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 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 has won an extension of its contract to provide nbn fixed wireless and satellite managed services until 2020.
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.
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.
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.
Our insatiable demand for digital connectivity is at an all-time high, according to the latest statistics from the ACMA.
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.
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 starts sales of its nbn products in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, and tweaks its 4G backup connectivity service.
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.
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.
CVC capacity purchased per nbn user increased slightly to 1.11 Mbps during the September quarter.
Around 42,000 customers will be compensated after an ACCC investigation found that some nbn users on Telstra 100 Mbps, 50 Mbps and even 25 Mbps plans were unable to receive the promised speeds.