Broadband service from space could be available as early as mid-2020 thanks to companies like Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink.
Video streaming service Netflix still uses nearly 13% of the world’s data, but is showing signs of slipping amid increased competition.
Companies such as Amazon and SpaceX are revealing plans for Low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites that many believe will drastically reduce the cost for internet coverage.
Those who have ever tried to stream video on a slow, shared WiFi connection know the infuriating result of skips, buffers, and pixelation. But, according to this Engadget article, at team at MIT have developed a tool to allow multiple individuals share a WiFi connection. The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has developed the “Minerva […]
Apple may seem behind on 5G technology, having no phones on the market that support it. But 2020 is predicted to be a big year for their 5G implementation.
While there are lots of benefits expected to come out of this new partnership, experts don’t think there’s enough information to prove those benefits will actually happen.
Internet provider Starry can now offer service to half the U.S., but its limitations might change decision makers’ minds about investing.
End users who hope to utilize 5G networks should watch out for slow upload speeds, battery drainage, and increased data plan costs.
Concerns about net neutrality rules are on the rise while the European government works with telcos to develop new ones.
An increase in competition between companies launching satellites into space for internet access might mean a decrease in monthly internet costs, and better quality broadband.