Broadband News - Page 4
Friday, 10th May 2013
A not-for-profit organisation has partnered with Optus to launch Australia's first telco aimed squarely at disabled users.
Thursday, 9th May 2013
Federal Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and companies rolling out the $37.4 billion National Broadband Network (NBN) in Tasmania will receive a report on asbestos issues with the project's construction on Thursday.
NBN Co has outlined how it plans to address the competition regulators remaining concerns surrounding the special access undertaking that sets out how the company will operate for the next 30 years.
Wednesday, 8th May 2013
A new tool is finally pointing out the key differences between the Labor and Coalition NBN plans - and it seems to be well and truly clicking with voters.
The Gillard Government is investing $20.3 million in nine telehealth projects which will use the National Broadband Network (NBN) to pilot new methods of healthcare delivery.
Less than a day after launching his NBN comparison website, a Liberal-leaning university student has been hailed on social media, accused of being a covert agent for the Labor Party and taken a verbal slap from Malcolm Turnbull.
Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull has criticised the Digital Dividend spectrum auction, labeling it as another fiscal failure of the Gillard Government.
Downer EDI has outsourced the design works for a $94 million NBN contract in Northern NSW to Kordia's Australian arm.
Tuesday, 7th May 2013
Vodafone did not bid in the spectrum auction, but TPG has secured spectrum bandwidth for the first time. What does this mean for the future of Australian telecommunications?
Cisco will provide the mobile multimedia core platform for Vodafone Hutchison Australia's 4G LTE network, Cisco has announced.
Having wireless for eHealth in rural area is not as preferable as having the fibre NBN, according to Allocate Software A/NZ general manager, Peter Croft.
iiNet's Steve Dalby has called for more control for RSPs on the NBN to create their own plans for the network based on different speeds and not just what NBN Co offers.
It wouldn’t be an unrealistic achievement if TPG wants to become the country’s fourth largest mobile network operator (MNO) after its surprise participation in the 4G spectrum auction, according to analyst firm, Ovum.
Stephen Conroy and Malcolm Turnbull's online debate proved that there's no love lost between the two NBN visionaries — and that Turnbull's strategy is based on blind optimism about Telstra's generosity.
Telstra, Optus and TPG Internet have collectively snapped up almost $2 billion of spectrum for future mobile data services, but not all the so-called 'waterfront' assets sold at auction.
Telstra, Optus and TPG have secured wireless spectrum in the digital dividend auction, collectively forking out just under $2 billion, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has revealed.
Monday, 6th May 2013
A regulatory survey to gauge industry participation at NBN points of interconnect will progress out of public view, though Telstra is fingered by some ISPs as a source of some early problems.
Minister for broadband and communications, Stephen Conroy, and coalition communications spokesman, Malcolm Turnbull, have spelled out their differences over the NBN issues in an online forum, Communications Debate.
Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull will leave it to a future NBN Co to find a technical solution to deliver a minimum downlink of 25 Mbps and determine appropriate uplink speeds on a reformatted National Broadband Network.
Blacktown is Sydney's first brownfield suburb to be switched on to the National Broadband Network (NBN).
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