Category: Broadband


US net neutrality protests set for Dec 7

Unsurprisingly, Verizon and AT&T have both agreed the FCC is heading the right direction by hitting the net neutrality rewind button, but consumer groups are fuelling the fire by encouraging protests on December 7.

Turns out UK broadband isn’t as bad as you think

Out of 196 countries, Iran offers the world’s cheapest broadband and Burkina Faso offers the most expensive, while the UK sits in the middle on price, for performance its 31st – net win?

FCC tries to remove Lifeline for poor people

What have poor people done to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai? Perhaps he misread his job description, as the latest move from the FCC would seem to geared towards widening the digital divide.

Connecting Africa: from the Serengeti to the Sahara

It’s not just the continent’s population that presents such a good opportunity for the African telecoms industry, but also, its relative lack of installed infrastructure in both communications and banking.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: High fibre diet

Having been abandoned a week ago Scott is once more joined by Jamie and Iain. They start by recapping the recent Broadband World Forum event in Berlin, which was attended by Iain and Scott, the latter being reminded how little he knows about fixed line networking. Meanwhile we’re in the middle of the Q3 earnings season and the big US tech giants are raking it in once more. On the back of that they mull over the power of the big internet brands and wonder which other industries they might yet disrupt.

Why did I miss American Pai?

The star speaker on the final day of Broadband World Forum 2017 was supposed to be FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, but he ended up blowing it out.

Openreach proposes dark fibre compromise

Having successfully resisted pressure to provide full dark fibre access to high bandwidth customers, Openreach is proposing a managed but scalable alternative.

Global Mobile Broadband Forum: An Overview

Mobile AI, the evolution of mobile broadband architectures and the latest insights into 5G will all feature prominently at this year’s Global Mobile Broadband Forum in London.

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