NBN’s good-to-go dates remain confidential

Patch-cables spark teacup-storm

Bill Morrow, CEO of nbnTM, the organisation building Australia’s national broadband network (NBN) has sparked a political storm over patch cables.…

AT&T, Verizon probed: ‘No escape from biz broadband packages’

Rivals complain to FCC that customers are unfairly trapped

The FCC is probing AT&T and Verizon over claims the telcos are locking companies into expensive business broadband contracts.…

Virgin Media boss urges UK watchdogs not to pick wrong BT battle

Meanwhile, biz wing of telco to offer SMBs a broadband boost

Broadband World Forum Virgin Media CEO Tom Mockridge was – just like his peers in the ISP game – preoccupied with regulatory policy during a keynote speech at the Broadband World Forum on Tuesday.…

Accidental homicide: how VoLTE kills old style call accounting

It’s all data, all the way down, so tracking voice sessions gets tedious, fast. And dangerous

Korean and US telco researchers have sounded what’s probably the first death-knell of voice calls, demonstrating a variety of problems – some fundamental – with how Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) works.…