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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Australian Rail Track Corporation signs 10-year comms contract with Telstra

    The Australian Rail Track Corporation has signed a 10-year contract with Telstra for the ongoing provision of the National Train Communications System.

  • 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.

  • Zambia starts the hunt for international operator to invest in Zamtel

    Three years after Zambia repossessed incumbent operator Zamtel from Libya’s LapGreen Networks, the Zambian government has started hunting for an international operator to invest in the company.

  • Federal Court signs off on TPG's iiNet takeover

    The Federal Court today signed off on TPG's takeover of iiNet.

  • TPG's acquisition of iiNet gets green light from ACCC

    Australia's competition regulator will not oppose TPG's acquisition of iiNet.

  • Vodafone CEO repeats telco's call for USO overhaul

    Vodafone Australia CEO Iñaki Berroeta has reiterated the telco's call for a thoroughgoing overhaul of Australia's Universal Service Obligation scheme.

  • Optus launches tri-band carrier aggregation

    Optus has switched on tri-band carrier aggregation in suburbs of Newcastle, NSW. The telco revealed is had achieved speeds of up to 317 megabits per second using a combination of 1xFDD + 2xTDD channels on the 2300MHz and 1800MHz spectrum bands.

  • iiNet lauds judgement in Dallas Buyers Club court stoush

    Internet service provider iiNet has lauded a Federal Court decision which has put on hold an attempt by the rights holders of Dallas Buyers Club to contact alleged illicit downloaders of the 2013 movie in order to attempt to reach a financial settlement with them.

  • Stunning blow for Dallas Buyers Club in copyright case

    ISPs will for now not be compelled to hand over the details of customers alleged to have illicitly downloaded the movie <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>.

  • Telstra's cloud revenue grows by a third

    Telstra has reported year-on-year cloud revenue growth of 33 per cent for the 12 months ending 30 June.

  • Telstra hits 211,000 NBN customers

    Telstra now has 211,000 customers with connections to the National Broadband Network, the telco said today.