Stories tagged: Internet service
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 3:16 p.m.
Comcast has invested nearly $2 million to upgrade its network in Deer Park since it acquired the Northstar Broadband Cable TV system earlier this year, officials said Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
Comcast has expanded its gigabit broadband service locally, and the company says it’s now offering the faster internet service throughout Spokane and Stevens counties.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Internet providers push back Thursday against legislation that would require them to keep offering open Internet service.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
The head of the country’s telecommunications regulator says there will be a vote in May on ditching Obama-era “net neutrality” rules that keep telecoms from favoring some sites and apps.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Telephone and Internet service is being disrupted for some Frontier Communications customers in southeastern Washington, northern Idaho and Montana after a truck damaged a fiber-optic cable.
Thu., July 30, 2015, 12:40 p.m.
MENLO PARK, California — Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year of a solar-powered drone with the wingspan of a Boeing 737, the next stage of its …
Fri., Sept. 5, 2014
Next Wednesday, if your favorite website seems to load slowly, take a closer look: You might be experiencing the Battle for the Net’s “Internet Slowdown,” a global day of grass-roots …
UPDATED: Sat., July 19, 2014, 3:21 p.m.
Burned cables, telephone poles and power lines have cut off of all power, phone and internet services in several Central Washington towns hit by wildfires.
Sat., Sept. 14, 2013
BOISE – Rural North Idaho is the worst-served part of the state when it comes to broadband Internet service, a legislative committee learned Friday. “Where we’re struggling probably the most …
Mon., April 4, 2011
Valerie Fast Horse, 46, is the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s director of information technology. She’s a “technological visionary,” says Chief Allan, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s chairman, “helping bridge the digital divide …