Microsoft Research and Duke University are combining device graphics chips with those in the cloud to cut mobile broadband usage for streamed applications by up to 83 percent.
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With the U.S. smartphone market nearly saturated, tablets are growing mobile broadband subscriptions for carriers. Connected cars are in the rear-view mirror and gaining, however.
Remote communities in Australia's Northern Territory are set to get better telecommunications coverage, with the territory's 2015-16 Budget devoting AU$9 million over three years to improve mobile and broadband services in partnership with Telstra.
Telstra is looking to give its customers more data for less money across broadband and mobile in a bid to bring it into line with its competitors.
The Australian government has asked the Productivity Commission to conduct a cost-benefit analysis into a dedicated national mobile broadband network for emergency services.
New Zealand mobile challenger 2degrees is buying its fixed-line broadband partner, Christchurch-based Snap.
Optus is offering a six-month subscription to the streaming video giant on two-year fixed, mobile phone, and mobile broadband contracts.
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.
After years of growth, mobile handset and wireless broadband subscription levels are starting to reach saturation levels in Australia, according to the Australian competition watchdog.
Saguna focuses on improving the connection between mobile networks and users -- a fitting investment for companies looking to avoid bottlenecks.
The Australian government is calling on the Productivity Commission to work out how best to deliver mobile broadband capability for the country's law enforcement and emergency services.
As one from the land of Blighty, I'm happy to say 4G coverage is pretty poor -- but will Ofcom's new spectrum auction push forward network improvements?
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.
Australia is the only country that has mobile connection speeds above 100Mbps, according to the second-quarter 2014 State of the Internet Report.
The slow pace of mobile network spectrum allocation in many south-east Asian countries is leading to a delay in broadband implementation in the region, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
If you pay for data for your mobile devices, keep an eye on consumption when you travel, even domestically.
Rebranded telco says focus on the customer is delivering results in the second half of its financial year.
Ofcom's faster line repair ruling is full of good intentions, but will Openreach rise to the challenge?
Nokia continues its focus on mobile broadband with a new acquisition that could help its push towards small cell technology.
Nokia is beefing up its mobile broadband business with a new security unit.
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