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.
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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.
Intel buys broadband and networking specialist Lantiq in a move to fill out its connected home and Internet of things portfolio.
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.
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.
To blame Australia's drop in the Akamai State of the Internet ranking for peak and average broadband speeds on the government's decision to move away from fibre to the premises for the NBN defies reality.
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.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
Google says that US consumers are likely to be the only ones to enjoy the high-speed internet service for some time.
More internet users and devices, faster broadband speeds and more video viewing will result in global IP traffic reaching 1.6 zettabytes by 2018.
Most enterprises have backup Internet connectivity in the event their primary WAN links go down. So why don't providers offer this to end-users?
Optus Satellite has inked a three-year wholesale deal with New Zealand internet provider, Wireless Nation, to deliver satellite broadband services to customers across the county.
You might be looking forward to fiber, but take pity on those in the UK forced to put up with broadband speeds of only 0.60Mbps.
In a region where internet access can cost 40 percent of a month's wages if it's available at all, there's much to be done before the benefits of broadband will be felt equally across the Middle East and North Africa.
Google's Project Link has become a wholesale access provider for operators in Uganda.
With the cost of broadband Internet in the country expected to rise up to 30 percent with more expensive telecom licenses, perhaps now is the time for Indian consumers to re-consider mobile solutions.
Spain's two biggest cities account for three-quarters of its fibre broadband connections.
Internet TV has finally arrived in New Zealand, and with it, a chance to show what UFB can do.
The Obama administration unveils an ambitious plan to connect 99 percent of American students to high-speed broadband and wireless Internet within five years.
BRIC nations will drive growth of mobile Internet access to hit US$259 billion globally in 2014 and account for more than half of total connectivity spend, according to a PwC forecast.
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