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NBN fibre to the node speeds still falling short, ACCC says

The latest edition of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Measuring Broadband Australia report reveals that fibre to the node (FTTN) continues to trail other NBN fixed-line technologies when it comes to delivering the...

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NBN Co operating expenses, capex drop as rollout nears finish line

Although NBN Co’s losses deepened in the first half of its financial year, if the payments to Telstra and Optus for migrating their customers to the National Broadband Network are discounted the company’s earnings soared 264 per cent...

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Vocus to upgrade NT Internet backbone

Vocus will invest $10 million in upgrading its fibre infrastructure across the NT as part of the ‘Terabit Territory’ initiative. The telco said today it would upgrade the Territory’s Internet backbone to 20 terabits per second,...

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Data retention: Telcos sometimes handing over web-browsing history, Ombudsman says

Commonwealth Ombudsman Michael Manthorpe says that ambiguity in Australia’s data retention regime means that on some occasions law enforcement agencies have been able to obtain details of an individual’s web browsing history without a...

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Climate change the ‘defining challenge of the 2020s’: Telstra CEO Andy Penn

Telstra’s chief executive officer Andy Penn expects the total impact of the recent bushfires on the telco to be in the order of $50 million, with the company pledging $10 million in assistance packages and donations.

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Wayback Wednesday: Still not done

And maybe never will be.

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You’ll be amazed at the things you’ll see when you go up on the roof.

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Making the move to 5G: What to know, how to plan for it

Is 5G real? When should you upgrade? How will enterprises benefit and what are the costs and ROI? Analyst Jack Gold joins IDG TECH(talk) hosts Juliet Beauchamp and Computerworld's Ken Mingis to answer those questions and more to help...

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NBN Co bows to telco pressure over enterprise push

No direct contractual relationship with enterprises, NBN pledges

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IP theft doesn’t always involve intellectual property.

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FTTN, FTTC not good enough for Australian businesses, says NBN Co

NBN Co wants to use third-party fibre to connect businesses

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Telco core upgrades, mmWave spectrum to unlock 5G for enterprises

The planned release of a significant amount of new spectrum for use by Australia’s mobile network operators (MNOs) and upgrades to telcos’ core networks will help unlock key enterprise use cases for 5G, including end-to-end network...

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Government casts eye over telco network resilience in wake of bushfires

Telco industry to work on new disaster management operating model

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ACCC expects Telstra’s NBN rivals to grow market share in regional Australia

‘No impediment’ to marketing 5G as an NBN substitute, ACCC says

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Outage hits thousands of NBN Co’s Sky Muster satellite services

3000-4000 believed to be affected by outage that began on Monday

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‘Wireless attack’ on NBN’s fixed-line broadband will continue, TPG says

Telco TPG says that there is a “wireless attack” on fixed-line broadband services that will only “accelerate” as more spectrum is made available for 5G services.

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Bushfires: Power biggest issue for Telstra as it works to keep services online

Telstra says it is making every resource it can available to address the impact of bushfires on telecommunications in regional parts of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.

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Could Australia’s telcos share 5G infrastructure?

Two of Australia’s mobile network operators (MNOs) are at least open to the idea of increased sharing of infrastructure, as telcos ramp-up the deployment of 5G.

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