Networking

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.


ACCC to focus on broadband, digital economy

21 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Broadband services and the potential impact of digital platforms on competition and consumers will be among the ACCC's top priorities in 2018.


GigCity Adelaide connects 15 new hubs

15 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The South Australian Government will expand its GigCity Adelaide 1 Gbps fibre network to an additional 15 start-up hubs and innovation precincts.


nbn unlikely to hit ARPU target for 2021

12 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 can create its own demand for 100 Mbps

09 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


RSPs purchasing more capacity per nbn user

08 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The average connectivity virtual circuit capacity per user purchased by nbn co's RSP customers grew 38% during the quarter.


VPN use doubles during Olympics

07 February, 2018

Virtual private network (VPN) usage doubles during the Olympics, when people want to watch sport online, according to NordVPN.


nbn co accelerates enterprise play

06 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


Netscout Systems LinkRunner G2 Android-based smart network tester

01 February, 2018 | Supplied by: NetScout

The Netscout Systems LinkRunner G2 Android-based smart network tester is designed for organisations challenged by the rapid growth of network-connected devices.


UK hits 95% superfast broadband coverage

30 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Just over 95% of UK premises are now able to order a broadband connection with speeds of over 24 Mbps, analysis from ThinkBroadband shows.


Telco complaints increased last quarter

29 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the Industry Ombudsman rose to 8.7 per 10,000 services in operation, with Optus topping the list of the major providers.


Mobile broadband no alternative to nbn

23 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


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