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A new research report has found that many Australians believe the National Broadband Network (NBN) plans being offered by retail service providers are not worth paying extra money for.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 15:10

Thousands of iiNet passwords hacked - maybe

Perth based ISP iiNet, currently the subject of a takeover bid, has had the passwords of its Westnet subsidiary stolen and offered for sale.

Published in Security

Optus has switched on its first 4G towers in Surfers Paradise and in Brisbane's CBD.

Published in Mobility

The acquisition of Internode by iiNet has been followed by a gradual integration. The latest step is the merging of iiNet's 3FL into Internode's games.on.net game site.

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 25 June 2012 11:48

Eftel buys the 'other' Westnet

Eftel (ASX: EFT) is to acquire the assets of Western Australia based ISP West Australian Networks, which operates under the domain www.westnet.net.au: confusingly similar to that of iiNet's Westnet subsidiary.

Published in Listed Tech
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 09:18

Westnet tops Canstar Blue's ADSL customer survey

iiNet subsidiary Westnet has come out top in Canstar Blue's customer satisfaction survey for broadband ADLS services, beating parent iiNet and iiNet subsidiary Internode.
Published in Home Tech

DSL broadband provider, iiNet, has released details of its switch to 'anytime quota' on selected plans, which it says will give its customers the flexibility to travel the Internet without the worry of managing their peak and off-peak quotas.

Published in Market
Friday, 09 March 2012 18:03

FetchTV fetches Cantonese TV to Australia

IPTV provider FetchTV has added a Cantonese pack to its range of options.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 09 March 2012 03:53

iiNet offer to NSW flood victims

iiNet and its group of subsidiary companies, including Westnet, Netspace, AAPT, Internode and TransACT, have announced a relief package for customers affected by the recent flooding in areas of New South Wales.

Published in Market

Using a smartphone to control your set top box or PVR is all the rage. Now fetchtv is joining in with iPhone and Android apps to control its box.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 09:35

Westnet expands DSLAM network to Kalgoorlie

iiNet subsidiary Westnet has installed its own DSLAM in the Kalgoorlie telephone exchange, enabling it to offer on-net rather than resold ADSL2+ services to 8400 Kalgoorlie households.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 14:51

Fetchtv spreads to Westnet

The fetchtv IPTV service is now available from another Australian ISP. Westnet has announced it will offer the service to its customers as an add-on.

Published in Entertainment

A new 426 kilometre Government built fibre-optic cable linking Geraldton to Perth has given the central west coast city of almost 40,000 people access to the same quality of broadband available in Australian capitals. iiNet subsidiary Westnet has launched a new network off the back of the link at an event today attended by Westnet and iiNet CEO Michael Malone and his sometime adversary Broadband Minister Stephen Conroy.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 10 January 2011 14:49

Westnet increases WA and NSW footprint

Westnet and its parent iiNet have spent $5 million expanding their ADSL2+ network in Western Australia and New South Wales.

Published in Development
Monday, 16 August 2010 12:28

iiNet lifts revenues, EBITDA and profit

iiNet has reported a good set of results for the year to 30 June 2010, with revenue, EBITDA and NPAT all up substantially on the previous year.

Published in Listed Tech
iiNet, iPrimus and iNternode (ok, Internode) have all gone down the unmetered ABC iView path, and now iiNet subsidiary Westnet has done the same, too.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 26 November 2008 11:15

Internode to use Telstra ADSL2+ DSLAMs

Not satisfied with its own network of ADSL2+ DSLAMs, Internode will begin using Telstra's equipment next month.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 25 November 2008 07:26

Westnet launches Telstra ADSL2+ services UPDATED

iiNet subsidiary Westnet has 'soft-launched' ADLS2+ services from all 1400 plus Telstra ADSL2+ capable exchanges. The move follows launch of services on the DSLAMs of its parent, iiNet, on  21 October.

Published in Home Tech




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