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
Australia's peak body for non-dominant telcos has slammed Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's inquiry into the national broadband landscape, dismissing its findings as 'rehashed, discredited theoretical arguments'.
Akamai's latest report shows the Internet speeding up almost everywhere in the latest quarter. But, fast enough and in enough places to meet our hunger for Internet video? That's another matter.
The country's average connection speed goes up, but other South American neighbors fared better.
Australia is the only country that has mobile connection speeds above 100Mbps, according to the second-quarter 2014 State of the Internet Report.
Some people have no complaints about their domestic broadband coverage while others think they spend more time on the phone trying to get an engineer than they do online. How does the UK really measure up?
BT researchers have been running field trials using the ITU's draft G.fast standard, and have already achieved download speeds of 800Mbps over short distances. It certainly goes well beyond BT Infinity…
A new study found that ISPs have managed to reduce the average number of website connection errors experienced by customers by 35 percent in the past three months.
Huawei plans to sink over $4 billion in fixed broadband technology research within the next three years.
Italy's path to broadband nirvana isn't going to be an easy one, but the new government is hoping that tax breaks and less red tape can help speed the process.
The Spanish telecoms giant has beaten its Italian rival to the Brazilian broadband provider.
The slow pace of mobile network spectrum allocation in many south-east Asian countries is leading to a delay in broadband implementation in the region, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
Flying and working will be getting more pleasant with Gogo reaching speeds of up to 70 Megabits per second.
Consolidation in Spain’s telecoms market continues as Orange picks up its smaller fixed and mobile rival.
Online retail accounts for just 1 percent of the total market and is expected to remain through to 2018 amid tough competition from physical stores and delays in infrastructure rollout to boost broadband connectivity.