TPG Telecom has inked a deal with telecommunications services provider Uniti Group Fibre to supply wholesale services to customers on its Basement (FTTB) network.
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.
DGtek, an independent provider of ultra fast, full fibre broadband services and an alternative to NBN, has raised more than $7m, in a Series A round, to further expand its network reach across Australia.
The first ever 25G PON live deployment makes Proximus fibre network fastest in the world, operating on the same fibre network equipment deployed today.
Nokia says its GPON solution "will enable Allo to deliver 1Gb/s service to its enterprises and residential subscribers," with the deployment in line with Malaysia’s JENDELA Plan (The Jalinan Digital Negara), part of the 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025), to provide high-speed broadband in two million homes to drive the digital economy.
The ACT, NT and Tasmania finally join the list where suburbs will be upgrade to a fibre connection, with 1.1 million homes now announced and 2 million homes to be passed by 2023, leading to a total of 3.5 million premises to be able to access the nbn Home Ultrafast wholesale speed tier with download speeds of 500 Mbps to close to 1 Gbps.
No, it's not an island full of Elvis Presley impersonators, but an island that's part of Tasmania, and it will benefit from an upgrade project that Telstra says will transform connectivity on the island, improve mobile coverage, boost capacity and data speeds and strengthen network resilience.
Australia compares poorly to New Zealand when it comes to broadband download speeds, the New Zealand Commerce Commission says in its Annual Telecommunications Monitoring Report, with Kiwis enjoying average download speeds of 67Mbps.
The total fixed communications services revenue in Australia is expected to increase at a sluggish compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.7% from US$9.9bn in 2020 to US$10.2bn in 2025, supported by the growth in fixed broadband segment, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData.
An NBN retail service provider has questioned the need for a service like the NBN Co' Enterprise Ethernet in places where fibre connections are already available at a much lower cost.
Combining durability with high availability network features to delivery resilient Industrial networks, D-Link's latest ruggedised technologies embody the quality the company always delivers.
New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission is proposing to impose levies totalling $15 million a year on the telecommunictions and fibre sectors to fund its regulation of businesses operating in the industries.
Phil Britt is the CEO and MD of Aussie Broadband, which just listed on the ASX, won a major customer service award, gained its first customer on its new Metro Melbourne fibre network, with Britt also winning the ACOMMS Communications Ambassador Award for 2020, and he joined iTWireTV via Zoom for a good all-round chat.
Two days ago, the NBN Co, that august organisation which is building the national broadband network, issued a media statement listing the first areas in the country which would get the means to upgrade to fibre as outlined in September.
Aussie Broadband knows the value of fibre - not only is it good for you, but it's good for your network and customers, too, with the company connecting its first customer to its privately-owned dark fibre network.
The NBN Co is beginning work this week to extend fibre into some metropolitan and regional areas in NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.
New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, has released guuidance on how it will monitor and enforce obligations on telecommunication network operators to offer fibre and other wholesale services to retailers on an equivalent and non-discriminatory basis.
The man chosen by the Rudd Labor Government to head the NBN Co when it was formed has not held back in criticising the Coalition for what he called "a colossal mistake" when it decided to change the mix of technology for the NBN from one that would be mostly fibre to one in which copper would dominate.
Well-known Australian telecommunications consultant Paul Budde says while it is great to see the government doing a backflip on its fibre policy, the big question now is how access to fibre optic services will be made affordable for residential users.
Fibre to the premises will be available to about 75% of homes on the NBN, making a total of eight million in all, by the end of 2023, with the NBN Co to spend about $3.5 billion to upgrade connections, according to an announcement made on Wednesday.
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