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​ITU approves G.fast DSL high-speed broadband standard

The International Telecommunications Union has approved the G.fast broadband technology standard, allowing it to become broadly commercially available in a bid to help service providers deliver speeds over DSL of up to 1Gbps in mixed-technology broadband delivery scenarios.

December 7, 2014

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

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

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

NBN Co should be split and sold: Vertigan panel

NBN Co's different technology types should be split into separate companies with large parts sold off, the government-commissioned panel looking into Australia's broadband has argued.

October 1, 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

NBN Co commits $1.7b to extend fixed wireless, FTTN footprints

Over 420,000 more customers will receive fixed-wireless and fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) broadband services after an NBN Co review recommended an additional 1300 wireless towers be built – at an additional cost of $1.7 billion – to prevent latent demand from swamping satellite services to be launched in 2016.

May 6, 2014 by

NBN switch without analysis about 'getting on with it': Turnbull

Despite years of slamming Labor for the same sin, the government's decision to proceed with a multi-technology mix version of the National Broadband Network without a cost-benefit analysis into the project being completed will allow NBN Co to get on with the job, according to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

April 8, 2014 by

NBN starts high rise trials in Melbourne

The first high rise apartments have been connected to the national broadband network using the cheaper, multi-technology approach taken by the Coalition government.

March 11, 2014

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