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NBN may be key battleground for mobile providers

12 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's competitive mobile market could be further shaken up by mobile providers offering NBN services, according to Telsyte.


ACCC to monitor broadband performance

10 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has secured $7m in funding for a broadband performance monitoring program designed to give consumers more accurate comparative information while selecting an NBN plan.


NBN reaches 2m connections

05 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NBN rollout has reached the quarter way mark in terms of network connections, with retail service providers now having signed up more than 2 million customers.


Telstra loses fixed access pricing court challenge

29 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has prevailed in a court challenge against its decision to require Telstra to cut wholesale fixed line prices, and has issued a preliminary decision to reject nbn's proposed alterations to its SAU obligations.


Comms Alliance registers two new industry codes

27 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Communications Alliance has registered two new industry codes with regulator ACMA, including one ensuring that customers have their choice of retail service providers for NBN services.


New Zealand reaches 90% 4G coverage

20 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's 4G coverage has now reached 90%, and average fixed line speeds are continuing to improve.


Australia tops APAC in mobile speeds

09 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Akamai's latest State of the Internet report indicates that Australia had the fastest average mobile speeds across APAC in Q4, but its position on the global fixed line leaderboard fell even further to just 51st.


Australians will need to cough up for faster NBN

01 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

According to nbn CEO Bill Morrow, the company only plans to upgrade the slowest fixed-line connections once enough people have demonstrated they're willing to pay for faster speeds.


nbn upgrades address checker with more detail

27 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two months after removing the technology choice section of nbn's address checker portal, the company has now restored this information.


ACCC to address NBN speed confusion

22 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC will issue new guidelines and work with NBN retail service providers in an attempt to address mass confusion among customers about the speeds their plans are meant to deliver.


IA concerned over NBN's new pricing model

20 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

While nbn has introduced a new model for calculating the wholesale costs, the body representing many NBN retail customers is concerned it may hamper competition.


Contact centre market passes $500m

14 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian contact centre market is now worth over $500m, and the services component on the market is expected to grow by 40% through to 2020, IDC projects.


NBN extends sunset date by three years

14 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN extends special services sunset date for some companies


MyRepublic slams Morrow's NBN claims

13 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

MyRepublic, the new entrant into Australia's NBN reseller market, has derided NBN CEO Bill Morrow's claim that there is no significant demand for superfast broadband speeds in Australia.


NBN now passes 4m Australian premises

10 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NBN now reaches around a third of premises across Australia and total active connections reached 1.6m as of the end of 2016, nbn's latest half-year report shows.


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