Networking

Australia Singapore Cable deployment now underway

28 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Vocus Communications has announced Alcatel Submarine Networks has commenced deployment of the 4600 km Australia Singapore Cable system.


Three more ISPs to compensate nbn subscribers

26 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Dodo, iPrimus and Commander are the latest ISPs to compensate nbn customers who were sold speed plans that their infrastructure was unable to meet.


nbn co building simulated training facilities

23 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In a bid to resolve complaints over connection delays and service faults, nbn co has opened the first of a series of planned simulated training facilities for external field workers deploying the nbn access network.


Broadband prices fell 9.4% in 2016–17

22 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Latest ACCC report on communications services shows fixed broadband prices fell 9.4% last financial year, with mobile prices falling a more modest 3.1%.


iiNet, Internode to compensate nbn customers

21 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

iiNet and Internode will compensate more than 11,000 customers who were misled about the nbn speeds promised in their contracts.


ACMA consulting on telco complaint handling rules

15 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telcos would have to respond as soon as practicable to complaints about service standards or connection issues under the ACMA's proposed new rules.


nbn congestion time shrinks dramatically

13 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Temporary CVC price cuts have led to a significant decline in the average time an nbn connection is affected by congestion issues.


NSW Business Chamber calls for nbn guarantee

09 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The industry body has urged the ACCC to introduce a regulated Service Guarantee to alleviate the costs of delays and connection issues.


Optus, Cisco connect for the Games

08 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Optus Business and Cisco have joined forces to implement a dedicated smart network for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).


nbn co improves business migration processes

06 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

With just months to go before the first forced disconnections of various special network services, nbn co has announced new improvements to its processes for migrating these services to the nbn.


ACCC launches DTCS regulations inquiry

05 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC wants feedback for its review of the Domestic Transmission Capacity Service (DTCS) provided by wholesale network providers, such as nbn co.


NZ ahead of schedule with UFB rollout

01 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's project to deliver ultrafast broadband with speeds of up to 1 Gbps to 87% of the population by end-2022 is ahead of schedule.


Most households don't need high data speeds

27 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Just 2% of households will need more than 49 Mbps by 2026, according to research from the Bureau of Communications and Arts Research.


Telstra nbn customers upgraded to 50 Mbps

26 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Around 850,000 Telstra nbn customers will be upgraded to the higher-tier 50 Mbps service following nbn co's recent wholesale price cuts.


TIO clarifies terms of nbn undertakings

22 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telecommunications Industry Ombusdman's new guide spells out its approach to industry undertakings related to the speed of broadband services.


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