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The classification of work means that businesses need high bandwidth, high availability to access the Internet.
Published in ResearchWire
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

Research conducted by a group including scientists at RMIT’s School of Science and the University of Wollongong has developed groundbreaking new technology which could allow 100-times-faster internet by harnessing twisted light beams to carry more data and process it faster.

Published in Development
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 01:54

Telstra woos cable users with boost in speeds

Telstra has gone all out to secure the loyalty of its half a million cable customers on their standard cable speed tier, giving them — at no additional cost — a boost in maximum download speeds from 30Mbps to a maximum of 50Mbps.

TPG-owned Internet service providers iiNet and Internode are compensating thousands of their customers for engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct by promoting and offering NBN plans with maximum speeds that could not be delivered.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 01:32

Greens keep pressure on govt over NBN, Internet speeds

The Australian Greens have labelled a report into the future of the national broadband network, which found Australia’s Internet needs over the decade would conveniently peak below the 50Mbps threshold the NBN Co is claiming to provide, as “sloppy, unfounded and deliberately vague”.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Many Australian small businesses are not confident in the government’s ability to deliver the national broadband network within the next two years as promised. And to compound their lack of confidence, SMBs are worried about being left behind in today’s digital economy race as a result of slow Internet speeds.

Published in Accounting Software
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

Internet service provider MyRepublic says newly commissioned research has found that three in four (76%) Australians want speeds of 1Gbps or more, with two in three people (66% ) claiming it would have a positive effect on their work and leisure time.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand telco Spark has switched on 4.5G in the iconic tourist spot of Queenstown, with the town becoming the first in the country to have the fastest mobile data services.

Laptops are being put aside in favour of mobile phones by Australian self-employed women to run their businesses, according to a new study that reveals faster and more reliable Internet speeds are also on top of womens' lists of technology they want to make doing business easier.

Published in Accounting Software

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Singapore-based Internet service provider (ISP) MyRepublic will officially launch in the Australian market next week with its first unlimited Internet data plans.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The consumer watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, has partially blamed the telecommunications industry’s own advertising for contributing to the unrealistic expectations of Internet speeds by consumers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Netflix has updated its Australian prime-time use ISP ratings, and it is a little bit of a shock.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 28 July 2010 16:39

Australia bombs at 50th for internet speeds

Average Australian internet connection speeds are ranked 50th in the world - below New Zealand at 42nd - and just one-fifth the speed of top-ranked nation South Korea, according to the latest 'State of the Internet' report from Akamai Technologies.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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