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Airbus to Build 900 Internet Satellites

In an effort to provide Internet service to billions of people worldwide, Airbus recently announced that it will design and build 900 satellites for OneWeb, a satellite web company. OneWeb is partially funded by the Virgin Group (owned by Richard Branson) and chip manufacturer Qualcomm. The launch date is set for 2018, with 700 satellites being shot into orbit, […]

Using Wi-Fi to Count People

Students at the University of California at Santa Barbara have come up with a way to use Wi-Fi signals to count the number of people in a given area, even if not all of the individuals are carrying a digital device. “Our approach can estimate the number of people walking in an area, based on only the received power […]

In Space, No One Can Speed Your Feed

Going into outer space is hard. Freeze-dried food, bulky suits, stuff floating around all the time in zero-G conditions. Now, you can add another hardship: slow Internet connection speeds. As one astronaut on the International Space Station tweeted: “(It’s) worse than what dial-up was like.” Even if the tech involved is similar to what we see here on […]

Survey Results: 7% of U.S. Homes Have Broadband, OTT, No Pay-TV

Parks Associates released the results of new survey recently, which revealed that a fair number of U.S. households that have broadband access and some kind of over-the-top (OOT) device, but do not subscribe to pay-TV. According to Parks’ research, more than 8 million domestic homes form this very definition of cord-cutter, or cord-never-had-er. The 7% figure is significantly higher than […]

“ObamaPhone” Legislation Introduced

A group of politicians have banded together to introduce new legislation that would update the Universal Service Fund’s Lifeline Assistance Program to include subsidies for broadband access. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) are aiming to expand Lifeline, which began life in 1985 as a subsidy program to help income-eligible […]

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