Networking

Telcos in breach of nbn migration rules

02 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ACMA has found TPG, Optus, Dodo and Telstra to be in breach of rules requiring them to provide backup services to consumers following a stalled nbn migration.


NBN Co let off leash to compete in new developments

02 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has updated its Telecommunications in New Developments policy to give NBN Co more flexibility to compete on price and overbuild infrastructure.


Government names 17 broadband SIPs

31 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has designated 17 statutory infrastructure providers for the supply of wholesale broadband services in 1592 locations Australia-wide.


ACCC consulting on NBN Co's rebate offer

21 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has launched a consultation into NBN Co's proposed new wholesale service standard commitments, which include rebates for underperforming connections.


NZ West Coast and Southland to get regional fibre links

19 August, 2020

Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones has confirmed that work is underway to improve communication and digital connectivity in regional New Zealand.


NBN Co revenue grows 36% in FY20

13 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co grew its revenue by 36% and its EBITDA by nearly 200% in FY20 as the company exceeded its activation targets for the financial year.


SD-WAN picking up steam in Australia

12 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

SD-WAN is gaining momentum in Australia, with Cisco and VMware are vying for market leadership, according to GlobalData.


Victoria, WA announce new broadband projects

20 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two new broadband projects in Victoria and Western Australia are the latest examples of state governments deploying faster networks than the nbn in some areas.


NBN video streaming speeds hold up in May

09 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Far from impacting network performance, average nbn steaming speeds for Netflix and YouTube were slightly higher in May than during the pre-COVID baseline.


JGA North cable ready for service: RTI

07 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

RTI Connectivity has deployed the second and final leg of the Japan-Guam-Australia cable system, which has an initial design capacity of at least 24 Tbps.


NBN Co close to completing principal rollout

10 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has reached its FY20 target of completing 99% of the principal rollout one month ahead of schedule despite the disruptive impact of natural disasters.


NBN Co extends 40% higher CVC offer

05 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has extended its offer of 40% higher CVC capacity for its retail service provider customers until 19 August to help RSPs return to their usual operations.


Advantech UNO-420 Data Sensing Gateway

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Featuring Advantech's WISE-PaaS/EdgeLink protocol-conversion software, the UNO-420 supports more than 200 communication protocols.


nbn demand remains high as speeds recover

25 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The nbn is continuing to see high usage over its network as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, but speeds have recovered despite the higher demand.


Telco complaints surge 70% in disaster-heavy Q3

21 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the TIO related to not having a working phone or internet service surged nearly 70% from Q2 to Q3 following the devastating bushfires and floods.


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