Netflix traffic on some broadband providers has been sluggish, but in general subscribers can still watch Netflix programming at a lower quality or with some "startup delays" at peak viewing hours, a company spokesman told Th e Wall Street Journa l this week.
The cable operator-leased set-top box is one device where Netflix has yet to find much of a foothold.
Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano continued to stress that its Brazilian unit is an important asset for the company and said there are no discussions over selling the business.
As expected, Telefónica's German unit looks set to encounter objections from European Union (EU) regulators over its €8.55 billion ($11.76 billion) plan to buy and merge with KPN's E-Plus in order to create a formidable rival to Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone Germany.
Some 94 per cent of Europeans who travel outside their home country limit their use of services like Facebook because of mobile roaming charges, according to a new survey of 28,000 EU citizens carried out by the European Commission.
Canada plans to allocate another $278 million over the next five years to extend and upgrade facilities to deliver broadband services in the country's rural and northern communities, according to an IT World Canada report.
Regulators blocked the AT&T/T-Mobile acquisition and have signaled their distaste for a possible Sprint takeover of T-Mobile. Yet, it appears that Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable has a reasonable chance of being approved. Why is that?
The leaders of France and Germany are reportedly set to discuss ways to circumvent U.S. surveillance of European communications, at the same time as the U.S. secretary of state pushes China to reduce web censorship.
According to a number of reports, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung co-CEO J.K. Shin held a meeting last week in an attempt to iron out the companies' ongoing legal battle over patent infringement. However, according to those reports, Cook and Shin were unable to reach an agreement on the issue and appear set to return to the courtroom in March to continue their dispute.
More than a quarter, or 27 percent, of New Zealand's ultra-fast broadband (UFB) project has been completed, according to Amy Adams, New Zealand's Communications and Information Technology minister.