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  • Superloop releases first results since ASX listing

    Dark fibre infrastructure provider Superloop has released its first results to the ASX after listing earlier this year.

  • Wi-Fi blocking debate far from over

    Following the FCC’s warning in January that it would no longer tolerate the Marriotts of the world blocking visitors’ WiFi hotspots, I set a reminder on my calendar to revisit the topic six months later. After all, the issue of WiFi blocking sparked strong reactions from IT pros, end users and vendors of wireless LAN products early in the year, and I figured it wasn’t over yet. With the FCC's Smart City order earlier this month, it turns out my intuition was right.

  • Website blocking and the known unknowns of the copyright crackdown

    Rights holders are making noises about gearing up to use legislation that will allow them to obtain court orders forcing ISPs to block access to piracy-linked websites. But exactly how the law will function in practice is still somewhat unclear.

  • ACCC signs off on NBN's HFC deal with Optus

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) won't oppose NBN's move to acquire Optus' hybrid fibre-coaxial network and the revised agreement covering the migration of the telco's HFC customers to the National Broadband Network.

  • Cisco sues HP over VoIP contract

    Claims it's owed $58M while HP seeks "full credit" after cancellation

  • CenturyLink to deploy broadband to rural areas in 33 states

    CenturyLink has accepted more than $500 million from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to roll out broadband to rural areas in 33 states.

  • Access points with 802.11ac are taking over enterprise WLANs

    Wireless networks based on the 802.11ac standard are taking over in the enterprise, resulting in faster connections for users with compatible devices.

  • VirtuTel eyes SDN to build self-service network

    VirtuTel is harnessing OpenFlow to build an online portal that will allow its customers to order services and then have them automatically provisioned from within the wholesaler's network.

  • Ethernet switching in high gear in Q2

    $5.9 billion market stoked by campus and China

  • Gogo gets thumbs up for speedy in-flight broadband in the U.S.

    In-flight broadband provider Gogo's 2Ku technology has been approved by the FAA, opening the door for data speeds up to 70M bps.

  • Industry groups back government on spectrum

    Industry groups Communications Alliance and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) have backed the government's move to implement the main recommendations of the spectrum review.

  • M2 revenue climbs

    M2 Group has reported full year revenue of $1.12 billion, up 9 per cent on FY14.

  • Telstra Health scores hospital contracts in Malaysia, Thailand

    Telstra Health has won four new contracts with hospitals in Malaysia and Thailand.

  • Beehives get Intel inside

    The CSIRO is leading a hi-tech study into maladies affecting increasing number of bee colonies around the world.

  • HP serves up its open switches

    Accton-based hardware, announced in February, certified by OCP and run multiple OSes

  • Google Classroom gains collaboration, class management features

    Google is adding new features to Google Classroom, the company's software that helps teachers manage their class assignments online.

  • NBN still not sure about the state of Telstra's copper

    As NBN prepares for the commercial launch of fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) services on the National Broadband Network, the company's updated corporate plan reveals significant uncertainty remains about the state of Telstra's copper network.

  • NBN 2.0 costs more than expected

    NBN has confirmed that the revised National Broadband Network rollout is likely to cost more than was previously expected.

  • NBN's next million

    In FY16 NBN is aiming to have almost a million premises with active National Broadband Network services, NBN CEO Bill Morrow said this morning.

  • iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Think fast, think pink and think small

    Time’s a-ticking, and we’re getting closer and closer to what is almost certainly the launch of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, though not the iPhone 7. The latest leaks, reported by Chinese website Daliulian, say that the new models to be revealed on September 9 will be available in a metallic pink finish for the first time. Reese Witherspoon’s character from Legally Blond ought to be thrilled.