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AT&T Just Screwed Over DSL Customers and Rural America

AT&T Just Screwed Over DSL Customers and Rural America

As of Oct. 1, AT&T has stopped offering DSL as a new service, according to USA Today. Existing DSL subscribers, who connect to the internet via copper phone lines, will be grandfathered in. DSL is definitely old technology, but many people, especially in rural areas, still rely on it for…

Google Wants To Make Landlines Relevant Again With Its New Fibre Phone

Google Wants To Make Landlines Relevant Again With Its New Fibre Phone

If you’re living with high-speed internet in one of Google’s Fibre cities, your landline telephone might yet live to see another day. In the US, Google has announced Fibre Phone, a cloud-based phone number you can use from any tablet, laptop or phone — including a landline. It’s like Google…

How To Build A Better Internet

How To Build A Better Internet

Living in the US as I do, I pay Time Warner Cable every month for broadband that works 70 percent of the time. Just for fun, I recently upgraded to the company’s best, fastest service — 300 Mbps — and guess what. After weeks of speed tests, I can confidently…