The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman recorded strong growth in complaints about internet, landline and mobile services during FY17, driven in part by a spike in nbn-related complaints.
The nbn could be salvaged by providing fibre backhaul for mobile tower last-mile connections, Paul Budde has predicted.
The ACCC will hold off on making a decision whether to accept nbn co's proposed variation to its SAU pricing arrangements until an industry consultation on the nbn's pricing model concludes.
Launtel has launched a new gigabit nbn service in Hobart five months after introducing the service in Launceston, and aims to transform Tasmania into the nation's first gigabit state.
nbn co will cap the maximum spend for wholesale business-grade nbn services as part of a new pricing model developed to help retail service providers better provide for medium to large businesses.
Many small-to-medium businesses are stuck with having to use consumer-grade nbn connections.
nbn is urging businesses to act now to plan for the migration of their special networking services to the nbn before the first forced connection of these services.
Retailers will soon be able to offer up to 50% more data at peak times and double data at off-peak times to its users in rural and remote areas.
Internet Australia's executive director Laurie Patton, chairwoman Anne Hurley and secretary George Fung have all announced they will not be standing for re-election at an upcoming AGM.
A live 400-gigabit wavelength optical system has been deployed by Vodafone New Zealand, in order to futureproof its national transport network.
A Senate Standing Committee has recommended that parliament pass a new telecoms reform package that would ensure funding for the loss-making fixed wireless and satellite components of the nbn.
nbn co has been forced to delay releasing HFC connections to market until services are actually available to individual premises because around half of premises within the HFC footprint need additional construction works.
The New Zealand government has revealed plans to extend its Ultra-Fast Broadband national fibre network to 190 more towns, bringing the total coverage up to 87% of the population by 2022.
The latest nbn co corporate plan indicates that the company expects the rollout to be complete by 2020 at a total cost of between $47bn and $51bn.