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Australian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been requested to block more illegal offshore gambling websites by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA as the authority continues its rigorous campaign against illegal gambling.

Published in Security

COMPANY NEWS: Aussie Broadband is delighted to announce that it has won Internet Service Provider of the Year in the 2020 Roy Morgan Annual Customer Satisfaction Awards.

Friday, 05 February 2021 15:27

Pentanet passes subscriber milestone

Recently-listed WA ISP Pentanet now has more than 10,000 subscribers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Offshoring jobs in the telco industry is a failed strategy and mainly responsible for the temporary 1500% increase in consumer complaints over Internet services, as announced by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Macquarie Telecom group executive Luke Clifton claims.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

GUEST OPINION by Mike Hicks, Principal Solutions Analyst, ThousandEyes: If you thought your flaky residential connection was the reason your apps were tardy during COVID, think again.

Published in Guest Opinion

In contrast to both the Asia Pacific region and rest of the world, the outage numbers for Internet Service Providers in Australia didn’t peak in March to coincide with the majority of Covid 19 lockdown orders, according to a new 2020 Internet Performance report.

Published in Internet of Things

Australia’s eSafety Commisssioner has issued a direction to Australia’s largest Internet service providers requiring them to continue blocking access to eight websites that host video of the Christchurch terrorist attacks or the manifesto of the alleged perpetrator.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 13:01

Spirit buys Phoenix Austec in $1.6 million deal

Australian-listed internet service provider Spirit Telecom has acquired managed services provider Phoenix Austec, in a $1.6 million deal.

Published in Listed Tech
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 14:59

Telstra tops Netflix speed index – again

The NBN continues to cop flak over performance issues, but Telstra's NBN services lead the latest Netflix ISP speed index.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s competition watchdog, the ACCC, says recent developments in the wholesale market for Internet interconnection services will boost competition in the supply of Internet connectivity and hosted services to corporate and government customers.

Australian Internet users are collectively prepared to spend $267 million in total in one year to get a better Internet access, but they want a steadier service free of buffering and dropouts if they are going to fork out their hard earned cash.

Published in Internet of Things

Telecommunications providers will next year have to adhere to a number of new rules drafted by the Australian Communications and Media Authority to improve the experience of consumers who move to the national broadband network.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 14 December 2017 22:03

TPG ramps up expansion with new NBN plan

TPG continues to ramp up its National Broadband Network offerings and telecoms market expansion with the latest launch of a new NBN50 plan with an unlimited data offer and a higher tier speed of 50Mbps.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia has weighed into the debate about consumers being misled on NBN Internet speeds by telcos, calling on all ISPs to follow Telstra and Optus and reimburse misled FttN customers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has unveiled a plan to push for the complete repeal of the net neutrality regulations which were put in place by the Obama administration.

Published in Government Tech Policy

TPG Telecom is now Australia's second-biggest provider of fixed-line broadband and is increasingly putting the big two telcos — Telstra and Optus — under competitive market pressure, according to a new report.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s largest telco Spark is claiming a competitive edge as the first Internet service provider to secure Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) certifications for three of its newest services.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 00:44

Spirit Telecom sees record growth for quarter

Spirit Telecom reports it posted record growth figures with cash receipts of $4.3 million for the first quarter of the 2018 financial year.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 06:22

ACCC warns consumers not to fall for NBN scams

Scammers who pretend to be from the NBN Co are duping people out of money, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Communications Alliance has expressed some reservations about the competition watchdog's announcement of six principles of best practice in advertising broadband speeds.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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