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.
B+B SmartWorx has announced a partnership with Reekoh to boost its IoT-focused integration and interoperability capabilities.
Optus has announced what it says is one of the largest investments in regional mobile infrastructure in Australia's history, with plans to spend $1bn by June next year to build 500 new mobile sites.
Network infrastructure for the XXI Commonwealth Games will be supplied by Cisco Australia.
The nbn's fixed wireless rollout is continuing at a fast pace, with an extra 45 towers due to have been deployed across June and July, while retail nbn satellite providers have agreed to raise allocations at little extra cost.
NordVPN says it will do all it can to continue providing access to VPNs for China's users, following reports that a ban will take effect next February.
Former nbn co CTO Gary McLaren has accused the company's current CEO, Bill Morrow, of falsely claiming that it has only recently decided to use its second satellite as anything other than a backup for the first.
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.