A report from Goldman Sachs, estimating that a nationwide rollout of Google Fiber will cost US$140 billion to complete in the US, puts Australia's fibre-to-the-premise NBN project in perspective.
Millennials were raised on technology -- they never had to be taught. So if you really need someone to explain what it all really means, just ask Gen-Y geek Josh Taylor, and he'll blog about it (whenever he feels like it).
Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.
The fact that someone could get AU$28,000 in charges in the time that it took Telstra to cancel a service, shows that global roaming is still broken.
The federal Coalition is considering policy on the best way to remove harmful content from social media and how to protect children online.
The dumping of the Australian internet filter policy should not be a great surprise from this minority government.
In a rare display in modern politics, Labor, Liberal, and Independent MPs were united in their dismay at how the Attorney-General's Department has handled the controversial issue of data retention.
iOS 6 chewing through mobile data, even when Wi-Fi is turned on, is a major problem for Apple and the telcos. But who will eventually pay for it?
The sudden revelation that the police want telcos to keep data for longer than is currently proposed should come as no great surprise.
A company looking to promote itself paid a whole bunch of people to queue up for the iPhone 5; naturally, Apple didn't want them raining on its iPhone parade. So who is in the wrong?
Telstra's mum and dad investors of the last decade and a half don't recognise the company they first invested in.
The current hysteria in Australia over the need to out so-called Twitter trolls ignores the fact that there are already plenty of ways that this can be done.