Posts Tagged ‘fiber’

AT&T Unveils New 10 Mbps Fixed Wireless Service in Georgia

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

It’s hard to tell if this is a sign of things to come, or just a simple case of AT&T cutting costs.

AT&T has unveiled the first trials of a fixed wireless broadband service in Atlanta the company hopes will replace the aging DSL lines the company isn’t interested in upgrading. According to the AT&T announcement, the service will be creatively named “Fixed Wireless Internet.”


Netgear DGND3700 N600 ADSL2+ Fibre Cable Router Review

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Come to think of it, I could use a new router at home too …

Recently Netgear sent me their new DGND3700 router for review, which was very lucky as mine was playing up at the time.  Now on the face of it you might not think the arrival of a router for review would be anything exciting, in this case you could very well be wrong.  This model is one of the company’s top-end N600 range and it somehow manages to pack in just about every feature you could ever want in a router.  The big question though is, is it any good?


Verizon, Time Warner Cable Fight Over The Definition Of Fiber – NAD rules again in Verizon’s favor in continuing ad dispute

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

I guess you can’t believe everything you read … especially when it’s in an advertisement.

Last month we noted how Time Warner Cable, Cox, Cablevision and Comcast have all been slapped on the wrist by the the National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau. Why? They continually run ads that try to confuse customers into thinking that having core network fiber is the same thing as running fiber to the home. Verizon — given they actually do run fiber to the home — has filed complaints against these ads with the NAD and has repeatedly seen NAD rule in their favor.