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
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.
A recent deal between Germany's biggest telco and a community hotspot provider shows one way carriers are tackling the growing tide of mobile data using Wi-Fi offloading.
Communications regulator Ofcom has put out a call for participants for a pilot of white space devices, expected to start this autumn.
Chip giant urges Thailand to offer a low-cost prepaid mobile 3G service to low-income citizens to close the digital divide and create greater economic growth.
A new report shows Australia is in the bottom seven OECD countries for broadband speed, and heading backwards.
Country's three telcos restore Internet and phone connections partially in Baoxing county near the quake center, while Internet companies launch online platforms and navigation for victims and rescue teams.