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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.
In other 'major acquisition of the day' news, one U.S. media conglomerate struck a deal to buy the British cable media group for around $23.3bn.
The challenges in delivering extremely high-definition content over the Internet is not an issue of display cost, it's the limitations of our existing broadband infrastructure.
Europe's digital chief Neelie Kroes supports the right of ISPs to choose how they manage internet traffic that flows over their networks.
Some of the biggest telcos in Europe, including Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica, have been discussing a plan to share their network infrastructure across the continent
Google is bringing free Wi-Fi to Chelsea, Manhattan as the search giant continues to push itself as a Internet provider, rather than just a Web company.
French ISP Free has rolled out an update to firmware of the DSL modem it gives subscribers - bringing with it an ad blocker switched on by default. The move has sparked a wave of controversy, raising concerns about net neutrality and questions around the financing of internet infrastructure.
BT is facing nearly £100m of repayments after Ofcom concluded the telecoms company had overcharged providers such as BSkyB, TalkTalk and Virgin Media for its ethernet services.
The revised international telecoms rules will help billions of people get online, Hamadoun Toure has said at the close of the WCIT meeting. However, censorship fears led several major countries, including the UK and US, to refuse to sign the new rules.
Slow broadband in rural areas is often a fact of life for local inhabitants that has to be endured until one of the big telecoms operators decides it's economically viable to extend their network. It's not easy, but not-for-profit grassroots community projects can provide an economically viable alternative.
A report from the Victorian Auditor-General on how the state is approaching IT for education has shown that while it might have a strong broadband backbone, it has failed to deliver a platform on which to help the digital classroom.
The 12 cities that will share £50m to improve their broadband networks for residents and businesses have now been named - is yours on the list?
Citing a survey it commissioned, OpenNet says subscriber numbers have reached 250,000 as of November, and fiber users are more satisfied with their installation and usage now compared to last year.
If the ITU's treaty is signed into law at WCIT-12 in Dubai this month, its new Internet governance rules will make Syria's Internet blackout a "trivial" and legally supported maneuver for every country in the world.
The UK can go ahead with its plans to use public money to partially fund the roll out of super-fast broadband infrastructure following European regulators' approval of the scheme.