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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The proposed acquisition would have strengthened Vodafone’s position in home broadband, TV and telephone market.
He may not like it, but communications minister Malcolm Turnbull is going to have to make some hard decisions – and accept some hard truths – to turn his alternative NBN policy into anything more than thick reports and empty soundbites.
Spain's biggest telecoms firm was found to have breached two rules regarding prices and access to SMS services.
The German telco is building out its central European portfolio, amid speculation further buyouts are on the way.
Telco UPC is planning to have 500,000 of its customers sharing their networks before too long.
The National Optic Fiber Network rollout has been not so successful, according to the chief of the country's telecoms regulator, who called for the next government to take immediate action on spectrum availability.
IDC has predicted that spending on the Australian IT industry will continue to grow this year, and it will be driven by mobility, cloud, big data, and social business.
If India's numbers largely exaggerate the on-ground reality of the number and quality of broadband connections, it may explain the still-nascent condition of e-commerce in the country.
President Barack Obama has unveiled a new government partnership with the private sector worth nearly $3 billion to hook up an extra 20 million school kids to high-speed internet.
A difficult economy and falling revenues from traditional services are having an impact on the company's bottom line.
A new age of network-sharing is poised to sweep Africa — but is it coming soon enough?
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.
A long-awaited study into Italy's broadband says that the country is unlikely to meet European deadlines for superfast deployments. Nonetheless, there are reasons to be cheerful, according to Italy's digital champion.
A meeting between the Justice Department and Sprint officials has cast doubt on the future of a merger.
A U.S. antitrust chief says that the DoJ would find it difficult to justify allowing mergers to take place between the top four U.S. carriers.