UK ISPs have ceased sending educational copyright infringement notices. The campaign started just over two years ago but now the focus will shift to advertising and social media campaigns.
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Ofcom has revealed new rules coming into effect today which will see that customers are "fairly" compensated by ISPs if there are any faults with their broadband or landline service.
Comcast suffered a major outage on Friday that knocked down the internet, cable, and telephone services for millions of customers across the country. The disruption was caused by cuts to its fibers.
The UK government has announced a decision that would classify a 10Mbps broadband connection as a legal right for all residents, ensuring internet access to those living in rural areas.
A UK-based ISP has decided to show that it's possible to transfer data across a wet piece of string rather than copper wire. The experiment was just for fun and won't be adopted by ISPs.
Broadband customers in the UK will have an easier time making their switch in future now that ISPs have been forced to change the speed which they advertise. They must now advertise average speeds.
Anyone who uses the internet should be paying attention to this. The FCC is planning to roll back Obama-era rules that treated service providers as utilities, making the internet available to all.
The UK regulator, Ofcom, has made it easier for customers to find the best internet providers and for customers to quit their current contracts if internet speeds aren't as promised.
Virgin Media has suspended four staff members after an investigation by its parent company, Liberty, found that Virgin had overstated rollout figures for its superfast broadband rollout.
All the major ISPs have now begun issuing educational alerts to suspected pirates. Sky has gone a little further and is asking suspected infringers to remove piracy-enabling software.
Following an order from the Federal Court in Australia, ISPs must block dozens of warez related domains and proxies by the end of the year. Telstra implemented the weakest of these blocks.
A Microsoft update for Windows 10 is preventing some users from getting online, thanks to a DHCP bug. Microsoft suggests rebooting initially, but ISPs have been giving their own advice to customers.
Aside from a reduced cost on its entry-level broadband offer, Sky will also be offering a free LG TV, a Lenovo laptop, or a £100 reward to those who buy Sky TV bundles. The offers end December 4th.
The drive to offer gigabit service continues to grow with major internet service providers. Comcast, via its Xfinity service, plans to have 15 cities offering ultra-fast internet speeds in 2017.
New rules from the Advertising Standards Authority will see UK ISPs bundle broadband and line rental costs into one overall cost that is allowed to be advertised to potential customers.
Amazon reportedly wants to entice its European Prime subscribers by creating its own internet service. The retailer would then offer subsidized or free internet access to its customers.
Vodafone is preparing a 'soft' launch of its TV service for next month according to an industry source. The set-top box was initially planned for a winter launch in 2015 but got delayed several times.
Sky has almost finished off its upgrade to IPv6. The move should see Sky customers connections become more reliable as there won't be disconnections caused by IPv4 address renewals.
UK ISP Virgin Media has announced the launch of a new broadband plan which it says is "designed specifically for online gamers", with download speeds of up to 200Mbps, and 20Mbps uploads.
Virgin Media has provided a statement explaining the loss of access to several high-profile websites last week including image hosting service Imgur. Customers took to the forums to complain.
Virgin Media customers reported issues accessing Imgur, with some people suggesting the company has blocked the service. This is the second incident of Imgur being inaccessible on the Virgin ISP.
After facing a prolonged stalemate over cost estimates, Village Roadshow co-CEO Graham Burke announced a backdown from a voluntary anti-piracy scheme to be ratified in conjunction with Aussie ISPs.
The latest controversy surrounding reaction videos highlights important issues now faced by YouTube uploaders. Let's forget about trademarks and concentrate on the links with Net Neutrality.
The results of a public consultation carried out by the UK Government show that the majority of people are against an increase in the sentence for online piracy from two to ten years.
In an effort to compete with the wave of new gigabit internet services, Comcast says it can offer customers gigabit internet without updating its cable network.
The list of sites that UK ISPs are requested to block by copyright holders has been updated, and now includes more popular examples such as Demonoid, and even sites that sell counterfeit luxury goods.
In a leaked document, the EU makes its objections towards David Cameron's plans to block pornography by default in the UK, clear. The EU offers a different solution, focused more on users' rights.
According to Bloomberg, two of America's most hated companies will reportedly drop plans to merge. The rumors come after a hearing with regulatory bodies raising concerns about the deal Wednesday.
As the result of a complete failure of customer support, one Philadelphia reporter found a way to twist the arm of an entire network hard enough to make refusal of service impossible.
In a stunning reversal from last year's position, the FCC is looking to propose very strong net neutrality rules for the people's benefit. The FCC wants to reclassify ISPs as Title II carriers.
Google will continue to build out it's lightning-fast Fiber Internet service and has announced the expansion to four new U.S. metro regions, which in total, now covers eighteen cities.
As the battle between Internet service providers and their customers who want to view adult content on the web rages on, TalkTalk has become the latest UK ISP to filter such material by default.
With gigabit Internet services slowly gaining momentum in parts of the world, Comcast is positioning itself to offer blazing fast Internet speeds with the help of new Broadcom chips.
Andrus Ansip, the EU's digital leader has come out against some proposed moves in Italy and other countries which would weaken the important net neutrality rules that Europe is putting in place.
Virgin Media is raising its broadband prices for the second time this year, with bills going up by £1.50 a month for certain customers - but those affected can cancel their contract without penalty.
Unlike the UK's 2010 Digital Economy Act, which wanted to shut off the Internet of "persistent pirates," the UK will begin to issue warnings to users that are suspected of pirating content.
Comcast doesn't want to be the most hated company in America, according to its CEO - but when you are making boatloads of money, why would you change your business practices?
This year's US consumer satisfaction scores are in, and apparently American's aren't happy with their internet service providers. Although you're probably happier if you're a Samsung smartphone user.
The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 today to create new rules designed to cover Internet speeds for ISPs in the U.S. but could still allow for them to create "fast lanes" for net access.
A large number of internet companies have sent a letter to the FCC in support of net neutrality, a founding principle of the internet which is now in danger thanks to new proposed regulation.