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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As vendors begin exploring higher frequency bands for 5G, the US regulator has kicked off a proceeding to lay down the framework to license spectrum in those ranges.
In hearings and on Twitter, the EU’s incoming digital commissioners respond to big questions.
After leaving AAPT in February, David Yuile has found himself a new job as managing director of Nextgen Networks.
Following delays, the new ultra-fast broadband service is finally reaching the city of Austin, Texas.
Google is seeking permission to test a high-speed Internet service which could be in your home before Fiber.
Samsung shows off blistering mobile speeds as the race continues for prominence in future 5G networks.
Plans for new unregulated copper-based broadband services, dubbed Boost HD, are now in limbo.
HBO has long offered some Internet video streaming to its existing cable customers. Starting in 2015, HBO will fully embrace the cord-cutter revolution by delivering a standalone Internet service.
A village on the edge of Dartmoor will be one of the first places in the UK to benefit from a new way to get superfast broadband to challenging areas.
The massive undersea link will be ready within two years
Google and London Zoo are trialling white space spectrum for monitoring endangered animals in the wild.
While Australians continue to download increasing amounts of data, the number of people using broadband quicker than 24Mbps has stalled, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Average broadband speeds in New Zealand have nearly doubled since the beginning of 2013, according to network operator Chorus.
Thirty five years ago the UK could have started the process of wiring up the country with fibre optic broadband. That never happened - but what's the situation now?