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.
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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.
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?
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.
OpenNet restricted from engaging other subcontractors to alleviate connection delays as it is contractually required to provide minimum level of work to key subcontractor SingTel, exec says.
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?
TalkTalk, a BT Wholesale customer, may start offering its household and business customers the new tier of super-fast broadband before BT's own retail customers get a look in
Service providers describe enterprise adoption of country's next-generation fiber services as "encouraging", but highlight that some businesses unable to hop on since fiber installation has yet to reach their premises.
Asia remains world's fastest-growing broadband market, thanks primarily to large subscriber base in China, reveals new study from Broadband Forum.
Australia's number two DSL provider iiNet currently only services 3.7 per cent of the premises, with ADSL in the first release sites passed by National Broadband Network (NBN) fibre, but the company is projecting that this will grow as the roll-out progresses.
update Next-gen communication technologies a key highlight at this year's mega ICT tradeshow, which boasts a new venue and more exhibitors, says organizer.
iiNet's chief executive officer, Michael Malone today officially launched the internet service provider's (ISPs) new, in-house product research and development (R&D) lab in an effort to capitalise on the success of products like BoB.
Clearwire's 4G WiMAX service is fast, but is it good enough to replace Cable or DSL Broadband?
Malaysia says it is on track with plans to connect half its households with broadband services by year-end, but citizens in far-flung states still feel left out when it comes to Internet infrastructure and service.
The regulator wants ISPs to be more accurate in their predictions of broadband speeds, as research shows a widening gap between marketing and reality
Every time someone gets fed up with their rural DSL or the slow pace of fibre rollout, they wonder if wireless broadband isn't the solution. I often feel like Scottie on the Enterprise ('the laws o' physics willnae take it, Cap'n').
While the super-fast speeds associated with the National Broadband Network are still a while off for those outside the first sites to be rolled out, iiNet is set to offer businesses faster ADSL, with today's launch of its bonded DSL.
Telecom operators in Malaysia chalk up highest Ethernet broadband circuit cost within Asia-Pacific region where consumer demand for higher bandwidth continues to grow, according to a study.
Researchers at the Alcatel-Lucent labs used 'DSL phantom mode' to demo broadband speeds of up to 300Mbps over two traditional copper lines
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