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.
Telecoms analyst Paul Budde believes government must shoulder the blame for the underperformance of the nbn, despite the insistence on nbn co and RSPs blaming each other.
Proposed telecoms reforms would provide NZ regulators with more powers to improve quality of service and deregulate copper lines within the UFB fibre footprint.
The South Australian government has launched a network providing gigabit-speed fibre broadband services to key innovation precincts across Adelaide.
The digital divide between higher and lower income Australian households is growing due to falling affordability, but the gap between Indigenous and remote Australians and urban Australians is slowly narrowing.
As nbn co and retail service providers pass the buck over the slow speeds of some nbn connections, ACMA has launched a review into the customer experience of a migration to the network.
Vodafone will offer its new Wi-Fi Hub modem, capable of providing both fixed and mobile broadband for free mobile data services, to customers waiting for a Vodafone nbn service.
The Black Box Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ single-mode media converter connects with fibre and provides power to remote PoE devices.
Ongoing cloud and wireless last-metre substitution triggered a strong 21% decline in the Australian wired Ethernet switch market during the first quarter, IDC estimates.