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.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
For the first time, UK cable connections were faster than fibre connections, though not by much. However, ADSL2 speeds have increased, while the speed gap between urban and rural users has narrowed.
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.
Poland's ambitious National Broadband Plan is creeping closer to becoming a reality – but can its aims really be achieved?
Harmonizing the 700MHz frequency band for mobile broadband services, shifting from analog to digital TV broadcast, and improving undersea cable resiliency, will be key areas for cooperation for Southeast Asia, following the 13th TELMIN meeting between ICT ministers.
A fire at SingTel's network exchange at Bukit Panjang in the Northwest of Singapore has affected its services and of those leasing its lines, such as rival telcos' fiber broadband and cable TV, and bank ATMs and branches.
New ISP entrant AusBBS has revealed National Broadband Network plans with unlimited data, provided users do not breach the company's acceptable use policy.
The theft of hundreds of metres of copper cable led to broadband outages in Middlesex and Sussex last year.
Cabling company Prysmian has opened an expanded fibre production factory in Dee Why, New South Wales to provide fibre cable for the National Broadband Network.
Openreach is testing a "fibre on demand" service that will provide 330Mbps broadband connections, before making the service commercially available from Spring 2013. The problem isn't the technology but the cost of the deployment, which involves laying a fibre optic cable from the local cabinet to the home or business premises.
British Telecom, the U.K.'s largest broadband provider, is the last ISP to comply with a court order blocking access to The Pirate Bay. But the block was futile and circumvented in a matter of minutes.
Sky broadband, the ISP division of BSkyB, is the latest UK ISP to block access to the Pirate Bay for its subscribers.Sky has joined Virgin Media in blocking access to The Pirate Bay Image credit: Rory Cellan-Jones/BBCThe company confirmed the move on its website on Wednesday, as the result of the court order issued in April.
Virgin Media's fastest 100Mbps broadband package is now available to over 10 million homes, beating its mid-2012 estimate for the rollout. However, the company will introduce cable price rises in April
South Yorkshire's super-fast broadband scheme lost more than £9m last year and still hasn't found a major ISP to sell its connectivity to consumers, it has emerged.The Yorkshire Post reported on Tuesday that the £92m Digital Region project had brought in just £167,000, according to filings with Companies House.
Cable broadband customers on its 50Mbps plan will get a free upgrade to 120Mbps, the ISP has been forced to reveal after mistakenly sending out announcement emails to the wrong subscribers
The cable broadband provider has announced a £110m upgrade programme to boost maximum speeds across all of its packages, with many set to double in speed
With the looming roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN), Internode founder Simon Hackett was worried that his internet service provider (ISP) just wouldn't be big enough on its own to succeed.
Sky Broadband began blocking Newzbin2 on Tuesday, after receiving a court order telling it to do so.The ISP is the second major internet provider to block access to the file-sharing website, after BT started doing so around the end of October.
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