The New Zealand government-funded Rural Broadband Initiative faces a technical audit to ensure performance levels contracted with Vodafone are being met.
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Rivals want BT to separate off its broadband business completely.
Akamai's latest State of the Internet report reveals that Australia's average broadband connection speeds have increased by 6.1 percent quarter over quarter, putting Australia in 42nd place globally.
The firm's State of the Internet report found average connection speeds rose 20 percent annually. However, due to the FCC's change in broadband definition, Akamai will rethink the report going forward.
The government has laid down €6bn to give Italy better broadband, and it's hoping local telcos will do the same.
iiNet has hinged much of its growth strategy on the rollout of the National Broadband Network, but CEO David Buckingham is pessimistic that the government will deliver on its promises of a faster rollout.
iiNet's strong NBN strategy has seen the company creep up on Optus, growing its fixed-line customer base to 975,000 in the first half of this financial year.
New Zealand's communications minister says adoption of fibre broadband is accelerating, but progress lags in major cities.
Intel buys broadband and networking specialist Lantiq in a move to fill out its connected home and Internet of things portfolio.
BT has fired the starter's gun on a pilot that could see "ultrafast" broadband available to most of the country in the next five years.
The U.S. communications regulator reclassified what "broadband" is, raising it from 4 Mbps download speeds to 25 Mbps. The hope is it will raise the bar for internet companies.
According to the Federation of Small Businesses we are living in a two-speed digital economy and it's rural Britain that is stuck in the slow lane.
Rivals need enough room to being able to make a profit, so BT's pricing is facing scrutiny.
The president is pushing for the end of laws that protect larger, established Internet providers from competition, which he says harms the rollout of rural broadband services.
To blame Australia's drop in the Akamai State of the Internet ranking for peak and average broadband speeds on the government's decision to move away from fibre to the premises for the NBN defies reality.
BT is looking at delivering fibre into basements as a way to fix up slow broadband in cramped parts of London.
Google and French space agency team up on Project Loon to bring broadband to all - but Ericsson's CEO reckons the solution lies with power, not internet balloons.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
A village on the edge of Dartmoor will be one of the first places in the UK to benefit from a new way to get superfast broadband to challenging areas.
BT researchers have been running field trials using the ITU's draft G.fast standard, and have already achieved download speeds of 800Mbps over short distances. It certainly goes well beyond BT Infinity…
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