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Cox reaffirms commitment to Open Internet

In advance of the December 14th FCC vote expected to overturn existing laws governing Net Neutrality, broadband communications and entertainment company Cox Communications, the third-largest US cable MSO, has reaffirmed…

FTC, FCC to monitor ‘Internet Freedom’

US agencies the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission have announced their intent to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under which the pair would coordinate online consumer…

Netflix Speed Index: Big movers in Mexico, S.Korea

Netflix has released November data from its ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. The largest speed…

Australia: Demand for digital connectivity at all-time high

Australia: Demand for digital connectivity at all-time high

Australians’ demand for online content and services continues to climb unabated, reshaping the communications industry in new ways. This is a key finding of the Communications report 2016–17, produced by…

FAST.com a success for Netflix; Goes social

FAST.com, a broadband speed checker website launched by streaming giant Netflix, reports that it has now generated over quarter of a billion speed tests from around the world. To mark…

Australia: nbn HFC roll-out on hold

Australia: nbn HFC roll-out on hold

NBN Co, the body responsible for the roll-out of Australia’s national broadband network, has temporarily paused all new orders over its Hybrid Coaxial-Fibre (HFC) network access network. This pause will…

ISPs ordered to ditch misleading speed claims

ISPs ordered to ditch misleading speed claims

A new ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) ruling means broadband firms will no longer be able to advertise their fast net services based on the speeds just a few customers get.…

FCC proposes ‘Open Internet’ policy reversal

As trailed earlier in 2017, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a draft ‘Restoring Internet Freedom Order’ to his fellow Commissioners, which will be voted on at the FCC’s Open…

ISPs could overestimate broadband speed by 62%

Which? analysis suggests there can be big shortfalls in the average broadband speeds in some local authority areas when comparing estimates by providers against actual speeds reported using a speed…

TalkTalk sees TV, fibre growth

TalkTalk has reported 1.6 million customers now benefit from its Fixed Low Price Plans, a year after the telecoms company launched the packages. TalkTalk says it remains the first and…