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Major satellite providers lead in satellite Wi-Fi load - and we should pay attention

Major satellite providers lead in satellite Wi-Fi load – and we should pay attention

Global network and exchange of satellite data 3D rendering elements Adobe Stock -sdecoret Thanks to major providers such as Viasat (NASDAQ: VSAT), Avanti, YahSat, SpaceX, OneWeb, Geespace, Telesat (TSX: TSAT.TO) and Amazon AMZN (NASDAQ: AMZN), other unconnected regions of the world will soon be connected through innovative satellite technology. The satellite Wi-Fi market is growing …

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MetroNet delays launch of Norfolk internet service to January

MetroNet delays launch of Norfolk internet service to January

An internet service provider looking to compete with Cox Communications in Norfolk is set to start serving customers in January after unforeseen permitting and construction issues caused them to miss their original spring target. MetroNet service will be available in parts of the city from early to mid-January and their coverage area will increase over …

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Aalyria, a spatial internet startup with nearly a decade of Alphabet intellectual property

Aalyria, a spatial internet startup with nearly a decade of Alphabet intellectual property

Loon balloons float at an altitude of approximately 20 km, above the birds and the weather. They sail by moving up or down to catch wind currents moving in different directions. Aalyria, a new space internet company, has just come out of stealth mode. It is based on work done on Alphabet Loon’s “moonshot” project, …

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The internet applauds a man who wants to charge a potential employer for an interview

Online commentators applauded a man wanting to charge his future employer for a five-hour interview. The man, u/theonepercent65536, shared his story on Reddit’s ‘Antiwork’ forum, writing, “Be the change you want to see in the market.” It garnered over 8,900 upvotes and hundreds of supportive comments. The post also left some commenters wondering: why would …

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Europe plans to make ‘Big Tech’ pay for building the internet

When binge-watching became a universal pastime at the height of the pandemic, one of Europe’s top executives called Netflix’s CEO and co-founder and told him to escalate his product. Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton wanted Netflix to reduce the quality of its videos to free up bandwidth, fearing European networks would be strained. Reed Hastings …

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Measuring concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine among Japanese netizens through search queries

Measuring concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine among Japanese netizens through search queries

Credit: Nara Institute of Science and Technology Using a vaccine concern index based on Internet searches for the COVID-19 vaccine, NAIST researchers found that searches for “adverse reactions” are positively correlated with uptake, which online resources can help encourage vaccination. The study appears in Scientific reports. Since becoming available, COVID-19 vaccines have played a critical …

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Northeastern University's Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things (WIoT) Launches OUSD(R&E)-funded Open6G Cooperative Research and Development Center

Northeastern University’s Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things (WIoT) Launches OUSD(R&E)-funded Open6G Cooperative Research and Development Center

Pioneering research institute on 5G and 6G wireless networks launching a cutting-edge research and development center. BOSTON, September 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things at Northeastern University is pleased to announce the creation of Open6G, a new industry-university cooperative research center supported by the United States Department of Defense …

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Safer Internet Day: How the EU Children’s Directive should be

As many of you already know, a proposal for a directive aimed at combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children, as well as child pornography, is currently being debated in the European Parliament. On the occasion of the celebration in Europe of Safe Internet Day, we at PROTEGELES would like to salute such …

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A map shows the interim locations of towers in Brown County as part of the Bug Tussel Wireless plan to expand high-speed internet.

Brown County eyes $27 million for Bug Tussel internet expansion

Brown County would use sales tax money to fund $27.2 million broadband expansion proposal Bug Tussel Wireless would extend 25 Mbps to the majority of Brown County; the fiber lines would serve 6,000 people. The infrastructure expansion agreement could include price caps for county residents. The county council is expected to review the terms later …

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Schools cut home internet help as remote learning fades

Schools cut home internet help as remote learning fades

With students off of Zoom and back in classrooms, many schools have stopped helping students connect from home, according to new federal data. Just 45% of public schools are providing home internet access to students who need it this school year, up from 70% earlier in the pandemic, according to August survey data released Tuesday …

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