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Will The End Of Net Neutrality Affect Your Business?

3.1.2018 by Al McCloud

The Trump Administration is in the process of repealing long-standing U.S. net neutrality standards in order to shake up the internet-at-large. Who will this change benefit? Will it affect your business?  The Basics Internet Service Providers like BT, Sky Broadband, Virgin and TalkTalk provide you with access to content on the net. The idea of net neutrality is that ISPs deliver this content impartially. ISPs can’t decide to make streaming video from Netflix faster than BBC iPlayer, for example, and they can’t make websites inaccessible (with the exception of court orders which can force UK ISPs to completely block websites…

FRIDAYS AT UKFAST – 27th Feb

27.2.2015 by Jenn Granger

Welcome to the last Friday in February everyone! This week we’ve talked about an upcoming Linux event, Google’s new warning pop-ups, how to prepare for a disaster, and reddit’s new nudity rules. Now get out of here and enjoy your…

Surfing In Murky Waters

16.12.2014 by Jenn Granger

The year’s drawing to a close and the results are in – and I’m not going to lie to you, it doesn’t look too good. According to a report by the World Wide Web Foundation the internet is becoming less…

Should All Internet Services Be Created Equal?

18.3.2014 by Jenn Granger

The net neutrality debate has been bubbling for a while, with both sides nearly coming to cyber-blows, and with all the recent rulings, is something that could have a big effect on us all - soon. Net neutrality is the…

BBC’s iPlayer Gets go Ahead With Microsoft

1.5.2007 by Mother Superior

There has been a small cloud of controversy over the BBC's development of their on demand services - known as the iPlayer. As they are a little behind the game for visual downloads it's not surprising that they are eager…

Control Lies Where on the Internet?

12.6.2006 by Mother Superior

In a radio interview last week, Lawrence Jones was asked to explain what an Internet Service Provider does. Following Lawrence's answer, Phil Wood, the host said - "so you basically run the Internet" and Lawrence's response was "I guess so,…