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Super-fast internet, new digital services



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The commercial launch of 5G in the Philippines will bring not only super-fast internet for mobile phone users, but also introduce a new generation of digital services for both individual and enterprise customers.

“5G is a major milestone in the development of mobile phone services and digital technologies.” said Ramon Isberto, PLDT-Smart Public Affairs head and first vice president, in an interview with Cito Beltran’s “Agenda” on One News.

“It is a platform that enables new technologies such as artificial intelligence, internet of things, cloud computing and other digital services that when combined, will not only enhance existing services, but also make possible a new generation of wireless services,” he bared.

Initially, 5G’s fiber-like speeds will improve entertainment services such as video viewing, and e-sports and e-games.

“Through your 5G-capable handsets, you can enjoy streaming high-movement videos such coverage of sports events,” said Lloyd

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Does your broadband need a boost? The best deals available for ‘superfast’ internet with a large chunk of people working from home



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Despite the Government encouraging workers to get back to the office, many continue to work from home, either full-time or part-time.

It may now mean households are on the hunt for faster and more reliable internet deal, with an increased strain on their service. 

Holly Niblett, head of digital at Compare the Market, said: ‘We have seen a huge increase in the number of people opting for superfast broadband as working from home has become the new norm for millions of workers. 

‘Superfast broadband has evolved from a luxury to a necessary utility for many households across the country, and as a result it should be accessible to the average household.’   



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There are a range of broadband deals on offer that those working from home could switch to

A range of new broadband deals have entered the market,

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Republican candidates for governor discuss the best way to ensure people throughout NH have access to internet

Republican candidates for governor discuss the best way to ensure people throughout NH have access to internet


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CAN REQUEST A BALLOT RIGHT NOW. HOPE IT HELPS BACK TO YOU. JEAN: THANKS TO YOU. THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC HAS HIGHLIGHTED A LACK OF HIGH-SPEED INTERNET IN CERTAIN PARTS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. SO WE ASKED INCUMBENT GOVERNOR CHRIS SUNUNU AND HIS REPUBLICAN PRIMARY CHALLENGER, KAREN TESTERMAN, WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO MAKE SURE EVERYONE HAS ACCESS? HERE ARE THEIR ANSWERS. >> IT’S BEEN A CONSTANT CHALLENGE HERE FOR ABOUT 20 YEARS. ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO, THE STATE BUILT THIS FIBER LOOP AROUND THE STATE. BUT WHERE THEY FELL APART IS, THEY DIDN’T CONNECT THE LAST MILE. THEY DIDN’T CONNECT THAT HOUSEHOLD TO THE FIBER LOOP. IT WAS THIS BACKBONE INFRASTRUCTURE. BUT THE SCHOOLS AND HOMES WEREN’T PAID, WEREN’T SET UP, AND

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‘Sana all’: Liza Soberano, Bela Padilla, Julia Barretto get fast response over internet woes


‘Sana all’: Liza Soberano, Bela Padilla, Julia Barretto get fast response over internet woes

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MANILA, Philippines — Kapamilya celebrities Bela Padilla and Julia Barretto reacted on telecommunications giant PLDT’s initiative to provide Liza Soberano a faster internet connection. 

In her Twitter account, Liza recently criticized her Converge internet provider for the slow connection. 

Days after Liza tweeted, PLDT provided her with fast internet. 

“Okay so @pldt came to my house yesterday and hooked me up with the best internet I have ever experienced in my whole 5 years of living in this house. 300 MBPS. What a lifesaver. Lag? I don’t know her,” Liza wrote. 

 

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Need an ultra-fast internet connection? Move to Liechtenstein

At a time when a massive shift to working from home has highlighted the critical importance of fast internet connections, the services broker Cable has published a global study of broadband speeds around the world. 



a person standing in front of a computer: Researchers found that the global average speed for broadband Internet connections is 24.83 megabits per second (Mbps).


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Researchers found that the global average speed for broadband Internet connections is 24.83 megabits per second (Mbps).

To compile the new “Worldwide Broadband Speed League 2020”, researchers tested broadband Internet speeds in 221 countries and territories around the world. 

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They found that the global average for broadband speed is 24.83 megabits per second (Mbps), a figure that has risen by more than 50% when compared to 2019.

As for the rankings, Liechtenstein is the country where internet users enjoy the fastest average broadband speed, which is an impressive 229.98 Mbps. 

At the other end of the table, the average connection in South Sudan only offers 0.58 Mbps, which is

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SpaceX Starlink satellite internet network early tests show fast speeds

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SpaceX gave an update on early tests of its Starlink satellite internet network, which showed speeds capable of playing online video games and streaming movies.

Starlink is the ambitious plan by Elon Musk’s company to build an interconnected network of about 12,000 small satellites in low Earth orbit. To date, SpaceX has launched about 650 of its version 1.0 satellites and is currently building a system of ground stations and user terminals to connect consumers directly to its network.

The company confirmed during the webcast of its latest launch on Monday that employees have been testing Starlink’s latency and download speeds, key measures for an internet service provider. SpaceX senior certification engineer Kate Tice said that the initial results of those tests “have been good.”

“They show super low latency and download speeds greater than 100 [megabits] per second. That means our

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The best internet providers in the US (September 2020)

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The search for a great internet service provider (ISP) can be very simple, very complicated, or some combination of both. It’s very uncommon to run into people who only have one ISP available in their area; many people have multiple choices.

That can turn the decision-making process into one filled with headaches. The choice is easy when you only have one option, but it’s not as simple when you have several on the table. Why not make it easier on yourself and check out our list of the best internet providers in the US.

Things to know before diving into this list

In the list below we focused on the most widely available ISPs. The reality is that your part of the US might not offer any of these, or it may have a smaller local ISP that ends up being a better deal. While our guide is a good

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Hunter Communications Named Oregon’s Fastest Business Internet

Hunter Communications (Hunter), the premier fiber-optic communications services provider in southern Oregon and northern California, was recognized by BroadbandNow with four 2020 Internet Service Provider Awards, including for fastest business internet speeds in Oregon and among the top 10 nationwide.

BroadbandNow, an organization that tracks and analyzes broadband speeds and overall customer satisfaction, annually recognizes excellence among internet service providers. Hunter won four awards for fastest average speed, customer satisfaction and affordable plans in the mid-size provider categories:

  • #1 Fastest Business Internet in Oregon
  • #1 Fastest Business Fiber Service in Oregon
  • Top 10 Fastest Business Internet Nationwide
  • Top 10 Fastest Business Fiber Service Nationwide

“Our employees and team have worked very hard to deliver an exceptional service to our customers, while building a world class fiber network right here in southern Oregon,” said Michael Wynschenk, CEO of Hunter Communications. “It’s great to be recognized by BroadbandNow, a nationwide broadband rating

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Thrive Honored for Providing the Best Internet Marketing Services in Arlington, TX – Press Release

Thrive Internet Marketing Agency has been recognized for providing quality services to businesses. Distinguished by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing companies in the US for the fourth consecutive year and ranked top 1000 B2B Services Providers by Clutch.co, Thrive has a good standing in the business world with a proven record of client satisfaction. Thrive Agency’s mission is to help businesses grow.

Arlington, TX – September 5, 2020 – The agency’s mission also permeates the community.  Thrive gives back is an internal initiative to helpvarious small businesses and entrepreneurs beyond American borders through a non-profit organization named Kiva in West Africa. 

Thrive is the primary donor for the Thrive Community Hall’s construction — a two-story building that will provide retail business space and a large event venue — aiming to generate revenue for The Evangelical College of Theology (TECT) in Sierra Leone, Africa.

This is an

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Internet Giants Could Be Fined up to $12 Million Under Austrian Hate Speech Law | Technology News

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria plans to oblige large internet platforms like Facebook and Google to delete illegal content within days and impose fines of up to 10 million euros ($12 million) in case of non-compliance, the government said on Thursday.

Austria’s online hate speech law, now being drawn up, will target platforms with more than 100,000 users and annual revenues of more than 500,000 euros, Justice Minister Alma Zadic said. It will give victims of online insults and abuse the opportunity to fight back quickly at a low cost, she said.

“The internet is not a lawless space. Our rule of law also applies to the internet,” the minister told a news conference. A new fast-track procedure, free of charge for the first three years, would enable victims to obtain a cease and desist order within days.

Platforms will be obliged to set up easily accessible reporting systems, appoint a

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