Networking

Australian broadband still trailing global peers

24 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia ranked a mere 46th in the world in terms of average broadband speeds during the second quarter, and also fared poorly in terms of 4 Mbps or higher broadband adoption, Akamai said.


TPG to keep building rival infrastructure to the nbn

24 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Strict new regulations designed to prevent TPG from cherrypicking lucrative potential customers away from the nbn have not deterred the company, according to its executive chair David Teoh.


FTTN nbn services launch in Belmont

21 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn has launched its first FTTN services, and aims to expand the FTTN component of the network to pass 3.7m premises by mid-2018.


nbn to trigger a digital eruption: Bill Morrow

17 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn CEO Bill Morrow says the network is poised to supercharge the economy, and that despite all the political disagreement over the nbn there is broad support from all sides for its core principles.


nbn rollout ahead of schedule

24 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's National Broadband Network covered 1.2 million premises as of the end of June and had 486,000 active connections. Now nbn aims to increase this nearly tenfold by 2018.


Labor weighs need for an nbn name change

20 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Labor is considering changing the name for the National Broadband Network to differentiate the current rollout from the project originally envisioned by the Rudd government.


nbn migration deadline looms for 30,000 premises

10 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly 30,000 premises across Australia face losing their copper phone and internet connections by 24 August if they have not yet made the leap to the nbn.


NEXTDC launches virtual exchange subsidiary

16 July, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NEXTDC has established a new subsidiary, AXON Systems, that will provide elastic connectivity services for Australian enterprise and government customers.


Nokia, du trial telco drones for network planning

08 July, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nokia Networks recently worked with UAE telecom service provider du to pilot the use of drones to help speed up network planning and optimisation testing.


iiNet's Internode signs first SA gCloud contracts

02 July, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

iiNet has finalised a deal to provide infrastructure-as-a-service and backup-as-a-service solutions for an initial three South Australian government agencies.


Siemon's EagleEye Connect AIM software

18 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Siemon Australia

Siemon EagleEye Connect is an automated infrastructure management software solution that automatically monitors and documents physical layer connections and device status for network visualisation, improved network security and management of IT assets.


Allied Telesis x930 Series distribution switches

17 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Allied Telesis International (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Allied Telesis x930 Series of high-performance distribution switches comes in five models, offering a variety of port configurations with support for 10 Gigabit uplinks and Allied Telesis Virtual Chassis Stacking (VCStack).


Optus signs CDN agreement with Level 3

04 June, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus Wholesale and Satellite has entered a collaboration with Level 3 to help move online video and other content closer to Australians via content delivery networks (CDNs).


NetComm Wireless 3G M2M Router Plus (NTC-6200 Series)

28 May, 2015 | Supplied by: NetComm Wireless Limited

NetComm Wireless's 3G M2M Router Plus (NTC-6200 Series) integrates OMA Lightweight M2M (LWM2M) to support large-scale M2M deployments with comprehensive remote device management functionality.


HP 5400R zl2 Switch Series v3 modules

13 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The HP 5400R zl2 Switch Series v3 modules are purpose built for the SDN era. Powered by the 6th-generation HP Networking ASIC, and with a 2 Tbps backplane, they deliver higher performance and lower latency.


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