The government has laid down €6bn to give Italy better broadband, and it's hoping local telcos will do the same.
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The minimum speed has been set by the national telecoms body and is part of a plan of progressive improvements
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.
Australia's peak body for non-dominant telcos has slammed Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's inquiry into the national broadband landscape, dismissing its findings as 'rehashed, discredited theoretical arguments'.
Two of the United States' largest telecommunications companies, AT&T and Verizon, are shying away from the government's move to boost its definition of what constitutes broadband from 4Mbps to 10Mbps.
New Zealand network operator posts a flat result, but a regulated reduction in the prices it can charge for copper broadband services looms in December.
Rebranded telco says focus on the customer is delivering results in the second half of its financial year.
Ofcom's faster line repair ruling is full of good intentions, but will Openreach rise to the challenge?
The regulatory status quo, cutting the amount Chorus can charge for wholesale copper broadband services, remains in place.
When an earthquake hit the region around Pieve di Cento, the village became a symbol of the disaster. Now the area is showing other small towns left off telcos' fibre rollout plans how to make sure superfast broadband reaches them.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched a new website built on data collected from the telcos purporting to display broadband availability across Australia.
Gosford is Australia's first council to be a licensed telecommunications carrier – but for the council it's not so much about competing with existing telcos, as it is about facilitating a cloud and NBN-driven technology reinvention.
The South African telecoms regulator dismisses objections to local loop unbundling and says it will push through rules required to govern open access fixed line and wireless networks.
The Commerce Commission is shaping up to cut the price New Zealand network operator Chorus can charge for its regulated unbundled copper low frequency voice service, and to backdate its determination.
Development of new IT, operational and business support systems to support an FttN network would require a massive, expensive and risk-fraught IT development process, NBN Co warned the incoming minister in a confidential analysis.
The ACCC is forging ahead with a proposal to audit broadband speeds, while telcos believe that the Australian competition watchdog is targeting a non-issue.
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.
In a strongly-worded statement, six local telcos and a coalition of Asia-Pacific carriers are opposing the proposed deal which will indirectly give SingTel total ownership of Singapore's fiber broadband network builder.
An analysis of the Coalition's options for the National Broadband Network if it wins the September election has suggested Australia's two largest telcos could take an equity interest in a modified NBN Co.
The AU$37.4 billion network has crippled the growth of the cloud industry, according to the cloud service provider.
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