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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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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).

Published in Technology Regulation

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.

Published in Technology Regulation
Monday, 20 February 2017 12:26

NBN chief cops a whack for 'absurd' statements

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".

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 22 September 2016 11:23

ACCC gives the nod to Vocus acquisition of Nextgen

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 11:19

Optus seals Exetel NBN aggregation deal

Optus has sealed a two-year deal to provide NBN wholesale aggregation services exclusively to Internet Service Provider Exetel.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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'.

Published in Networking

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.

Published in Networking

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.

Published in Strategy

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.

Published in Strategy

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.

Published in Networking
Monday, 02 November 2009 03:46

iiNet expands regional DSLAM network

iiNet is to expand its DSLAM network with installations in  Campbelltown, Coffs Harbour and Wollongong in NSW, Mooloolaba, Caloundra and Toowoomba in Queensland, Geelong in Victoria and Bunbury in West Australia.

Published in Networking
The Government has called tenders for the construction, operation and maintenance of the first six locations to receive additional backhaul links under its $250m regional broadband backhaul plan. and is looking for contributions in cash or kind from bidders.

Published in Strategy
In its submission to the backhaul blackspot consultation Telstra is, ostensibly, extending the offer of co-operation to the government as an alternative to government-subsidised competition.

Published in Cornered!




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