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Connecting to New Zealand's new Ultra-Fast Broadband network has become cheaper with fixed-price contracts.
Aereo, the company that tried to bring over-the-air TV to the Internet, has filed for bankruptcy, but now the companies that fought it are bringing their shows to the Internet.
The Australian government is calling on the Productivity Commission to work out how best to deliver mobile broadband capability for the country's law enforcement and emergency services.
NBN Co paid AU$330,000 to use project-management methodology in six sites, but only used it in one despite FttP rollout improvements.
It's hard to know which is more interesting: That the NBN Co 2014-17 Corporate Plan readily admits that we still know almost nothing concrete about this government's multi-technology mix rollout, or that a leaked final version of the never-released 2013-16 plan suggests the previous government was indeed getting its act together.
The Dutch telco has bought out its joint venture partner, becoming sole owner of the fibre broadband provider.
A number of recent acquisitions are showing the importance of fibre, and particularly dark fibre, in determining the future of the cloud.
This week, NBN Co commenced construction on its one millionth premises, the company said in a Senate Estimates hearing, where it also revealed that it has yet to gain access to any part of the hybrid fibre-coaxial networks that it expects will make up almost a third of its final footprint.
Which? wants stricter rules on advertising broadband speeds, given that now the rates can apply to just 10 percent of customers.
Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare has said that a future Labor government would be hard pressed to switch back to a fibre-to-the-premises NBN delivery model, but hopes to develop a policy with stakeholders outlining a path to a fibre 'end game'.
Expansion of free Internet coverage is a stepping stone for the provision of public services in real time
NBN Co should be split into three different entities down delivery technology lines before the company is privatised, according to the chairman of the Australian competition watchdog, Rod Sims.
The NBN Co corporate plan for 2014 until 2017 has been released, but the company says that due to uncertainty surrounding the project, it cannot forecast with a 'reasonable level of confidence' beyond the next 12 months.
AT&T is delaying plans to install fiber networks in 100 cities within the United States.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
Townsville, not Armidale was set to be the mainland launch site for the National Broadband Network (NBN), but when Tropical Cyclone Yasi hit, Armidale stepped up, according to NBN Co CEO Mike Quigley.
The CeBIT 2011 action is over now, with stalls being dismantled in front of the ZDNet Australia team's eyes last night. But while it was alive, it was bustling and full of tech. Take a look at some of the stalls we visited.
The fibre broadband company Geo took ZDNet UK down an east London sewer to inspect the cabling it uses to deliver high-capacity connectivity to the capital's businesses
The National Broadband Network (NBN) was officially launched at Armidale today by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Independent MP Tony Windsor.
Prysmian Telecom Cables and Systems was awarded a contract of up to $300 million this week to supply fibre-optic cables for the National Broadband Network (NBN). NBN Co head Mike Quigley visited the company's Dee Why factory after the announcement.
Work is well underway in putting fibre in the ground of the first mainland roll-out sites for the Federal Government's $37.5 billion National Broadband Network project. ZDNet Australia took a trip to one of the sites to see how the project was unfolding.
The CSIRO and National ICT Australia in conjunction with the New South Wales Government yesterday launched a new multimillion-dollar broadband research lab in Marsfield designed to develop applications for the National Broadband Network.
Fibre-optic backbone specialist Nextgen Networks has installed over 8000km of its own fibre across Australia, but its current role as prime contractor for the government's 6000km Regional Backbone Blackspots Program (RBBP) has given it a high profile in the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll-out, especially now that the provider has reached its halfway point.
The telecoms equipment maker gave ZDNet UK a tour of the Ile de Batz, one of its three dedicated cable-laying ships, along with its Greenwich cable component factory
We took a trip down to Ingleburn to Australia's largest media broadcast facility, MediaHub. ZDNet Australia had a chat with its chief, Andrew Hogg, and dived behind the lines to have a peek at its server-heavy backline.
Launching Vtesse's high-speed broadband service in Birch Green, communications minister Ed Vaizey gave his opinions on net neutrality and the Digital Economy Act, but knew nothing about Acta
ZDNet Australia has obtained some more photographs of the National Broadband Network roll-out taking place in Scottsdale, Tasmania.
Western Australia is the next stop for NBN Co and Nextgen Network's backhaul roll-out, as the companies continue their mission to eliminate broadband holes around Australia.
Network and telecommunications equipment supplier Huawei showed off long-term evolution mobile broadband running on the super-fast Maglev train in Shanghai
Huawei last week demonstrated the company's Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband running on the super-fast Maglev train in Shanghai.
July has arrived, but the first National Broadband Network (NBN) service is yet to be turned on, despite former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd having nominated this month as the go-live time. According to Communications Minister Stephen Conroy, the start of services will be dictated by new Prime Minister Julia Gillard's diary.
The national roll-out of the Federal Government's National Broadband Network (NBN) is unlikely to use the same equipment that has been installed in the first portion of the network's build involving three Tasmanian suburbs, according to the chief executive Mike Quigley of NBN Co, the company charged with building it.
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.
It should have provided high-speed, low-power wireless connectivity for homes and offices everywhere. But instead of more products you can shake a stick at, all UltraWideBand has to show for itself to date is a French USB stick you can shake. Dialogue Box explains why
Greater broadband access will not necessarily mean better resilience or business continuity, according to Cabinet Office comms expert Nigel Brown
If you're a heavy phone user who can deal with having yet another home phone number, then Engin's voice box could save you serious money.
Telstra's wireless service is for Australian road warriors who don't mind paying big bucks for maximum mobility.According to the Telstra, its existing CDMA network covers about one-fifth of the Australian landmass and over 98 percent of the population.
ZoneAlarm Security Suite puts Norton Internet Security and McAfee Internet Security to shame with its easy-to-use features.ZoneAlarm's Security Suite is one of the best security suites we've seen.
Google's new Web mail service is free and provides a gigabyte of storage, but also raises privacy concerns. We put the beta version through its paces.