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.
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The New Zealand government-funded Rural Broadband Initiative faces a technical audit to ensure that performance levels contracted with Vodafone are being met.
The Spanish broadband and phone provider is facing stiff competition thanks to the arrival of streaming services and a period of consolidation in the country.
The Australian government has asked the Productivity Commission to conduct a cost-benefit analysis into a dedicated national mobile broadband network for emergency services.
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.
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.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
Plans for new unregulated copper-based broadband services, dubbed Boost HD, are now in limbo.
Regulated price cuts to wholesale copper broadband services stand after Chorus' appeal fails.
New Zealand network operator posts a flat result, but a regulated reduction in the prices it can charge for copper broadband services looms in December.
Telecom New Zealand and CallPlus complain to the regulator that proposed changes to wholesale broadband services are an enforceable breach under the Telecommunications Act.
Inmarsat to lead the EU wide roll-out of in-flight passenger broadband services with British Airways in the van.
Over 420,000 more customers will receive fixed-wireless and fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) broadband services after an NBN Co review recommended an additional 1300 wireless towers be built – at an additional cost of $1.7 billion – to prevent latent demand from swamping satellite services to be launched in 2016.
Singapore regulator IDA slaps record S$6 million fine on SingTel for an October 9 blaze that brought down various communications services including broadband and mobile, affecting 270,000 subscribers and businesses.
Telstra has signed a multimillion dollar broadband security services deal with Mako Networks, representing the cloud-based security company’s largest contract in the Australian market.
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.
Air China, the country’s national flag carrier, said more passengers will soon be able to enjoy free broadband browsing services at 32,000 feet after a successful trial run on Wednesday.
The regulatory status quo, cutting the amount Chorus can charge for wholesale copper broadband services, remains in place.
Australians using mobile broadband services added AU$33.8 billion to economic activity in the country in 2013, according to research commissioned by the ACMA.
Fears are rising that a "nuclear option" could be used to degrade copper broadband services in New Zealand and drive users to fibre.
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