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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'.
Telco equipment manufacturing company Arris is convinced that NBN Co's strategy for HFC networks will work, drawing on overseas examples as evidence.
Cisco is busy retooling its collaboration portfolio with a telepresence system that uses less bandwidth and power and Project Squared, a mobile app that offers video conferencing, document sharing and other tools.
Expansion of free Internet coverage is a stepping stone for the provision of public services in real time
A beta of Elastic SIP Trunking could allow Twilio to broaden its land and expand strategy in corporations.
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.
Microsoft is beginning to beta test a version of Skype that will work from a variety of browsers, and which ultimately will alleviate the need for Skype app or plug-in downloads.
With the Microsoft deal now behind it, Nokia is setting out the strategy for its three remaining businesses.
A draft bill going before the Italian parliament will force even the smallest companies across the country to provide free internet access.
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.
UPDATED: Kelly A. Kramer, currently senior vice president of business technology and operations finance at Cisco, will succeed Frank Calderoni. Cisco's Q2 guidance also looks soft.
Despite selling off its enterprise division in October, Alcatel-Lucent is hoping to grow its business in the enterprise sector, and other non-service provider sectors.
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.
See the damage in colour
Installing a D-Link DWA-556 802.11n WiFi card in a Psystar Open Computer and turning on Airport in the Leopard Network System Preference.
Satellite images from NASA show the track of a cyclone and the resulting flooding that may end up killing over 100,000 residents of Myanmar (formerly Burma).
A gallery of photos of the Verizon Wireless UM150 EV-DO modem. Both raw and attached to a MacBook Air.
At NICTA's recent Techfest conference, researchers from National ICT Australia (NICTA) get to show off the projects they have been working on all year, including facial recognition tech designed to help catch criminals as well as better algorithms and sensors for traffic control.
The latest product in the Touch range is notable for being the first HTC Windows Mobile phone to come with Opera as its browser, due to timing issues with Internet Explorer 6
This week's Unified Communications Expo saw telephony vendors talking up interoperability, although how desirable this would be for industry behemoths Cisco and Microsoft is open to debate
Web whispers come alive
Hardware vendors show off upcoming mobile Internet devices at Intel Developer Forum 2008 in Shanghai.
High-speed French railroads are testing high-speed Wi-Fi access. Here's what happened to a Silicon.com reporter traveling eastbound from Paris.
CeBit is open for business with the new eee PC and other gadgets from the floor.
Screen shots of the Setup Assistant that comes with Apple's new Time Capsule 1TB NAS.
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.
Luxury gadget-maker Amosu gives the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 a very expensive and one-of-a-kind makeover.
The partnership between Nokia and Cambridge University bears fruit in the form of a concept handset, unveiled at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
BellSouth's director of Converged Services, Steve Zimba, told attendees at the VON conference in San Jose that many residential customers are still wary of VoIP. CNET News.com reporter Marguerite Reardon asked if VoIP is merely a defensive tool for the telcos.
"The end user can't tell the difference"
John Kish, CEO of Wyse Technology, sits down in a Face-to-Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber. Kish says that with the increase in network bandwidth and the advent of new virtualization technologies, everything running on a PC can be hosted centrally on the network. He believes that thin clients are finally ready for widespread adoption.
During this year's Intel Developer Forum, Intel's Executive Vice President Sean Maloney was joined on stage by Craig Raymond, technical marketing manager. Raymond arrived on a scooter--equipped with a notebook PC and Intel's first WiMax PC Card--to showcase the ease of having fully functional Internet access on the road.
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