Networking News, Features, and Interviews

  • Vocus eyes rollout of new Pacific subsea cable

    Vocus has won a contract from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for a scoping study into the rollout of a new cable connecting Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

    18 Jan. 18 11:26 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Government says no: Rejects call to mandate NBN switch to FTTC

    The government has rejected a parliamentary inquiry’s recommendation that NBN be directed to complete as much as possible of the remaining fixed-line portion of the National Broadband Network using fibre to the curb (FTTC) or fibre to the premises (FTTP).

    16 Jan. 18 14:52 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Vocus unveils new operating structure

    Vocus revealed today it has decided to split its Enterprise & Wholesale business into two operating segments.

    15 Jan. 18 10:29 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra rolls out Narrowband support

    Telstra has rolled out support for the NarrowBand IoT standard across major Australian cities and a number of regional towns.

    12 Jan. 18 10:58 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • GitHub’s global policy predictions for 2018

    With issues like net neutrality and digital news curation in headlines every day, we’re seeing the effects of the growing role that technology has in our lives more than ever.

    10 Jan. 18 09:09 Written by Julio Avalos, chief strategy officer, GitHub
  • Mingis on Tech: How networking will evolve in 2018

    From Cisco's big plans for intent-based networking to SD-WAN, 5G and IoT, the networking industry is in the midst of big changes. Network World's Brandon Butler explains what's happening, and why.

    10 Jan. 18 06:04 Written by Ken Mingis
  • Inside Cisco’s DNA Center – the dashboard for intent based networking

    Intent based networking (IBN) is Cisco’s big push for the future of network management. Here’s an inside look at DNA Center – Cisco’s IBN software, and specifically its use case for automating software-defined access by users and devices into campus and branch networks.

    18 Dec. 17 22:00 Written by Brandon Butler
  • ACCC scrutinises NBN’s key wholesale agreement

    Retail service providers have reported a number of concerns to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over NBN’s Wholesale Broadband Agreement (WBA), which sets out the contractual terms on which NBN supplies services to RSPs.

    18 Dec. 17 11:55 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • US scraps net neutrality rules

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape.

    15 Dec. 17 10:12 Written by Reuters
  • TPG to stop selling 25Mbps NBN plans

    TPG will no longer sell NBN services at the 25/5Mbps speed tier, the retail service provider (RSP) revealed today.

    14 Dec. 17 14:41 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Prospect of IP-based blocking to fight piracy raised in court

    Internet service providers could potentially have to block IP addresses linked to illicit streaming services, the Federal Court heard today, unless a website block requested by Village Roadshow is implemented swiftly.

    07 Dec. 17 10:45 Written by Rohan Pearce