is called “Project Kuiper” was brought to light after Amazons subsidy company Kuiper Systems LLC filed documents with the FCC requesting approval to provide coverage to the whole of America, excluding […]

Broadband

FCC announces proposal to invest $20.4 Billion in US rural internet

Ajit Pai, Chairman of The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced a proposal for an initiative, the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, which will see $20.4 billion allocated over ten years toward the development of high-speed broadband in rural areas in the USA. The money will be distributed through the newly created fund using a reverse […]