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  • Vodafone finally makes its NBN play

    Vodafone has confirmed it is preparing to enter the National Broadband Network market, with the company’s CEO — Iñaki Berroeta — saying that the telco intends to offer its first fixed-line broadband services before the end of next year.

    19 Oct. 16 13:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • NBN eyes new discount scheme for RSPs in early 2017

    NBN CEO Bill Morrow expects that “if all goes well” NBN will implement a previously mooted discount system based on how much capacity per customer an individual retail service provider (RSP) provisions.

    19 Oct. 16 07:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Australian IoT industry told to put security first

    Professor Jill Slay, the director of the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at UNSW in Canberra, has delivered a scathing attack on the IoT industry for failing to design in security, on the vendor community for peddling false promises, and bemoaned what she sees as a general lack of leadership in cyber security.

    18 Oct. 16 09:31 Written by Stuart Corner
  • ACCC not ready to stop regulating ADSL just yet

    Although the National Broadband Network rollout is gathering pace, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission believes it should continue to regulate Telstra’s wholesale ADSL service.

    14 Oct. 16 10:22 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • NBN signs new greenfield deals

    NBN has signed deals with Fulton Hogan and Visionstream to hook up greenfields areas to the National Broadband Network as well as build out the fibre links for its transit network.

    14 Oct. 16 07:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • auDA asks registrar to delete 1025 .au domain names

    auDA — the administrator of the .au domain — has requested a domain name registrar place into policy delete more than 1000 domains it says were used to impersonate Australian businesses.

    07 Oct. 16 15:44 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Optus and Nokia work together on 5G

    Optus has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nokia for collaboration on the development of 5G.

    06 Oct. 16 14:38 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Successful launch for second NBN satellite

    Sky Muster II — the second satellite for the National Broadband Network —was successfully launched at 7.30am AEDT from the French Guiana Space Centre.

    06 Oct. 16 08:33 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • AT&T's coming SD-WAN services will tap into FlexWare

    Software is beginning to simplify one of the hardest kinds of networking: wide-area networks that link up an enterprise’s remote sites, branch offices and data centers. Now AT&T is getting in on the game.

    06 Oct. 16 08:07 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Australians downloaded 2.1 exabytes in three months

    The latest Internet activity figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show continuing massive growth in downloads. Australians managed to download 2.1 exabytes of data — 2.1 million terabytes — over a three-month period ending June 2016.

    05 Oct. 16 13:22 Written by Rohan Pearce