Optus has announced the availability of a new data cable broadband bundle for customers that are being serviced by its hybrid fibre-coaxial cable network.
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The International Telecommunications Union has approved the G.fast broadband technology standard, allowing it to become broadly commercially available in a bid to help service providers deliver speeds over DSL of up to 1Gbps in mixed-technology broadband delivery scenarios.
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.
DSL, slow old DSL, may yet come back to compete with cable and fibre for the last-mile internet speed championship.
Poland's ambitious National Broadband Plan is creeping closer to becoming a reality – but can its aims really be achieved?
Harmonizing the 700MHz frequency band for mobile broadband services, shifting from analog to digital TV broadcast, and improving undersea cable resiliency, will be key areas for cooperation for Southeast Asia, following the 13th TELMIN meeting between ICT ministers.
A fire at SingTel's network exchange at Bukit Panjang in the Northwest of Singapore has affected its services and of those leasing its lines, such as rival telcos' fiber broadband and cable TV, and bank ATMs and branches.
This 11.6-inch Windows 8 tablet offers a reasonable specification including stylus, mobile broadband and docking options. However, it's on the bulky/heavy side and the build quality lacks robustness.
The theft of hundreds of metres of copper cable led to broadband outages in Middlesex and Sussex last year.
Real people, the kind who don't read tech blogs and who buy PCs from shopping channels on basic cable, have finally got their hands on Windows 8. The early reviews will almost certainly surprise you.
The latest analysis of results from ZDNet’s Broadband SpeedTest show the fastest DSL connections are in small regional towns that have their own phone exchange. City suburbs are nowhere close to reaching their top speeds.
Microsoft's official launch party for Windows 8 is still weeks away, but one well-known retailer has jumped the gun. Cable shopping giant HSN has five Windows 8 PCs for sale on the web. All are, unfortunately, fully loaded.
Cabling company Prysmian has opened an expanded fibre production factory in Dee Why, New South Wales to provide fibre cable for the National Broadband Network.
Openreach is testing a "fibre on demand" service that will provide 330Mbps broadband connections, before making the service commercially available from Spring 2013. The problem isn't the technology but the cost of the deployment, which involves laying a fibre optic cable from the local cabinet to the home or business premises.
Singapore users expected to fully adopt next-generation nationwide broadband network in five years' time; targeting tech savvy and early adopters first, key to gaining market foothold, says CEO of local Internet provider.
The latest results from the ZDNet Broadband Speedtest show that Telstra DSL speeds are faster than anyone's, but how much of that is a reflection of the telco's dominance in the market?
Should you try the Windows 8 consumer preview? How can Telstra get its sweet National Broadband Network (NBN) money faster? Which company is the best at cloud in Australia, and who wants to be a hacking millionaire?
HP's Slate 2 is a neat and compact 8.9in. Windows 7 tablet, although it's short of CPU muscle and has limited internal storage capacity. We'd prefer mobile broadband as standard rather than optional, while battery life could be better.
Virgin Media's fastest 100Mbps broadband package is now available to over 10 million homes, beating its mid-2012 estimate for the rollout. However, the company will introduce cable price rises in April
The next version of the Windows operating system will make it far easier for users on the move to establish and manage mobile broadband connections, Microsoft said.Billy Anders, a Microsoft group programme manager on the devices and networks team, outlined the changes in a blog post on Friday.
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