Networking

Telstra to switch off 3G in mid-2024

10 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra plans to switch off its ageing 3G network by June 2024 and repurpose its existing 3G spectrum for 5G.


ACCC warns NBN Co for discriminatory practices

09 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has formally warned NBN Co for offering retail service provider customers discriminatory terms and access to information about its enterprise services.


Aus-US govts plan telco data sharing agreement

08 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian and US governments are negotiating an agreement that would allow law enforcement agencies from each country to access telco data from the other.


nbn reaches 6m activations milestone

03 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The nbn is barrelling towards completion, with 6 million activations and connecting nearly 40,000 premises per week.


NBN Co cuts activations target for FY20

02 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co cut its service activations target for FY20 by 500,000 premises, but CEO Stephen Rue insists that the project will be "complete on time and on budget".


Interworld Electronics MLB-E4206-12-G-P-F Managed Gigabit Ethernet switch

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

The MLB-E4206-12-G-P-F is a Managed Gigabit Ethernet switch, providing six 10/100/1000BaseT ports, two PoE PSE ports and four 100/1000Base SFP ports.


NZ's UFB network now 85% complete

28 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The footprint of New Zealand's Ultrafast Broadband network was expanded to a further 90,000 premises during the June quarter.


Canberra consulting on Regional Connectivity Program

12 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government is consulting on the design of a program that will provide up to $53m in grant funding to improve regional and rural digital connectivity.


ACMA fines seven nbn RSPs over consumer info rules

06 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ACMA has fined seven nbn retail service providers for contravening the requirements of the new nbn Consumer Information Industry Standard.


Auscom wins $1m Sunshine Coast cable contract

05 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Sunshine Coast-based firm Auscom has been awarded a $1m contact to deliver the land side fibre network for the International Broadband Submarine Cable Network.


SA's GigCity expands to Whyalla and Mount Gambier

31 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The two regional centres will have access to high-speed, wireless, broadband internet connections by the end of 2019.


Telstra calls for NBN Co to scrap CVC

31 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has joined a growing number of nbn retail service providers in calling for NBN Co to revamp its pricing model and abolish the separate CVC charge.


nbn now passes 10m premises

24 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The nbn is now available at 10 million homes and businesses across Australia, with 5.6 million premises having an active connection.


NBN Co achieves 994 Mbps speeds over DOCSIS 3.1

17 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has conducted testing validating the ability of DOCSIS 3.1 technology to deliver ultra-fast broadband speeds over hybrid fibre coaxial.


Dodo to refund $360,000 over misleading advertising

11 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Dodo has agreed to refund customers $360,000 after admitting to the ACCC to misleadingly advertising its entry-level nbn plans as perfect for streaming.


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