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  • DBCDE signs off on Broken Hill fibre link

    The Broken Hill fibre backbone link, part of the Federal Government’s $250 million Regional Backbone Blackspots Program (RBBP), has finally gone live two months later than previously planned.

    Written by Chloe Herrick21 Nov. 11 16:32
  • NBN to create 500 jobs for the Illawarra

    The rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the Illawarra will provide 500 new jobs in the region at its peak, according to a statement by the Department of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy.

    Written by Computerworld Staff18 Oct. 11 13:01
  • Govt to investigate role of smartphones in online gambling

    The Federal Government is to investigate the role smartphones play in the acceleration of online gambling services in Australia and overseas under a broader review into its <i>Interactive Gambling Act 2001</i> legislation.

    Written by Chloe Herrick22 Aug. 11 11:36
  • 600 a week tune in satellite TV amid digital switch

    During the switch to digital-only television, applications for satellite TV smart card activations are being processed at a rate of up to 600 every week indicating the move away from analog is not only to terrestrial broadcasts, but also to satellite.

    Written by Rodney Gedda09 May 11 12:14
  • Regional Victoria switched to digital-only TV

    Another milestone in Australia’s transition to digital-only television broadcasts has passed with regional Victoria's remaining analog signals now switched off.

    Written by Rodney Gedda05 May 11 12:22