The cable TV networks owned by Telstra and Optus will be getting an AU$400 million upgrade before being incorporated into Australia's National Broadband Network.
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iiNet has hinged much of its growth strategy on the rollout of the National Broadband Network, but CEO David Buckingham is pessimistic that the government will deliver on its promises of a faster rollout.
A new digital inclusion roadmap will be launched in the first half of 2015; government wants to create advantages for private companies to invest more
New Zealand's biggest telecommunications retailer responds to regulatory price signals and uncertainty about backdating with higher prices.
Optus has announced the availability of a new data cable broadband bundle for customers that are being serviced by its hybrid fibre-coaxial cable network.
The Australian government is calling on the Productivity Commission to work out how best to deliver mobile broadband capability for the country's law enforcement and emergency services.
AT&T is delaying plans to install fiber networks in 100 cities within the United States.
The Department of Communications has revealed the full extent of the cost for the panel tasked with conducting a cost-benefit analysis into Australia's broadband options, and the other reviews it has undertaken since the election of the Coalition government.
For the first time, UK cable connections were faster than fibre connections, though not by much. However, ADSL2 speeds have increased, while the speed gap between urban and rural users has narrowed.
The Australian Opposition is calling for the government to ensure that new premises will not have to pay for a connection onto the National Broadband Network.
NBN Co's different technology types should be split into separate companies with large parts sold off, the government-commissioned panel looking into Australia's broadband has argued.
Italy's path to broadband nirvana isn't going to be an easy one, but the new government is hoping that tax breaks and less red tape can help speed the process.
Regulated price cuts to wholesale copper broadband services stand after Chorus' appeal fails.
The Vertigan cost-benefit analysis has further downgraded the role of fibre in the multi technology mix (MTM) model for the NBN - even though it also suggests that fibre isn't as relatively expensive as it used to be. What are we to make of this?
The additional investment is to be funded through the extension of an existing levy on telecommunications providers.
Malcolm Turnbull would have been quietly relieved to preside over the unveiling of Australia's first FttN NBN customers. But the launch did nothing to clarify questions around the government's relationship with Telstra, the competitive stance of the Coalition's NBN, and the nagging suspicion that Turnbull is digging himself into a deep, deep hole.
The British government is trumpeting a milestone for its £1.7bn ($2.9bn) Superfast Broadband project, which is taking broadband to rural areas from the Isle of Wight to the Outer Hebrides
The Australian government has launched a single platform containing a number of the data sets released by the government, including broadband availability and quality.
Key minority party leader, Clive Palmer, has said that the National Broadband Network could be scaled back to AU$7 billion in cost to reduce government spending.
Then-opposition leader Tony Abbott was unwilling to budge on the Coalition's 2010 broadband policy during minority government negotiations, according to former Independent MP Rob Oakeshott
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