Broadband services and the potential impact of digital platforms on competition and consumers will be among the ACCC's top priorities in 2018.
The South Australian Government will expand its GigCity Adelaide 1 Gbps fibre network to an additional 15 start-up hubs and innovation precincts.
Price promotions and delays with nbn's HFC means the company is unlikely to meet its $52 average revenue per user target by 2021.
nbn co should introduce fast broadband services at a price consumers are willing to pay to stimulate the creation of high-bandwidth services and stave off the threat of mobile broadband substitution, according to Paul Budde.
The average connectivity virtual circuit capacity per user purchased by nbn co's RSP customers grew 38% during the quarter.
Virtual private network (VPN) usage doubles during the Olympics, when people want to watch sport online, according to NordVPN.
nbn co has entered agreements with Telstra, Vocus and TPG covering the trial delivery of an enterprise-grade Ethernet service capable of delivering speeds of up to 1 Gbps symmetrical.
The Netscout Systems LinkRunner G2 Android-based smart network tester is designed for organisations challenged by the rapid growth of network-connected devices.
Just over 95% of UK premises are now able to order a broadband connection with speeds of over 24 Mbps, analysis from ThinkBroadband shows.
Complaints to the Industry Ombudsman rose to 8.7 per 10,000 services in operation, with Optus topping the list of the major providers.
The FCC's admission that mobile is not a substitute for fixed broadband should quell speculation that 5G can stand in for the nbn, said Paul Budde.
Vocus Communications is upgrading its domestic network to support demand for its planned ASC cable system, while Hawaiki Submarine Cable is well underway with its own cable project.
A five-year agreement has been signed between Nokia and Optus, aimed at managing and maintaining network infrastructure, operations and field maintenance.
ACCC comments lend weight to predictions that a writedown of nbn co is inevitable, says Paul Budde.
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.