Networking

NBN video streaming speeds hold up in May

09 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Far from impacting network performance, average nbn steaming speeds for Netflix and YouTube were slightly higher in May than during the pre-COVID baseline.


JGA North cable ready for service: RTI

07 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

RTI Connectivity has deployed the second and final leg of the Japan-Guam-Australia cable system, which has an initial design capacity of at least 24 Tbps.


NBN Co close to completing principal rollout

10 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has reached its FY20 target of completing 99% of the principal rollout one month ahead of schedule despite the disruptive impact of natural disasters.


NBN Co extends 40% higher CVC offer

05 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has extended its offer of 40% higher CVC capacity for its retail service provider customers until 19 August to help RSPs return to their usual operations.


Advantech UNO-420 Data Sensing Gateway

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Featuring Advantech's WISE-PaaS/EdgeLink protocol-conversion software, the UNO-420 supports more than 200 communication protocols.


nbn demand remains high as speeds recover

25 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The nbn is continuing to see high usage over its network as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, but speeds have recovered despite the higher demand.


Telco complaints surge 70% in disaster-heavy Q3

21 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the TIO related to not having a working phone or internet service surged nearly 70% from Q2 to Q3 following the devastating bushfires and floods.


NBN Co raises $6.1bn in private financing

13 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has secured $6.1bn in private sector financing to help the company start the process of paying off its loan from the government.


NBN Co reports record-high data demand

07 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Peak throughput over the nbn access network grew to a record-high 13.9 Tbps on Wednesday due to the COVID-19 lockdown and demand from gamers.


NBN Co renews expanded CVC offer

01 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co will extend its COVID-19 relief offer of 40% additional CVC capacity for its retail service provider customers for a further two months.


UNO-247 IoT Edge Gateway

01 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The UNO-247 from Advantech is a fanless IoT edge gateway aimed at information technology applications.


NBN Co announces $150m COVID-19 relief fund

21 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co plans to support RSPs in offering targeted relief packages for low-income families with school children, small businesses and essential service providers.


The Minister and the elephant: a broadband tale

06 April, 2020 by Laurie Patton

As we hunker down to work or study from home, many will struggle with inadequate telecommunications, especially those with FTTN delivered over old copper wires.


nbn withstanding traffic spikes during COVID-19

06 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The nbn is comfortably managing the increased traffic caused by the social isolation measures, despite peak throughput growing more than 25% during busy hours.


Telco complaints fall 25.9% in Dec quarter

02 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints by consumers about telecommunications services fell by 25.9% year-on-year during Q4 of 2019, with the nbn seeing even better improvements.


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