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iiNet slashes ADSL transfer times

The hassle of going weeks without fixed-line internet while switching between providers could be over after iiNet announced a new rapid-transfer system that will only mean hours of downtime for ADSL2+ or Naked DSL customers transferring from rival telcos, rather than up to two weeks.

March 19, 2012 by

ACCC declares Telstra wholesale ADSL

Telstra's competitors have scored a win, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) setting the prices that the telco can charge its retail competitors for wholesale ADSL services.

February 13, 2012 by

ACCC sets final fixed-line wholesale prices

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has finalised wholesale fixed-line access pricing for the next three years, setting a $16.21 monthly fee for telcos to access Telstra's copper network infrastructure in most areas for ADSL services.

July 20, 2011 by

DSLAM roll-outs continue despite NBN

Australia's telcos have not stopped rolling out broadband infrastructure such as ADSL Multiplexer (DSLAM) hardware in exchanges, despite the Federal Government's $43 billion National Broadband Network plans.

April 20, 2009 by

Getting naked not worth it: AAPT

Despite the rush by other providers to start selling so-called naked DSL, where broadband is sold without a phone line, the nation's third largest telco AAPT today said it would continue to hold back on the grounds that the product has been priced too low.

July 17, 2008 by

Trujillo aims to 'blow everyone out of the water'

Telstra's plans to switch on ADSL2+ across 900 exchanges throughout the country may have a substantial destabilising effect on the communications market, and alter the national carriers relationship with government and regulators, according to a report.

February 12, 2008 by

Did Telecom NZ court Amcom?

Amcom Telecommunications today confirmed discussions over its future with a third party but did not verify reports Telecom New Zealand was the suitor. "From time to time, Amcom has informal discussions with other industry players regarding the consolidation of the telecommunications industry," the company told the Australian Stock Exchange this afternoon.

February 7, 2007 by

Optus' broadband network needs more Soul

Telco Soul will be one of the first companies to provide broadband services on the back of Optus' new ADSL network. In a statement to the Australian Stock Exchange, the two telcos today announced they had signed an agreement under which Soul and its subsidiary, mobile carrier B Digital, would get access to Optus's new network as well as other data and transmission services.

May 1, 2006 by

ADSL2 won't cut it, says baby wireless telco

High-speed ADSL2 services are transient and will be ground under the wireless broadband heel, reckon two industry veterans who have put their money where their mouths are. But ADSL2 vendor iiNet has a different perspective.

June 30, 2005 by

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