THE communications watchdog has given carriers more hope that they can address 4G mobile broadband spectrum shortages sooner.
(2 months and 16 days ago)
Europe's telecom network operators on Tuesday said that bandwidth-hungry services like UHDTV (ultra high definition television) and 3DTV should be distributed via cable or satellite instead of competing with other services for spectrum. The uptake of mobile wireless broadband services in the European Union shows no sign of abating, and the European Commission therefore asked...
(14 days ago)
While the four network broadcasters sue to block new technologies, they are missing the bigger picture of the changing media landscape. Recording technology is not their nemesis; instead, demographic shifts and broadband competitors may be forcing them to evolve their business models.
(2 months and 24 days ago)
Strong demand for European broadband spectrum is being held up by nations seeking to maximize revenue from auctions of their frequencies.
(1 month and 26 days ago)
After bidding hit the billion-dollar mark, the Czech telecoms regulator suspended the country's 4G spectrum auction. Why? Because such high bids would have slowed investment and led to excessive mobile broadband prices for consumers.
(2 months and 12 days ago)
Microsoft is testing white space technology in Kenya, and now Google is doing the same in South Africa. The company's involvement extends to sponsorship and the use of its newly-launched spectrum database.
(1 month and 26 days ago)
Department store John Lewis is looking to sell mobile phones and will give away six month free broadband with any purchase of a cnonnected device.
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I know, we're continually told that we really must wire up the entire country with high speed broadband. This seems to be true whichever country we're talking about too. Yet I have more than a sneaking suspicion that this really isn't what we should be doing. I suspect that actually, wired broadband is the technology of the past and wireless broadband the one of the future.
(2 months ago)
The UK Government has indicated that it isn't be ready to go along with the European Commission's plan to knock down barriers to the roll out of high speed broadband through the EU.The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the lead department for the Government's policy on broadband, has told TRPro that it believes the Commission's plan for legislation is...
(1 month and 11 days ago)
BT is set to give free access to its sports channel showing live Premier League football to a million subscribers who take its high-speed fibre optic broadband service.
(16 days ago)
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