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Rural councils playing chicken with NBN Co?

NBN Co's recent wireless knockback shows that it is far from infallible. Was this a rare anomaly, or does it suggest that rural councils are willing to stand up to the government to get the fibre they really want?

May 29, 2012 by

Why you shouldn't root your wallet

Can someone steal all your money through a rooted phone? Is Australia being too precious about cloud in government and are we at the end of the rural ADSL price squeeze?

February 16, 2012

EC drops UK Phorm infringement case

The European Commission has dropped a privacy infringement case against the UK government over BT trials of Phorm behavioural advertising.The government avoided Commission legal action by changing UK privacy legislation, the Commission said in a statement on Thursday.

January 27, 2012 by

UK companies get £500k to research internet of things

A government-funded agency is to give 10 UK companies cash to start figuring out how to make money from the rapid proliferation of internet-connected items.The Technology Strategy Board said on Wednesday that the companies, including BT, would each get up to £50,000 to "undertake preparatory studies to better understand how to move towards an application and services marketplace in the 'internet of things'".

January 13, 2012 by

TalkTalk warns of return to BT 'monopoly'

Internet service provider TalkTalk has warned that relying on BT to provide the majority of the UK's fibre infrastructure will give the company a virtual monopoly on super-fast broadband connections, particularly in rural areas.Commercial director at TalkTalk, David Goldie, also warned that he did not feel a BT-led rollout would represent a sound investment in infrastructure.

September 12, 2011 by

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