AOL is largely a media and advertising company, but Assist is designed to add subscribers. The upsell: Convince current Internet access subscribers to buy tech support too.
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The volume of data that Australian internet subscribers downloaded in the three months ending December 2014 surged by 15 percent over the three months ending June 2014, according to new figures by the ABS.
Akamai's latest State of the Internet report reveals that Australia's average broadband connection speeds have increased by 6.1 percent quarter over quarter, putting Australia in 42nd place globally.
The firm's State of the Internet report found average connection speeds rose 20 percent annually. However, due to the FCC's change in broadband definition, Akamai will rethink the report going forward.
Intel buys broadband and networking specialist Lantiq in a move to fill out its connected home and Internet of things portfolio.
The U.S. communications regulator reclassified what "broadband" is, raising it from 4 Mbps download speeds to 25 Mbps. The hope is it will raise the bar for internet companies.
The president is pushing for the end of laws that protect larger, established Internet providers from competition, which he says harms the rollout of rural broadband services.
To blame Australia's drop in the Akamai State of the Internet ranking for peak and average broadband speeds on the government's decision to move away from fibre to the premises for the NBN defies reality.
Google and French space agency team up on Project Loon to bring broadband to all - but Ericsson's CEO reckons the solution lies with power, not internet balloons.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
Google says that US consumers are likely to be the only ones to enjoy the high-speed internet service for some time.
M2 CEO Geoff Horth has said that the organic growth of 70,000 broadband subscribers in the last financial year dispels the myth that the company will only grow through acquisitions.
More internet users and devices, faster broadband speeds and more video viewing will result in global IP traffic reaching 1.6 zettabytes by 2018.
Most enterprises have backup Internet connectivity in the event their primary WAN links go down. So why don't providers offer this to end-users?
Singapore regulator IDA slaps record S$6 million fine on SingTel for an October 9 blaze that brought down various communications services including broadband and mobile, affecting 270,000 subscribers and businesses.
Optus Satellite has inked a three-year wholesale deal with New Zealand internet provider, Wireless Nation, to deliver satellite broadband services to customers across the county.
You might be looking forward to fiber, but take pity on those in the UK forced to put up with broadband speeds of only 0.60Mbps.
AT&T also added 64,000 business U-verse high speed broadband subscribers during the first quarter.
Yahoo building toward standards-based single sign-on environment that will reach across its services, Internet
Netflix will pay Comcast to access their broadband networks directly. The agreement spans multiple years and should improve Netflix performance for Comcast subscribers.
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