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
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.
Complementary fibre and cable TV see Norway's TDC seal the deal.
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.
NBN Co reacted hysterically to the publication of an internal trial review that found that FttP could be rolled out 61 percent faster and 50 percent cheaper than in previous rollouts. Here's what the company's Melton deployment trial taught it about managing contractors better.
Two of the United States' largest telecommunications companies, AT&T and Verizon, are shying away from the government's move to boost its definition of what constitutes broadband from 4Mbps to 10Mbps.
It's not always easy, but there are many ways to watch NFL games without paying an arm and a leg to your cable or satellite TV provider. Here are your options.