With Netflix launching soon in Australia, the company says Australians have had issues with "nightmarish" broadband in the past, and ISPs will need to step up their game to offer a great streaming experience.
New Zealand service provider Slingshot is making it easier than ever for its users to circumvent the geoblocking on services such as Netflix and Hulu.
An ISP industry body has offered in-principle support of site blocking to stop piracy, but says it is a "blunt instrument" and that rights holders should foot the bill.
Both industries receive even lower ratings than last year in a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
The Court of Justice says blocking access to piracy sites is a fine way to safeguard copyright owners. EU nations, now it's up to you.
An app developed by the Max Planck Institute can be used for free to detect meddling in the use of BitTorrent, eMule, and Gnutella.
Court documents have uncovered how Dallas Buyers Club tracked iiNet customers pirating the film using a system known as MaverickEye, also revealing that the IP addresses of torrent "leechers" were not recorded.
iiNet customers will soon be able to get their hands on Apple's newest handsets, with the ISP offering the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on 24-month plans bundled with home broadband.
The movie and TV-show service is now streaming programs to Apple's iPhone 6 Plus at 1,080 pixels, to take advantage of the gadget's big screen.
New research shows Australians are still unimpressed with content availability in this country, saying the answer to tackling piracy is cheaper and quicker access to TV shows and movies, not increased regulation.