Replicating current analogue services over the Coalition's FttN NBN will be complex, expensive, time-consuming and may not be a "sensible" use of government funding, a confidential NBN Co assessment has warned.
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Development of new IT, operational and business support systems to support an FttN network would require a massive, expensive and risk-fraught IT development process, NBN Co warned the incoming minister in a confidential analysis.
The CEO of VoIP and broadband service provider MyNetFone talks about the essential gadgets to bring when travelling abroad.
Wholesale broadband provider Eftel has picked up VoIP provider Engin for AU$9.1 million.
Country found as top source of attack traffic in fourth quarter of 2011, up from third place in previous quarter, while United States came in second, according to report.
Telecommunications carriers were already facing the difficult dynamics of a data-based mobile market where demand and revenues are following much different curves. Now that the new iPad has bowed, are telcos once-buoyant hopes for mobile broadband just going to end up sunk?
Country to launch these Web sites bringing government services and information to citizens, and expects deployment to complete by 2015, according to report.
Companies such as Apple and Amazon reluctant to enter Asia-Pacific because of difficult, time-consuming process to get rights for individual markets here, note analysts.
2012 will see mobile and cloud continue to lead growth, with country expected to clock US$10 billion in enterprise IT spend. But challenges await, including IT skills shortage and security concerns.
Local authorities that want to get government funding for broadband rollouts will have to have their draft plans for the deployments submitted by the end of February, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced.Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that, if local authorities did not submit their proposals for getting their share of the £530m Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) pot on time, there was no guarantee that they would get any share at all.
Nokia Siemens sells its fixed broadband unit to U.S. networking equipment vendor, Adtran, as the Finnish-German company continues restructuring to cut costs and focus on mobile broadband.
Yesterday the Victorian Government announced the launch of the Australian Broadband Applications Laboratory (ABAL) — a facility where businesses can pay to test out their applications over high-speed broadband.
Broadband pervasiveness and affordability on rise, but digital divide emerging between high- and low-income countries in terms of speed, capacity and price, ITU reports.
Traditional networks not optimized to deliver new and future workloads effectively in converging environment, and enterprises need to invest to keep up, market players say.
Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been spruiking coalition broadband policy this month. A core point, he says, is that there are no applications for National Broadband Network (NBN) speeds of 100 megabits per second (Mbps). Is he right?
One of the strangest arguments against the NBN is that it's going to raise the price of broadband access. What those spouting this argument don't seem to realise is that next-generation access prices won't be any cheaper — and if Telstra has its way, it will make NBN Co's pricing look like loose change while killing VoIP, IPTV and "naked" services.
Social networking giant now offers Skype video chat, but industry watchers say the new deal simply part of business strategy, rather than groundbreaking technology.
Social increasingly permeating enterprise communications, but e-mail--"basic" and "necessary"--remains top form of interaction, analysts say.
Asia remains world's fastest-growing broadband market, thanks primarily to large subscriber base in China, reveals new study from Broadband Forum.
New venue promises enhanced experience for infocomm players