Broadband News - Page 4
Friday, 22nd November 2013
Aldi Mobile has scrapped its unlimited pre-paid mobile plan.
Armed with up to three years of historic data and a suite of analytics tools, Telstra is making sure that it does not waste a cent of its marketing budget in order to attract customers - and keep them - on its books.
Thursday, 21st November 2013
Telstra has confirmed it is conducting lab tests of technology that would allow voice calls to be carried over its 4G LTE network.
A hacker claiming to be an Indonesian member of the loose hacking collective Anonymous has claimed responsibility for attacks on the AFP and Reserve Bank websites, which were down for a number of hours this morning.
TPG Telecom has suffered a critical outage affecting a range of its services across Australia.
Wednesday, 20th November 2013
The union representing Telstra field staff says the telco's copper-wire network is "beyond repair" and "an absolute disgrace", casting new doubts over the federal government's plans to use it to deliver faster broadband in its mixed-technology national broadband network (NBN).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is edging close to making a decision on whether to accept NBN Co's crucial special access undertaking.
NBN Co has accepted changes requested by the ACCC to the document which will set out the minimum terms and conditions for services supplied over the NBN.
KFC Australia has plans to extend its free Wi-Fi service to all stores around the country following a successful deployment to 190 restaurants in 2012.
Telecommunications provider, Optus, is poised to begin a trial of a premium home wireless broadband product in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane which promises ADSL2+ speed to all homes and small businesses.
Despite the Abbott LNP Goverment's fervour to remake the NBN into a cheaper FTTN version, NBN Co executive chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski says the network will stay with fibre to the premises (FTTP) construction for another year.
Australian internet users given a fibre-to-the-node connection under a rebooted NBN scheme are unlikely to see the last-mile upgraded to fibre within a decade, according to NBN Co's acting chief Ziggy Switkowski.
Telstra's decades-old copper network continues to "perform robustly", new NBN chairman Ziggy Switkowski says.
Tuesday, 19th November 2013
Former OECD economist Henry Ergas says he would welcome the chance to help conduct a cost benefit analysis of the National Broadband Network.
Australians are getting used to multi-tasking, with new research showing we are increasingly spending time online while watching television at the same time.
ISP iiNet's finance chief will temporarily take the reins as CEO of the company after Michael Malone revealed plans to take a "3-6 month break" before returning to oversee a fresh round of growth.
NBN Co has sent out expressions of interest (EOI) to all of its retail service providers (RSPs) today to take part in a three-month fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) pilot which will start in January 2014 across Australia.
Telstra has defended the quality of its copper network saying "it's like a grandfather's axe" that is fixed as needed.
The Australian government is considering its options as the NBN Co interim satellite service reaches capacity.
Internode will be using an NBN tower to live stream the performance of The John Butler Trio in high definition at South Australia’s iconic Gorgeous Festival.
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