Gentay Communications launches its VoIP-based Nanu service, which it says uses 80 percent less bandwidth than Skype, allowing it offer free international calls even if they're made to non-Nanu users.
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The CEO of VoIP and broadband service provider MyNetFone talks about the essential gadgets to bring when travelling abroad.
Japanese mobile operator Softbank plans to use eAccess' bandwidth to expand its broadband services, particularly LTE, as it prepares for the launch of Apple's iPhone 5.
Wholesale broadband provider Eftel has picked up VoIP provider Engin for AU$9.1 million.
Be Broadband has unveiled a new starting date for the migration of customers from the older broadband infrastructure it rents from BT to its own, new core network.The move will boost bandwidth for the O2-owned operator, and it will also help Be move to IPv6 — it will, however, also mean changing customers' static IP addresses.
European regulators are set to challenge how mobile operators prioritise its traditional mobile calling traffic over voice-over-IP traffic.
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has called for greater transparency by broadband providers and suppliers, and warns that it could force companies to make such changes.
One of the strangest arguments against the NBN is that it's going to raise the price of broadband access. What those spouting this argument don't seem to realise is that next-generation access prices won't be any cheaper — and if Telstra has its way, it will make NBN Co's pricing look like loose change while killing VoIP, IPTV and "naked" services.
National broadband provider iiNet has responded to comments by Telstra that consumer-grade Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony isn't yet reliable enough for use by pointing out that it has 170,000 customers using the technology — and they're very happy, thank you very much.
Video-on-demand, VoIP and online gameplay applications are noticeably slower over Wi-Fi than using wired Ethernet connections, the broadband analytics firm Epitiro has said.The company said on Thursday that a small drop in wireless signal can lead to a drop in download speeds of 30 percent and an increase of between 10-20 percent in latency, with packet loss and jitter also being affected.
Internet service provider (ISP) TPG has fired the latest volley onto the bandwidth battlefield, offering "unlimited" broadband plans available from today.
Leading surgeon and medical media pioneer, Professor Andrew Renaut, has said that either the National Broadband Network or the $6 billion Coalition alternative would be sufficient to overcome Australia's "bandwidth barrier", which he says is preventing technological advances in fields such as medicine and education.
Telecom operators in Malaysia chalk up highest Ethernet broadband circuit cost within Asia-Pacific region where consumer demand for higher bandwidth continues to grow, according to a study.
Adoption of ultra-high speed residential broadband will create bandwidth divide among world regions, as well as within countries in three to five years, says Gartner.
Frugal Friday: Optimum Ultra and DOCSIS 3.0, Crapware, When to replace a PC, Engine Yard and Ruby on Rails
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss my adventures in Optimum Ultra 100Mbps cable broadband service (and experience the hilarity of early adoption when my VOIP cuts out 3 times during the broadcast) the bane of crapware, the decision of when to replace a small business computer, and talk to Michael Mullany, Vice President of Marketing for Engine Yard, a cloud-based Ruby on Rails application hosting provider.Click here to listen to the July 3, 2009 Frugal Friday Podcast.
Besides the "femtocell" sounding like a robotic sex toy or an individually wrapped feminine hygiene product, in technological terms it is a router-like device which converts a portion of your broadband bandwidth to provide you with a compact cell network in your house.The concept is a relatively simple one.
The OOMA is a Voice Over IP (VOIP) appliance that plugs into your broadband connection which provides you unlimited local and long distance telephone service. What's the difference between this and other consumer VOIP solutions such as Vonage or Packet8?
Skype's free desktop VoIP communicator brings some key enhancements with video and audio bandwidth, though it leaves behind some of the extra adornments of version 3.8. Read CNET's review.
A coast-to-coast 3G data test by Gizmodo in December compared the mobile broadband performance of Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint in eight U.S. cities. The results showed a surprise winner. Take a look and then post your own 3G bandwidth test.
Google is by far the largest user of Internet bandwidth, its share of bandwidth usage is rising rapidly, and its bandwidth use is orders of magnitude greater than its payment for its cost, according to a new study by NETCompetition.org, a site committed to Net Neutrality "pro-competition Internet forum funded by broadband companies.
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