Home Journalist Stan Beer
Stan Beer

Stan Beer

Stan Beer co-founded iTWire in 2005. With 30 plus years of experience working in IT and Australian technology media, Beer has published articles in most of the IT publications that have mattered, including the AFR, The Australian, SMH, The Age, as well as a multitude of trade publications.

In what it describes as ‘dramatic discounts on its top-tier internet access plans’ NBN Co has unveiled a new lower cost wholesale pricing structure for retail service providers. Some welcome the move, while political critics have labelled the announcement as a capitulation.

The SMW3 subsea cable between Perth and Singapore that services South East Asia, among other regions, has suffered a break with a repair date at least six weeks away.

NBN Co has inked a deal with US-based networking equipment provider Adtran, in a supply agreement for software, hardware and services, to support the fibre-to-the-distribution-point (what NBN Co calls fibre-to-the-curb) component of the NBN rollout.

Page 1 of 1835