Stories by Darren Pauli

FTTN-OPEL exhumed under Lib NBN-kill plan

The Coalition is planning a national telecommunications network reminiscent of the hybrid Fibre to the Node-OPEL model briefly considered by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy in the wake of the 2007 federal election, insiders say.

Optus scores 50Mbps in Sydney LTE tests

Optus has achieved 50 megabits per second (Mbps) downlink and 20Mbps uplink speeds on its first Sydney trial of Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless broadband technology.

NASA brings Red Planet online

Users can peruse the colossal mountains and cavernous valleys of Mars from their computer thanks to an interactive map developed by Microsoft and NASA.

Filter cops criticism in cyber-safety commitee

Telecommunications providers and Internet advocate groups have called for more funding to educate Australian Federal Police (AFP) and state law enforcement on lawful data interception and cyber-safety.

ex-IBM staffer spruiks waste power plant

A Melbourne documentary producer and a former IBM staffer are pushing for government support for a prototype renewable power and waste plant that promises to turn rubbish into electricity.