As part of its project to bring high-speed Internet to rural Tamil Nadu, the telecoms arms of the railways company will link up its optic fiber network with existing cable TV connections for last-mile connectivity.
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Is Telstra's copper network dead or isn't it? Experts just can't seem to agree – nor can those people that were supposed to be Malcolm Turnbull's allies, who are compromising his Telstra renegotiations and his case for rural FttN at the same time.
Official U.K. broadband speed figures may have far surpassed private industry estimates, but the growing gap between the city and the country shows a massive disparity in connectivity.
Efforts will not just help boost state coffers, but also provide market opportunities for industry and help bridge urban-rural divide for more equitable growth.
Slow broadband in rural areas is often a fact of life for local inhabitants that has to be endured until one of the big telecoms operators decides it's economically viable to extend their network. It's not easy, but not-for-profit grassroots community projects can provide an economically viable alternative.
German researchers have create algorithms that allow two or more LTE providers to use a network jointly, which can help reduce infrastructure costs, close coverage gaps, and speed availability to rural area.
The uptake of fibre-based broadband packages is increasing in the UK, contributing to a rise in the overall speed of connections, but the issue the rural-urban divide remains
Parts of Britain could soon benefit from 4G technology, under a new trial to combat the poor coverage in the rural countryside.
Country's Telecom Commission proposes to extend fiber optic network to reach rural village areas in hope of boosting economy and uptake of e-government services, says minister.
The National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) has confirmed that Optus and IPstar have been selected to provide interim satellite internet to rural and remote areas of Australia, in deals worth a total of $300 million.
The company already has Virgin Media and TalkTalk lined up to resell its wholesale connectivity, which could bring symmetrical 1Gbps speeds to five million rural homes
There is a growing divide between retail service providers and the government on how best to charge for access to National Broadband Network (NBN) Co services, and growing confusion outside of the telco industry as to what it all means. ZDNet Australia has delved into the pricing structure to explain some of these issues.
Nextgen Networks has completed laying a 146-kilometre fibre backbone link to South Australian town Victor Harbor and other rural locations as part of the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll-out, according to a statement issued today by the office of Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.
Subscription television services provider Austar today announced it had sold its 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz wireless spectrum holdings for $120 million to the National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) in a deal that will facilitate the government-owned company's plans to roll out a high-speed fixed-wireless service to rural and regional areas.
Indian government is planning to invest upto Rs 15,000 Crore to strengthen the rural telecommunications network.
The National Broadband Network played a key role in Labor securing the votes of independent rural MPs Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor to put Labor over the line to form a minority government.
Optus, Vodafone and Three have long struggled to match Telstra's reach outside the capital cities. Vodafone's major network upgrade is the best chance yet to dilute Next G's rural monopoly, but questions remain.
Telstra has warned using National Broadband Network funding to provide alternatives to its own rural infrastructure may lead to increased costs and other problems.
Intel said today that it would approach the Federal Government about using WiMax for the 10 per cent of the population in rural areas who won't benefit from the government's $43 billion fibre-to-the-home network.
The new 4G wireless broadband network that Verizon Wireless plans to launch in 2010 could be rural America's answer to its broadband access prayers.
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