While Italy’s average broadband speed is still significantly slower than that of other European countries, ISPs are working to help the country catch up, rolling out a number of initiatives in some of the country’s major cities. One such initiative was launched in Bologna late last month when Metroweb began offering residents of three neighbourhoods […]
Kenya’s first 4G Internet services has been launched by Safaricom, seeking to capitalise on burgeoning mobile Internet use in the country. The government of the east African nation of 40 million people wants the use of 4G high-speed broadband network to help raise the Internet’s contribution to economic growth to 10 percent in 2017 from […]
Firms based on business parks and industrial estates across Northumberland can now experience first-hand why superfast broadband is good for business. Around 125 premises now have access to faster broadband speeds of up to 80Mbps thanks to the multi-million-pound iNorthumberland programme.
Several privately owned Chinese enterprises are challenging state-owned telecom operators by offering gigabyte broadband access services, pushed by strong market demand and government support, according to a report from Chinese internet portal Sohu.com. The number of fixed broadband users in China has reached 200 million, 36.6% of which are 8M and beyond-8M broadband users, with […]
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull reiterated the importance of the National Broadband Network (NBN) for regional and rural Australia in an address to the NBN Rebooted conference in Sydney last week. In addition to renewing the government’s commitment to strengthened satellite provision in 2015, Minister Turnbull stated the government and NBN Co are “looking to more […]
Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) recently began building its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network in Parkview and Greenside East, and initial speed results from the fibre connections are impressive. DFA is currently rolling out a fibre network capable of delivering Internet connections of up to 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) to residents and businesses in the area. A […]