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.
Belong, Telstra’s wholly owned low-cost ISP has extended its network and will now offer ADSL services across Australia with households in more regional centres and outer metro hubs.
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.
Thinking of moving to Windows 10? My own sweet and sour story might provide some guidance.
In case you thought it would be business as usual with iiNet in new hands, think again and it didn’t take long for things to change. Less than a week after the acquisition was approved, TPG has pulled Fetch TV from iiNet. What else will change?
It had to happen eventually. The massive growth in smartphone shipments has started to slow – to just 10.4% a year. China is to blame.
The NBN has released its long-awaited new Corporate Plan. It contains some troubling doubts about the state of Telstra’s copper network.
To nobody’s surprise, the NBN has met its targets, which had previously been revised downwards. Last year it doubled the number of serviceable premises and end users.
In the face of competition from Netflix and other video on demand suppliers, Foxtel has announced new bundles and increases in broadband data allowances,
Vodafone Australia has released new ads to bolster awareness of the major revamp of its mobile plans announced last week. The ads featuring a demonstration of irate mobile users marching and holding up SIM sized placards to protest bill shock may actually be closer to the truth than some carrers care to admit.
NSW Premier Mike Baird has officially opened Huawei’s $30 million National Training and Innovation Centre in the Sydney suburb of Chatswood.
The Ashley Madison hackers have released the data they stole from the ‘cheating’ website, so anyone can tell if they – or their partner - have been ‘compromised,
Optus says it is the first telco in the world to deliver carrier aggregation on three separate mobile networks (3xCA), delivering download speeds of 317 Mbps.
Chinese vendor Lenovo, which according to Gartner is now the world’s biggest PC manufacturer, has failed in its attempts to become a major mobile phone player. Now it has announced it will sack 3200 employees, mostly in its Motorola smartphone business.
Telstra has reported a small increase in revenue for the last financial year. The results are solid, without being outstanding.
Emboldened by the Government’s trouble on other fronts, the ALP is no longer in lock-step on anti-terrorism matters. It is urging a rethink on the proposed telco security laws.
The head of Singaporean broadband supplier MyRepublic got a lot of publicity yesterday criticising the NBN. Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull was not impressed.
Video on demand supplier Stan and content provider Warner Bros. International Television Distribution have announced an exclusive multi-year licensing deal.
Netflix refuses to disclose Australian subscriber numbers, but Roy Morgan Research makes a good estimate based on polling of households. It is in 8% of Australian homes.
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