The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released a final set of new rules requiring telcos to help their customers move smoothly to the National Broadband Network. “These new rules will give consumers greater confidence that their telco will make sure their new NBN service READ MORE
Purpose-built National Broadband Network (NBN) internet service provider MyRepublic has launched its first plans specifically designed for small businesses in Australia. The move sees the firm expanding beyond the Australian consumer broadband market since its launch in late 2016.“ In the 18 months we’ve been READ MORE
Macquarie Telecom has signed a six-year agreement valued at more than A$100 million, with NBN Co, to provide telecommunications and data services to Australia’s business community. The deal – which will see the enterprise telco creating 50 new jobs – combines NBN Co’s purpose-built network infrastructure READ MORE
*This article republished thanks to Gary McLaren who kindly gave permission. It first appeared on Gary’s blog here I have added a new chart this week as an estimate of the revenue impact of NBN Co’s activation rate continuing below its target for since the end of 2017. This READ MORE
The Australian Federal Court has ordered Optus Internet to pay penalties of A$1.5 million for making misleading representations to customers about their transition from the Singtel-owned company’s HFC network to the National Broadband Network. According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, during the period READ MORE
NBN is set to launch a new wholesale business-grade satellite service for remote and rural Australia, focusing on areas where to date there may have been limited or no coverage with no fixed line service. The move builds on an A$184 million deal struck with Speedcast READ MORE
Mudgee-based telco Harbour ISP has launched a new NBN residential fibre plan, offering its customers a higher internet broadband performance at current pricing levels.
NBN Co – the company building Australia’s national broadband network – has announced key new collaborative agreements with the University of Melbourne and the University of Technology Sydney. The partnerships will focus on research and development of technologies such as robotics, Internet of Things, technology READ MORE
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network is calling for urgent reforms as complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman have risen by 28.7 percent in the six months to December 2017, compared to the same period the previous year. The Australian telecoms consumer body said the READ MORE
NBN Co has unveiled a new information and communications technology channel, aimed at supplying technology consultants and vendors with key information and support to enable them to better help businesses connect to the national broadband access network.