Graeme Philipson is senior associate editor at iTWire. He is one of Australia’s longest serving and most experienced IT journalists. He is author of the only definitive history of the Australian IT industry, ‘A Vision Splendid: The History of Australian Computing.’
He has been in the high tech industry for more than 30 years, most of that time as a market researcher, analyst and journalist. He was founding editor of MIS magazine, and is a former editor of Computerworld Australia. He was a research director for Gartner Asia Pacific and research manager for the Yankee Group Australia. He was a long time weekly IT columnist in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, and is a recipient of the Kester Award for lifetime achievement in IT journalism.
NBN Co is planning bandwidth improvements for FttC (fibre to the curb) and HFC (hybrid fibre coax) customers. But premises connected via FttN (fibre to the node) will receive no enhancements, at least during the life of the new NBN 2020-23 Corporate Plan.
Telstra is considering a major joint venture investment in the Philippines. It has been trying to keep it quiet, but the cat is out of the bag.
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This is a cartel monopoly. Liberals idea of "competition". Fibre would provide competition. But not when these criminals get to[…]
They can't exactly sell fibre "spectrum" can they ? Not theirs to sell. People are for sale here.
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Let's start by requiring co-location of 5G distribution equipment. Regional TV networks have shared masts / power / etc.for decades.