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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One Italian group is showing how a do-it-yourself ethos can bring internet connectivity to an area where ISPs fear to tread.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
Online retail accounts for just 1 percent of the total market and is expected to remain through to 2018 amid tough competition from physical stores and delays in infrastructure rollout to boost broadband connectivity.
Regulator changes the rules to try to give BT's competitors a chance in a more level playing field.
£1.2bn plan to bring broadband to rural areas is not delivering enough competition, says goverment spending watchdog.
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.
A dispute is simmering between the private buyers of ISP Orcon and New Zealand state-owned networking company Kordia
Qatar has laid out an ambitious plan for the country's broadband market. From greater competition to 1Gbps for schools to fibre for the World Cup stadiums, Qatari broadband will be getting a makeover in the next few years.
Rivals claim networking sharing deal could have breached Spanish competition laws.
The ACCC is forging ahead with a proposal to audit broadband speeds, while telcos believe that the Australian competition watchdog is targeting a non-issue.
Shift to naked broadband, IP services and aggressive price competition continue to take their toll.
The Australian competition watchdog is considering keeping tabs on the broadband speeds available in Australia.
Singapore telco has realigned sales and marketing functions for a more integrated enterprise and consumer approach. Separately, while Q2 profit rose 16 percent it is still suffering from intense competition in broadband.
Broadband speeds on the continent are only about three-quarters of the headline advertised speeds, the EC has found.
New ISP entrant AusBBS has revealed National Broadband Network plans with unlimited data, provided users do not breach the company's acceptable use policy.
Singapore telco books 3 percent rise in Q1 net profit but sees ARPU pressure from OTT players on mobile income, and warns of intense competition in broadband space from newcomers.
BT's move into sport looks like a minor deal, but it's part of the global competition for a converging TV/broadband market where the leading players include Rupert Murdoch's Sky and John Malone's Liberty Global.
India's Telecom Commission approves move to let companies with wireless broadband airwaves also offer voice services for a US$306 million fee, which could heighten competition with telcos.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it will appeal a court decision that found that most of TPG's broadband ads were not misleading.
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