Sensor can characterize broadband magnetic fields
Ofcom already has a handy online tool for checking mobile and broadband coverage across the UK, but sometimes the bigger picture can hide the little differences. In addition to the regulator's own data and that supplied by providers, Ofcom wants to build a more detailed map of mobile network and WiFi performance using crowdsourced, user data. Show More Summary
Did you know that the world’s second largest search engine is actually YouTube? With increased adoption of broadband Internet and far faster speeds available on mobile devices too, streaming video online is easier and more accessible than ever. Show More Summary
Openreach, BT’s local network company, has selected Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, to help it deliver the first phase of its G.FAST deployment in the UK. The agreement isShow More Summary
Tech giant Samsung Electronics has decided to make its popular Hybrid broadcast broadband TV (HbbTV) media player available to the developer community
As many as one in four broadband customers are willing to switch provider this year, according to a new report. That is up from just over one in five (21 per cent) in 2013 when accountant EY last ran its survey. Lower prices and trust levels with service providers are the leading switching triggers, cited […]
Novatel Wireless today announced plans to divest its mobile broadband business. The company has agreed to sell its MiFi branded hotspots and USB modem product lines to Hong Kong-based TCL Industries Holdings for $50 million in cash.Show More Summary
Wireless signals travel along—but not through—standard power lines.
Radio personality Thabo "Tbo Touch" Molefe kickstarted the #DataMustFall Twitter campaign. When radio DJ Thabo Molefe tweeted his anger at South Africa's unreasonably high cellular data costs, he didn't know it would lead to a public outcry that would result in two days of parliamentary hearings and intense scrutiny. The #DataMustFall campaign [...]
Even though much of the world is being blanketed with internet signals through a variety of modalities, there are still places where getting a reliable high-speed broadband link is tough. AT&T has just announced a project that might help with that. Show More Summary
Project AirGig seeks to beam wireless signals near the path of power lines, making your Internet access synonymous to electricity, assuming the project goes through.
Ok, so the latest news from the last mile is just a little bit puzzling. AT&T has a brand new plan to deliver a gigabit or more to consumers. It's called AirGig, and it involves transmitting broadband data along the power lines. And no, it doesn't appear to be April 1 just yet.... [visit […]
Many Australians are now anticipating fast internet access at home when the NBN arrives in their neighbourhood. But what about mobile networks? The next generation of mobile broadband is reportedly heading into incredible speeds, far...Show More Summary
We’re not making this up. The brains behind the National Broadband Network have teamed up with the original Aussie Bachelor, Tim Robards, to release a bunch of workout videos on YouTube — apparently to promote the NBN. More »
AT&T Inc. said Tuesday it had discovered a way to deliver high speed broadband over electrical power lines, a technology it claims would make it cheaper and easier to bring the internet to hard to reach places.