The Nigerian Government has revealed plans to connect 50 percent of its population to 3G broadband during the course of 2015. Nigeria’s ICT Ministry intends on achieving this through the “Wireless Broadband Infrastructure Upgrade and Expansion Phase 1,” which is under Nigeria’s National Broadband Plan 2013-2018.
The Wi-Fi Alliance is looking to push a new platform that will allow devices to share data even when no Wi-Fi network is available. Dubbed Wi-Fi Aware, the platform would have devices share small snippets of data directly to enable applications like multiplayer games, without device upgrades or the need for an access point. Because […]
Qatar is leading the next wave of mobile broadband in the region, along with Oman, the Cisco Global Cloud Index 2013 – 2018 has revealed. Mohamed Hammoudi, Cisco Qatar general manager, pointed out Qatar led the Arab world and ranked No 23 out of 148 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Networked Readiness Index 2014, […]
TPG Telecom has stopped selling the superfast broadband plan that competes against the national broadband network after Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull imposed extra restrictions. NBN Co has claimed TPG’s plan could damage the NBN’s business case and add substantial costs to the federal government’s budget. Where TPG can cherry-pick lucrative city dwellers, NBN Co is […]
UPC has launched unlimited 240 Mbps fibre power broadband, which it says is the fastest broadband in Ireland. The firm said its fibre power network will be three times faster of other products on the market, offering speeds of 240Mbps, for less money. UPC Ireland’s Campbell Scott said the launch of the fastest broadband product […]
Telkom’s decision not to unbundle the copper local loop was bad for South Africa in the short term, but will be good for the country in the medium-to-long term, according to Dominic Cull, telecoms regulatory expert with Ellipsis Regulatory Solutions. Speaking to MyBroadband about the current state and future of South Africa’s broadband landscape, Cull […]