Keep the nbn providers honest: CHOICE

10 July, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Consumer rights advocate CHOICE wants everyday Australians to join a national monitoring program to "keep internet service providers on the nbn honest".

High FTTP costs inevitable in Australia: nbn co

06 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

EscapeNet wins $7.6m GigCity Adelaide contract

29 June, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

The South Australian government has appointed local company EscapeNet to deliver the $7.6 million GigCity Adelaide network.

New law would guarantee 25 Mbps broadband

23 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Nearly half of SMEs have overseas ambitions

21 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A survey from nbn co found that 46% of Australian small businesses either already operate overseas or are planning an international expansion.

ACCC wants you to monitor the nbn

19 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 to offer nbn services next year

08 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling has extended its MVNO agreement with Vodafone to cover mobile broadband as well as fixed-line nbn services.

Optus Wholesale launches Ethernet over nbn offering

08 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus Wholesale aims to tap into the underserved enterprise-grade Ethernet services market with new Ethernet over nbn offerings.

Comms Alliance proposes industry managed numbering

30 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Communications Alliance has issued a consultation paper outlining the telecommunications industry's proposal to take over control of fixed and mobile numbering allocations.

ACCC to allow ISPs to pass broadband levy to users

29 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

NZ broadband getting cheaper

22 May, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Consumers are getting better value for money for broadband and mobile services, according to New Zealand's latest telecommunications report.

500,000 premises ready for nbn fixed wireless

18 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Telco complaints grew 33.8% in 2H16

11 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Industry is working to address the causes behind the 33.8% year-on-year increase in complaints to the TIO.

NBN may be key battleground for mobile providers

12 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's competitive mobile market could be further shaken up by mobile providers offering NBN services, according to Telsyte.

ACCC to monitor broadband performance

10 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

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