OECD Rank UK 8th for Fixed Broadband Penetration as Fibre Optic Grows

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By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 23rd, 2014 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, which covers 34 countries that support democracy and a market economy, has reported that at the end of 2013 the United Kingdom ranked 8th for fixed line broadband penetration (i.e. 35.2 subscribers per 100 inhabitants). Fibre optic (FTTH/P/B) connections…

‘IPv6 brokenness’ problem appears fixed

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Jul 27, 2011 03:51 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan The Internet’s biggest content providers — including Yahoo, Facebook and Google — are reporting a significant decline in their measurements of “IPv6 brokenness,” a term that describes end users with misconfigured systems that can’t access websites supporting the next-generation Internet protocol called IPv6.…