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Friday, 18/12/2015

Malcolm's Mess: How The Coalition's NBN Came Unstuck

It’s been a tough few weeks for the Prime Minister’s record on the national broadband network (NBN), though you might have missed it amid all the talk about “innovation” and “the ideas boom”.

Source: Gizmodo

Vodafone expands 4G footprint in NSW and ACT

Vodafone has made enhancements to its 4G network for areas of regional New South Wales and the ACT.

Source: ARN

Australian broadband sees least growth in APAC

Australia's peak connection speed for Q3 was 41.9Mbps, the smallest gain in the entire APAC region, while its average speed stood at only 7.8Mbps.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Thursday, 17/12/2015

Optus slugged $51,000 over 'NBN-like speeds' claim

Optus has been hit with a $51,000 penalty by the consumer watchdog after the telco claimed it could offer cable broadband services with ‘NBN-like speeds’.

Source: iTnews Australia

Optus fined $54k for duping customers on Internet speeds

Optus has been slapped with a fine for misleading customers following the issue of five infringement notices by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Source: ARN

Wednesday, 16/12/2015

After 14 months of construction, NBN has 1,000 FttN customers

Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield has proudly announced that in 51 days, 1,000 customers have signed up to FttN services, far below the current activation run rate of around 8,000 a week on fibre.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Federal Court Throws Out Dallas Buyers Club Piracy Case

The Federal Court has dismissed an attempt by a major film studio to access the private details of thousands of iiNet customers who they believed had illegally shared copies of the movie Dallas Buyers Club.

Source: Gizmodo

iiNet Has Almost Won Its Dallas Buyers Club Piracy Case

iiNet has almost won its case against Dallas Buyers Club LLC in the Federal Court, marking the start of the final stage in what will be a landmark judgement for copyright infringement law in Australia.

Source: Gizmodo

Dallas Buyers Club downloaders safe for now

The latest attempt by the rights holders of Dallas Buyers Club to obtain the details of alleged movie pirates has failed.

Source: Computerworld

Optus scores 10-year Olympics deal

Optus is extending its sports remit with a sponsorship deal with the Australian Olympic Committee for the next 10 years.

Source: ZDNet Australia

NBN appoints chief network engineering officer

NBN has appointed its interim chief network engineering officer into the permanent role, with the executive to oversee the network's design, engineering, and rollout.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Tuesday, 15/12/2015

Telstra opens Wi-Fi network to mobile customers, offers free Wi-Fi

Telstra is allowing its mobile customers to access Telstra Air for the first time, as well as offering free Wi-Fi for the next six months to all customers.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Telcos get credit for improved performance, drop in services complaints

The Communication Alliance has lauded the telecommunications industry for an improved performance in delivery of services to customers as new figures published today show that consumer complaints to telcos about services have dropped significantly.

Source: iTWire

Telco complaints hit nine-year low as NBN migration bares fruit

Telecommunications consumer complaints to the industry ombudsman have fallen to their lowest level in nine years during the most recent quarter according to figures released by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO).

Source: ARN

Slow internet speeds top complaints list

Slow data speed has topped the list of most complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.

Source: CRN

Monday, 14/12/2015

Telstra trumpets ABC iview’s arrival on Telstra TV plus other stats

ABC iview can now be viewed on the Roku-powered Telstra TV from 15 December with Telstra customers watching ‘over 34 years of entertainment in just four weeks.’

Source: iTWire

NBN doubles satellite data allowances, moves 40k homes to fixed-wireless

NBN is now offering 150GB data allowances for users on its satellite service, proposing to also give distance education children an additional 50GB per month.

Source: ZDNet Australia

nbn boosts broadband satellite data: bigger and better

nbn says it has found a way to make bigger data plans available for Australians in rural and regional areas with ‘some of the world’s best commercial satellite broadband’ during Q2 2016.

Source: iTWire

nbn boosts broadband satellite capacity

​Builders of the national broadband network, nbn, improved its satellite broadband capacity for rural and regional Australia.

Source: ARN

Friday, 11/12/2015

M2 and Vocus halt trading before crucial milestone

M2 Group could be one step closer to merging with Vocus, after both companies were granted a share trading halt on the Australian Securities Exchange this morning.

Source: CRN


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