ITU members have achieved approval for G.Fast, a broadband standard designed to offer speeds of up to 1GB per second over standard telephone wires.
South Africa's latest General Household Survey shows healthy growth in internet connectivity, but the full story is less encouraging.
Commuters are pleased following the launch of WiTaxi, which will see 1 500 taxis and 50 taxi ranks providing free internet access to passengers.
A group of grade 12 pupils asked all South Africa's cellphone providers for free Wikipedia on their phones, and they got it.
The US first lady addressed a group of Peking University students while on a tour of China to build goodwill through soft diplomacy.
The communication department has set a target of "universal" broadband access. But if it is similar to our water access, it won't be universal at all.
It takes something special to remind us of the wonders of technology, and Google Loon is one of those projects, writes Alistair Fairweather.
Talks over possible new UN regulations for the internet have been deeply divided.
A study has revealed that the boom in mobile internet devices and tablet computers in use will help quadruple web traffic in the coming years.
Internet penetration in South Africa is low compared to other leading economies in Africa due to high broadband costs and a lack of infrastructure.
A group of Japanese internet service providers started blocking access to child porn websites on Thursday.
Indians are missing out on the digital revolution as the poor lack internet access despite having one of the world's fastest growing economies.
South Africa expects 300 000 visitors for the Soccer World Cup next month, down from an initial forecast of 450 000.
A survey has found that the number of South Africans accessing the Internet via broadband connections has increased by more than 50% in the last year.