Feedback Invited For Regional Connectivity Program

August 16th, 2019.

A discussion paper on the Australian Government’s Regional Connectivity Program was published early this week and feedback is invited from those it seeks to benefit.

Measuring Broadband Australia Report – August 2019

August 9th, 2019.

The latest Measuring Broadband Australia report indicates 12.4 per cent of consumers are continuing to experience badly underperforming broadband services.

More Apartment Building Developers Choosing Lightning Broadband

August 1st, 2019.

Hundreds more apartment residents and tenants can now enjoy superior internet connectivity as developers increasingly turn to Lightning Broadband for in-building broadband infrastructure.

Global Fixed Broadband Statistics For Q1 2019

July 26th, 2019.

At the end of the first quarter of this year, the number of global fixed broadband connections reached 1.047 billion according to a new report from Point Topic.

Coral Sea Cable System Project Update

July 19th, 2019.

Australian-headquartered telecommunications company Vocus says a major cable project between the Solomon Islands and Sydney is on track to be ready for service by December 2019.

Amazon Seeks FCC Permission To Launch Broadband Satellites

July 12th, 2019.

Things may get a little more crowded not far above our planet if Amazon’s recent application to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gets the thumbs-up.

FibreCo Is Go – Well, Nearly

July 4th, 2019.

FibreCo Queensland was officially launched on Tuesday – the Palaszczuk Government’s answer to providing better broadband in regional areas.

NBN A “Catastrophe” : Huawei

June 28th, 2019.

Telecommunications giant Huawei has brought NBN fixed wireless broadband issues back into the spotlight again and is pushing a 5G solution.

NBN Scams Costing Australians Big Bucks

June 21st, 2019.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is again warning Australians to be cautious of contacts from parties claiming to be associated with the NBN.

Cash For Queensland’s FibreCo

June 13th, 2019.

Monday’s Queensland Budget 2019/20 earmarked marked millions for the state’s FibreCo broadband connectivity backhaul initiative.

NLOS – The Next Big Thing For Fixed Wireless Broadband

June 7th, 2019.

Along with 5G that is now starting to make an impact in Australia, you’ll probably be hearing more about NLOS wireless broadband technology in the time ahead.

Elon Musk’s Broadband Satellites Freaked Out Some Folks

May 31st, 2019.

SpaceX’s initial launch of Starlink satellites certainly surprised many people on the ground this week. No doubt CEO Elon Musk thought the attention was great.

Guide For NBN Fixed Wireless Customers Released

May 24th, 2019.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published a guide for NBN fixed wireless customers who are having problems with the service.

ACCC  Releases Australian Internet Activity Report

May 17th, 2019.

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has published its first Internet Activity Report, taking over a role the Australian Bureau of Statistics used to play.

NBN Fixed Line Broadband Speeds Improving, But..

May 9th, 2019.

Australia’s NBN users experienced generally improved speeds on fixed-line services during February says the ACCC, but some still aren’t getting what they paid for.

Australia’s Fixed Broadband Speed Ranking – Whoops, Slipped Again

May 3rd, 2019.

It’s getting a little embarrassing really. Australia has again slipped in global speed rankings for fixed broadband services.

Police Warning On NBN Scams

April 26th, 2019.

NBN scams are continuing – and the unfortunate reason why is they are still working; catching out the confused and unwary.

More Melbourne Apartment Developments Signing On To Better Broadband

April 17th, 2019.

Melbourne-headquartered Lightning Broadband has added another three significant apartment development projects to its rapidly growing portfolio.

Satellite Broadband Not A Fixed Wireless Killer

April 12th, 2019.

Could broadband services delivered by high or lower-orbit satellite technology blow away their fixed wireless competition? Not anytime soon.

The Budget And Broadband

April 5th, 2019.

There wasn’t a lot announced in Budget 2019/20 concerning connectivity in Australia for city folks, but some in the bush will see funding headed their way.

Broadband In Australia – Why Upload Speeds Matter

March 29th, 2019.

When comparing broadband plans, many Australians may focus on download speeds, but upload rates matter too – increasingly so.

The Greens Commit To Fixing The NBN

March 22nd, 2019.

The NBN – can The Greens fix it? They say yes they can. Early this week the party announced its policy initiative for the National Broadband Network.

No Quick NBN Fix Under Labor

March 15th, 2019.

Those hoping a change in Australia’s Government will also mean a positive change to the National Broadband Network – and soon after – may be a little disappointed.

Australia’s Fixed Broadband Speed Rankings Plummet

March 8th, 2019.

Maybe the snail is an exaggeration, but while Australia’s broadband speeds are getting better, those of other nations are improving more – leaving us even further behind.

Lightning Broadband Heads To Perth!

March 4th, 2019.

Lightning Broadband’s sudden entry into Perth’s internet connectivity market will come as a surprise to many – and has been a surprise for the company as well.

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