Vodafone Italy said Milan now ranks among Europe's fastest cities in terms of data rates, after deploying a 300 Mbps fibre network in the city.
Europe's rapid migration to LTE or "4G" services and devices is helping to stimulate a recovery in the continent's mobile industry, according to a new report from the GSM Association (GSMA).
That loony project where Google launches balloons into the stratosphere to provide Internet connectivity to the unconnected all over the world? Turns out, the program's achievements are surprising even the program's director at the same time Googlers are calling out some of their best-performing balloons.
Researchers at NYU Wireless, a research center of the New York University's Polytechnic School of Engineering, report promising findings that could enable 5G millimeter-wave (mm-wave) cells to be as large as several hundred meters, the same size as 4G cells in dense urban environments.
Windstream Hosted Solutions is revitalizing its managed service set with new Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services that are provided through a partnership with Imperva.
A new Parks Associates survey reveals that 10 percent of U.S. households purchased a streaming video device this year, with Roku being the top choice amongst consumers.
Southern Telecom, the telecom subsidiary of electric utility Southern Company, has added more dark fiber to its service diet with an expansion of its existing network and additions to the number of on-net buildings in Atlanta and Birmingham, Ala.
Alaska Communications (ACS) has reached a deal to sell off its remaining wireless assets for $300 million to GCI Communications in a move that it says will help it deleverage its balance sheet while sharpening its focus on residential and business broadband services.
Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) revealed plans to launch satellite TV services in rural areas of Russia this month, indicating that a current quad-play trend is not restricted solely to West European operators.
Safaricom said it has become the first operator in sub-Saharan Africa to launch LTE Advanced (LTE-A) services, with Nairobi and Mombasa in Kenya the first cities to get the high-speed mobile data services ahead of a wider rollout in the coming months.