Broadband

Tory manifesto pledge on broadband not-spots at risk

A broadband upgrade for 1.4m rural homes is expected to be delayed by as much as three years with talks on a deal between the Government and BT’s network subsidiary Openreach close to collapse.<p>They had hoped to agree a £600m voluntary investment by Openreach in new technology. It would deliver …

Fast Company: Apple and Intel working together on 5G modem

Fast Company sources say Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) engineers are working together on 5G wireless broadband tech that could go into …

Business

Verizon: Next-gen 5G broadband won’t be as crappy as cell plans

In the next few years, Verizon is planning on replacing wired home broadband with a wireless 5G connection. It sounds great in theory, but anyone …

Technology

Vodafone gains market share at expense of Telstra and Optus: Kantar

Vodafone has gained market share from Optus and Telstra, according to Kantar, and now accounts for 15.7 percent of the total Australian mobile market …

Markets

BT sets aside £20m for FTTP roll-out in Northern Ireland

BT is to invest £20m in the commercial roll-out of ultrafast fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband networks in Northern Ireland, and hopes to …

Business Technology

FCC's fall cleaning will enable faster broadband growth

Fall is the season when homeowners everywhere clear out the thick underbrush of leaves and twigs from their yards. When the process is done, the …

Telecoms

The FCC will make a final vote to reverse the net neutrality rules in December

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote to dismantle net neutrality rules set in place by the Obama administration in …

Net Neutrality

5G Networks joins the ASX today; plans to speed up Internet for business

Super-fast 5G mobile networks may be several years away but investors can get a piece of would-be telco disruptor 5G Networks today when it lists on …

Internet

Emirates signs Inmarsat for 50Mbps Wi-Fi

Inmarsat and Thales will provide Emirates' new Boeing 777X aircraft with on-board satellite technology providing customers with speeds of up to …

Wi-Fi

Two-second test reveals the households getting a very poor deal on broadband - and it's not what they initially signed up for - Mirror Online

Households are receiving significantly slower broadband speeds than they initially signed up for, a Which? report has uncovered.<p>Using a speedchecker, …

Wales

Slow broadband: ‘Big gap’ between claimed speeds and actual speeds, says new report

Some internet users are experiencing broadband speeds that are 62 per cent slower than providers claim they are, a new report says.<p>According to …

Wi-Fi

AT&T Minneapolis 5G network set for 2017 completion

Minneapolis will be kitted out with AT&T's 5G Evolution network using LTE Advanced technologies by the end of the year, with its stadium to see …

Telecoms

NYC's High-Speed Internet Issues

Take a look at any ad for a cellphone service provider, and you’ll see that the overwhelming emphasis is always on speed and, more specifically, on the fact that its competitor doesn’t offer the speed you need to do whatever it is you need to do. And yet, when it comes to business broadband, so …

Cities

The NBN may soon tell Australians how fast the maximum speed of their internet is

Source: NBN<p>The boss of the National Broadband Network has revealed the government and his organisation are considering telling each customer the …

Internet

Nokia to meet broadband demand with 5G ‘AirScale’ multiband base station in Chennai

By: IANS | New Delhi |<p>Nokia on Tuesday announced to begin manufacturing its 5G-ready “AirScale” multiband base station at its facility in Oragadam, …

Technology (India)

Northern Ireland mum brands two-month wait for broadband 'a disgrace'

A Hillsborough woman is breathing a sigh of relief after a two-month wait for a broadband connection at her Co Down home.<p>Lana Stitt, from Lakeland …

UK News

Wireless Lobby Wants FCC To Block Privacy Laws

The wireless industry lobbying group CTIA is joining Verizon and Comcast in asking the Federal Communications Commission to prohibit states from …

Net Neutrality

Korea's 'gigatopia': KT delivering gigabit speeds over copper

Korea Telecom is working to provide gigabit-speed broadband even for its 10-20 percent of customers still on ADSL by using 'GiGA Wire' technology …

Telecoms

Poor broadband killing off rural life as young people flee for the cities, report finds

Better broadband banner<p>Poor broadband is helping to kill off rural society, a report has said, as young people leave for cities and don't return. The National Housing Federation has warned that family life is being damaged as children increasingly leave home for university or to work and fail to …

Flee

NBN speeds: Thinking about renegotiating your internet plan? Read this first

So you think you're one of the 42,000 Telstra NBN customers who has been paying for internet speeds beyond what you've actually been getting, and …

Internet

Telstra Finally Has Unlimited Data Broadband Deals

Telstra says this is the first time the telco has offered home broadband bundles with unlimited data allowances. Why? Streaming, mostly.

Internet

Government ‘Business’ Endeavors Are Always Awful

The old saw is “Those who can do – those who can teach.”<p>Meaning if you’re good at something – you do that something. And if you aren’t good at …

Conservative View

ALEC Urges FCC To Block State Broadband Laws

The right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council is urging the Federal Communications Commission to block state or local broadband laws.<p>"As the …

Net Neutrality

NBN viability relies on tech upgrades: Ovum

While saying there is no need to push gigabit-speed networks, an Ovum report commissioned by Nokia has said that NBN must focus on upgrading the …

Internet

"Farce" as broadband provider fails to meet demand

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A telecoms provider has admitted it was caught out by demand for its services – despite years of campaigning from …

Broadband providers must automatically compensate customers for bad service under new Ofcom rules

Broadband and landline users will be able to get money back from their providers when things go wrong without having to make a claim, under new rules …

OFCOM

BRIEF-Aksh Optifibre says NCLT sanctiones scheme of amalgamation of Apaksh Broadband with co

Nov 10 (Reuters) - Aksh Optifibre Ltd AKSO.NS<p>* NCLT sanctioned scheme of amalgamation of Apaksh Broadband Limited ( subsidiary) with co

Broadband providers agree new automatic compensation system

Ofcom said that issues such as slow repairs and missed appointments would result in money back from the company responsible, without it having to be …

UK News

Yorkshire village forced to run 'high-speed' broadband connection on battery power

Angry villagers have hit out at Openreach after a car-crash left their high-speed fibre-optic broadband connections unreliable - and powered by …

Internet

Revealed: the fastest telcos and cities in Australia for broadband

Optus is the best fixed-line internet service provider (ISP) in Australia for download speeds overall, while Telstra is the best during peak-hour …

Telecoms