Networking

Users of higher-tier nbn services have tripled in a year

04 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn co's Focus on 50 promotion, which has helped adoption of higher-tier nbn plans to nearly triple to 2.1m, will wrap up at the end of October.


Take-up of NZ's UFB network hits 44%

21 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The New Zealand Government is well ahead of projections with the take-up of its Ultra-fast Broadband FTTP network, which offers speeds of up to 1 Gbps.


Aussie Broadband revises "congestion-free" nbn ads

10 September, 2018

Aussie Broadband has removed "congestion-free" claims from its advertising for nbn broadband services.


Sunshine Coast invests $35m in cable project

10 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Sunshine Coast regional council will be home to a new branch landing site for the planned 36 Tbps Japan-Guam-Australia cable.


Most consumers don't understand nbn speeds

10 September, 2018

According to new research, most Australians are unable to choose the right broadband speed for the needs of their household.


Vocus lights up ASC early due to cable cut

06 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Vocus Communications has implemented an emergency cutover of traffic from the damaged SMW-3 subsea cable to its soon-to-launched ASC cable.


8.1m nbn activations expected by 2020

04 September, 2018

nbn co is on track for rollout completion by 2020, according to its Corporate Plan 2019–2022.


Advantech Multi-Connectivity IoT Gateway UTX-3117 for IoT Applications

01 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Multi-Connectivity IoT Gateway UTX-3117 for IoT Applications integrates three RF modules in palm-size dimensions.


Interworld Electronics Industrial Ethernet Switch with High Power PoE Ports

01 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

The MLB-E4216H is a Managed Gigabit Ethernet switch, providing eight 10/100/1000BaseT PoE PSE ports, two 10/100/1000BaseT ports and four 100/1000Base SFP ports.


nbn co doubles FY18 revenue to $1.98bn

16 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn co has reported a 98% increase in revenue for the most recent financial year, and revealed that there are now around 4.2 million active nbn connections.


1 in 3 nbn users on 50 Mbps plans

13 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Take-up of 50 Mbps nbn plans has increased ninefold over the past two quarters, according to the ACCC's latest Wholesale Market Indicators report.


Will 5G live up to the hype?

06 August, 2018

According to GlobalData, 5G still needs to prove its worth.


Telco sector welcomes nbn speed stats

03 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Communications Alliance has criticised the ACCC's decision to monitor nbn speeds against maximum plan speeds rather than the speeds advertised by providers.


7% of nbn users get less than half max speed

31 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC's second Measuring Broadband Australia found some improvements in average nbn broadband speeds, but also some cause for concern.


MyRepublic fined over nbn speed claims

23 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has fined nbn retail service provider MyRepublic over $25,000 for allegedly providing inaccurate and insufficient information about nbn speeds.


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