Facebook's plan to bring 'free internet access' to underserved regions has stirred up controversy among net neutrality advocates and telcos alike.
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Broadband, 4G and internet security are among the issues highlighted by the party manifestos.
The group of experts said that forcing the shutdown of internet access can "never be justified" under international human rights laws.
The partnership with the Brazilian government will aim to deliver free Internet access to low-income citizens
A small New Zealand ISP has stopped offering 'global mode' access to geoblocked services, despite believing the practice to be within NZ law due to legal threats from content owners.
Big Blue is offering challenge participants free access to Bluemix, allowing them to draw on cloud development tools ranging from Watson Analytics to the Internet of Things.
The Federal Court has ruled in favour of Dallas Buyers Club LLC's preliminary discovery to be granted access to customer details of several Australian internet service providers in order to send letters for settlement payments over copyright infringement.
AOL is largely a media and advertising company, but Assist is designed to add subscribers. The upsell: Convince current Internet access subscribers to buy tech support too.
Lightbox, MediaWorks, SKY, and TVNZ have threatened to sue local ISPs and companies that allow customers to bypass geoblock restrictions on services such as Netflix.
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 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.
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