Data and analytics company, smrtr, announced today an investment of $2.5m from Stockland, the multi-billion dollar Australian property development company perhaps best known for its 41 shopping centres across the nation.
The Labor Party has called for retail telecommunications providers to be considered for temporary capacity charge relief, in the event NBN speeds become congested as COVID19 leads more employees and children to use the internet from home.
A crackdown on scams perpetrated over phone networks is underway as the Australian Government works with the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA in an effort to combat the increasing scurge of scams.
NBN Co, the operator of the National Broadband Network, has announced a range of new wholesale bundles offering lower prices and more data inclusions, following an extensive industry consultation process.
Competition by wholesale access seekers to connect to the National Broadband Network is heating up, with at least nine wholesalers now connecting directly to the NBN and with over 6.1 million residential broadband services being delivered by the NBN across Australia.
The Australian Labor Party’s Shadow Minister for Communications Michelle Rowland has expressed concern that Australia has ranked last out of 36 OECD countries on entry level fixed-broadband affordability.
Nokia and NBN Co, the company building Australia’s national broadband network, have announced another "significant milestone" in their partnership, with the deployment of the first G.fast-capable Distribution Point Units onto the NBN.
TAFE South Australia is offering a new certificate 1V in cyber security from October this year, joining the Box Hill Institute, Canberra Institute of Technology and TAFEs in NSW, QLD and WA, in offering such courses.
It seems an epidemic of NBN providers, including Amaysim, are upgrading users to faster plans these days, and given the vast amounts of data we all seem to wish to consume simultaneously, the upgrades are most welcome.
The Labor Party has called for the federal government to direct NBN Co, the company building the national broadband network, to scale down copper and scale up fibre-to-the-curb, where it remains feasible, on the network.
NBN Co has announced that homes with an NBN connection are "gobbling up" 23% more data per year than the "average home", in what is the latest non-surprise from the stats.
The largest players who are providers of the NBN broadband service look to be the main beneficiaries of the new wholesale pricing model announced by NBN Co today.
NBN Co chief Bill Morrow has admitted that the National Broadband Network cannot deliver an affordably priced super-fast broadband product to Australians. However, he claims we don't need it anyway and wouldn't use it even if it was free.
Internet Australia chief executive Laurie Patton says the latest report on the National Broadband Network, showing losses of $1.8 billion, heralds the “last nail in the coffin” for the beleaguered FttN rollout using Telstra’s ageing copper network.
NBN Co has reported a massive loss blowout of $1.83 billion for the first half of 2016, a whopping increase of 47% over the corresponding half of the previous year.
NBN Co says 2017 will be the biggest year for the National Broadband Network, with almost 50% of the network rollout completed by the end of June. But, it won't be all plain sailing, with the company flagging some disruption as the rollout expands to high density metro areas for the first time.
Internet Australia chief executive Laurie Patton, a long-time critic of the NBN and the network’s mix of technology, much of it to be delivered on an "ageing copper network", reckons Australia is being outplayed by its global competitors who are building fibre-based systems providing speeds that “cannot be matched by FTTN”.
The latest report on the State of the Internet by Akamai has prompted a strong statement from NBN Co, warning that the report shows again the National Broadband Network is not only critical to bridging the digital divide in Australia, but also confirms the need to complete the rollout of the network as soon as possible.
NBN Co chief network and operations officer JB Rousselot has told the Broadband World Forum in London that the company needs to move faster in rolling out the broadband network and activating premises.
Someone is frisky at NBN Co, obsessed with "doing it" alongside reporting Australia’s "love affair with the Internet is growing".
Thanks Sam! Best article I've read in a little while :)
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