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Tasmanian NBN a shambolic, abysmal failure: TasICT

TasICT has labelled the NBN deployment in Tasmania as a shambles, and said in a submission to the NBN senate committee that argument over which technology is used to rollout the NBN is now less relevant than the need to get customers onto the network.

April 27, 2014

Ex-RIM co-chief tried to reinvent BlackBerry

Jim Balsillie, who recently resigned as co-chief of Research In Motion, tried to convince executives that the BlackBerry maker needed a significant shift in strategy to succeed.The former co-chief executive of RIM wanted to allow "major wireless companies in North America and Europe" to provide service for non-BlackBerry devices that was routed through RIM's network, according to a Reuters report on Friday.

April 13, 2012 by

Vic govt pans NBN three-year roll-out

Victoria's Coalition government has taken the Federal Government to task over the newly released three-year deployment plan for the National Broadband Network (NBN), with ICT Minister Gordon Rich-Phillips claiming that Victoria will receive a disproportionately small number of connected premises compared to other states.

March 29, 2012 by

Westfield CIO talks one network strategy

Westfield Sydney is one of the most expensive and most profitable shopping precincts in the world. It has been painstakingly put together over a decade at a cost of several billion dollars. Westfield's IT team has worked tirelessly to ensure that the whole facility can be managed on one network. Find out how they did it.

February 23, 2012 by

China's space plan shows global intent

The Chinese government has outlined the country's space strategy, including a global satellite network and plans for space exploration.The whitepaper, published in English on China Daily on Friday, gives details on China's strategy for the next five years.

December 30, 2011 by

Googler: "We don't understand platforms"

Google's strategy for Google App Engine and its social network Google+ is flawed, according to an engineer at the company.Steve Yegge, a Google software engineer posted a rant on his page on the Google+ social network on Tuesday night that slammed the company for its approach to developing platforms.

October 12, 2011 by

Greens tower Bill will impact NBN: AMTA

Proposed Greens legislation to restrict the construction of mobile towers would impact the deployment of the fixed-wireless long-term evolution (LTE) network deployment as part of the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA).

September 13, 2011

Tas schools, govt access NBN via Aurora

Tasmanian utility Aurora Energy has been picked to provide internet services to Tasmanian schools and government on the National Broadband Network (NBN), following a month of controversy over the deployment of internet in the region.

August 7, 2011 by

Capacity no biggie for our wireless: NBN Co

As it is a fixed wireless network, the National Broadband Network (NBN) long-term evolution (LTE) deployment will not suffer the same capacity issues as regular mobile networks, according to NBN Co's chief technology officer Gary McLaren.

August 4, 2011 by

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