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Friday, 22 September 2017

Fibre cable break hits internet services in Queensland

​Damage to a major fibre cable between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast has disrupted internet services from at least two telcos, TPG and iiNet.

Source: ARN

Thursday, 21 September 2017

NBN defends its network, says few retail applications need over 50Mbps

Australia's NBN will definitely handle the needs of today, NBN has said, as few retail use cases require speeds of more than 50Mbps.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Labor condemns NBN installation success rate sitting at 90 percent

If there was a one in 10 chance your food would make you sick, you wouldn't call that a success, Stephen Jones has said.

Source: ZDNet Australia

NBN launches Tech Lab to collect data and resolve connection issues

NBN will use its new Tech Lab to collate and learn from both customer experience surveys and current fault-reporting data using open-source machine-learning and big data software.

Source: ZDNet Australia

NBN Co finally reveals satellite users who will lose ADSL

NBN Co has identified 1500 premises in the satellite and fixed wireless footprints that will have their ADSL services cut off due to a “rare circumstance” with the network’s design.

Source: iTnews Australia

nbn taps machine learning and big data to deal with network faults

New Tech Lab will help determine whether network issues can be dealt with remotely and or by a field technician.

Source: ARN

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

NBN to trial tool for detecting in-home copper wiring faults

Pointing out that slow speeds and dropouts can be due to a number of factors, and not necessarily the wholesale network itself, NBN has announced trials of a diagnostic tool for remotely discovering in-home wiring faults.

Source: ZDNet Australia

NBN Co targets in-home wiring faults

NBN Co is set to begin trials within weeks of an internally developed remote diagnostic tool used to find premises in the FTTN footprint with in-home wiring faults.

Source: iTnews Australia

NBN customers in NSW hit by major outage

National Broadband Network (NBN) users in New South Wales have been hit by a major network outage.

Source: ARN