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GlobalData: Comms services about to become a utility
According to GlobalData, the recent Optus deals with Origin and Sumo mean that communications services are on their way to becoming a utility.
07 Nov 18
NBN releases new offering for enterprise
The new wholesale product aims to deliver symmetrical speeds and enhanced service levels.
30 Oct 18
NBN launches new POI product for RSPs
This new product is supposedly meant to help retail service providers increase their footprint.
09 Jul 18
NBN warns users about scammers posing as staff to swipe financial details
It says scammers are increasingly taking the opportunity to impersonate NBN employees to take advantage of consumers.
06 Jul 18
Macquarie Telecom & NBN Co strike major telco, data services deal
Macquarie Telecom will onboard 50 new jobs after signing a six-year deal with nbn to provide telecommunications and data services to Australia.
29 Jun 18
Australian broadband users opting for faster speed tiers, according to NBN
The company states that 70% of new orders on the nbn network are now based on wholesale speed tiers of 50 Mbps (download) or higher.
18 Jun 18
Superloop acquires SkyMesh broadband customers in $1.5 million deal
The new deal will add over 10,000 broadband subscribers to Superbb, the newly formed retail broadband division of Superloop.
12 Jun 18
Why Aussies aren’t happy with their NBN connection
"These figures suggest that many are disappointed with their connection, especially when comparing it to their previous service.”
12 Jun 18
NBN appoints new corporate affairs lead
NBN Co revealed Felicity Ross is set to replace Karina Keisler, whose departure was announced in February.
21 May 18
NBN reports healthy growth figures on the back of service initiatives
The public infrastructure provider has reportedly increased its revenue to more than $1.4 billion.
14 May 18
NBN partners with two leading universities in hunt for new tech
Research focus areas will include IoT, AI, data analytics, programmable networks and wireless technologies.
30 Apr 18
Perth-headquartered telco Vonex to be listed on the ASX
According to Vonex, the ASX confirmed they would admit the company subject to the satisfaction of certain “largely procedural” conditions.
26 Apr 18
Former Internet Australia CEO weighs in on FTTC rollout
In response to a rising tide of complaints from unhappy customers, NBN Co has now headed for a halfway house.
10 Apr 18
NBN expands FTTC plan, relaunches HFC services
This announcement takes the total planned FTTC footprint closer to 1.5 million homes and businesses by 2020.
10 Apr 18
8 ‘challenger’ telcos make calls to shake up the big 3’s market share
Commpete (formally the Competitive Carriers' Coalition) says it wants to bring the market share of 'challenger' organisations up to 30%.
09 Apr 18
Getting ahead of the NBN special services switch-off
This once-in-a-generation event also provides a terrific opportunity to change things up.
09 Apr 18
Fibre-to-the-Curb: NBN releases new broadband access technology
The NBN Co solution promises fast broadband by connecting fibre to a telecom pit near a driveway outside a home or business.
09 Apr 18
Amazon: A digital wake-up call for Australian retail
Don’t be deceived by Amazon’s "soft start" in Australia. It knows exactly what it's doing.
05 Apr 18
NBN CEO Bill Morrow to step down before the end of the year
Morrow will have led the organisation for a total of four years and nine months by the time he steps down.
04 Apr 18
NBN launches new simulation-based training facilities for telecommunications employees
The facilities will provide training and assessments for more than 2,000 in-field telecommunications workers.
23 Mar 18
Three Vocus subsidiaries to compensate customers over inadequate NBN speeds
The ACCC says almost 6000 customers were unable to achieve the speeds they were paying for.
23 Mar 18
SA Labor promises $35 million Adelaide internet investment if re-elected
SA Labor says it would undertake a major expansion of the State Government’s existing fibre network, to be known as the "Fishbone".
20 Feb 18
NBN achieve double revenue figures according to half-year financial report
As at 31 December 2017, NBN declared that 6.1 million premises are ‘ready to connect’ and a total of 7.1 million premises are ‘ready for service’.
13 Feb 18
Australian-designed 4G router delivers NBN speeds
Accelerated Concepts announced it has launched an Australian-designed 4G failover router that delivers NBN speeds.
12 Feb 18