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Can South Africa's grand broadband plan succeed?

Difficulties at broadband incumbent Telkom and a lack of capacity at the Department of Communications are prompting the private sector to cast doubt on whether the South African government’s plans for greater intervention in the country’s broadband market will succeed.

November 9, 2012 by

Be Broadband finally puts network switch-over back on track

Be Broadband has unveiled a new starting date for the migration of customers from the older broadband infrastructure it rents from BT to its own, new core network.The move will boost bandwidth for the O2-owned operator, and it will also help Be move to IPv6 — it will, however, also mean changing customers' static IP addresses.

June 13, 2012 by

Australia's distant cloud

The National Broadband Network (NBN) will provide fat pipes into our homes, creating an appetite for more content, more quickly. Yet, 80 per cent of what we consume resides in the US. Won't we hit capacity problems?

May 30, 2012 by

HP Slate 2 Review

HP's Slate 2 is a neat and compact 8.9in. Windows 7 tablet, although it's short of CPU muscle and has limited internal storage capacity. We'd prefer mobile broadband as standard rather than optional, while battery life could be better.

February 13, 2012 by

Capacity no biggie for our wireless: NBN Co

As it is a fixed wireless network, the National Broadband Network (NBN) long-term evolution (LTE) deployment will not suffer the same capacity issues as regular mobile networks, according to NBN Co's chief technology officer Gary McLaren.

August 4, 2011 by

NextGen NBN offer not a total fix: Hackett

A service launched yesterday, which will aggregate National Broadband Network (NBN) capacity across Australia, is "no magic bullet" that could completely resolve perceived issues with the NBN's pricing model, according to Internode managing director Simon Hackett.

June 15, 2011 by

Nextgen to become NBN aggregator

National wholesale telco Nextgen Networks today revealed NBN Connect for retail telcos, the first service to aggregate its own capacity together with National Broadband Network access.

June 13, 2011 by

Blame backhaul, not NBN, for slow speeds

Tasmanian customers who have experienced lower than advertised download speeds on the National Broadband Network can blame their retail service provider (RSP) for not buying enough backhaul capacity, according to National Broadband Network Company CEO Mike Quigley.

February 22, 2011

VHA to upgrade 3G network backhaul

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has announced that it intends to increase the transmission capacity of its 3G network, which the company says will improve network performance for mobile broadband and smartphone users.

November 16, 2010 by

Virgin Media refuses to provide wholesale broadband

Virgin Media has no intention of wholesaling network capacity to other ISPs, the company said on Thursday.Speaking at a Westminster eForum on broadband, Virgin broadband chief Duncan Higgins said his company selling wholesale capacity "wouldn't actually add a single superfast broadband home" to the UK, because BT already offers wholesale access.

November 4, 2010 by

The end of RAID

Low latency storage, fast multi-core CPUs, high-bandwidth interconnects and larger disk capacity is ending the reign of costly RAID controllers in favor of more elegant data protection. A report from the front lines of storage innovation.

October 28, 2010 by

NBN, Libs plan both serve telemedicine

Leading surgeon and medical media pioneer, Professor Andrew Renaut, has said that either the National Broadband Network or the $6 billion Coalition alternative would be sufficient to overcome Australia's "bandwidth barrier", which he says is preventing technological advances in fields such as medicine and education.

August 10, 2010 by

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