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Smart home market will 'dwarf' smartphones

Monday, October 27th 2014

Cees Links, founder and chief executive of wireless home network company GreenPeak Technologies, said after the smartphone, the smart home will be the next big revolution. GreenPeak makes controller chips for smart homes and...

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Alcatel boss: G.fast will bring higher speeds sooner

Monday, October 27th 2014

Stefaan Vanhastel, marketing director for the Wireline Division at Alcatel-Lucent, told Cable.co.uk that G.fast technology can speed up the arrival of fibre to the home. He said: “G.fast is basically, for all practical...

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Broadband providers should 'forget the speed'

Monday, October 27th 2014

Craig Thomas, director of international field marketing at telecoms equipment company Calix, said education is key in the development of broadband networks across the world. Mr Thomas, who also said that new competitors in need...

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'Geeky' Brits to thank for better broadband

Friday, October 24th 2014

Alex Salter (pictured) told Cable.co.uk that people’s willingness to volunteer for “geeky” projects sets the UK apart from other countries. SamKnows measures the speed and quality of broadband in properties using devices...

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Two thirds of anti-virus users have infected PCs

Friday, October 24th 2014

Thibaut Briere, marketing, strategy and communications director at Alcatel-Lucent, told Cable.co.uk that new solutions were needed to make home devices safer because rates of spyware and malware infection are getting worse. ...

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Europe needs to 'change the rules' for broadband providers

Friday, October 24th 2014

Craig Thomas, director of international field marketing at the company, said it would take competitors challenging the "incumbent" service providers, as had happened in the United States, to generate the same levels of...

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Vimeo boss: 4K to browsers sooner than you think

Thursday, October 23rd 2014

The video sharing website is working on streaming videos in 4K but Mr Pile said doing so in a browser window was still a work in progress. He told Cable.co.uk: “We’ve been experimenting with playing 4K back in the browser...

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Ultrafast copper better for 30% who don't want a hole in their house

Thursday, October 23rd 2014

Robin Mersh (pictured), chief executive of Broadband Forum told Cable.co.uk that the development, known as G.fast, could provide fibre-like speeds but without the disruption of fibre installation. Speaking at the Broadband...

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Digital innovation: Europe 'losing ground' says Kroes

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014

In an interview at the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, subsequent to her final major speech in her current role, she said Europe would have to be united if it is to regain a position in the "driver's seat" when it comes to...

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Cloud storage vulnerable warns Ericsson VP

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014

Magnus Furustam, head of product area cloud systems, said that information governance and security are key when it comes to clouds. Speaking at the Broadband World Forum, Mr Furustam told Cable.co.uk, "Clouds are by nature...

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