In the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona from the 2nd to the 5th of March, Telstra announced the technologies that will help pave the way for its eventual evolution to 5G in the future – working with Swedish provider Ericsson to launch commercial services sometime in 2020.read more
Billow Morrow, NBN Co CEO, says the upgrade of the technology used in cable TV networks, which the government-owned Australian corporation acquired from Telstra and Optus, will allow it to compete with fibre-to-the-premise (FTTP) network speeds as promised by the previous Labor governmentread more
NBN Co, together with Ericsson, announced the successful completion of its fixed wireless broadband trial making use of the 3.5GHz band. The companies further stated that the trial exceeded expectations.read more
Roughly 10,200 homes per week are gaining access to the National Broadband Network, with NBN Co targeting an impressive one million by mid-2015.
The figures came out after NBN Co released its financial results for the six months to the end of the year, with $902 million net loss after tax.read more
It was announced late last week that US-based telecom equipment manufacturer, Arris, will team up with Telstra and Optus in installing new Cable Modem termination Systems, or CMTS, and upgrading the two networks as part of NBN Co’s efforts to deliver fast broadband to all Australians sooner than expected.read more
In NBN news, the Coalition government has given Telstra the go signal to lodge its revised migration plan with the ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission). This paves the way for the swift implementation of NBN Co’s Multi-Technology Mix (MTM) model.read more
Good NBN news for the 1,900 households and businesses in Palmerston that are a step closer to gaining access to the network.
Residents can expect NBN Co subcontractors to be present in their streets and laying out fibre to connect premises in the new suburb of Mitchell and in Farrar.
Ceduna is the sole ground station location chosen in South Australia.The construction of the Ceduna ground station facility is now complete, but some work still needs to be done before its launching – this according to an NBN spokesman.read more
In order to get Port Lincoln on the network, NBN Co has plans of upgrading existing Winter Hill telecommunications facilities. Work is set to begin this year, with fixed wireless Internet services expected to become available either by the end of this year, or early 2016.read more
Mannum Waters and Wellington Marina developments already have access to fibre optic services, but the rest of Murraylands have to wait for work to start on fibre optic services – sometime between now and June 2016. The company’s rollout maps indicate that Coonalpyn and Tintinara township residents already have access to NBN wireless broadband, with Karoonda closely following suit.read more
NBN Co further announced that they have been delighted with the results of the pilot trials of their FTTB services, with users reporting high satisfaction rates with the service.read more
The public is being asked to comment on NBN Co’s proposal of putting in optical fibre, satellite technology, and fixed radio wireless in the Yeoval area.
An NBN spokesperson said the network’s consultation process will involve coordinating with the Cabonne council as well as the community to determine the most favourable location for a site that will meet service requirements while remaining within the community needs.read more
The National Broadband Network (NBN) service is still two years off for Inverell. Fixed wireless and satellite service areas have already been declared ready, and this has caused the mayor to complain about Inverell seemingly falling behind the roll out queue.read more
Over 400,000 remote homes, farms, and businesses in rural Australia await the much-anticipated midyear launch of satellite service in their areas. Two new satellites are being put into position as part of NBN Co’s rollout plan to make the service available to people residing in regions where existing phone lines underground as well as wireless transmission towers cannot be utilised to deliver fast broadband.read more
High-speed Internet is set to replace existing landline and Internet services in some 20,000 homes and businesses in Western Sydney as the NBN is launched in the premises.read more
Last year, NBN Co released a national rollout plan which indicates the timeline that targets mid-2016 as the date when one in every three residents and business owners in Australia will be able to connect to the NBN, or at least have construction work started in their area.read more
As the NBN rollouts continue to gain momentum across rural and regional Australia, the company announced that another 11,900 homes, businesses, and farms can now move onto the NBN as the network recently went live in 42 regional and rural communities.read more
NBN Co’s roll out map shows three towers in construction in the City of Busselton and these are due to be completed in the next 12 months, bringing NBN fixed wireless Victoria within the residents’ and business owners’ reach.read more
Calare NBN Wireless network has been launched and NBN provided the Orange District with upgraded internet service.read more
At the NBN Rebooted conference in Sydney last week, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that customers who had slow or inadequate broadband, including most people covered by the NBN fixed wireless broadband, are those that benefit from the NBN the most.read more
Home and business owners in parts of Brunswick and South Morang have around one month to switch their home and internet services over to the National Broadband Network (NBN)..read more
Demand outside fixed-line footprint up to three times greater than originally anticipated..read more
A number of homes and businesses in 15 towns across Australia face having their phone and internet services cut off when copper lines that connect..read more
Many parents of school-aged children experience a huge drain on their internet service every school holiday period.read more
Activ8me is pleased to announce the launch of the NBN Fixed Wireless speed upgrade option.read more
The Australian Government's Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) announced last week that Australian Private
ABC has released a message stating it is aware of an issue with iview users connecting via a NBN Satellite service.
Australian Private Networks (APN) trading as Activ8me has been approved by the Internet Industry Association as a Class 1 Family Friendly ISP.read more