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.
Representatives of Australia's telecoms industry have committed to improving the experience for customers migrating to the nbn.
The ACCC wants internet retailers to specify typical minimum download speeds.
nbn co has said that it has exceeded its core FY2017 targets, and remains confident its controversial broadband network will stay on time and on budget.
Demand for naked broadband has increased by 22% in New Zealand since 2016, according to data from broadband comparison website Glimp.co.nz.
There are now 20 retail service providers sourcing wholesale services over the nbn, with at least five customers at 118 of the network's 121 points of interconnect, according to the ACCC.
New Zealand telco infrastructure firm Chorus has welcomed the government's proposed amendments to the country's regulatory framework.
Australia has ranked a woeful 55th in the world's league table of broadband download speeds.