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.
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But segment still faces hurdles including poor mobile coverage and lack of retailer readiness.
Rotten or patchy broadband signal at home or at work could be a thing of the past if Vodafone's Open Sure Signal project can prove its worth.
Company executive expects to repeat results seen in other countries.
Level 3 had its say on how Verizon was slowing Netflix videos, and now Verizon is firing back. At the same time, Netflix lashed out at ISPs for slowing its traffic.
You know the NBN is dead when not even the FttN haters bother to shellac Malcolm Turnbull's blogs. As Telstra reasserts control over the NBN and the Coalition government flounders, can we actually expect anything from the NBN anymore?
Telecom New Zealand and CallPlus complain to the regulator that proposed changes to wholesale broadband services are an enforceable breach under the Telecommunications Act.
Netflix also has some ambitious goals for the third quarter, propelled by recent international launches in Europe and South America.
Google says that US consumers are likely to be the only ones to enjoy the high-speed internet service for some time.
Level 3 accuses Verizon of admitting to deliberately slowing down Netflix traffic.
Got a living room too far away from your router for your streaming devices? You need a wireless range extender with media bridge capability.
SMEs may be pleased at BT's announcement of a new service that allows them to channel all phone calls into one line.
However, Comcast does not endorse the "reclassification of broadband as a telecommunications service."
The FCC is using a 17-year-old comments system to maintain a public record on the open internet debate. The agency's CIO acknowledged last week that an upgrade is in the works.
Comcast will likely leverage PowerCloud's portfolio to capitalize on the increasing number of connected devices in consumer households.