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  • iiNet keeps top spot in Netflix speed rankings

    In July, customers of ISP iiNet enjoyed the fastest average speeds in Australia when viewing Netflix content, according to the updated ranking released by the video-streaming goliath.

  • TPG tops Netflix speed rankings

    TPG has taken top spot in Netflix's inaugural comparison of the Internet speeds achieved by the streaming service's Australian customers.

  • 'Role duplication' drives redundancies at M2

    M2 may make up to 150 people redundant, the company announced this morning. In a statement issued to the ASX the company said that it had identified "role duplication" brought about by acquisitions.

  • M2 closes Eftel offer

    M2 Telecommunications has closed its offer to acquire ordinary shares in Eftel, with more than 98 per cent of Eftel shareholders accepting the offer.

  • M2 acquisition of Primus pays off

    M2 Communications’ net profit after tax has jumped 47 per cent to $24.7 million, driven by its Primus acquisition contributing strongly to revenue and earnings, the company reported today in its half-year results.

  • Primus joins Federal Govt data centre panel

    Primus Australia has jumped on board the Australian Government Information Management Office’s (AGIMO) Data Centre Facilities Panel as the agency makes its final additions to the panel.

  • NBN could see the end of business ADSL: IDC

    The connection of the first business to the National Broadband Network (NBN) this week may have sounded the death knell for SME ADSL-based business broadband plans, according to IDC.

  • NBN Co to determine national wholesale pricing in June

    NBN Co will reveal final wholesale pricing on the National Broadband Network (NBN) to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as part of an undertaking it has planned with the commission in June.

  • ISPs a no-show on filter discussion paper

    If the level of industry feedback on the Federal Government’s measures to increase accountability and transparency for Refused Classification (RC) material is anything to go by, then it’s safe to say ISPs have effectively chosen to filter out the exercise as a waste of time.

  • Is Skype's challenge to telcos dwindling?

    Australian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and telecommunication carriers have shrugged off any notion that free Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services such as Skype are threatening their businesses.