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Broadband News

Monday, 25 September 2017

NBN Co lost $4.24b in full-year 2017

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has made a loss of $4.24 billion for the 2017 year, according to the accounts which were released on Friday.

Source: iTWire

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