The outspoken security expert has left his position as 'security futurologist' at U.K. telecommunications giant BT.
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Malcolm Turnbull has criticised the NBN approach for ignoring the VDSL potential in areas currently slated for wireless coverage. When you look at the current ADSL penetration in these areas you can see, he has a point.
BT is adding new copper and fibre broadband customers to its network as it continues to extend the reach of its fibre network, but tough conditions in Europe and declining call revenues are eating into its takings.
Not only has the telco picked up a lucrative contract through Suretek, it has also struck up a product development partnership with the security and surveillance vendor.
India's Telecom Commission approves move to let companies with wireless broadband airwaves also offer voice services for a US$306 million fee, which could heighten competition with telcos.
Google is accusing BT of providing arms to a sea of patent trolls. With a patent suit, it's hoping to end them.
BT is facing nearly £100m of repayments after Ofcom concluded the telecoms company had overcharged providers such as BSkyB, TalkTalk and Virgin Media for its ethernet services.
BT launches a Global IP Exchange hub in Singapore, a platform which it says will allow telcos to interconnect traditional voice calls and voice-over-IP, and offer new services such as HD voice and video calls.
The regulator has been able to allocate numbers to BT and other telcos for free until now, but on Wednesday it announced a test of annual charges in a bid to relieve the shortage in some areas
BT is likely to enjoy lighter controls on the amount it can charge for its leased lines in London, under proposals revealed by Ofcom on Monday.Leased lines offer high-end fibre connectivity as a retail product for business customers, and also as a wholesale product for smaller telcos that resell fixed and mobile broadband services.
Wireless-broadband specialist BigAir has acquired Allegro Networks in an effort to bolster its position in the corporate fixed-wireless and tertiary student accommodation internet markets.
The government has revealed the 27 smaller cities that will go up against each other for a share in a £50m super-fast broadband upgrade pot, with only 10 winners to be named
Vodafone has signed a deal to acquire Cable & Wireless Worldwide for £1.04 billion.
Long-term evolution (LTE) may be the technology that brings faster mobile broadband speeds, but research shows that users are rejecting native 3G connectivity for Wi-Fi, and, if history repeats itself, the same could occur for native 4G support in tablets.
The hassle of going weeks without fixed-line internet while switching between providers could be over after iiNet announced a new rapid-transfer system that will only mean hours of downtime for ADSL2+ or Naked DSL customers transferring from rival telcos, rather than up to two weeks.
Telecommunications carriers were already facing the difficult dynamics of a data-based mobile market where demand and revenues are following much different curves. Now that the new iPad has bowed, are telcos once-buoyant hopes for mobile broadband just going to end up sunk?
Technologists at telecommunications hardware provider Cisco have predicted that within the next few months mobile carriers will begin to use offloading to seamlessly load-balance data from cellular networks on to faster, lower-latency Wi-Fi networks.
iiNet expects to be able to offer long-term evolution (LTE) or "4G" services wholesale through Optus when Optus launches its new network in April.
Telstra's competitors have scored a win, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) setting the prices that the telco can charge its retail competitors for wholesale ADSL services.
The company has named another 178 telephone exchanges now in line to get upgraded to super-fast fibre — many of them in Scotland and Wales — which will bring its rollout to 80 percent completion
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