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March 19, 2012 by

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.

July 17, 2008 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.

June 28, 2005 by

In 2004 85% of European DSL lines came from incumbent telcos

In 2001, during the early years of consumer DSL, the markets were very much dominated by incumbent telcos, overall constituting around 96% of all DSL connections. Some of the earliest competitors to appear were in the Nordic territories and Germany, where broadband was implemented and adopted much earlier, as well as in multi-incumbent territories such as Finland and the UK, ScreenDigest says.

May 20, 2004 by

FttH just around the corner: Budde

Fibre-to-the-home (FttH) technology is nearing a critical stage of its commercial development, according to veteran telecommunications analyst Paul Budde, as he predicts rollouts will reach parity with copper, DSL and DLC networks this year.Budde says although FttH projects have been variously trialled since the 1980s, the technology will reach a later stage of development this year, with US telcos leading the race.

May 23, 2000 by

Investor AM: DSL woes disappoint telcos

The Baby Bells and many Internet service providers are hoping high-speed digital subscriber line service will boost their growth. Don't count on it -- at least until DSL Net service gets a lot easier to hook up and service improves.


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