Internet Australia has endorsed the ACCC's proposed Broadband Performance and Monitoring Scheme, noting that such a scheme could help improve the NBN's current low take-up rates.
While acknowledging that progress has been made, Internet Australia said nbn's reliance on copper is dooming Australia to being left behind in the global digital economy.
Nearly 3 million households across Australia are now able to order an NBN service, and the company more than doubled its network reach, active subscriber base and revenue during FY16.
A new survey suggests that 79% of Australian IT departments will keep a closer eye on network performance during the Games, while 73% plan to limit access to Olympic content.
ACCC moves to increase competition for 'superfast broadband', Oracle snaps up cloud software firm NetSuite, and Citrix's GoTo joins forces with LogMeIn.
Australian interconnection company Megaport has launched services in Europe after arranging to acquire internet exchange providers in Germany and Bulgaria for a combined $3.1 million.
Telstra COO Kate McKenzie has stepped down from the role to pursue a change of direction, with her predecessor Brendon Riley taking over as interim COO.
Brisbane-based Data#3 has deployed the latest Cisco wired and wireless technology for Edith Cowan University in a campus network overhaul.
In a submission to the Productivity Commission, Internet Australia has recommended that the Universal Service Obligation scheme be expanded to include guaranteed access to fast broadband.
The latest ITU statistics demonstrate that while broadband is becoming more affordable in emerging markets, more than half of the world's population still lacks internet access.
The Productivity Commission is reviewing whether the USO — the scheme to provide basic phone services in unprofitable rural areas — needs to be updated or abolished in the mobile and NBN era.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions has announced the global launch of its SDN/NFV based Virtual Network Services portfolio.
Following a contract sourcing process, nbn has selected six delivery partners for the hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) component of the multitechnology mix NBN rollout.
A preventative approach to infrastructure and network health can help IT departments eliminate small problems and distractions, while freeing up time to focus on digital transformation.