Digis Acquires Boise and Twin Falls Internet Operations

Digis, an operating division of wireless broadband industry-leader JAB Broadband (JAB), has acquired the operations of One Wave Networks, an Idaho-based Internet provider. Effective immediately, Digis is providing a seamless Internet transition and expanded services to One Wave’s residential and business customers in the Boise and Twin Falls areas.

40 Million New Broadband Subscribers and 14.1% Growth in IPTV Mark a Year of Steady Growth

News Highlights:

  • 40 million new subscribers in 2013 takes total broadband lines to 678.6 million world-wide
  • Overall figures show steady growth but slowing as older markets reach saturation
  • DSL is still the predominant technology, but fiber continues to outpace all access types in new deployments
  • IPTV is nearing the 100 million subscriber threshold with 21% growth in 2013 and 17 million new subscribers taking the total to 96 million at yearend 2013

The era of the software defined operator is here – Deutsche Telekom tells Broadband Forum

Simplification of IP, coupled with NFV and SDN, is creating the Software Defined Operator – a new model for service providers needing to meet the needs of unparalleled broadband demand with agile, cost effective and fast implementation of new services. That was the message given by Axel Clauberg Deutsche Telekom’s Vice President of Aggregation, Transport & IP Fixed Access in a keynote address to the Broadband Forum in Malta last week.

Globalgig new Home & Abroad plan revolutionises mobile broadband

Globalgig-SIMGlobalgig - a provider of data-only mobile broadband services in Australia and internationally - is now offering mobile broadband Internet access in the USA, UK and Ireland included in its Australian domestic plan all bundled in at the same rates from $9 for 1GB with no lock in contracts.

Bridging the broadband gap

Despite living in the ‘Digital Age’, Australia is not currently prepared to take full advantage of the services afforded by next generation broadband according to a research report released today.