The price of NBN home broadband services increased for consumers in 2021-22 while NBN Co’s own service standard measurements remained largely unchanged over the same period, according to the ACCC’s Communication Market Report.
The Federal Government says it will provide a US$2.4 billion equity investment over four years to the NBN Co so that an additional 1.5 million premises can be upgraded from copper connections to fibre by 2025. The money will be formally announced in its budget update on 25 October.
Australia Post has joined the somewhat crowded field of companies reselling broadband plans, with the company announcing on Tuesday that it would offer eight plans.
Telecommunications company Telstra and satellite communications operator OneWeb's joint testing of OneWeb's network of low earth orbit (LEO) satellites has progressed from the UK to Australia,
Smaller broadband providers increased their market share in the NBN wholesale market in the June quarter 2022, and a record number of telcos now have their networks connected to the NBN at all of the available physical locations, according to a new report by the competition regulator, the ACCC.
Telecommunications company Optus has switched on a tower in Jimboomba, serving the population of 8,000 residents.
The head of a network company founded by a former NBN Co executive to simplify fibre rollouts claims that the 19% increase in NBN customers adopting plans that are 50Mbps or higher is an indication that take-up of higher speed plans will become the norm.
TPG Telecom is leveraging multi-gigabit fibre access and fibre extension solutions provider Adtran’s Gigabit Gfast fibre extension portfolio to upgrade existing broadband services to Gigabit speeds and attract new subscribers.
The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, recorded $5.1 billion in revenue for the full-year 2021-22, an increase of 10% year-on-year. But the company has yet to hit profitability, with the loss for the period being $1.46 billion.
Ensuring that consumers have reliable access to broadband, mobile and landline services, no matter where they live in Australia, is the focus for the upcoming 2022 Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) conference under the theme Better Basics.
Consumers have been warned about ongoing scams where scammers are impersonating well-known telecommunications or tech companies like Telstra, NBN Co and Microsoft.
Broadband performance is stable across almost all the plans and providers the Measuring Broadband New Zealand program monitors, with 99% of Fibre 300, Fibre Max and HFC Max plans able to “comfortably” handle four simultaneous high-definition Netflix streams.
Telstra has announced it is raising the cost of its monthly mobile plans by $3 to $4, citing rising inflation as the driver.
The Australian Labor Party's pledge during the election campaign to offer 90% of broadband users in the country higher speeds will not have the intended effect unless the price of the technology is lowered, the independent telecommunications analyst Paul Budde says.
Aussie Broadband has been recognised as Australia’s best broadband provider at a telco industry awards event.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it is ready to authorise more than US$640 million through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to fund new broadband deployments in 26 states bringing service to nearly 250,000 locations.
Australia's biggest telco, Telstra, and OneWeb, a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore new solutions for improved digital connectivity across Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
Australians are paying more for their broadband and mobile phone services than they were a year ago but are receiving faster NBN speeds and more data allowances in their mobile plans in return, the ACCC’s 2020-21 Communications Market Report shows.
The Australian Labor Party has announced it will provide free broadband for a year to 30,000 homes which have no Internet connections, as part of its broadband policy for the upcoming election.
Labor's announcement that it would provide $2.4 billion for an additional 1.5 million homes to be provided with fibre if it were elected to office has been dismissed as "a continuation of the muddling-on process seen over the last decade."
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