One Italian group is showing how a do-it-yourself ethos can bring internet connectivity to an area where ISPs fear to tread.
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Optus has announced the availability of a new data cable broadband bundle for customers that are being serviced by its hybrid fibre-coaxial cable network.
Sweden's Bahnhof teams up with internet rights group to offer free VPN service as a shield against data retention requirements.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
Data retention laws in Sweden looked dead a few months ago, but it's alive and kicking with all but one ISP resuming the collection of user data to aid law enforcement investigations.
While Australians continue to download increasing amounts of data, the number of people using broadband quicker than 24Mbps has stalled, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
BBC Worldwide has revealed that 13,000 Australians downloaded leaked episodes of the new series of Doctor Who, as the company pushes to force ISPs to keep an eye out for 'suspicious behaviour' of its users downloading large amounts of data.
The Australian government has launched a single platform containing a number of the data sets released by the government, including broadband availability and quality.
Despite ever-growing amounts of mobile data being consumed, Australians are increasingly choosing to tether mobile phones and use public Wi-Fi over purchasing a mobile broadband device, a survey from Telsyte says.
Last year, only one ISP achieved six out of six stars in protecting user data. Now, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, among a handful of others, have stepped up.
A rise in uptake of TPG's ADSL2+ bundles has helped offset a decline in the number of stand alone broadband customers for the ISP.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched a new website built on data collected from the telcos purporting to display broadband availability across Australia.
As Singapore wraps up the year with a bustling startup ecosystem and significant milestones including the launch of its Personal Data Protection Act and amendments to Computer Misuse Act to combat cyberattacks. However, further efforts are needed to continue driving broadband adoption and to encourage 'bootstrapping' attitude in graduates
For some customers, speed will be limited to 2Mbps if they use more than 300GB for four months in a row.
Despite seeing massive growth over past three years, data used on mobile devices makes up only 3 percent of all data downloaded by Australians, as the domination of fixed-line broadband goes unchallenged.
iiNet has resurrected the unlimited download plan as part of a new ISP brand known as Jiva.
When the NSA secures a secret FISA court warrant to tap into a customer's data, what can the ISP do? Not much, one ISP owner said, who came forward to tell his story.
Proposed data limits from Deutsche Telekom won't apply to company's own internet services, setting the stage for potential net neutrality disputes.
New ISP entrant AusBBS has revealed National Broadband Network plans with unlimited data, provided users do not breach the company's acceptable use policy.
Virgin will offer a 4G broadband plan with no excess data charges for wireless broadband users.
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