The 5G network is expected to be 1,000 times faster than the existing 4G LTE service, and will play a key role in driving South Korea's economy.
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Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has said that Labor's national broadband network (NBN) will be essential to satisfy Chinese tourists who already pump $4.2 billion annually into the Australian economy.
Looking on as the CSIRO launches a digital research project aimed at using the NBN for boosting the Australian economy, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said that the network is just the start of bigger and brighter things to come.
Country's Telecom Commission proposes to extend fiber optic network to reach rural village areas in hope of boosting economy and uptake of e-government services, says minister.
The National Digital Economy Strategy goal of moving Australia up the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) rankings for broadband penetration does not have to be met by the roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to Liberal MP Paul Fletcher.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has today unveiled the government's Digital Economy Strategy, which is aimed at improving Australia's broadband penetration ahead of the completion of the $35.9 billion National Broadband Network roll-out in 2020.
Despite the government prioritising regional areas of Australia for early phases of the roll-out, the cost for the National Broadband Network (NBN) will not increase, according to Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Stephen Conroy.
A network engineer has taken his complaint about the Federal Government's internet filtering trials being conducted illegally to the Attorney-General's Department after being stonewalled by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE).
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) revealed yesterday in a senate hearing that the National Broadband Network (NBN) could continue to be rolled out without legislation being passed in parliament.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) had canvassed options to deal with the potential failure of the first, $4.7 billion National Broadband Network plan as early as August 2008, the government auditor has found.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy has refused to say how many homes, if any, have been connected up to Tasmania's National Broadband Network (NBN), something which according to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd should have already happened.
The Federal Government today revealed it had organised what it described as a "major forum" on the future of Australia's digital economy in the wake of the construction of the National Broadband Network.
A senior Department of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy staffer today said the government did not have answers to the growing list of questions surrounding the National Broadband Network.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy has confirmed a minor "technical breach" occurred in the security of information it was holding about Telstra's network, but denied the issue could be classified as a leak.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) has hired executive search firm Egon Zehnder to find the board and chief executive to lead the National Broadband Network company.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy is on the hunt for five key executives to join its National Broadband Network team.
UPS manufacturer Tripp Lite has added a feature to its PowerAlert software that will let you flip your UPS into an "Economy Mode" that reduces power consumption and that can also decrease heat produced in network closets or data centers.The feature works with Tripp Lite SmartOnline UPS systems and can be operated in real time or according to a schedule (even one that you set remotely).
Stephen Conroy's Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy has refused the iiNet-backed Tech Wired Australia request to access the expert panel's recommendations on the National Broadband Network bids using freedom of information laws.
In my previous post I discussed how historically railways were the supply chain backbone of the US economy (as was the case with many other nations) 120 years ago.Globally the internet is remarkably similar today: although we tend to think of it as a "network of networks" consisting of millions of private, public, business, government and academic networks, once you go global the fundamental plumbing pipes are surprisingly fat and few.
Stephen Conroy's Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) has written to National Broadband Network bidders reminding them of the so-called 'gag order' against revealing information regarding their bids or the tender process.