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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Replicating current analogue services over the Coalition's FttN NBN will be complex, expensive, time-consuming and may not be a "sensible" use of government funding, a confidential NBN Co assessment has warned.
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.
Faster broadband speeds and more bandwidth-intensive applications, most notably online video, are spurring higher traffic volumes per user.
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.
Stanford students beat out four other university teams with an app giving users control over bandwidth prioritization on home broadband networks.
Telecommunications carriers were already facing the difficult dynamics of a data-based mobile market where demand and revenues are following much different curves. Now that the new iPad has bowed, are telcos once-buoyant hopes for mobile broadband just going to end up sunk?
India's telecom department says will need longer than four-month deadline to complete resale of 2G licenses, after Supreme Court revoked 122 permits allotted since 2008 amid graft allegations.
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.
Without the deployment of IPv6, there will be no addresses to assign to the new 4G-enabled devices, says Axel Pawlik
Traditional networks not optimized to deliver new and future workloads effectively in converging environment, and enterprises need to invest to keep up, market players say.
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.
Small and midsize businesses able to reap same benefits from videoconferencing technology as bigger counterparts, but barriers to adoption still exist, note analysts.
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.
Despite setbacks in last several years, Asia's growing high-speed connectivity and improved strategies by Internet Protocol TV players put the technology on firm growth path.
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.
Growing demand for mobile broadband in emerging markets drives operators to expand their networks, but one industry observer calls for changes in existing business strategies to maintain their competitive edge.
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