Getting the net moving
European fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-building coverage is growing according to new figures.
Vodafone, the world’s second largest mobile operator, said the coronavirus crisis was causing data traffic on its networks to surge, with demand already rising 50 percent.
More countries cross 50 percent mark
Nine OECD countries now have high-speed fibre making up half or more of their fixed Internet connections, according to an update to the OECD’s broadband portal.
Free internet for all
Britain’s opposition Labour Party plans to nationalise BT’s broadband network to provide free internet for all, a radical election pledge to roll back 35 years of private ownership that caught both the company and its shareholders by surprise.
In case Kitten Kong brings down the BT tower again
BT today has launched a new service commitment for home broadband customers, which includes a new Stay Fast Guarantee and what it claims is expert customer service care to provide reliable broadband speeds.
Despite claims by the subsidy collecting telcos
More than 162.8 million people—over half the population of the United States don’t use broadband internet according to figures worked out by Microsoft.
Each time they hack you off
Five UK broadband and landline providers will now automatically compensate customers when services do not work.
Judges prove to be a tough crowd.
A Federal Communications Commission lawyer faced a sceptical panel of judges as it tried to defend its repeal of net neutrality rules and deregulation of the broadband industry.
Ofcom said that four million should haggle
Communications regulator Ofcom estimates that half of Britain's broadband customers could be getting faster internet than they have and even pay less.
Tooting the internet lebensraum horn
Germans will acquire a legal right to fast internet under a proposed coalition between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD), the man expected to become Merkel’s top aide said in remarks published on Wednesday.