Feeds

Networks > Broadband

Remember that tale of a fired accountant who blamed Comcast? It's kinda true, says telco

Updated ISP denies getting the guy sacked – but promises probe
Iain Thomson, 09 Oct 19:58

Strange tale of an angry bean counter, Comcast and a shock 'firing'

ISP says it's apologized but mystery remains
Iain Thomson, 08 Oct 02:31

First gigabit-over-COPPER chipset lands

Sckipio's new chipset promised to deliver over 250m cables
Simon Sharwood, 08 Oct 02:01

NBN Co: Melton trial document SMELLS BAD

Network builder denounced leak before seeing it
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Sep 01:03

BT claims almost-gigabit connections over COPPER WIRE

Just need to bring the fibre box within 19m ...
Jasper Hamill, 26 Sep 07:55

Google to go Loony within the year

Balloon broadband forging ahead, says Teller
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Sep 03:05

Comcast: Help, help, FCC. Netflix and pals are EXTORTIONISTS

The others guys are being mean so therefore ... monopoly all good, yeah?
Shaun Nichols, 24 Sep 22:43

Comms Alliance preps vectored VDSL2 connection rules

Getting ready for the brand-new, old-copper NBN
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Sep 04:30
NBN Co Customer premises equipment

Surprise: if you work from home you need the Internet

Buffer-rage sends Aussies out to experience road rage
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Sep 03:02
Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull: NBN won't turn your town into Silicon Valley

'People have been brainwashed to believe that their world will be changed forever if they get FTTP'
Simon Sharwood, 18 Sep 06:46

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

Cable internet won't need dose of fibre to stop feeling bloated

Standards group CableLabs tackling TCP 'bufferbloat' in 3.1 standard
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 22:13

Comcast exec: No, we haven't banned Tor. I use it. You're probably using it

Keep in mind if, say, your Onion browser craps out on Xfinity
Iain Thomson, 15 Sep 19:41

Tasmania offered possible pay-to-connect for NBN fibre

Also: NBN Co adds no-battery option to migration program
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 00:01

Net neutrality fans' joy as '2.3 million email' flood hits US Congress

FCC invites opinions in CSV format, after Slowdown day 'success'
Shaun Nichols, 13 Sep 01:32

ACCC gives thumbs up to TPG's NBN fibre-to-the-basement raids

Junior telco may be forced to wholesale services
Simon Sharwood, 10 Sep 23:53

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

Virgin Media hit by MORE YouTube buffering glitches

Video KILLED the network. PAH!
Kelly Fiveash, 09 Sep 10:36

NBN Co correction: We're rubbish at broadband rollout and NEVER improved

No, wait, we mean that we did better work than our brilliant performance in Melton
Richard Chirgwin, 08 Sep 03:46

'Serious flaws in the Vertigan report' says broadband boffin

Report 'fails reality test' , is 'simply wrong' and offers ''convenient' justification for FTTN says Rod Tucker
Simon Sharwood, 07 Sep 23:32

FCC boss Wheeler: Lack of broadband choice is screwing Americans

Competition vanishes if you want faster than 10Mbps cable, says watchdog chairman
Iain Thomson, 04 Sep 22:16

Comcast merger-bait spinoff to be known as GreatLand Connections

Company ups ante on bid to ward off antitrust attack dogs
Shaun Nichols, 03 Sep 19:01
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
Termination point

NBN predicts a million premises next year

$AU8.4 billion in, $AU60 million out, ramp-up coming
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Aug 03:32

NYC, LA mayors hammer Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

FCC warned mega-gobble could price citizens out of the internet
Shaun Nichols, 27 Aug 20:22
A boat full of Fail

Time Warner Cable customers SQUEAL as US network goes offline

A rude awakening: North Americans greeted with outage drama
Kelly Fiveash, 27 Aug 13:58
Communication Chambers chart 1

Government report: average Oz user will want 15 Mbps by 2023

Updated with reply from Communications Chambers Looking behind the Vertigan report
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Aug 04:31

Broadband slow and expensive? Blame Telstra says CloudFlare

Won't peer, will gouge for Internet transit
Telephone

BT customers face broadband and landline price hikes

Poor punters won't be affected, telecoms giant claims
Kelly Fiveash, 24 Aug 11:36
NBN Co logo

NBN Co claims 96 mbps download speeds for FTTN trial

Umina trial also delivers 30 mbps uploads, but exact rig used not revealed
Simon Sharwood, 21 Aug 21:04

Déjà vu: Virgin Media jacks up broadband prices

Screw copper phone lines, we're UNIQUE, bleats telco
Kelly Fiveash, 21 Aug 14:33