Networking

Regional Connectivity Program guidelines open for consultation

26 February, 2020

Draft grant opportunity guidelines for Australia's Regional Connectivity Program are up for discussion in the project's final public consultation.


nbn connections grow to 6.6m in Dec quarter

24 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Total connections over the nbn grew by 400,000 during the December quarter to 6.6m, and operators are also purchasing more bandwidth per user.


Opinion: Oh dear, what can the matter be?

19 February, 2020 by Laurie Patton

The decision to dump 21st-century fibre and cobble the nbn together using old copper wires and pay TV cables has left too many people humming a sad tune.


Average nbn speeds improve in November

12 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Average broadband speeds over the nbn improved slightly during November, according to speed tests conducted for the Measuring Broadband Australia report.


NBN Co 1H revenue grows 39%

11 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: nbn co ltd

NBN Co has revealed its revenue for the first half of FY20 grew to $1.81bn on the back of strong growth in service activations.


NBN Co agrees not to contract with enterprises

30 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has announced a new engagement model for the corporate sector, agreeing to calls from the telecom industry to stop contracting with enterprises directly.


NBN Co to investigate using others' fibre capacities

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: nbn co ltd

The network provider has issued a consultation paper canvassing the use of other providers' dark fibres for enterprise Ethernet connections.


Opinion: It's now or never for the nbn

21 January, 2020 by Laurie Patton

If we don't start fixing the nbn now, it may never become financially viable and the taxpayer will end up footing a very big bill, says Laurie Patton.


nbn data use jumps by almost 25%

02 December, 2019 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: nbn co ltd

There's been a dramatic rise in broadband data use by households, with overall consumption increasing by almost 25% in the last 12 months.


MLiS MLB-E4215H Managed Gigabit Ethernet switch

01 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

The MLB-E4215H is a Managed Gigabit Ethernet switch, providing eight 10/100BaseT PoE PSE ports, two 10/100BaseT ports and four 100FX SFP ports.


Telstra breached obligations over slow nbn speeds

21 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has admitted to failing to meet its obligations to check the nbn speeds of 180,000 customers to ensure they are receiving the speeds they are paying for.


NZ's new fibre regulatory regime taking shape

20 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Commerce Commission has released its draft decisions on the planned new fibre regulatory regime which will take effect from 2022.


Challengers making inroads in nbn market

18 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Smaller providers are slowly taking market share away from incumbent nbn retail service providers Telstra and TPG, according to the ACCC.


NBN Co seeks to close urban rural divide

04 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has announced a series of initiatives aimed at improving connectivity in regional and remote Australia, including a business wholesale satellite service.


NordVPN to overhaul security after breach

04 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NordVPN has announced a five-point plan to overhaul its security practices and prevent a repeat of the data breach the company encountered in early 2018.


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