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Turnbull promises full per-premises cost of fibre NBN

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that NBN Co will soon release an audited historical cost per premises passed for the fibre-to-the-home network to show the actual cost of the network rollout up until the multi-technology mix switch.

December 7, 2014 by

Globe Telecom considers G.fast after 4G

Philippines telecommunications giant Globe Telecom has indicated that it may choose to use G.fast VDSL technology to reach buildings where legacy copper can't be replaced with fibre and fixed wireless can't cope with demand.

November 13, 2014

Turnbull proposes shared wireless spectrum market

A new discussion paper released by the Department of Communications is calling for greater sharing of the country's radiofrequency spectrum in a bid to free up space as it approaches a bandwidth shortage in the accommodation of emerging wireless technology.

November 10, 2014

TPG should outbid NBN Co to buy the Optus HFC network

The Australian government expects the telecoms industry to passively wait while regulations are reworked to enable its multi-technology mix NBN, but this process has created new opportunities for market disruption. One of the biggest lies in the future of the Optus HFC network — and there is a strong argument for TPG to buy it.

November 6, 2014 by

The impending crunch in the race to 5G

2020 is shaping up to be crunch time for the next generation of wireless telecommunications technology, and although most industry players are still vague on the specifics of what it will look like, the 5G era is set to see plenty of bandwidth sharing and carrier aggregation, and lots of cheap, fast devices.

November 3, 2014

Pacnet deploys NaaS in NSW GovDC

Integrated technology provider Pacnet has deployed its network as a service at the NSW government's GovDC Silverwater datacentre.

October 14, 2014

Optus chairman calls for Telstra break-up amid NBN rollout

SingTel-Optus chairman Paul O'Sullivan has called for the break-up of Telstra, warning that the telco's incumbent market position and ownership of the copper network is so vital to the government's mixed-technology NBN rollout that it will trample competition in the Australian market.

October 7, 2014

NBN change calls Telstra's separation into question

The move to a multi-technology mix for the National Broadband Network means that Telstra's structural separation should be reviewed, according to Optus' head of regulatory and corporate affairs David Epstein.

October 6, 2014

Turnbull seeks NBN spectrum fix

NBN Co would pick up much-needed spectrum to fill a gap in its fixed-wireless network coverage in Australia's metropolitan fringes under a draft ministerial direction released today.

August 20, 2014

Slashed NICTA lab's research still benefits high-speed Wi-Fi

Technology that will make it easier to have wireless devices and high-speed streaming between smartphones and TVs was developed using research from the NICTA lab that had 30 jobs axed due to funding cuts from the Victorian government in the last budget.

July 17, 2014

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