The Australian government requested detailed information on line lengths, ADSL port availability, and ADSL infrastructure as part of its review into Australia's broadband adequacy.
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Government hopes that the $185million fiber optic submarine cable will reduce Internet cost to consumers and improve security
Government to support increased resilience and competition in international data traffic.
Former NSA contractor reportedly provided documents pointing to the U.S. government hacking of major Chinese telcos, Internet submarine cable giant Pacnet, and Chinese research institute Tsinghua University.
Internode founder and iiNet Director Simon Hackett has said that the Communications Minister Stephen Conroy's plans for a government-owned subsea cable are a real worry.
In an unusual speech delivered in the US this week, Conroy has indicated that the Australian government may consider rolling out its own subsea cable if prices don't go down.
The death of the Pacific Fibre undersea cable reflects continuing risk aversion in the telecoms private sector. Given the NBN's looming bandwidth hunger, should the government step in and extend the network overseas?
A fibre cable cut has downed 19,000 Telstra services and 8000 ADSL services in East Maitland and the Hunter Valley.
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?
Chinese government reveals plans to digitize all cable TV networks in country by 2015, including proposal to set up national cable television network company, in efforts to spur convergence of cable TV, Internet and telecommunications, news report states.
The Lebanese government complained in 2008 that Hezbollah had set up an Iran-funded fibre network, along with pockets of WiMax coverage, a cable uncovered through Wikileaks has shown.According to the cable, the fibre network covered the whole of Lebanon and WiMax covered Beirut's southern suburbs.
Nextgen Networks has distributed fibre-optic cable to half of the regional areas identified by the government as backhaul blackspots since construction efforts began in March.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has signed an £82m, five and a half year contract with Cable&Wireless Worldwide to provide communications for the government department.C&WW will provide a suite of internet telephony and data services, including managed video conferencing, unified communications, security, mobility and cloud-based application services, to the FCO, the company said on Tuesday.
Telstra ADSL, cable, satellite, Next G and dial-up BigPond services were hit with a national email outage following a server glitch.
If you love using your gadgets -- and you're fired up about this year's election -- have I got a site for you.Less than 24 hours before the first debate, C-SPAN, the cable network known for airing non-stop, unfiltered coverage of government proceedings, has unveiled its "Debate Hub," a social destination for the American public during the four presidential and vice-presidential debates leading up to this year's election.
Rio Tinto Alcan, the Northern Territory government and Telstra have decided to "broadband" Arnhem Land in the northernterritory, laying 800km of fibre-optic cable.
The South Australian government has gone to market for a telecommunications carrier to fill Adelaide's ADSL black spots until the $4.7 billion national fibre-to-the-node broadband network (NBN) gets underway.
Liberal Democrat acting leader Vince Cable has attacked the government over its failure to use encryption technology
Telstra will switch on over 200 remote ADSL exchanges after a funding stoush between the government and the telco was resolved.
Giant telco Telstra today revealed it would extend its existing rollout of ADSL technology to broadband-starved rural areas, if a bid for government funding was successful. The telco and its rivals are currently competing for hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for rural broadband infrastructure under the federal government's Broadband Connect program.
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