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Wednesday, 27/5/2015


NBN charges for new houses on the way

Developers and retail service providers will now be forced to pay hundreds of dollars to be connected to the National Broadband Network.

Source: ZDNet Australia


NBN on target for 1 million premises passed

The company formerly known as NBN Co has said it is on target for AU$150 million in telco revenues and premises serviceable passing 1 million at the end of this financial year.

Source: ZDNet Australia


nbn records $785 million loss in third quarter results

The rebranded company building the Australia national broadband network, nbn, has posted a $785 million loss in its third quarter results.

Source: ARN


Tuesday, 26/5/2015


Telecoms services will double to $42 billion by 2031: Infrastructure Australia

The first ever Australian national infrastructure audit has forecast that telecommunications services will outpace GDP growth and contribute $42 billion to the Australian economy by 2031, double the figure in 2011.

Source: iTWire


IPv4 address exhaustion approaches in US

ARIN, the organisation that manages Internet IP address allocation for North America, is approaching the end of its supply of IPv4 addresses.

Source: Computerworld


NBN Co unites with British Telecom on secrets of speed

The company building the government’s National Broadband Network and Britain’s No 1 telco British Telecom have struck an agreement under which the two companies share information on how to better connect their respective nations with superfast broadband networks.

Source: The Australian


Monday, 25/5/2015


Work-life balance turned on its head in a ‘super-connected’ Australia

NBN, the former NBN Co and the company behind Australia’s National Broadband Network, is once again beating the drum on the dramatic changes in Aussie lifestyles that will emerge with the future ‘super-connected’ Australia.

Source: iTWire


Long-term punt with Racing Victoria for Telstra

Telstra has signed a 10-year deal to deliver broadcast, media and data services to Racing Victoria.

Source: iTWire


Australian Netflix customers hit by 'excessive' billing error

Australian Netflix customers have been been hit by an error in the streaming giant's billing system over the weekend which saw some customers charged up to 11 times in one day.

Source: SMH


Friday, 22/5/2015


Dallas Buyers Club piracy letters won't be sent for months

The law firm representing Dallas Buyers Club LLC has indicated it could be two months before some 4,700 Australians begin receiving letters over allegedly illicitly downloading the film of the same name.

Source: ZDNet Australia


Australia spared the worst of rise in web attacks: Akamai

Australia has been spared the worst of a significant increase in attacks on internet-connected systems highlighted in content delivery giant Akamai's latest state of the internet security report.

Source: iTnews Australia


Spectrum review proposes greater role for market

A review into Australia's spectrum management framework has recommended introducing new rules that will increase the opportunities to share and trade spectrum.

Source: Computerworld


Leaked database of Adult Friend Finder still online

Adult Friend Finder, one of the largest online dating sites, may have been breached more than two months ago, and the sensitive files -- include names, ages, email addresses, zip codes and more -- are apparently still online.

Source: ARN


Thursday, 21/5/2015


Dallas Buyers Club foreshadows more piracy suits

Voltage pictures has indicated that its court battle with iiNet and other ISPs over 4,726 alleged downloaders of Dallas Buyers Club is just the start.

Source: ZDNet Australia


Dallas Buyers Club will chase other ISP customers over piracy

The owners of the film Dallas Buyers Club plan to go after customers of more internet service providers for alleged copyright infringement following their court battle with iiNet.

Source: iTnews Australia


Gathering Dallas Buyers Club downloader details not cheap, say ISPs

Dallas Buyers Club LLC has questioned an estimate produced by ISPs of how much it could cost to gather the details of customers linked to a collection of IP addresses. Lawyers representing DBC LLC today also hinted at casting a wider net to catch pirates, potentially opening up other ISPs' customers to court action.

Source: Computerworld


Wednesday, 20/5/2015


Free legal advice from iiNet and $10 fines expected for Dallas downloaders

Broadband provider iiNet has said it is working with a law firm to offer free legal advice to customers who receive a warning letter or speculative invoice from the copyright holders of the Dallas Buyers Club movie.

Source: iTWire


2015 already a record year for DDoS: Akamai

The first quarter of 2015 saw a record number of direct denial of service (DDoS) attacks according to network service provider, Akamai.

Source: ARN


Vodafone Australia returns to growth

Vodafone has recorded its first growth in revenue since its infamous mobile network failures in 2010.

Source: ZDNet Australia


Tuesday, 19/5/2015


Vodafone Australia posts first revenue growth since 2010

Vodafone Hutchison Australia has returned to revenue growth for the first time in almost five years, in the firmest sign yet that the nation's third-largest telecommunications company is bouncing back from the brink of collapse.

Source: SMH

 

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