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 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has just released its annual report, Measuring the Information Society, which provides facts and figures on the take up of the internet, mobile telephony, and analog and digital television
Labor MP Ed Husic blasts Coalition hypocrisy over NBN Co CEO appointment, retrograde NBN policy in wide-ranging address to telecommunications industry summit.
Two billion favour APT 700 plan for digital dividend spectrum, but US chooses 'suboptimal' path, says regulator.
Pay TV operator Sky TV has been warned for 'historical breaches' of New Zealand's Commerce Act over the resale of content to internet service providers.
Franco Bernabé, Telecom Italia's CEO, has stepped down, leaving his successor two significant problems to wrestle with.
The social networking site has been told to remove allegedly offensive content or face consequences.
The UK has launched a TV white space pilot in which it will test devices and databases that manage access to unused spectrum.
Founder of Mega fleshes out his political ambitions and says the cost of international data is holding New Zealand back.
Both SFR and Free have brought in higher-speed fibre connectivity for customers, and added VDSL offerings alongside.
Vodafone’s South African unit is looking to buy Neotel in a push into the country’s fixed-line and data markets.
One in five internet users access the net primarily through their smartphones.
And a third of these don’t want to bother with the Internet at all.
With Telefonica's move on Telecom Italia, Italy's biggest telcos are increasingly passing into foreign ownership. But does it really matter who's in control?
We take Vodafone's new 4G (LTE) network for a test-drive using Sony's 10.1-inch Xperia Tablet Z.
In a strongly-worded statement, six local telcos and a coalition of Asia-Pacific carriers are opposing the proposed deal which will indirectly give SingTel total ownership of Singapore's fiber broadband network builder.