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Friday, 24 March 2017

NBN connections to speed up under new industry codes: ACMA, Comms Alliance

Comms Alliance has registered two codes with the ACMA, aiming to speed up NBN connections and ensure simple transfer between NBN retail service providers without delay.

Source: ZDNet Australia

TIO can't break down NBN complaints by access tech

The TIO has rebuffed requests by policymakers to act as an alternate source of data on NBN Co’s network problems, arguing it has an incomplete view and does not collect information on the NBN access technologies used by complainants.

Source: iTnews Australia

Broadband connections get timely turnaround treatment

Fixed-line broadband connections have been added to a new version of the Communications Alliance's Connect Outstanding Industry Code.

Source: ARN

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Australian ISPs confirm non-attendance in Roadshow site-blocking hearing

The court process will be quicker with most of the targeted internet service providers -- including Telstra, Optus, and Vocus -- confirming their intention to not appear in court or contest the application for injunction.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Stan Now Has Offline Downloads

Stan has officially launched the ability to download and then view programs offline, free for subscribers.

Source: Gizmodo

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

NBN Watch: Why Australia drops in speed rankings, plus the silver lining ahead

While the NBN could undoubtedly have been a lot better, what we're getting is still an amazing infrastructure project.

Source: PC Authority