Politically charged and economically vital, the technology of broadband defines the limits of how services and data can reach from the enterprise to the home. New standards battle it out with established players on cable, in fibre and over wireless, bringing technical, regulatory and commercial pressures to bear on a rapidly changing market.

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Telstra: Now we are listening

Why did Telstra recently shut down its Now We Are Talking website? The problem, according to Telstra chief executive David Thodey, was that "the other guy left it running" and everyone had got sore throats from talking too much.

September 27, 2009 by Renai LeMay, Liam Tung and


Doug Campbell: Video interview

Get the full picture on the Tasmanian leg of the National Broadband Network in this wide-ranging video interview with TNBN Company chairman and ex-Telstra executive Doug Campbell.

September 7, 2009 by Renai LeMay


Giving education a digital makeover

At the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford, business executives discuss the future of education publishing in the Digital Age. They talk about the challenges associated with changing the current system and potential solutions. Panelists include Bruce Kingma, associate provost at Syracuse University; Mark Atkinson, CEO of Teachscape; James Shelton, former program director at the Gates Foundation; Ntiedo Etuk, CEO of Tabula Digita. Michael Moe, CEO of NextAdvisors, moderates the discussion.

August 5, 2009


Minchin would bring back OPEL

If the Coalition were back in power today it would bring back the $950 million rural broadband network plans which Communications Minister Stephen Conroy cancelled, Shadow Minister Nick Minchin said in a video interview with last week.

March 8, 2009 by Suzanne Tindal


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