The cable TV networks owned by Telstra and Optus will be getting an AU$400 million upgrade before being incorporated into Australia's National Broadband Network.
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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.
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.
The government's audit of broadband availability may be riddled with errors and optimistic proclamations, but it lays the groundwork for the massive task ahead of the NBN's builders – even if it includes handing large swathes of Australia to HFC monopolists on a silver platter.
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.
Around 370,000 customers will be joining Telenor's Bredbandsbolaget ISP under the deal.
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.
Founder of Mega fleshes out his political ambitions and says the cost of international data is holding New Zealand back.
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 adventure began when I purchased a new home and ordered service from Time Warner Cable. TWC unilaterally canceled my service and the installation. Will our hero obtain service?
The theft of hundreds of metres of copper cable led to broadband outages in Middlesex and Sussex last year.
We've been gathering a wealth of data from users of ZDNet’s Broadband Speed Test. As the year draws to a close, what have we learned?
From next month, scrap metal dealers will no longer be able to deal in cash, under a legal crackdown aimed at combating thefts that regularly cause broadband and phone outages for BT customers.
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.
Third-party peering problems mean pages load at a snail's pace for some, while copper cable thefts shoot down internet and phone service for others.
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.