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.
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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 tech giant plans to provide royalty-free access to patents to prompt further development of the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.
SMS remains in a sort of no man's land. Unlike phone calls and mobile broadband, which have unfettered access, the delivery of SMS messages are up to the carrier to decide.
Cloud security risks, and rewards: Leviathan Security today released reports on whether it's more or less secure than local storage, if data can be kept available and confidential, and whether companies can adequately hire to secure their data.
Tightened Internet access is no longer limited to the Great Firewall -- instead, the military is now in the hot seat over blogging and device use.
Intel buys broadband and networking specialist Lantiq in a move to fill out its connected home and Internet of things portfolio.
The Chinese government is rebuilding the country's legendary Internet filter to make access to social media websites and VPNs far more difficult.
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.
US consumers may be treated with new low-cost, contract-free mobile data plans, thanks to another project brewing at Google to lower the barriers to internet access.
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.
Internet users in India are reporting they're unable to access websites including GitHub, Internet Archive, Pastebin, and Vimeo under an order from India's DoT (Department of Telecom).
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.
One Italian group is showing how a do-it-yourself ethos can bring internet connectivity to an area where ISPs fear to tread.
A new ITU standard will bring fibre broadband closer to premises, providing access speeds of 500Mbps to 1Gbps at distances of up to 100m from new distribution points.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has launched its Australian Internet Security Initiative portal to give internet service providers access to information about what IPs in their networks are infected by malware.
There are now more than 3 billion people online globally, with two-thirds of all people with internet access now living in the developing world, according to new research by the United Nations agency charged with improving the world's access to IT infrastructure.
A draft bill going before the Italian parliament will force even the smallest companies across the country to provide free internet access.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.