20 stories about Internet
Brothers in Arms Internet

Israeli internet use surged 35% during the first week of the Gaza conflict

According to data published by Bezeq, in the first week of the war, the average internet consumption per household in Israel jumped by about 35%, and from the second week, an increase of more than 18% was recorded compared to pre-war times.
Israel Internet

Israel's digital quality of life plummets to 17th place globally, no longer world leader

06.09.23|James Spiro
The Digital Quality of Life Index is an annual study that ranks 121 countries by their digital well-being based on five core pillars
מוסף שבועי 24.3.22 יורם הכהן מנכל איגוד האינטרנט ומייסד הרשות להגנת הפרטיות

Video Nation: Israelis are consuming more video than ever, but infrastructure is slow compared to OECD

07.05.23|Omer Kabir
According to a report by the Israel Internet Association, the significant increase in 2022 in the consumption of video content among Israelis is mainly due to TikTok and Netflix. The association’s CEO Yoram Hacohen: "The state must make sure that the infrastructure meets the demand"
Israel Internet

Report: Israel’s internet is the world’s best value for money

25.01.23|James Spiro
The index was created by ranking 117 countries and territories based on the speed-to-affordability ratios of fixed broadband internet and mobile internet
קידום עסקי אונליין

Report: Israel ranked top in Digital Quality of Life worldwide

13.09.22|James Spiro
Startup Nation jumped three spots in a year due to its overwhelming score in internet affordability in times of high inflation
Melanie Garson Tony Blair

The internet is “at risk of fracturing” amid geopolitical unrest and unregulated tech companies

10.07.22|James Spiro
Technology is both the underlying problem and solution to the world’s biggest challenges off and on the internet, explains Dr. Melanie Garson of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Noam Schwartz Ctech Unicorn Forum

Context is King for ActiveFence when fighting bad content online

30.06.22|James Spiro
Noam Schwartz, Co-Founder and CEO at ActiveFence, discusses how to fight online toxicity with technology
נדב שובל OpenWeb אופן ווב ממייסדי החברה והמנכ"ל

OpenWeb: “We do the dirty job of the internet - we clean it”

28.02.22|James Spiro
The Israeli unicorn uses machine learning and AI to detect hate speech in internet comment sections while promoting healthy conversations
Digital Life 1

Israel ranked 4th in 2021’s Digital Quality of Life Index

19.09.21|James Spiro
The ranking signals a four-place leap in one year, overtaking the U.S. and Singapore

Google officially announces subsea cable to connect Europe and Asia via Israel

29.07.21|Roee Bergman
The laying of Google's new cable in Israel is possible due to the normalization of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Gulf states
לוטן לבקוביץ' Grove Ventures Lotan Levkowitz

The Internet needs a new sheriff

21.07.21|Lotan Levkowitz
Trust and Safety online is a problem so large and complex that it employs presidents, activists and major advertisers. Tech giants and regulators are extremely concerned and are actively trying to find solutions - a golden opportunity for Israeli startups
מטה בזק מגדלי עזריאלי תל אביב

Israeli telco Bezeq fined over $2 million for misleading consumers about internet speeds

08.04.21|Avior Abou
Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority found Bezeq guilty of providing customers internet service at speeds significantly lower than they had been promised
אילון מאסק מייסד טסלה 16.2.21

SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet is touching down in Israel

02.03.21|Avior Abou
Elon Musk’s brainchild is expected to become available in the Holy Land in 2022
קניות ברשת קניות באינטרנט כרטיס אשראי

Survey finds Israelis love online shopping but some are hesitant to do so for fear of fraud

While 66% of Israelis plan to purchase online during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, another third is hesitant due to increased fraud, finds survey
איציק בנבנישתי מנכ"ל פרטנר 16.8.20 ועידת Mind The Tech

Revolution, not evolution: CEO of Israeli telco Partner says his company is prepared for 5G

17.08.20|Maayan Manela
"As a forward-thinking company, we want to make sure we are ready to meet the demands of the future," said Isaac Benbensti
מינסק בלארוס הפגנות בחירות

With Belarus’ internet shutdown, Israeli companies cannot communicate with offshore employees

12.08.20|Hagar Ravet and Meir Orbach
Local and international media has placed the blame for the connectivity crisis on the government attempting to dissuade protestors against the president
שירותי אינטרנט

Survey: Digital banking and payments on the rise as Israelis flock online during pandemic

Around 80% of the 808 people surveyed said that they use digital banking services, with an additional 8% only beginning to do so since the arrival of Covid-19
Digital Life 1

With cheap, but only adequate Internet access, Israel ranks 8th in digital quality of life

30.07.20|James Spiro
The 2020 global index by Surfshark ranks the quality of digital life in 85 countries
פריסת סיבים אופטיים של פרטנר

Israeli government offering small businesses grants to connect to fiber-optic internet amidst Covid-19 communications crisis

08.07.20|Avior Abou
Only 30% of Israeli households (800,000) have the infrastructure required to connect to fiber-optic internet, with just 6% (150,000) doing so to date