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SD-WAN's future in an MPLS world

11 December, 2017 by Nathan Hill, Head of SD-WAN Sales and Technical Consulting, Macquarie Telecom | Supplied by: Macquarie Telecom

We've long lived in an MPLS world, but SD-WAN is now breathing down its neck.


Optus to compensate nbn customers over slow speeds

11 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus has become the second nbn service provider to commit to compensating customers who had been sold nbn plans that are incapable of matching the speeds advertised.


Australians downloaded 3.1bn TB in June quarter

11 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Our insatiable demand for digital connectivity is at an all-time high, according to the latest statistics from the ACMA.


TPG picked for Ten Gigabit Adelaide

06 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

TPG Telecom will be the official network partner for the first phase of the City of Adelaide's groundbreaking Ten Gigabit Adelaide fibre network project.


ACCC picks SamKnows for broadband monitoring

04 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has chosen a provider for its broadband monitoring program and released a report into ISPs' compliance with new guidelines for providing consumers with accurate information about broadband speeds.


Vodafone ups the ante in major cities

04 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Vodafone starts sales of its nbn products in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, and tweaks its 4G backup connectivity service.


nbn co suspends HFC rollout

29 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian premises due to be connected to the HFC component of the nbn — expected to be used for nearly 3 million premises — are in for a further delay of six to nine months after nbn co suspended the rollout.


Half of premises ready to connect to nbn

15 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than half of Australian premises are now ready to connect to the nbn, and nbn co aims to have three quarters of premises ready for service by the end of this financial year.


nbn RSPs buying more CVC capacity

09 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CVC capacity purchased per nbn user increased slightly to 1.11 Mbps during the September quarter.


Telstra to compensate nbn customers over slow speeds

08 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Around 42,000 customers will be compensated after an ACCC investigation found that some nbn users on Telstra 100 Mbps, 50 Mbps and even 25 Mbps plans were unable to receive the promised speeds.


ACCC to probe nbn service standards

02 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Responding to growing customer complaints over the quality of nbn services, the ACCC has launched a public inquiry into service standards at the wholesale level.


Fixed broadband prices fell 10% in FY17: ACCC

31 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In its latest market study on the telecoms sector, the ACCC has found there is healthy competition among a small number of dominant providers, and urged the government to reconsider the nbn pricing model.


nbn co to deploy G.fast from 2018

25 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Technology capable of achieving speeds of up to 1 Gbps over existing copper wiring will be deployed on the nbn starting next year, nbn co has announced.


The nbn: who's to blame?

24 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The current government is mostly to blame for the "train wreck" that is the current state of the nbn, according to Paul Budde.


nbn needs protection to make a profit

23 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government may have to reconsider extending the broadband levy to mobile broadband services and introducing other protections for the nbn to ever turn a profit, according to nbn co CEO Bill Morrow.


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