Consumer rights advocate CHOICE wants everyday Australians to join a national monitoring program to "keep internet service providers on the nbn honest".
Australia will always be one of the most expensive countries in which to connect with FTTP due to its low population density, according to nbn co's network engineering chief, Peter Ryan.
The South Australian government has appointed local company EscapeNet to deliver the $7.6 million GigCity Adelaide network.
The government's newly tabled Telecommunications Reform Package would require nbn co to provide wholesale broadband services with speeds of at least 25 Mbps to every premise nationwide.
A survey from nbn co found that 46% of Australian small businesses either already operate overseas or are planning an international expansion.
The ACCC is soliciting volunteers for a new program designed to monitor the real-world performance of fixed nbn services to provide consumers with more transparent information.
Kogan.com has extended its MVNO agreement with Vodafone to cover mobile broadband as well as fixed-line nbn services.
Optus Wholesale aims to tap into the underserved enterprise-grade Ethernet services market with new Ethernet over nbn offerings.
The Communications Alliance has issued a consultation paper outlining the telecommunications industry's proposal to take over control of fixed and mobile numbering allocations.
The ACCC's final decision on regulation of non-nbn high-speed broadband services will allow competing network operators to pass the rural broadband levy on to end users.
Consumers are getting better value for money for broadband and mobile services, according to New Zealand's latest telecommunications report.
With half a million premises ready for fixed wireless, a new report shows Australia is investing more than twice as much per household on rural broadband than its closest global peer.
Industry is working to address the causes behind the 33.8% year-on-year increase in complaints to the TIO.
Australia's competitive mobile market could be further shaken up by mobile providers offering NBN services, according to Telsyte.
The ACCC has secured $7m in funding for a broadband performance monitoring program designed to give consumers more accurate comparative information while selecting an NBN plan.