Displaying items by tag: Satellite

Australia played a vital role in Apollo 11’s iconic moon landing in 1969. Half a century later tells a different story: Australians view space more as a threat rather than a frontier full of possibilities.

Published in Space

Wyld Networks has announced the availability of its new range of low-power, sensor-to-satellite LoRaWAN terminals and modules for IoT applications across areas where there is little or no alternative connectivity. The Wyld Connect hybrid devices can transfer data directly to terrestrial networks or through a network of Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellites through a partnership with Eutelsat.

Published in Internet of Things

The Federal Government's announcement of an additional $480 million investment in regional broadband cannot be taken to indicate that the services will automatically improve as the money could just be an election handout, independent telecommunications consultant Paul Budde says.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's biggest telco, Telstra, and OneWeb, a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore new solutions for improved digital connectivity across Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Thales announced the launch of its new ThalesLINK product line of L-band solutions – MissionLINK 200 and VesseLINK 200.

Published in Business Telecoms
Wednesday, 05 May 2021 01:31

Space startup Quasar takes off with CSIRO tech

New Australian space startup Quasar Satellite Technologies is set to revolutionise space communication, allowing ground stations to talk to hundreds of satellites at once using technology developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

An Inmarsat report brands Singapore as a “start-up magnet” due to its advanced maritime economy and predicts that the country’s IT market will generate US$2.4 billion in 2021 and reach US$4.8 billion by 2030.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The latest case study from Inmarsat is no bull, showing the McMillan Pastoral Company in Queensland is jumping over the moon at being able to "cost-effectively" track its cows over satellite broadband.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

China has launched a 6G experimental satellite to verify the performance of the technology in space as this frequency band will expand from the mmWave frequency to the terahertz frequency.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The annual losses incurred by NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, have been halved in 2019-20 year-on-year, according to the company's results which were announced on Tuesday.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The NBN Co's Sky Muster satellite was hit by an outage today due to an extreme weather event, with services not available from about 10.30am till 4pm.

Published in Climate

The best way forward for the national broadband network is for it to remain in government hands and be managed for strategic advantage, rather than commercial gain, a network expert has told iTWire.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Federal Government needs to draft a statement of expectation as to what it expects to happen to the national broadband network next, after the network rollout is officially over at the end of the month, veteran telecommunications analyst Paul Budde says, adding that otherwise Australia will continue to languish in the broadband wilderness.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Barring a major catastrophe, the Coalition Government will be able to announce within a fortnight or so that it has completed the rollout of the national broadband network and met its target. One can only hope that, at the same time, there will be an announcement about how the network will be upgraded.

Published in Open Sauce

NBN Co has launched a business-grade satellite service covering regional and remote areas.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Coalition Government made the right choice back in 2013 to adopt a multi-technology mix for rolling out the national broadband network, ditching a Labor plan to have fibre to 93% of homes and service the rest through fixed wireless and satellite, Communications Minister Paul Fletcher says.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Friday, 15 March 2019 04:51

Labor says fixing NBN will be a long process

The Australian Labor Party will not make any quick changes to the rollout of the national broadband network if it comes to power in the Federal Election later this year, but will take a "responsible" approach to the project.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Parliament's Joint Standing Committee into the NBN has recommended that the government update the modelling of its proposed regional broadband levy, in order to reflect the cost increases since the original modelling in 2015.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

A week ahead of announcing its first-quarter results for fiscal 2019-20, the NBN Co has announced new plans for its wholesale satellite customers which will not count data used for email, Web browsing and critical software updates towards monthly data allowances.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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