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Friday, 19th September 2014


Turnbull fooling nobody but himself on NBN Co FttP savings

It wasn't too long ago that the Coalition was claiming that it would cost AU$3,600 per premises to build an FttP NBN. With NBN Co savings dropping per-premises costs towards AU$1,000, there's a valid argument that the Strategic Review and cost-benefit analysis no longer represent FttP's costs correctly.
Source: ZDNet Australia


Telstra launches accessibility initiatives

Telstra has announced a new portal to help the disabled choose equipment, has stopped using CAPTCHA, and is captioning some BigPond content.
Source: iTWire


Thursday, 18th September 2014


Turnbull reflects on 'killing the dream' of NBN 'fibre fanatics'

A year into the job, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he is worried that some believe every Australian town can be a Silicon Valley with fibre to the premises, as he insists there is no money being saved in the fibre rollout.
Source: ZDNet Australia


IPv6, IANA transition headline APNIC meeting

Spurring adoption of IPv6 and promoting a smooth transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) are key Internet governance priorities for the year ahead, according to the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC).
Source: Computerworld


NBN often 'indistinguishable' from existing broadband for many: Turnbull

As increasing numbers of Australians connect to the Internet using the National Broadband Network, they may well "wonder what all the fuss was about - and why the NBN is costing so much and taking so long," Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull said today.
Source: Computerworld


Human Services brings on Telstra for call centre work

The Australian Department of Human Services is bringing in 200 Telstra call centre staff members to handle high-volume transactions for Medicare and Centrelink.
Source: ZDNet Australia


"Wasted" money on the NBN unrecoverable: Turnbull

The money that has been "wasted" on the NBN can not be recovered, according to communications minister, Malcolm Turnbull.
Source: ARN


Wednesday, 17th September 2014


Telco customer complaints drop 12.4 percent, but excess charges up

New complaints to the Australian Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman have dropped by almost 20,000 in the last year.
Source: ZDNet Australia


TPG decision not meaningful over long term to NBN Co: Switkowski

The rollout of the national broadband network is gaining momentum but is slower than it should be, NBN Co chairman Ziggy Switkowski says.
Source: ZDNet Australia


Tuesday, 16th September 2014


ACCAN small business digital tech kit goes live

A new program by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network is aimed at helping small businesses make the most of broadband and emerging IT infrastructure.
Source: ZDNet Australia


Antique equipment dents IPv6 reliability

Devices on the edge of the network are holding back performance of IPv6, according to networking industry officials on a panel at APNIC 38.
Source: Computerworld


iiNet's fibre-based CBRfree Wi-Fi previewed at Commonwealth Park

Canberra has had its first taste of iiNet’s free, fibre-based public wireless network ahead of the 'official' October launch of CBRfree.
Source: ARN


Quigley's 'Project Fox' still saving NBN Co money on fibre: Morrow

NBN Co has said it is incorporating new fibre deployment methods to cut the cost and time of the roll-out, that originated from an internal program known as Project Fox.
Source: ZDNet Australia


Edward Snowden reveals tapping of major Australia-New Zealand undersea telecommunications cable

A major undersea telecommunications cable that connects Australia and NZ to North America has been tapped to allow the NSA and its espionage partners to comprehensively harvest internet data.
Source: SMH


Copyright a 'burden' say economists

Two of Australia’s most experienced economists say the proposed anti-piracy laws will mean higher prices for consumers because ISPs will have to do more work.
Source: iTWire