Replicating current analogue services over the Coalition's FttN NBN will be complex, expensive, time-consuming and may not be a "sensible" use of government funding, a confidential NBN Co assessment has warned.
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The CEO of VoIP and broadband service provider MyNetFone talks about the essential gadgets to bring when travelling abroad.
Wholesale broadband provider Eftel has picked up VoIP provider Engin for AU$9.1 million.
4G mobile will offer super-fast download speeds when it arrives in the UK. Find out what 4G technologies are being deployed in the UK, by who and when, and why the UK has lagged behind the rest of the world on 4G adoption
Chinese tech giant Huawei hits back with countersuit against Singapore's Creative and its subsidiary Qmax, over aborted WiMax broadband project.
Wireless technology still exists in several hotspots in Asia and remains a "weapon" in any operators' arsenal but fierce competition and low consumer demand lead WiMax providers to rely on LTE for future growth instead.
You may have forgotten about her long ago, but Helen Coonan made a surprise appearance to announce the end of her time in Parliament. The NBN, unsurprisingly, got a spray, and the ghosts of OPEL were dredged up yet again. But have the Liberals evolved away from Coonan's wireless obsession? Or are we doomed to repeat the past as technological ignorance continues to pollute the NBN debate?
Traditional networks not optimized to deliver new and future workloads effectively in converging environment, and enterprises need to invest to keep up, market players say.
Despite falling prices, many consumers in emerging markets such as India and Philippines still cannot afford fixed and wireless broadband access, new report states.
One of the strangest arguments against the NBN is that it's going to raise the price of broadband access. What those spouting this argument don't seem to realise is that next-generation access prices won't be any cheaper — and if Telstra has its way, it will make NBN Co's pricing look like loose change while killing VoIP, IPTV and "naked" services.
Next-generation broadband standard lost out to Long Term Evolution but will exist as niche technology in countries with low copper penetration or smart grids, say industry observers.
Research by the telecoms regulator suggests 4G technologies such as LTE will be three times more spectrally efficient than the 3G mobile broadband technologies in use today
National broadband provider iiNet has responded to comments by Telstra that consumer-grade Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony isn't yet reliable enough for use by pointing out that it has 170,000 customers using the technology — and they're very happy, thank you very much.
Video-on-demand, VoIP and online gameplay applications are noticeably slower over Wi-Fi than using wired Ethernet connections, the broadband analytics firm Epitiro has said.The company said on Thursday that a small drop in wireless signal can lead to a drop in download speeds of 30 percent and an increase of between 10-20 percent in latency, with packet loss and jitter also being affected.
For the past 10 years since I began covering the local tech scene, I've observed that pundits, analysts and vendors normally look into their crystal ball around this time of the year, aiming to predict what's going to happen in the tech landscape in the coming year.This year is no different, as I've received various prediction pieces in the last two months issued by notable industry analysts as well as multinational vendors.
Vividwireless is planning to expand its east coast mobile broadband services in the next 18 months, via either its existing WiMax technology or Time Division Duplex Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) technology, the company revealed today.
Fiber Optic connectivity across India to provide broadband to 160 million houses, Qualcomm allowed to invest in a broadband venture with two Indian companies. Reliance and Qualcomm testing 4G networks and the WiMax Forum saying India is a huge market.
Six months after allocation of broadband wireless access spectrum, Indian operators remain undecided over whether to deploy WiMax or TD-LTE. Delay will cost service providers US$2 million a day, says WiMax Forum.
The last couple of weeks have been busy for the telco scene, particularly for one WiMax player in town.YTL Communications launched its WiMax service, dubbed YES, but ran into problems immediately as its Web site was crippled and was not able to register users.
Clearwire's 4G WiMAX service is fast, but is it good enough to replace Cable or DSL Broadband?
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