Category Archives: Broadband

Arabsat announces the launch of a new satellite by the end of the year for broadband in Africa

During a press conference held on April 12, 2018, the Arab Satellite Communications Organization (Arabsat) announced the launch of a new communications satellite by the end of the year, which will strengthen its offer broadband in Africa. Arabsat Chairman Khaled Ben Ahmed Balkheyour (photo) added that the new telecom equipment will also strengthen the organization’s [...]

Google removes Kodi from search autocomplete

Google has removed the word Kodi from the autocomplete tool of its search engine, TorrentFreak reported. Now, users will have to type out the full term to get information about the software, which is used to access illegal content. Kodi is a legal open source software that supports several third-party add-ons that give access to [...]

Google retira a Kodi de la función autocompletar

Google ha eliminado la palabra Kodi de la función que permite autocompletar un término en su motor de búsqueda. De esta manera, los usuarios deberán escribir la palabra completa para obtener información sobre el software, que es empleado para acceder a contenido ilegal. Kodi es un software legal de código abierto que admite, sin embargo, [...]

Google launches free public Wi-Fi in Mexico

Google has launched its free public Wi-Fi hotspot program Google Station in Mexico, which is available at more than 50 public venues in the country, including airports, malls and mass transit stations. Mexico is the first country in Latin America to launch Google Station, and the third country globally, after India and Indonesia. In Mexico, [...]

Google lanza Wi-Fi gratis en México

Google lanzó en México su servicio de Wi-Fi gratuito Google Station en más de 50 sitios públicos del país, entre ellos aeropuertos, centros comerciales y estaciones de buses. Se trata del primer país de Latinoamérica donde el gigante de Internet lanza esta iniciativa, y el tercero en el mundo detrás de India e Indonesia. En [...]

Latinoamérica supera la barrera de los 70 millones de accesos de banda ancha

De acuerdo con Dataxis, América Latina superó la barrera de los 70 millones de accesos de banda ancha al cierre del tercer trimestre de 2017. La fibra al hogar (FTTH) es la opción de mayor crecimiento, con un aumento del 37% desde 2016. El auge de la fibra se puede explicar en un contexto de [...]

Net, Claro offer ad-supported Wi-Fi in Brazil

Brazilian operators Net and Claro (América Móvil) have launched ad-supported Wi-Fi. The project allows users who are not clients to connect to the public hotspots of the companies, for 15 minutes, after watching an advertising video. The pilot of the project, carried out in partnership with the Hands agency and with Banco Itaú as the [...]

Net y Claro ofrecen acceso público a Wi-Fi con publicidad

Los operadores brasileños Net y Claro (América Móvi) lanzaron una nueva iniciativa que ofrece Wi-Fi gratis, soportado por publicidad. El proyecto permite a usuarios que no son clientes conectarse a los hotspots públicos de las empresas, durante 15 minutos, luego de visualizar un video publicitario. La piloto del proyecto, realizado en asociación con la agencia [...]

Gogos 2Ku equipped aircraft first to utilize SES-15 HTS capacity

Gogo, the global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, announced that it has more than 200 aircraft equipped with its 2Ku inflight connectivity technology which are now utilizing the increased capacity delivered by SES-15. SES-15 entered service in January 2018 and is the companys first hybrid satellite providing Ku-band wide beams and [...]