Broadband

BSNL revises fiber broadband plans to rival Jio, up to 3TB data at 100Mbps

The Fibro Combo ULD 16999 will offer 3TB FUP data at 100Mbps for ₹16,999.<p>State-owned telecom provider BSNL has revised its broadband plans to provide …

Telecoms

Britain sets out plans to deliver full-fiber connectivity

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain set out plans to promote the roll out of full-fiber broadband on Monday, including targeting public money at rural areas and insisting that the fastest connections are included as standard in new build properties.<p>Britain is lagging many of its European peers in the race …

Telecoms

Full-fibre broadband for every UK home by 2033 under government proposals

Only 4% of British homes currently have access to full-fibre broadband, compared with 71% of homes in Spain and 89% in Portugal.<p>Full-fibre broadband …

Telecoms

Full-fibre broadband pledge for new homes

<b>Full-fibre broadband should be fitted as standard in all new homes, the government has said.</b><p>The proposal comes as part of a new national telecoms strategy drawn up by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).<p>Under its targets, all of the UK will have full-fibre broadband coverage …

Telecoms

UK sets out plan to spend billions on fiber and 5G broadband for all

The UK government has set out a package of measures it’s hoping will futureproof domestic networks and boost international competitiveness by supporting a nationwide rollout of full fiber broadband and 5G mobile technology.<p>The Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review, published today, follows the …

Telecoms

Full-fibre broadband for all to cost £30bn

Networking Editor<p>Follow:<p>Deploying a nationwide full-fibre, or fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network, by 2033 in line with the government’s …

Net Neutrality

Broadband blues: Why the UK could lag in the fibre slow lane for 20 years

As UK slides further down broadband rankings, can a new approach to broadband rollout fix the problem?<p>Without a major rethink, it could take 20 years …

Net Neutrality

Government pledges full-fibre broadband across the UK...

Full-fibre broadband coverage will be available to all UK homes by 2033, the government has proposed<p><b>The majority of the UK will have access to 5G in</b> …

Net Neutrality

How to watch Premier League football on TV for less

The cheapest ways to watch Premier League football on TV revealed - and who is showing the biggest clashes<p><b>Sky Sports boasts 126 Premier League games</b> …

Money (UK)

MyRepublic Fined $25,200 Over NBN Speed 'Fine Print'

Image: iStock<p>The ACCC just issued two fines, totalling $25,200, to NBN provider MyRepublic for "alleged false or misleading representations about its …

Net Neutrality

'Rural broadband isn't a luxury': Alberta internet strategy set for fall

If he were a betting man, the minister in charge of Alberta’s rural broadband network strategy reckons you’ll see a plan in the fall.MLA Brian …

Canadian News

Rural Scotland 'at risk of being left behind' on broadband as SNP and Tory ministers fight

Scotland's rural communities are at risk of being "left behind" as better broadband and mobile coverage is rolled out across the UK, according to a Commons inquiry urging SNP and Tory ministers to work together.<p>MPs on the Scottish affairs select committee said superfast broadband access in Scotland …

Great Britain

MPs warm rural communities could get left behind on broadband access

Westminster's Scottish Affair's Committe says further progress is needed on broadband and mobile coverage in Scotland as some communities are at risk …

Telecoms

Subsidised broadband bridges digital divide in Westland

Today Spark Foundation and 20/20 Trust have announced that subsidised broadband is available to families in Hokitika through Westland District …

Business (New Zealand)

Remote areas first in line for broadband subsidies under plans to upgrade internet infrastructure

Some of Britain’s most isolated communities would be first in line for subsidised broadband upgrades under proposals due to be unveiled by the Government on Monday.<p>It is understood a review of internet infrastructure will find that BT and other commercial investors are unlikely to fund faster and …

Investing

Corporate India gets policy changes as bolt from blue; risks increasing: ASSOCHAM

By UNI<p>KOLKATA: Corporate India is becoming more and more vulnerable to sudden policy change risks, emanating both at the Central and state levels …

India News

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Advantages and disadvantages of using email

Advantages and disadvantages of using email<p>Advantages<p>Emails are delivered extremely fast when compared to traditional post.<br>• Emails can be sent 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.<br>• Webmail means emails can be sent and received from any computer, anywhere in the world, that has an Internet connection</b> …

Identity Theft

AT&T Adds Three More U.S. Cities to 5G Plans as It Races Verizon

AT&T Inc. will roll out 5G service to three additional U.S. cities, a sign that the industrywide push to adopt the speedier standard is finally …

Wireless

Facebook is officially building an internet satellite: Athena

This May, sleuths at IEEE Spectrum revealed something exciting -- Facebook appeared to be secrely working on an experimental satellite that could beam internet down to Earth using millimeter wave radio signals.<p>Now, Facebook has confirmed to Wired and CNET that the satellite, dubbed Athena, is …

Internet

DISH Network Terrestrial Spectrum Licenses At Risk

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) is working to ensure the United States will lead the way in the next generation of wireless connectivity, commonly known as “5G”. To meet that goal, wireless providers will need access to more spectrum, or “airwaves”, especially in the lower- and …

Telecoms

Facebook confirms that it is building an internet satellite

Facebook has confirmed that it's building its own satellite, demonstrating its faith in satellite internet technology. Dubbed 'Athena', Facebook's …

Space Exploration

Pakistan’s 4G broadband speed faster than India’s

<b>FAISALABAD / KARACHI:</b> Despite the challenges Pakistan faces in promoting information technology and bringing more and more people online, …

Net Neutrality

Let’s Make A Deal – 5G and Model Agreements

Article By Albert J. Catalano Keller and Heckman LLPBeyond Telecom Law BlogTo speed deployment of wireless broadband to the nation’s communities, the …

Telecoms

AT&T unveils three more cities for 5G launch

AT&T on Friday said it will roll out 5G in three new cities by the end of 2018: Oklahoma City, Charlotte, Va., and Raleigh, N.C.<p>The announcement …

Cities

Farm Bill Should Include Broadband Spending Safeguards

Although the revamped Farm Bill now being discussed in Congress includes more taxpayer dollars for rural broadband, the Senate version of the …

Conservative View

Just 44 postcodes out of 1.7m receiving top broadband speeds

Better broadband banner<p>Just 44 postcodes out of 1.7m are receiving optimum broadband speeds, Ofcom figures show.<p>Analysis of internet speeds suggests that a tiny minority of British households can access the "gigabit speed" broadband, which is more than 20 time faster than the current average.<p>The …

Telecoms

China's Huawei poses security risks to UK broadband and phone networks, British spies warn

Britain’s phone and internet network is at risk because of “shortcomings” in a Chinese company that has been allowed to set up in the UK, Britain’s spies are warning.<p>A Government report into Huawei's broadband and mobile infrastructure equipment has concluded that it has "only limited assurance" …

Cybersecurity

​J.D. Power declares Verizon to be the top carrier

Who's really the best mobile carrier? J.D. Power's survey shows Verizon on top.<p>The company embroiled in a privacy row has "direct connections" to all …

Mobile

Development of Kosovo’s digital economy

Perhaps no one has formulated the importance of high-speed, reliable, and affordable broadband better than Matt Dunn, from the Hill, who noted that …

World Bank

Broadband India Forum gears up to push 5G trials

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Broadband India Forum (BIF), which works closely with the government's 5G high-level forum, on Thursday said it formed a …

India