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National Broadband Network (NBN) in pictures

  • NBN Tasmania launch

    NBN Tasmania launch

    Last Thursday morning, the National Broadband Network was officially launched in Tasmania by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Tasmanian Premier David Bartlett.

  • In Pictures: Broadband according to the OECD

    In Pictures: Broadband according to the OECD

    The Broadband Portal by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) provides an interesting insight into the development of broadband and fibre globally. Here's a look at some of the key graphs and charts showing who's fastest, who's cheapest and how Australia really fares with its neighbours when it comes to lightning-fast Internet.

News about National Broadband Network (NBN)
  • NBN demos 1Gbps over fixed wireless

    NBN has demonstrated downstream bandwidth of 1.1 gigabit per second and 165 megabits per second upstream on its fixed wireless network, but says spectrum constraints make the chances of a commercial service very slim.

  • NBN joins cable broadband R&D group

    NBN announced this morning that it had been accepted as a member of CableLabs, an international R&D and standards body focused on cable networks.

  • Qantas Wi-Fi enters ‘beta’

    Qantas is offering public access to Wi-Fi on one of its Boeing 737 aircraft while it “continues to fine-tune the system”.

Features about National Broadband Network (NBN)
  • Promotions abound at NBN Co

    One of the chief benefits of getting in on the ground of a fast-moving startup company is a speedy ascension up the promotion curve as the company grows.

  • In Pictures: Broadband according to the OECD

    The Broadband Portal by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) provides an interesting insight into the development of broadband and fibre globally. Here's a look at some of the key graphs and charts showing who's fastest, who's cheapest and how Australia really fares with its neighbours when it comes to lightning-fast Internet.

  • NBN Tracker: The National Broadband Network, visualised

    The Federal Government's proposed fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) National Broadband Network (NBN) can be a hard one to follow. To get a grasp of its scope, not only do you have to keep abreast of the latest happenings from wholesale provider NBN Co, but also the backhaul fibre companies, existing ISPs, as well as the tendered construction and design companies that all have a part to play in building the network. Every other week there seems to be an announcement about where fibre is being rolled out, and the 500-page, $25 million NBN Implementation Study hasn't shed much light on how big the infrastructure project actually is.

  • NBN Co details fibre roll-out plans

    The company behind Australia's National Broadband Network, NBN Co, recently hosted a number of Network & Operations Information sessions around the country, detailing their plans for fibre roll-out to points of interconnect and homes. The PowerPoint slides provide a fascinating glimpse into the company's timeline for the project and the hardware it plans to implement.

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