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.
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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.
A new legal challenge is being mounted by Sweden's TV and film industry to hold ISPs responsible for streaming services alleged to infringe on copyright.
Telcos don't see national fiber coverage as a priority; reelected president wants half the population to get Internet access to the technology.
Gogo's partnership with T-Mobile on in-flight texting highlights how internet access 30,000 feet up will likely blend with wireless on the ground. Could a carrier like Verizon buy Gogo?
The broad definition of a 'network' in new national security legislation could give Australia's top spy agency access to just about every computer on the internet, according to legal experts.
Once a nation has universal fibre to the premises internet access, the question becomes, what's next?
An app launched in Zambia by Facebook will provide access to a number of online services for free, in an attempt by Internet.org to lift the country's internet penetration rate above 15 percent.
We could not live without our mobile phones and texting, according to Ofcom's latest survey of consumer habits.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed a new law requiring internet companies to retain the personal data of their Russian customers, or face being blocked from access in the country.
Google executives have visited Cuba in order to promote censorship-free Internet access.
But mobile internet access keeps going up
More internet users and devices, faster broadband speeds and more video viewing will result in global IP traffic reaching 1.6 zettabytes by 2018.
Telstra's wholesale customers were not given access to new ADSL products at the same time as Telstra's own retail ISP BigPond, the ACCC has found.
Beset by regulation, New Zealand network operator Chorus is creating a new range of unregulated fast fibre and copper offerings.
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