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Broadband News

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Calix installs G.fast services across Australian fibre-copper broadband

Calix has begun enabling ISPs to offer G.fast services well ahead of NBN, with the technology currently delivering symmetrical speeds of 300Mbps over hybrid copper-fibre networks.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Optus announces 22 new mobile towers across Queensland

Optus will be building a total of 22 new mobile sites across Queensland -- 18 with its own funding, and four under the federal government's mobile blackspots program -- for around AU$10 million.

Source: ZDNet Australia

NBN Co hits 1Gbps+ speeds in fixed wireless trials

NBN Co has demonstrated that it can push peak broadband download speeds on its fixed wireless network from 50Mbps to over 1Gbps.

Source: iTnews Australia

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Broadband limbo remains as ACCC fails to break Telstra, NBN deadlock

Intervention by Australia's consumer watchdog has failed to break a stand-off between NBN, Telstra and retailers leaving homes without broadband for months.

Source: SMH