Networking

Australian business brings fibre to Asian homes

10 December, 2014 | Supplied by: Warren & Brown Technologies

Hundreds of homes in the heart of Vietnam are now connected to broadband internet, IP telephony and IP TV, thanks to the smarts of Australian networking company Warren and Brown.


SDN paves the way for enterprise mobility

03 December, 2014 by Shailesh Kumar Davey* | Supplied by: Zoho Corporation

Software defined networking, SDN, is expected to transform networks in the same way virtualisation has done for the server and storage industry.


NBN Co's new national construction plan

01 December, 2014 | Supplied by: nbn co ltd

NBN Co has announced a new national rollout plan that will connect 1.9 million homes and businesses across more than 400 cities, suburbs and towns across every state and territory by June 2016.


NBN Co lays out FTTN rollout principles

17 November, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co plans to use FTTN by default for the NBN rollout in all areas inside the fixed-line footprint besides those already covered by HFC or FTTP.


Networks of the future

29 October, 2014 by Jonathan Nally

In 2014, network managers and engineers at all levels have access to levels of technology that would have been undreamed of only a few short years ago. But despite all the advances, there are potential bottlenecks looming.


NBN Co details FTTN trial rollout

21 October, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has listed the first 140 suburbs due to be connected to the network via FTTN technology using Telstra's copper lines, as part of the government's multi-technology trial.


South Australia awards network management contract to NEC

07 October, 2014 | Supplied by: NEC Australia Pty Ltd

NEC Australia has won the contract to manage, maintain and support the central and local data networks of all South Australian state government agencies.


Australian fixed-line market shrank 2.3% in 2013

11 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Declining voice revenues and tougher competition in business data services caused the Australian fixed telecom market to decline 2.3% last year, and IDC expects the market to continue to contract.


Spark blames web outage on modem exploit

09 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybercriminals using Spark's broadband network to bounce DDoS traffic to Eastern European sites disrupted internet connections across New Zealand on Saturday.


Telstra forms Indonesian joint venture

01 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has arranged to form a network applications and services joint venture with Indonesia's PT Telkom as part of the company's Asian expansion strategy.


Bureau of Meteorology commissions 200 Gbps upgrade

20 August, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nextgen Group has won a five-year deal to upgrade the Bureau of Meteorology's high-speed data network to a blazingly fast 200 Gbps.


Labor's NBN policy a "shambolic mess": Fletcher

24 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

MP Paul Fletcher has argued that keeping Australia competitive in the digital age will require disciplined public policy, and that Labor's version of the NBN project was the opposite of this.


Alcatel-Lucent squeezes 10 Gbps out of copper lines

18 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent's prototype XG-FAST technology achieved both 10 Gbps downlink speeds and 1 Gbps symmetrical speeds during a recent trial using copper telephone lines.


NBN Co pushes FTTB launch to 2015

08 July, 2014 by Andrew Collins

NBN Co has officially pushed the launch date for its fibre-to-the-basement (FTTB) product from October this year to early 2015, but the company is "uncommitted" to the new date.


NBN Co, Telstra agree to 200K premise FTTN rollout

01 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co and Telstra have agreed to the terms of a 1000-node pilot rollout of fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) technology, as part of the NBN's new multitechnology rollout model.


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