Whilst announcing NBN Co’s 2017 half year results, CEO Bill Morrow stated that there was little market demand for faster broadband speeds than the 100 Mbps being currently offered on the NBN. Morrow made the remarks after being asked when Internet Service Providers (ISPs) would offer internet connection speeds of 1 gigabit per second (1 Gbps). More »
Maine utility regulators are ready to delve into details of the $1.5 billion sale of FairPoint Communications to an Illinois-based broadband and business communications company. The Maine Public Utilities Commission … Click to Continue »
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PC Gamer: Don't expect the FCC to push for faster broadband service in residential homes. For the most part, 1 Gbps Internet service is a pipe dream for any U.S. resident who doesn't live in a major metropolitan area. If you were hoping that might change at the urging of a new FCC commissioner, don't hold your breath. Show More Summary
For a long time, Google Fiber was the most exciting broadband provider out there. Cities wanted it, tech people drooled over it; and on a loftier level, it even promised to help bridge the “digital divide” between rich and poor. But now, things are looking bleak: Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Google Fiber is… Read more...
Telstra added 292,000 customers on the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the second half of 2016 but margins on those connections are down due to increasing competition in the market. Here's what you need to know. More »
It’s part of a broad GOP effort to roll back regulations across the US economy.
For years, we'ved noted how incumbent ISPs have waged a not-so-subtle war on towns and cities looking to escape from the high prices and abysmal service of the country's broadband duopoly (which is actually quietly becoming more of a cable monopoly without many noticing). Show More Summary
Greg McCray, a longtime broadband executive, is taking over amid a shift in the company’s strategy as it seeks to provide internet service wirelessly.
With the rise of broadband technology and a global move towards the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance, the number of employees working remotely has increased exponentially over the past couple of decades. Studies have conclusively shown that this more flexible approach to enterprise has had an enormously positive impact on employee engagement, enabling greater...
PRESS RELEASE: New consumer research from Parks Associates reveals 29% of U.S. broadband households get most of their news from social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. According to 360 View: Digital Media & Connected Consumers,...Show More Summary
Thought your Internet speeds were slow? Try being a space scientist for a day.
Last week, NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow took a beating for claiming Australians won't use a gigabit broadband service, even if it was offered for free. He hit back at his detractors with a lengthy opinion piece, explaining his position. We take a look at some of the arguments he made and breakdown why they are flawed. More »
This op-ed from NBN's chief executive Bill Morrow is being posted to the National Broadband Network company's blog today, and is being republished here in full by Gizmodo. Do you agree with his explanation? Do you disagree? Let us know in the comments. More »
Republican lawmakers are circulating a bill to expand broadband service in underserved parts of the state. The bill made public Tuesday is sponsored by Rep. Romaine Quinn and Sen. Howard … Click to Continue »
The FCC's new chairman says the program is overrun with waste and abuse. In the meantime, kids are going to McDonald's to get their homework done. The post Millions Need the Broadband Program the FCC Just Put on Hold appeared first on WIRED.
One of the hallmarks of Tom Wheeler's FCC was a renewed focus on competition at higher broadband speeds. It's one of the reasons the last FCC bumped the standard definition of broadband from a measly 4 Mbps down, 1 Mbps up, to 25 Mbps down, and 3 Mbps up. Show More Summary
One of the worst things about moving house is living without a broadband connection and telcos usually take their sweet time to hook you up with that delicious high-speed internet connection. Now Telstra has released its Gateway Frontier...Show More Summary