Frontier bungles redaction of network audit that it doesn’t want you to see

[ad_1] Enlarge / A Frontier Communications van. Frontier Communications needs a lesson in how to redact documents. Frontier is trying to hide large portions of an audit report from the public, claiming that details about the ISP’s broadband-network problems are trade secrets. But when Frontier made a redacted version of the report public, many of…

Pandemic hasn’t crushed broadband networks—even rural areas are doing OK

[ad_1] The sharp growth in residential-broadband traffic seen during the pandemic is starting to level off, new data shows. While Internet speeds have slowed somewhat in many parts of the United States, it turns out that even rural-broadband networks are holding up pretty well. Speeds have dropped in rural areas but are stabilizing, BroadbandNow reported…