Telecom

In this plot of Game of Thrones, AT&T should know better

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on In this plot of Game of Thrones, AT&T should know better
Long, long ago, when the internet was but a gleam in some futurist’s eye, people got all their phone service, and their telephones, from one company. It was called AT&T and as long as anyone could remember it had operated as a regulated monopoly with total control over communications service and technology in the U.S. Read More

India’s plan to connect thousands of its villages to the internet is finally moving up a gear

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on India’s plan to connect thousands of its villages to the internet is finally moving up a gear
India is gearing up for a massive digital transformation of its vast hinterland. In three years from now, the Narendra Modi government plans to lay down the necessary infrastructure—including one million kilometres of optical fibre network—to bring digital connectivity to the country’s 239,000 gram panchayats (village-level administrative units). As part of this rollout, the government Read More

An amateur sleuth dug up at least one dead critic of net neutrality on the FCC website

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on An amateur sleuth dug up at least one dead critic of net neutrality on the FCC website
James Harvey* wasn’t expecting to find a dead person. The 37-year-old was walking door to door, a list of names in hand, searching for former neighbors in his hometown. They were allegedly supporting the US Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) plan, announced in April, to undo its Obama-era policy of net neutrality (the principle that internet Read More

British Telecom Secures Patent for a Cybersecurity Method to Protect Blockchain

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on British Telecom Secures Patent for a Cybersecurity Method to Protect Blockchain
Great Britain’s biggest Internet and telecoms provider British Telecommunications PLC (BT) has secured a patent for its proposed cybersecurity system for Blockchain protection in late October. The system limits the users who can commit transactions to the system via user-specific profiles. Based on the patent, one use case involving the patent is the so-called “majority Read More