RSP Aussie Broadband has contracted Telstra Wholesale to provide it with backhaul capacity between 42 NBN POIs and data centres in the remaining areas not covered by Aussie's own network.
As Australia and New Zealand forge ahead in 2021 and mark a full year of remote work for many organisations, it is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation globally and changed the future of work — likely permanently.
The competition regulator the ACCC has flagged a substantial fall in the price of wholesale transmission services in many regional and rural parts of Australia following its decision to reduce the regulated prices for the declared Domestic Transmission Capacity Service (DTCS).
Regulation of Australia’s transmission services are set to continue for a further five years, with the ACCC finding that the regulation has promoted competition and efficient investment, as well as contributed to lower prices and greater choice in phone and data services for Australian consumers.
NBN chief executive Bill Morrow has copped a barrage of criticism from the Information Technology Professionals Association, with his recent statements on the network being described as "absurd" and "stupendously ignorant and arrogant".
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has given the final green light to Vocus’ acquisition of Nextgen Networks with its decision not to oppose the deal on the grounds of diminished market competition.
In the beginning there were acoustic couplers, and then 300bps modems, but fast forward to 2016, and Genesis Technical Systems has achieved incredibly fast speeds over copper.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released a final decision on regulated prices for the declared Domestic Transmission Capacity Service (DTCS) FAD which sees prices significantly lower than those set previously.
Price cuts aimed at maintaining a competitive transmission services market in the telecommunications sector will likely flow from the ACCC’s draft final access determination for transmission capacity issued today.
Optus has sealed a two-year deal to provide NBN wholesale aggregation services exclusively to Internet Service Provider Exetel.
Communications minister, Stephen Conroy has announced that the wholesale fibre backbone link between Gawler in South Australia, Broken Hill in NSW and Shepparton in Victoria - part of the Regional Backhaul Blackspot program - is 'open for business'.
Telstra has launched a service for wholesale customers that gives them dedicated access to a wavelength across Telstra's optical fibre backhaul network. It is said to be ideal for ISPs needing to get traffic from their own points of presence to NBN Co's points of interconnect.
According to a new mobile research report, Mobile network operators need to spend almost $840 billion globally over the next five years in order to address serious bottlenecks in their backhaul networks. The report claims that the massive investment needs to be made if operators are to meet the increasing demands of mobile broadband users.
International fibre optic infrastructure provider i3 Group - best known for its FTTH technology that runs the fibre through existing conduits such as sewers, drains and clean water pipes - has launched a mobile operator division to provide fibre backhaul for mobile operators' cell sites.
Nextgen Networks has commenced construction, under the Backhaul Blackspots programme, of a 426 kilometre, fibre optic cable that will serve an addressable market of 35,000 people along its route from Perth to Geraldton.
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