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Broadband

 

Broadband in telecommunications refers to a signaling method that includes or handles a relatively wide range (or band) of frequencies, which may be divided into channels or frequency bins.

Broadband in data can refer to broadband networks or broadband Internet and may have the same meaning as above, so that data transmission over a fiber optic cable would be referred to as broadband as compared to a telephone modem operating at 56,000 bits per second. Read More

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A cybersecurity expert monitors telecommunications traffic at a network operations center in a Verizon facility
Telecom Giants Join Hands To Launch Trans Tasman Cable From New Zealand To Australia

By IBTimes AU

The grand project will enhance the quality and price of digital services. (Dec 20)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA

An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013. Australian shares skidded 1.3 percent on Wednesday, its biggest fall in five weeks, hit b
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon December 19, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares completed a trifecta of winning days on Friday, closing around the best levels of the session. Over the course of the last week the ASX 200 has risen by almost 2.3 % , balancing the loss of the pre-ceeding week when the market fell by almost 2. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, CRUDE OIL, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, COPPER

Lori Erlendsson attends a pro-net neutrality Internet activist rally in the neighborhood
Obama Pushes For Net Neutrality To Allow Consumers To Browse ‘Unregulated’ Content

By IBTimes AU

Barack Obama wants the FCC to allow consumers to choose their content. (Nov 11)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, TWITTER, FCC, NET NEUTRALITY

A woman walks past three Telstra public phone booths in suburban Sydney August 9, 2012. Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, posted a larger-than-expected 5 percent fall in second-half profit as declines in its traditional fixed-line business outwe
Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

By IBTimes AU

With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, TELECOMS, TELSTRA

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One in Seven People in the UK Have Partners They Have Only Spoken to Online, Reveals Study

By IBTimes AU

Study finds that most people in the UK speak to and are in a relationship without knowing who the other person is. (Sep 28)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

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Leaked, Verizon to Launch Motorola Moto X (2014) This Sept 26: Packages With Pricing

By IBTimes AU

The broadband and telecommunication company have always astonished customers with their early upgrades and is well known for its tie-ups with phone companies. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, ANDROID

Workers carry unfinished vibrators at Ningbo Yamei plastic toy factory, on the outskirts of Fenghua, Zhejiang province, February 13, 2012.
New Zealand SMEs Want Cheaper Broadband Service And Less Tax Compliance

By IBTimes AU

The SMEs already enjoy a certain satisfaction level in tax matters and steps for more transparency can hike the comfort level. (Sep 17)

MORE TOPICS: TAX POLICY, MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California
Hidden iPhone 6 Killer Specs & Features Exposed as Analysts Forecast 60M+ Buys by Dec 2014

By IBTimes AU

Even before its scheduled September 19 release date, the iPhone 6 has already presold some four million units, prompting market watchers to upgrade Apple’s projected haul in the final quarter of 2014. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SMARTPHONE, INVESTMENT

Asia Rides Wall Street Rebound, Firm Yen Hits Tokyo Stocks
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 15, 2014

By Comsec

It was a tough day for the Australian market after the falls on Wall Street on Friday night and the weak Chinese data released on Saturday there was little hope of a strong day for the Aussie markets. By the close the All Ordinaries Index was down 1% to 5,475.4 points. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT

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AT&T Tops Corporate Spenders With $20B In 2013 For New Plant & Equipment In The US

By IBTimes AU

Telco giant AT&T spent $20.6 billion in 2013 for a new plant and equipment in the US, topping the non-financial companies in the United States for capital spending. It was the third consecutive year that AT&T topped the list, according to the Progressive Policy Institute study. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: EXXON MOBIL, CHEVRON, AT&T, MEXICO, SMARTPHONE, INVESTMENT