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  • We’re switching to NBN faster than expected: 2.4 million homes connected

    Every single home in Australia has to switch to the NBN if they want a fixed phone line or fixed broadband service, and while we have 18 months to do that after the NBN is at our homes, it turns out Aussies are getting on board earlier than expected....
  • Here’s how the NBN gets a bad name: Installer takes a leak in the garden

    One of the ways the NBN cops a hammering in the media is through things that are so far out of their control it’s just not funny.. Stand by for another such example. In 2017 you should be expecting cameras here there and everywhere, but it seems this installer...
  • Aussie Broadband calls BULLSHIT on ISP claims regarding NBN pricing

    A little over a month ago I spoke to Aussie Broadband’s Managing Director Phillip Britt – his approach to customer service and customer satisfaction when it comes to NBN speeds was refreshing, and today he’s being blunt and honest with the other telcos in the market. Yesterday, NBN CEO...
  • Vodafone offering 4G backup for nbn customers

    Vodafone have today announced the first piece of their NBN puzzle with plans to give all Vodafone NBN customers a modem with 4G connectivity built-in. While their launch won’t come till later in the year, and they haven’t even announced their pricing plans or begun their user trials, Vodafone...
  • NBN reaches 50% of Aussie homes: What, When, How, Why – all the NBN details you need

    A milestone was reached recently, with the NBN today announcing that more than half of all Australian homes are now ready for service and can order an NBN connection from a telco. That’s 5.7 million homes ready to make the switch and more than 80,000 new homes a week...
  • What is Fibre to the Node? NBN explained

    The NBN is one hell of a big infrastructure project, and with the change in approach a few years back it became a whole lot more difficult to understand – Fibre to the where? One common question is a simple what – What is Fibre to the Node? Abbreviated...
  • Your country needs YOU…. to monitor NBN speeds: ACCC calling for Volunteers

    The Australian government have given the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) a stack of cash to keep an eye on NBN and Telco internet speeds as the issue ramps up as being a key to demonstrating just where the NBN is performing well and not so well. But...
  • Kogan to offer NBN home internet & mobile broadband

    The partnership between Kogan and Vodafone which kicked off to provide mobile services has been extended until 2022 and extended to provide more telecommunications services to Australians. Working closely with Vodafone Kogan Mobile has attracted a large customer base with their discount offerings for prepaid mobile plans over 30...
  • NBN trials Gigabit speeds on the Cable TV (HFC) network

    While there’s certainly still some conjecture about just how many Aussies are keen on the ultra-fast speeds being touted as Gigabit on the NBN network, the NBN is trialing new technology to make those speeds possible on a further 25% of the NBN network. The old Telstra Pay TV...
  • NBN now reaches five million homes

    While the politicians bleat and moan, the NBN team are getting on with the job at full speed with the broadband network now available in five million Aussie homes. The ramped up roll-out is thanks to the deployment of Fibre to the Node (FTTN) and Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC...
  • Vodafone gearing up for NBN services – you can now register your interest

    Late last year Vodafone Australia signalled their intention to launch fixed-line broadband services in 2017 using the NBN, today, they opened expressions of interest to consumers ahead of that national launch. The idea is simple – gather the names of as many interested people as possible, and not only...
  • Calling BS on NBN scaremongers

    Look, we like to keep the language clean here, but come on – sometimes you’ve just got to call bullshit on the utter rubbish being printed/written out there. News.com.au is the thirteenth most visited website in Australia, and for that reason – things they write get a lot of...
  • Vodafone CEO calls for regional access to Telstra Network

    Vodafone Australia CEO Iñaki Berroeta isn’t shy in coming forward about his thoughts and views on the Australian telecommunications landscape and this morning he unleashed a solid attack on Telstra’s partly government funded position as a regional player and cast some doubt over the future of 5G in our...
  • Aussies going Over the Top for entertainment: Streaming media booming!

    If you thought the launch of streaming media in Australia was a success, the next few years is going to be a boom with analysts Ovum predicting 7 Million Aussies will be subscribing to streaming media services by 2022! That amount of subscribers would be a 170% increase on...
  • Amaysim expands into broadband – offering unlimited NBN packages

    It’s taken a while to get the NBN to a point where a real difference can be made to the offers for home broadband in Australia, but we’re starting to see more and more happen in this space and today low-cost mobile telco Amaysim have announced unlimited data NBN...
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