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.
Cybercriminals using Spark's broadband network to bounce DDoS traffic to Eastern European sites disrupted internet connections across New Zealand on Saturday.
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.
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.
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'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 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 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.
NBN Co has upgraded its interactive NBN rollout map to also display the areas where build preparation is taking place.
SubPartners has revealed plans to build the Perth-to-Sydney APX-Central subsea cable, in tandem with its APX-West Perth-to-Singapore route and its APX-East Sydney-to-Los Angeles link.
Telstra has begun disconnecting some NBN-connected communities from the copper network, under provisions that allow for disconnection 18 months after the NBN has been in place.
NBN Co has announced enhancements to the NBN aimed at allowing mid-sized businesses to take advantage of high-bandwidth applications such as VPNs and HD videoconferencing.
Telstra Global has signed an interconnection agreement with GTS that will give it access to points of presence in five Central and Eastern European countries.
A review of the fixed wireless and satellite portion of the NBN project has found that demand is up to three times greater than first planned, and recommended that NBN Co nearly double the number of base stations it is building.
Taxpayers or companies building their own fibre infrastructure in the city could subsidise the cost of building the NBN in rural Australia, new NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has suggested.