Internet use close to ubiquitous in Australia

31 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Australian Communications and Media Authority

Around 92% of Australian adults accessed the internet during the six months ending in May, but over one million Australians have never been online, ACMA research shows.

Tech Insights: Interview with Thorsten Punke, TE Connectivity

18 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Commscope

In our Tech Insights series, we quiz industry leaders to get their views of what the year ahead holds for the IT world. Today we speak with Thorsten Punke, Strategic Marketing Manager, ANZ, TE Connectivity.

TPG plans to buy iiNet for around $1.4bn

14 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: TPG Pty Ltd

TPG intends to buy rival fixed-line operator iiNet for $8.60 per share, becoming the second-largest fixed broadband operator in Australia by market share.

NETGEAR ProSAFE Click Switch

19 February, 2015 | Supplied by: Netgear Australia

NETGEAR has launched the ProSAFE Click Switch, in 8-port and 16-port Gigabit Ethernet models, designed to improve cable management and reduce unsightly cords in connected businesses.

O'Ring unmanaged Ethernet switches

17 February, 2015

O'Ring-Networking's unmanaged Ethernet switches from Ethernet Australia offer a simple, rugged and affordable industrial-grade solution where no advanced configurations are needed when connecting Ethernet-enabled devices.

FCI SAS storage interfaces

12 February, 2015 | Supplied by: element14

FCI SAS storage interfaces are suitable for storage hardware applications that can be deployed in data centres and telecommunications, with 6 to 12 GBps channel bandwidth requirements that meet or exceed the respective SAS 2.1 and SAS 3.0 industry standard specifications.

NBN Co signs revised deals with Telstra and Optus

16 December, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

After months of negotiations, NBN Co has signed agreements allowing it to progressively take control of parts of Telstra and Optus's HFC networks, as well as copper assets from Telstra.

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.

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