Networking

Telstra deploys narrowband IoT network

12 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has become the first operator in Australia and one of the first in the world to have adopted both narrowband and LTE Cat M1 IoT technologies.


Australia: slow speeds, but prices down

10 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's fixed broadband speeds were well below the global average in December, but price cuts to the nbn's 50 Mbps tier plans could help address the nation's poor ranking.


TPG to compensate nbn users for slow speeds

20 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

TPG has become the third nbn retail service provider to make an enforceable undertaking to compensate customers sold speed tier plans they could not receive.


Ericsson wins nbn managed services extension

19 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Ericsson has won an extension of its contract to provide nbn fixed wireless and satellite managed services until 2020.


ACCC takes Optus to court for misleading customers

18 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has taken Optus to court, accusing the operator of misleading its old HFC customers about the need to quickly migrate to the nbn and concealing the fact that consumers have a choice of nbn providers.


IA wants ISPs to proactively reimburse nbn customers

12 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Now that Telstra and Optus have both committed to the ACCC to compensate customers sold nbn plans their connections are incapable of achieving, Internet Australia is urging all ISPs to do the same.


Australians downloaded 3.1bn TB in June quarter

11 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Our insatiable demand for digital connectivity is at an all-time high, according to the latest statistics from the ACMA.


SD-WAN's future in an MPLS world

11 December, 2017 by Nathan Hill, Head of SD-WAN Sales and Technical Consulting, Macquarie Telecom | Supplied by: Macquarie Telecom

We've long lived in an MPLS world, but SD-WAN is now breathing down its neck.


Optus to compensate nbn customers over slow speeds

11 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus has become the second nbn service provider to commit to compensating customers who had been sold nbn plans that are incapable of matching the speeds advertised.


TPG picked for Ten Gigabit Adelaide

06 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

TPG Telecom will be the official network partner for the first phase of the City of Adelaide's groundbreaking Ten Gigabit Adelaide fibre network project.


ACCC picks SamKnows for broadband monitoring

04 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has chosen a provider for its broadband monitoring program and released a report into ISPs' compliance with new guidelines for providing consumers with accurate information about broadband speeds.


Vodafone ups the ante in major cities

04 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Vodafone starts sales of its nbn products in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, and tweaks its 4G backup connectivity service.


nbn co suspends HFC rollout

29 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian premises due to be connected to the HFC component of the nbn — expected to be used for nearly 3 million premises — are in for a further delay of six to nine months after nbn co suspended the rollout.


Half of premises ready to connect to nbn

15 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than half of Australian premises are now ready to connect to the nbn, and nbn co aims to have three quarters of premises ready for service by the end of this financial year.


nbn RSPs buying more CVC capacity

09 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CVC capacity purchased per nbn user increased slightly to 1.11 Mbps during the September quarter.


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