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Plusnet could face DATA BREACH probe over SPAM HELL gripes

Exclusive ICO tells El Reg it's gathering evidence
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Dec 10:27

French space agency teams with Google for broadband balloons

Antarctic balloon tech to be shared in hope of beaming bits to bods
Simon Sharwood, 14 Dec 23:27

NBN Co, Turnbull, issue contradictory broadband speed promises

Announcement of Telstra and Optus deals mentions 'goal' and 'policy to ensure' 25Mbps
Simon Sharwood, 14 Dec 22:30

Net neutrality: Cisco, Intel, IBM warn FCC NOT to crack down on ISPs

Dozens of IT giants claim Title II will stifle broadband growth
Kieren McCarthy, 10 Dec 19:58

G.fast is HERE: Sckipio slurps funding to cook up SPAWN of VDSL tech

Israeli firm charges ahead with gigabit-over-copper kit
Simon Rockman, 10 Dec 12:44

Mom and daughter SUE Comcast for 'smuggling' public Wi-Fi hotspot into their home

Californian family upset router went to Xfinity and beyond
Shaun Nichols, 10 Dec 01:10

Virgin Media's ad fibs EXPOSED by bitter rival BT

Blighty watchdog punishes cable ISP for 'misleading' customers with savings claims
Kelly Fiveash, 10 Dec 00:31

Telstra's NBN boondoggle nearly set in stone: reports

BEELIONS to flow out of the half-bakery
Richard Chirgwin, 09 Dec 23:45

97% of UK gets 'basic' 2Mbps broadband. 'Typical households' need 10Mbps – Ofcom

Talks up ‘ultrafast’ connections though rural ones still pants
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Marky Mark & the techie bunch: We love you, China. Can Facebook 'n' Apple come over?

Top Chinese interwebs man visits US: Boydroid, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos wax on with Lu Wei
Kelly Fiveash, 08 Dec 13:41

Gigabit-over-copper VDSL successor G.fast signed off at last

Curb your enthusiasm: this is a short-run tech best suited to the basement
Richard Chirgwin, 08 Dec 08:01

FCC puts AT&T and Comcast gobbles back on the table

Deadlines set for merger decisions after commission restarts clock
Shaun Nichols, 03 Dec 21:40

Opinion

Apple iPhone 4s, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus

Mobile carriers keep the promised land on an ever-receding horizon

Nobody - not you, devlopers or carriers - can afford the next generation of mobile services
NBN Co Customer premises equipment

NBN Co says Melton test not valid, likely uses processes developed there anyway

Reg gets its claws into leaked report of FTTP rollout experiment
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Sep 02:54
NBN Co Customer premises equipment

Vertigan killed FTTP but the battle for scalable FTTN has not begun

Australia's technology industries need to fight for the best-possible FTTN
Simon Sharwood, 01 Sep 22:14
NBN Co logo

Should NBN Co squeeze a server into FTTN nodes?

There's still time: node design hasn't been settled
Simon Sharwood, 23 Jun 21:44

News

NBN Co details fibre/copper divide in new rollout plan

These are the places NBN Co promises - probably - to get something working by 2016
Richard Chirgwin, 30 Nov 21:57

BT said to have pulled patent-infringing boxes from DSL network

Take your license demand and stick it in your ASSIA
Richard Chirgwin, 26 Nov 07:40

NBN Co makes it official - backhaul charges will fall

CVC down by 12.5 per cent as of February 2015
Richard Chirgwin, 26 Nov 03:14

Ex-EU digi supremo Steelie Neelie's net neutrality bid in tatters?

National govts want to row back on 'open internet' law, leaked doc suggests
Jennifer Baker, 25 Nov 08:18

Qualcomm joins Ericsson, Telstra in 450 Mbps LTE demo

Fast enough to burn Telstra's biggest mobile data cap in five minutes
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Nov 03:45

Mighty Blighty broadbanders beg: Let us lay cable in BT's, er, ducts

Updated Complain to Ofcom that telco has 'effective monopoly'

BEST EVER broadband? Oh no you DIDN'T, Sky – ad watchdog

Rival BT moaned that claim was misleading
Kat Hall, 21 Nov 12:16

Where the HELL is that Comcast technician? Finally – an app for that

'Your time is valuable' says telco. Really. Not making it up. It actually said that. Comcast
Shaun Nichols, 21 Nov 04:01

Fujitsu CTO: We'll be 3D-printing tech execs in 15 years

Fleshy techie disses network neutrality, helmet-less motorcyclists
Joe Fay, 19 Nov 12:27
Another tree anchors the cable

NBN Co screws lid on FTTP coffin

Copper and HFC dominate in new corporate plan
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Nov 23:02
Gun and dollars

FCC: Gonna need y'all to cough up $1.5bn to put broadband in schools

Kids need more fiber, says Wheeler, and you'll pay for it
Shaun Nichols, 17 Nov 22:20

Broadband sellers in the UK are UP TO no good, says Which?

Speedy network claims only apply to 10% of customers
Kelly Fiveash, 17 Nov 11:43

Virgin Media struck dumb by NATIONWIDE packet loss balls-up

Turning it off and on again fixes glitch 12 HOURS LATER
Kelly Fiveash, 16 Nov 12:30

FCC: You, AT&T. Get over here and explain this 'no more gigabit fiber' threat

Guess you're not interested in that DirecTV merger either, huh? HUH?
Shaun Nichols, 15 Nov 01:34

Is your kid ADDICTED to web porn? Twitter? Hint: Don't blame the internet

New study: What parents worry about – and what they definitely SHOULDN'T worry about online
secondary age school kids outside NBN truck

NBN 'working' on pay-for-fibre-to-your-premises product

New multi-technology principles mean if you're not getting FTTP now, paying's the only option
Simon Sharwood, 13 Nov 04:43

SCREW YOU, net neutrality hippies – AT&T halts gigabit fiber

What's faster? 1Gbps or the speed at which toys were just thrown out of a pram?
Shaun Nichols, 12 Nov 20:44

FCC makes up its mind about net neutrality: Er, we'll decide in 2015

An open internet is not just for Christmas, it's for life
Iain Thomson, 12 Nov 19:29