Broadband speeds ‘far slower than in ads’

May 18, 2018

Which? says many UK households get half the broadband speed they pay for. Customers on a 38Mbps service received average speeds of 19Mbps, according to its findings, taken from 235,000 uses of its broadband speed checker tool. And those on super-fast packages of up to 200Mbps were on average only able to receive speeds of […]

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How to change your DNS and (maybe) take the internet back

April 10, 2018

Is your fav website down? Want your privacy back? Try this one quick trick. Sometimes, when your favorite websites go “down,” they’re actually still right there. You just can’t see them, because your computer doesn’t know the route. What if you could give your PC some better driving directions right now, in just a minute or […]

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What are the Basic Elements of a Fiber Optic Communication System?

April 4, 2018

For gigabits and beyond gigabits transmission of data, the fiber optic communication is the ideal choice. This type of communication is used to transmit voice, video, telemetry and data over long distances and local area networks or computer networks. A fiber Optic Communication System uses light wave technology to transmit the data over a fiber by […]

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How to Connect Two Routers on a Home Network

March 21, 2018

While most home computer networks only use one router, adding a second router makes sense in a few situations: Upgrading a wired network to also support wireless devices Extending the wireless range of a home network to reach dead spots Networking a wired device that’s too far away from the original router Creating a separate […]

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Net Neutrality: TRAI bats for unrestricted internet access, telcos say narrow view

March 16, 2018

The regulator has exempted content or services that telecom operators provide within their own network without adversely impacting public Internet. New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai on Tuesday recommended measures for non-discriminatory access to all content and services available on Internet with some exceptions as required under government rule, court order and the like. The Telecom […]

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This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

March 7, 2018

This map shows how the huge, complicated network of undersea cables which keep the internet running is spread around the world. The map, by telecom analytics company Telegeography, uses coloured lines to show how there are many hundreds of fibre optic cables running under the world’s oceans. It shows the sheer scale of the infrastructure which […]

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India ranks 47th when it comes to inclusive Internet: Report

March 4, 2018

According to report on average, men are 33.5% more likely to have internet access than women. New Delhi: According to a report by social media giant Facebook it said that India is ranked 47th out of 86 countries when it comes to inclusive internet and connectivity for all due to low usage and poor quality. […]

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Eight things you didn’t know about the internet

March 3, 2018

THE INTERNET It was born 40 years ago, in a lab at the University of California, Los Angeles. Today it wraps the entire planet and features in the daily routine of more than 1.5 billion people. Of course, it’s easy to take the internet for granted and forget that it’s very much a work in […]

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West Bengal to get cable Landing Station

February 10, 2018

The IT and ITeS sector is all set to get a fillip in the red citadel West Bengal with the Centre deciding to set up a marine cable landing station in the state. Millennium Telecom, a joint venture company of two telecom PSUs Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has floated a […]

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How do 1st tier networks connect to the internet?

February 8, 2018

In TCP/IP routing, a host will know how to reach other hosts on the network to which it’s attached, because they’re all on the same network sharing the same network address pool. Beyond that, it needs to have specific routing instructions as to how to get to every other IP address. To get to every […]

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