Digital subscriber line

  1. Report: 1 Billion Broadband Accounts by 2013

    January 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST Broadband Internet access continues to grow at a rapid clip, averaging 8.8 million new subscribers worldwide each month, according to In-Stat. By 2013, the research firm expects the number of global broadband subscribers will be greater than 1 bil ...

  2. New Research Reveals Slow U.K. Broadband Speeds

    July 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A report released by Ofcom, the U.K.'s independent regulator and competition authority for the communications industries, has found that broadband speed needs improvement to keep up with the growing volume of large-scale Internet downloading ...

  3. U.K. Broadband Speeds Well Below Advertised Offer

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST The average broadband speed for British consumers is 3.6 Megabits per second (Mbit/s), sufficient for many applications but well below advertised speeds, regulator Ofcom said on Thursday. According to research based on 10 million separate tests of ...

  4. Broadband Connections Up 56% In Mexico

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lagging digital music sales in Latin America have been blamed in part on low levels of broadband penetration in the home. But broadband connections in Mexico increased by 56% in Mexico last year, according to a study by consulting and research fir ...

  5. BellSouth Gives Customers Free MP3 Players

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New DSL subscribers also offered Napster To Go. Telecom giant BellSouth is offering its new DSL subscribers free MP3 players and trial memberships to Napster To Go. New customers choosing either of the two highest DSL packages BellSouth offers wil ...

  6. FCC Eases Regulations On DSL Broadband

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Verizon Communications and other U.S. local telephone companies will be freed from numerous regulations on their high-speed Internet services, the Federal Communications Commission decided Aug. 5. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) -- Verizon Communicatio ...