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After years of growth, mobile handset and wireless broadband subscription levels are starting to reach saturation levels in Australia, according to the Australian competition watchdog.
Ericsson taps Swedish academia and industry to dig up use cases that might make 5G compelling for operators to invest in.
With Congress washing its hands of the matter, the FCC voted to regulate Internet Service Providers as utilities.
Telecom has revealed the details of its strategic plan for the next three years in Italy and Brazil.
Will House of Cards Season 3 binge-watchers kill the Internet? If past is prologue, probably not.
The investment is part of a plan to boost fixed and mobile networks in the country over the next three years
Thanks to changes in the web's fundamental protocol, it is going to get faster and safer.
New Zealand has topped an OECD report in fibre-based broadband uptake growth, with the country seeing a 272 percent surge in new fibre subscriptions for the year ending June 2014.
Vocus is set to increase its capacity on the undersea cable connecting Australia and New Zealand with the United States by 10 percent, after entering a $58.5 million purchase program deal for the extra capacity.
If one in three jobs could be lost to automation in the next 20 years, politicians must act now, a new report says.
A new digital inclusion roadmap will be launched in the first half of 2015; government wants to create advantages for private companies to invest more
Sling TV challenges HBO, Netflix, and Showtime with EPIX movies and video-on-demand.
The companies have pledged the largest investment to UK broadband in over a decade -- but the devil is in the detail.
To meet the demands of Big Data, cloud applications, and the rise of Internet TV we need ever more efficient networks and Bell Labs think that converged IP and optical transport technologies can deliver the goods.
New Zealand's communications minister says adoption of fibre broadband is accelerating, but progress lags in major cities.
And now, for your reading pleasure, we present the worst products and services and technology screw-ups of 2014.
Your next PC? It just might be a Chromebook.
Videogames market to grow 10 percent next year
UK Broadband plans to start selling its 4G service to homes and businesses in Southwark next week. ZDNet UK put the TD-LTE network through its paces to find out whether it can deliver the typical 40Mbps speeds it promises
National ICT Australia (NICTA) has thrown its doors open for the seventh time in as many years, inviting all to see what's next in cutting-edge technology and also to open the Digital Productivity Showcase, a demonstration of future applications that will likely use and show the capabilities of the National Broadband Network.
So many of us work from home nowadays. Freelancer or teleworker, here are 20 gadgets you will need for your home office.
We often get asked what we've seen this year in technology, so what better way to tell the story than with a round-up of the year's photos?
Everything Everywhere and BT have demoed their ongoing 4G trial in Cornwall, which is providing speeds of up to 20Mbps to people in rural areas without the need for fixed-line broadband connections
The National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) has opened its Network Operations and Test Facility (NOTF), which it calls the "nerve centre" of the NBN. Take a walk with ZDNet Australia to see what the back end of Australia's biggest network will be like.
Ofcom has published its first UK telecoms infrastructure report, which shows that large areas of the country have little or no 3G coverage at all
In our ongoing testing of wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers, we bring you the top 10 so far. Of course, everyone has a horror story about each, so feel free to comment below on the frustration within.
Today's Annual General Meeting marked an historic day for Telstra as shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of the $11 billion deal with the National Broadband Network Company. ZDNet Australia was there to catch all the action.
The National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) has unveiled its fibre roll-out plans for the next 12 months and has released maps of the next 19 sites set to get fibre.
ASG Group has launched its $10.3 million datacentre and $3.6 million cloud computing facility in Perth today, which it claims will withstand a one in 100-year flood event.
Ofcom has published an interactive map demonstrating the speed and quality of fixed broadband connectivity, as well as broadband take-up, around the UK
Join this free web conference at 9am from the Salesforce.com event -- Cloudforce Sydney. Cloud Computing, Social Media, Mobility & Open Technologies will be the topics discussed by the Industry Panel -- Ian Birks (AIIA), Kendall Collins (Salesforce.com), Jim Hassell ( NBN), Dr Steve Hodgkinson (Ovum) & hosted by Brian Haverty (ZDNet Australia).
Following the internet blackout in Egypt over the last week, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this morning said that he didn't think the Australian Government had the power to pass a law to make internet service providers cut off the internet.
Few devices make it easier to share data on USB-connected drives over the internet, or offer as much functionality for the price. The Pogoplug is also highly extensible, thanks to its open-source software.
McAfee Internet Security 2009 does a reasonable job, but it also leaves room for improvement.
NetComm have offered a small scale DSLAM designed for hotels, serviced apartments or serviced offices. We found it to be a very robust device which is easy to deploy and manage.
3's new mobile broadband card is almost a no-brainer: It sprints along on 3's current 3G network and will kick into overdrive following the 3.6Mbps HSDPA network overhaul, slips into notebook ExpessCard and PC Card slots and to top it off, has exceptional pricing plans.
Microsoft has changed the look and feel of its venerable browser while adding some much-needed security features.
iBurst is a superb wireless broadband solution that's highly useful for the mobile business user, but users who don't require portability will likely find its price to be a deal breaker.
While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.
Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
Ultraportables don't get much lighter than Sony's 1.2kg TX17. Although diminutive in size, the 11-inch Vaio has a built-in DVD burner, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
D-Link's DCS-5300G is no real match for a dedicated wired and monitored solution, but it's also nowhere near as expensive.
This all-in-one solution from Belkin incorporates an ADSL modem, 4-port router and an 802.11g wireless access point suitable for a multi-PC home or SOHO user.
Billion's myGuard 7500GL is an excellent wireless ADSL router for SOHO users. Its security features include QoS control, VPN access, a firewall and Trend Micro services.
It's not exactly cheap, but if you want wireless broadband on the go -- and critically, if you live in the right bits of the correct cities -- then it's your best current choice.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
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- 2 New Linksys 802.11ac range extenders are a cord cutter's best friend
- 3 Obama calls for net neutrality, Internet service as a utility
- 4 Best wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers
- 5 Cutting the cord: Why I kicked my cable TV company to the curb