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Starlink team meets with Zambia officials for satellite internet services

SpaceX is talking with Zambia officials, offering Starlink’s internet services to the country. Recently, Jito Kayumba—the Special Assistant to the Republic of Zambia—tweeted about SpaceX and the country’s officials meeting about Starlink services. “Our President’s engagement with the team from SpaceX and their Starlink initiative will escalate Zambia’s position in the digital economy and enable …

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The Internet Has Grown In The Last Decade, So Why Hasn’t E-commerce Grown With It?

The last decade has brought new frontiers in measurement and attribution. But for The Drum’s e-commerce deep dive, Journey Further’s James Addlestone argues that this made us addicted to short-term tinkering at the expense of what really matters. Sure, we can get deliveries faster. We can access more products, more sizes and more brands. But …

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A Growth Opportunity in a Next-Gen Internet ETF Strategy

Investors should look to the expansion of cloud computing, along with a next-generation internet sector-themed exchange traded fund strategy to capture this growing opportunity. In the recent webcast, An Advisors Guide to Cloud Computing and the Future of the InternetAnalyst Will Summerlin projected that global AI software and hardware could explode in the coming years …

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NYC launches ‘Big Apple Connect,’ nation’s largest free municipal broadband program, for NYCHA residents

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York City launched “Big Apple Connect” on Monday, bringing free high-speed internet to NYCHA residents in what is the nation’s largest free municipal broadband program. Mayor Eric Adams and Chief Technology Officer Matthew Fraser announced the citywide launch after a successful pilot program. The landmark digital equity program will …

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New Korean legislation undermines Internet norms and raises broad trade concerns

On September 8, Korean National Assembly Member Rep. Young-chan introduced an amendment to Korea’s Telecommunications Business Act, dubbed the “Netflix Free Ride Prevention Act.” This bill, a consolidation of six similar bills introduced over the past year, suffers from all the same flaws of its predecessors, and does nothing to address the international concerns that …

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Developers offer Rockstar sympathy as the internet goes wild over GTA 6 leak

No developer takes its time like Rockstar Games. Every open world game it makes is more elaborate and takes longer to build than the last, and Grand Theft Auto 6 (opens in new tab)whenever it’s done, will arrive at least 10 years after GTA 5. But for the first time we won’t see the new …

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‘It’s not that hard’: Does kicking Kiwi Farms off the internet prove tech firms can act against hate speech? | Page

ors the internet continues to evolve from its earlier days as an unregulated wild west, the big debates about what people should be allowed to see and do online has shifted away from major platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter to focus on the actions of a small group of tech companies. These service providers …

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Broadband Labels Should Include Practical Applications of Internet Packages: MIT Researchers : Broadband Breakfast

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2022 – The Federal Communications Commission is being warned not to overly burden internet service providers with its Congress-mandated order to collect pricing and subscription rates data from participants in the Affordable Connectivity Program. Under the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act, the FCC is required by November 15 to adopt rules to …

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Internet Rips Royal Funeral Coverage as Hurricane Fiona Batters Puerto Rico

Various social media users have expressed frustration over wall-to-wall coverage of the royal funeral as Puerto Rico struggles against another hurricane. The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II took place at London’s Westminster Abbey on Monday following her death on September 8. The event was estimated to feature around 2,000 guests, including 500 world leaders, …

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