Fiber optics to the premise aim to future-proof current networks to homes and businesses.
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MVNOs now account for one in 10 mobile subscription in Spain, while FTTH is also seeing increased uptake.
Sumitomo, NEC, and NTT sign contract with Myanmar government to build an optical fiber network which can transmit data at 30 gigabit per second, linking three major cities in the country.
Chinese telco to phase out lower speed packages with faster connections of least 4Mbps starting Friday, in response to government's goal of having 75 percent of broadband users on that speed this year.
If the deal between Provo and Google doesn't work out, the tech giant can sell the network back for a dollar.
Despite tighter requirements in 2013 for service activations, retail service providers say they continue to lose enterprise customers due to installation delays and lack of communication from relevant parties.
Google's high-speed Internet service is ready to go in a second location.
Vodafone and Orange are teaming up to take fibre to six million Spanish premises by 2017.
Despite growing prevalence of fiber-to-the-home, many do not see it as a driver for adopting home networks and prefer other methods of sharing media such as cloud services or physical storage.
Daly International has secured a deal with NBN Co to get all the groundwork done in order to connect units in Queensland and Western Australia to the National Broadband Network fibre.
French president François Hollande wants very high-speed broadband to reach every household in the country by 2023 - a plan that will need private as well as public investment.
France Telecom is dipping its toe in the water of 400Gbps optical networking links to support our growing thirst for cloud and multimedia - but it won't be rushed.
BT is continuing to fibre-enable new exchanges, with nearly a hundred more in Scotland, the Midlands and the north of England to go live before next year.
The theft of hundreds of metres of copper cable led to broadband outages in Middlesex and Sussex last year.
'No new broadband investment,' says Europe's digital chief - the market will have to do the legwork in expanding broadband coverage now. Still, at least there's some funding left for e-invoicing.
Through a pilot project in Kenya, Microsoft hopes to show that white spaces offer a viable, low-cost way of extending broadband access to unserved and underserved communities in Africa.