Internet

Delta and Montrose counties elevate their internet game

Elevate Fiber began with a lot of griping by folks in Delta and Montrose counties who were sick of buffering interruptions while trying to stream their Netflix favorites. Along the way, Becky...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s internet aims to quicken its pace

If you’ve noticed a better Netflix stream lately and wondered if Durango’s internet speeds have increased, the answer is: Yes, indeed, they just may have. If your internet speeds have not...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Parents should teach children to ‘stop, think, click’

As technology develops, its main mission is to make our lives easier, but when it comes to parenting, the rise of the internet has made the job only more complicated. Holly Landgren, a retired...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

FCC votes along party lines to end ‘net neutrality’

WASHINGTON – In a vote along party lines, the federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. The Thursday vote at the Federal...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Bennet asks FCC for details about rural broadband work

The Federal Communications Commission has been slow to provide details to Sen. Michael Bennet about how CenturyLink is spending millions of dollars on publicly funded rural internet improvements....

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works – just too slowly

NEW YORK – Facebook’s effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect – although that finding comes with a major caveat. Once a story receives a...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Former Equifax chairman apologizes for data breach

WASHINGTON – The former chairman and CEO of Equifax says the company was entrusted with personal information of 140 million Americans and “we let them down” as human error and technology failures...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure

NEW YORK – Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators, bowing to pressure that it be more forthcoming with information that could shed...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Is Amazon rendering downtown obsolete?

Amazon is taking over the world, right? We keep hearing this over and over with the internet giant’s online sales continuing to grow. Recently, Amazon purchased Whole Foods and is now slashing food...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

New broadband company seeks to connect Montezuma County

While officials from local governments to business leaders in the private sector search for solutions to Montezuma County’s limited broadband, two Dolores residents are aiming to improve the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CenturyLink describes efforts to improve regional internet

Efforts to improve rural internet service across the region are underway, but not all residents are experiencing better service. CenturyLink received $159 million in federal funding to improve...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Connect 4 goes back to the drawing board on broadband

The Connect 4 Broadband Initiative has a new strategy to move forward with a countywide internet project that has been stalled since early 2016. For more than a year, representatives from the...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business