A new report finds that the completion of the NBN in 2020 has the potential to deliver significant economic and social benefits, but critics warn that the current technology mix may not be sufficient to deliver these gains.
The NBN rollout is expected to reach 50% completion by around June this year, and the focus of construction activities is expected to shift more towards metropolitan areas over the next 12 months.
VHA has contracted Ericsson and Cisco to transform and virtualise the Vodafone Australia core and IP networks to bring their operation into the cloud.
The AMA is calling on the government to ensure all Australians have affordable access to quality broadband, saying it is essential to improving health outcomes in rural areas.
Optus Wholesale has expanded its suite of wholesale NBN connectivity services to cover HFC access, as well as access via aggregated virtual circuits in data centres in key capitals.
Australia's 50th-place ranking in Akamai's latest State of the Internet report shows the need for the NBN rollout to be completed ASAP — according to nbn, or for a better NBN — according to Internet Australia.
The government's proposal to impose a $7 per month levy on high-speed broadband services to fund the delivery of NBN services in rural areas amounts to "robbing Peter to pay Paul", according to Internet Australia CEO Laurie Patton.
Do you want lower costs, faster provisioning and better availability for your networks? It's time you looked at software-defined WAN.
Australia needs a more productive discussion to give us the type of NBN we deserve, says Internet Australia's Laurie Patton.
Accounting software provider Xero is using its nearly completed migration to AWS to implement new capabilities such as machine learning and the ability to scale up capacity on days of peak demand.
With the initial $29.5bn funding pool for the NBN project running dry, the government has had to provide nbn with a $19.5bn loan to complete the nationwide deployment.
Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman fell 9.6% in FY16, even as NBN-related complaints nearly doubled as the rollout picked up steam.
A Singapore-based ISP with a focus on providing flat-rate high-speed services has revealed plans to launch services over Australia's NBN later this month.
After getting the nod from the ACCC last month, Vocus Communications has now completed the acquisition of Nextgen Networks, owner of one of Australia's largest fibre backhaul networks.
Lab trials of the in-development XG.FAST copper acceleration technology conducted by nbn achieved peak aggregate speeds of 8 Gbps over 30 metres of twisted-pair cable.