Networking

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.


Advantech 10G Industrial Ethernet Switches

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

Ranging from 8 to 54 ports, Advantech's 10G Ethernet switch product line includes six different models for all network deployment needs.


Advantech WISE-710 Data Gateway

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

The WISE-710 Data Gateway is a solution for connecting legacy equipment to mesh networks, and is suitable for industrial environments as well as in-cabinet applications.


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.


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