Networking

Energy providers enter nbn game

07 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Retail energy providers Origin Energy and Sumo Power have arranged to resell Optus nbn and wireless broadband services as part of power and telecoms bundles.


nbn broadband speeds improving for most

05 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Average nbn speeds are improving, but 7% of households are receiving speeds of less than 50% of their maximum plan speeds, the ACCC said.


NZ's UFB protected from broadband price hike

25 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Chorus, the company operating New Zealand's Ultrafast Broadband wholesale fibre network, has agreed to cut the price cap for its 100/20 Mbps wholesale service.


Time to re-evaluate the nbn: Paul Budde

22 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Original nbn policy advisor Paul Budde said talk of an nbn writedown and sale to Telstra represents a chance to re-evaluate the nbn's impact on the common good.


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.


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.


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.


Aussie Broadband revises "congestion-free" nbn ads

10 September, 2018

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


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.


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.


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