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  • NBN Co CEO rejects calls for price cuts

    NBN Co’s chief executive Stephen Rue has rejected calls by telcos to cut the company’s wholesale prices.

    Written by Rohan Pearce19 Nov. 18 11:33
  • ACCC figures reveal telcos buying more NBN capacity

    Figures released today by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reveal that the average NBN bandwidth per household increased in the three months to 30 September — from 1.66 megabits per second at the end of June, to 1.71Mbps.

    Written by Rohan Pearce13 Nov. 18 12:03
  • NBN broadband speeds get tick of approval: ACCC

    ISPs are performing well and delivering good results for fixed-line NBN customers, according to the latest speed test results outlined in the ACCC Measuring Broadband Australia (MBA) report.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien07 Nov. 18 12:35
  • NBN Co restarts HFC rollout

    NBN Co will begin a staged restart of wholesale HFC services sales to retailers from 27 April 2018.

    Written by Leon Spencer10 April 18 09:56
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  • After Wheeler unveils proposal, what's next for net neutrality?

    A flurry of activity will follow the plan from U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to reclassify broadband as a regulated public utility as the foundation for new net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross06 Feb. 15 06:47
  • It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the rebirth of satellite Internet

    <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/19/google-spacex-internet-plans/?ncid=rss_truncated">SpaceX</a>, Facebook, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2871304/security0/virgin-galactic-wants-to-launch-2-400-comm-satellites-to-offer-ubiquitous-broadband.html">Virgin Galactic</a> and Google have all announced major initiatives that would help connect the world -- especially developing nations -- to the Internet. But the next thing in worldwide connectivity isn't going to be in underground cables, so much as it will be over your head. It starts with satellites, but it gets a lot weirder. 

    Written by Matt Weinberger06 Feb. 15 04:21
  • As AT&T and Google push broadband adoption, the feds are non-players

    AT&T and Google have talked up plans to extend supercharged broadband speeds to several U.S. cities and offer lesser service for free to underserved areas. But whether they, and other providers, can bridge the nation's digital divide without federal help remains to be seen.

    Written by Matt Hamblen23 April 14 20:42
  • Broadband faces a fork in the road

    As Google and AT&T race to provide super-fast 1 gigabit fiber networks to power users, more than a quarter of U.S. homes still have no broadband service at all.

    Written by Matt Hamblen11 April 14 20:30
  • Net neutrality faces uncertain court ruling in US

    It's difficult to predict how an appeals court will rule after it hears arguments Monday in Verizon Communication's challenge of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross05 Sept. 13 18:38

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