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After years of growth, mobile handset and wireless broadband subscription levels are starting to reach saturation levels in Australia, according to the Australian competition watchdog.
Technology and innovation will be at the centre of Australia's continued productivity over the next 40 years, according to the Treasury Department's latest Intergenerational Report.
By the end of March, NBN Co will launch its fibre co-contribution and fibre-on-demand products, Senator Mitch Fifield has said.
NBN Co has successfully conducted trials to use the 3.5GHz spectrum band for its fixed-wireless network in partnership with Ericsson.
Making sure faults in the legacy copper network are kept to a minimum and speeds are delivered as promised will be a top priority for the next phase of the NBN rollout.
NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said that the company is on target to meet its full-year goal of having over 1 million Australian premises able to connect to the National Broadband Network.
The approximately 20,000 premises on Telstra's fibre network in South Brisbane could soon be on the NBN, with the two companies set to recommence negotiations in the first quarter of 2015.
M2 Group, which operates telecommunications providers Dodo, iPrimus, and Commander, has pointed to organic growth as the sole contributor to its 8 percent revenue growth in the first half of the fiscal year.
The cable TV networks owned by Telstra and Optus will be getting an AU$400 million upgrade before being incorporated into Australia's National Broadband Network.
Outgoing Telstra CEO David Thodey has said the biggest challenge in his six years at the helm of Australia's largest telecommunications company was improving the relationship between Telstra and the government before signing the NBN deal.
iiNet has hinged much of its growth strategy on the rollout of the National Broadband Network, but CEO David Buckingham is pessimistic that the government will deliver on its promises of a faster rollout.
TPG has met the new requirements for its fibre-to-the-basement product set out by Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and has put the retail product back on sale.
iiNet's strong NBN strategy has seen the company creep up on Optus, growing its fixed-line customer base to 975,000 in the first half of this financial year.
NBN Co has revealed the basic steps the company took in assessing the quality of Telstra's copper and HFC networks before agreeing to a new deal to take ownership of the networks.
Portions of the renegotiated Telstra-NBN deal will be probed by a parliamentary committee.
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.
Representatives from network and telecommunications equipment supplier Huawei last week demonstrated the company's Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband running on the super-fast Maglev train in Shanghai.
In the lead-up to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's July date for switching on National Broadband Network (NBN) services in the first Tasmanian homes, ZDNet Australia has obtained some photographs of the roll-out taking place in Scottsdale, Tasmania.
On Wednesday, NBN Co and Nextgen Networks commenced the first leg of the government's backhaul roll-out, which will battle Australia's connectivity blackspots.
Telstra has not been separated and construction of the NBN on the mainland is still in the pipeline, but today saw Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd kick off a conference that was designed to help Australia understand how 100 megabits per second broadband can be used.
Telstra today gave some insight into the logistics of what needs to be done in order to build a national broadband network over the next five years — we also had a peek into one of the company's nodes.
Pipe Network's Sydney to Guam fibre-optic cable, which is due to go online June next year, makes its way up out of the sea to this landing station in Cromer, where the data from the undersea cable is transferred to terrestrial cables.
At the "NECXT life" product showcase in Sydney, NEC gave us the chance to explore a "day in the a life of NEC". Our photo gallery reveals that such a day involves digital signs, VoIP, LCDs, waterproof notebooks and CCTV.
The new interactive Telstra "flagship" store will be open from 2 November. Dubbed T.Life, the store is located at 400 George Street, on the corner of George and King on the group floor of the Telstra building.
With a fierce battle raging over Australia's broadband future and how bush users should be connected, regulators have weighed in to produce a state of nation report into the country's communications infrastructure and how well consumers are being served by their providers.
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.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Graeme Samuel took Telstra to task this week for not switching on high-speed ADSL2+ broadband nationwide. "Telstra argues that regulatory barriers are preventing it from rolling out ADSL2+ to more [telephone] exchanges," Samuel said in a landmark address to the annual conference of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group in Sydney.