Politically charged and economically vital, the technology of broadband defines the limits of how services and data can reach from the enterprise to the home. New standards battle it out with established players on cable, in fibre and over wireless, bringing technical, regulatory and commercial pressures to bear on a rapidly changing market.
Articles about Broadband
MVNOs now account for one in 10 mobile subscription in Spain, while FTTH is also seeing increased uptake.
A meeting of Telecom Italia's board isn't expected to signal the starters gun on a union between the two Italian operators, with stumbling blocks likely to consign the possibility of a merger to the scrapyard.
High-frequency radios may offer a solution to rural fibre shortcomings.
If you live in an apartment, you're less likely to have broadband than those living in a stand-alone home. Why is that?
China Mobile will start large-scale trials next month, inviting 5,000 users to test the latest 4G products including mobile phones and data cards based on TD-LTE technology.
Chinese telco to phase out lower speed packages with faster connections of least 4Mbps starting Friday, in response to government's goal of having 75 percent of broadband users on that speed this year.
Vodafone's fixed-line broadband will get a major boost thanks to Deutsche Telekom's network.
A ubiquitous network will give everyone equal access, but is it all about income? After all, four of the top 10 broadband areas are on Sydney's leafy upper north shore.
Virgin will offer a 4G broadband plan with no excess data charges for wireless broadband users.
Project in Dar es Salaam will focus on how TV white spaces can be used for broadband access in urban settings.
Italy's biggest telco has found itself on the receiving end of a fine from the country's antitrust authority after being found to have abused its dominant position in network infrastructure.
Intel-powered computers will come bundled with affordable Internet packages, as part of the state-owned telco's target to quadruple broadband connections to 20 million by 2015.
If wireless broadband is supposed to liberate us from fixed-line data tethers, it's a dream that won't become a reality any time soon.
Country's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future planning has picked five Internet service providers to trial the service, as it looks to ensure South Korea can meet the explosive growth in data traffic.
Akamai shows that Australian broadband speeds are heading backwards, Ookla has us racing forwards, whilst ZDNet data suggests it’s flat. Let’s demystify the differences.