Category Archives: Broadband

Comcast and Time Warner Cable hike modem fees as much as 33%. Time to buy your own. January 02

http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/02/technology/comcast-time-warner-cable-modem/ I guess I’d better scrutinize my Time Warner bill this month.  And maybe start pricing cable modems. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

Posted in Broadband, Information Technology, Internet, Mutterings | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Internet traffic jams are widespread in the US, and are probably about to get a lot worse | The Verge

http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/31/7138449/m-lab-netflix-comcast-verizon-isp-business-dispute-congestion-traffic-interconnection ISP interconnection has a substantial impact on consumer internet performance –sometimes a severely negative impact — and that business relationships between ISPs, and not major technical problems, are at the root of the problems we observed. An interesting study … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband, Information Technology, Internet, Musings, Net Neutrality | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Article: Internet down for 12m Americans as Time Warner Cable suffers outage

Internet down for 12m Americans as Time Warner Cable suffers outage http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/27/internet-down-time-warner-cable-outage Per my earlier Tweet, we (the Mosses) are victims of this outage. What do you want to bet that my bill will not reflect a credit for the … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband, Information Technology, Internet, Mutterings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Article: Democrat Warns Data Caps Could Undermine Net Neutrality

Democrat Warns Data Caps Could Undermine Net Neutrality http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/democrat-warns-data-caps-could-undermine-net-neutrality-20140729 The Flip Side Of Net Neutrality.  So far Time Warner hasn’t instituted data caps for my home Internet but Comcast could change that in the future. Posted from WordPress for Android … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband, Information Technology, Internet, Mutterings, Net Neutrality | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Article: Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal

Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal http://gigaom.com/2014/07/24/chromecast-turns-one-why-this-small-streaming-stick-became-such-a-big-deal/ Happy Birthday Chromecast! Best $35 I ever spent.  I’m looking forward to the updates promised in the article above. Posted from WordPress for Android via my … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband, Information Technology, Internet, Movies and Television Shows, Musings, Products, Services | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Article: Comcast Is Turning The US Into Its Own Private Hotspot

Comcast Is Turning The US Into Its Own Private Hotspot http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/11/comcast-is-turning-the-us-into-its-own-private-hotspot/?ncid=rss Reminder to self: make sure Time Warner Road Runner Internet service does NOT include this new feature. If it does (or might soon since Comcast bought them) … opt … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband, Information Technology, Internet, Mutterings, Privacy, Security | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Internet Is About to Become Worse Than Television

http://io9.com/the-internet-is-about-to-become-worse-than-television-1569504174?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow I’m not happy with the FCC.  Time to write some snail mail.

Posted in Broadband, Information Technology, Internet, Mutterings, Net Neutrality | Tagged , , | Leave a comment