RootMetrics: AT&T, Verizon Offer Best Airport Wireless Service

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Which carrier offers the best airport wireless service? According to the latest Root Metrics data, AT&T and Verizon Wireless took top honors at two of the five busiest airports out of 50 studied – Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson and Chicago’s O’Hare. Verizon won outright at LAX in...Learn More

Comcast Wireless Plans Confirmed, Details to Come

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Comcast CEO Brian Roberts confirmed that Comcast wireless plans are definitely in play, with a wireless service from the broadband and entertainment conglomerate expected sometime in 2017. Responding to questions at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference today, Comcast’s CEO offered more insight into Comcast wireless...Learn More

FairPoint Managed Wireless LAN Service Offers Redundancy

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FairPoint Communications is the latest service provider to launch a managed Wi-Fi offering, positioning itself to capitalize on what is becoming an important growth area for telecom service providers.  The offering, dubbed FairPoint Managed Wireless LAN, is cloud-based and delivered from two separate data centers...Learn More

Number of G.hn Products Achieving HomeGrid Forum Certification Doubles

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Beaverton, Oregon — September 8, 2016 — HomeGrid Forum and Allion Labs, the organization’s Accredited Testing House in Taiwan, have today announced that 11 products have been awarded with the Forum’s prestigious G.hn Certification in the last 12 months. The number of certified products, which...Learn More

Obama Cool and Connected Program to Use Broadband to Revitalize 10 Appalachian Towns

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Ten communities in six Appalachian states will receive technical assistance from an inter-agency Obama administration program aimed at using broadband to revitalize downtown areas.  The Obama Cool and Connected program taps resources within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture and...Learn More

Wireless Broadband Alliance Launches City Wi-Fi Roaming Project

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Singapore, 23 August 2016 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance today launches the City Wi-Fi Roaming project, part of the World Wi-Fi Day initiative to accelerate affordable wireless connectivity around the world. The initiative allows consumers and visitors of major cities, including New York, San Francisco,...Learn More

AT&T Launches Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in Cleveland

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AT&T today launched ultra-fast internet service in parts of Cleveland, Bedford Heights, Bedford, Shaker Heights  and surrounding communities. Customers in those areas will be able to get speeds up to 1 gigabit per second3 (Gbps) in homes, apartments and businesses. Internet speeds up to 1Gbps...Learn More

AARP Warns of Public WiFi Risks

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AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) is warning Internet users about using public WiFi networks. The AARP FraudWatch Network has launched a ¨Watch Your Wi-Fi¨ campaign in which it warns of public WiFi risks as well as ways people can protect themselves. Nearly...Learn More

Comcast Customers Can Now Pay Their Bill at Over 7,700 7-Eleven Stores

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August 03, 2016 — PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast announces a new payment option for customers who prefer to pay their TV, Internet or phone bills with cash. Through a partnership with PayNearMe, Comcast has launched a new feature on the XFINITY My Account app which enables customers...Learn More

Comcast to Deliver 100 Gbps Service to Atlanta Braves Stadium

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Atlanta, Georgia — August 1, 2016 — Comcast Business today announced it is building a new multi-site enterprise network for the Atlanta Braves that will connect the Braves’ front offices at SunTrust Park with minor league team operations in Georgia and Virginia. “More than ever,...Learn More

Frontier Partners With AirTies for Smart Mesh WiFi

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ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 27, 2016 – AirTies Wireless Networks, a leading provider of premium in-home wireless systems, today announced that its ultra-performance in-home Wi-Fi products are now available via Frontier Secure,™ a service of Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR). As part of the Frontier Secure portfolio...Learn More

Mobile Devices Are 54% of Connected Home Devices Research Says

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Mobile devices account for more than half (54%) of all connected devices in the average U.S. household, according to new connected home devices research from comScore. That’s nearly twice the percentage for PCs. Smartphones make up the biggest share (36%) of connected home devices research...Learn More