In the face of criticism that it is falling behind on its rollout, NBN Co has stuck with its forecasts for this financial year, while also showing that even more users are choosing to use the fibre network where it is available.
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The merger of Foxtel and Austar will give Telstra an unfair advantage in the telecommunications market and set the company up to monopolise the subscription television market, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Macquarie Telecom has signed on to trial the National Broadband Network (NBN) over a one-year period.
RMIT University has partnered with Belden Australia to offer training and certification in industrial Ethernet skills.
Huawei has made a decision to start reinvesting local profits back into the Australian market, even though it has been banned from tendering on the National Broadband Network.
The Australian Government will look into how the NBN's fixed-wireless network could be used to improve mobile coverage.
Equipment used to read optical pulses sent down fibre could be reduced from bulky, power-hungry devices to a single chip thanks to research led by Australian physicist and University of Sydney Associate Professor David Moss.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved decommissioning Optus' Hybrid fibre-coaxial network, on the grounds that the competitive benefits soon won't be relevant to the NBN.
With NBN Co already establishing contracts for other states and territories, it has now brought on ISG Management to cover multi-dwelling units in the Northern Territory and Queensland.
Australian businesses will have little excuse on how to leverage the NBN, with the Australian government continuing to hand out grants for free training.