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Would the Coalition really buy Telstra's copper?

One hopes that Malcolm Turnbull was deadpanning when he recently referred to the possibility of buying Telstra's copper access network, because if that's what his alternative NBN policy is based on, then the industry can kiss 15 years of hard-fought progress under deregulation goodbye.

March 20, 2012 by

Fanboys swoon, telcos cross themselves

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?

March 7, 2012 by

Turns out the NBN is more expensive after all

Despite all evidence to the contrary, the coalition has long insisted that Labor's NBN will make broadband more expensive. The broadband prices from our largest telco have proved them correct, but the real question is: who will buy Telstra's NBN pricing story?

February 27, 2012 by

ACCC shoe thrown, Telstra puts it on other foot

ISPs are enthusiastically embracing the ACCC's decision to declare Telstra ADSL services, but Telstra is understandably less excited. Now that wholesale ADSL is nearly as cheap as wholesale NBN services, will internet access get even cheaper?

February 15, 2012 by

Broadband speeds down by a third in evenings

The average broadband connection speed drops by around a third during the evening, a uSwitch survey published on Wednesday has shown.It is well-known that evenings are the busiest time for web-surfing, as people are at home, awake and liable to engage in relatively heavy-duty online video consumption and music downloading.

November 16, 2011 by

Best wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers

In our ongoing testing of wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers, we bring you the top 10 so far. Of course, everyone has a horror story about each, so feel free to comment below on the frustration within.

October 23, 2011 by

NBN Co to launch video services in 2012

The National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) has unveiled plans to launch its multi-cast video product, which will allow video services such as Foxtel to be delivered through the NBN in the middle of 2012, but the product will only be available for premises in the fibre footprint.

August 11, 2011 by

Why are we stuck on Census 1.0?

Millions of Australians sat down this week to give the government a snapshot of what the country looks like and what its citizens are up to, but I don't think the census went far enough with its line of questioning.

August 11, 2011 by

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