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.

ACCC Report Highlights Australian Data Hunger Growth

March 1st, 2019.

Data consumption continued to climb rapidly over 2017-18 according to a new report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Copper Casualty – Telstra To Start Pulling The Plug On ISDN Services This Year

February 21st, 2019.

The demise of ISDN may be closing in, but that doesn’t mean those migrating from it are confined to NBN-based alternatives.

More Australians Opting For Faster Broadband Plans

February 15th, 2019.

More than half of Australians connected to the NBN are subscribed to plans of speeds of 50Mbps or more according to the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission.

Lightning Broadband’s Project Pipeline Numbers Pop

February 5th, 2019.

It all started with a single tower in Lynbrook, Victoria. The Lightning Broadband of three years on has amassed an impressive portfolio of significant projects – with dozens more in the pipeline.

Lightning Broadband’s Lynbrook Tower Upgrade

January 29th, 2019.

Times and technology change – and Melbourne ISP Lightning Broadband is committed to keeping up with both.

Lightning Broadband Announces Its Biggest Project Yet

January 23rd, 2019.

Melbourne’s Lightning Broadband team are ready and raring to go for the company’s biggest apartment connectivity project so far.

Loon Sports New Advisory Board

January 18th, 2019.

Just when you think it may be dead in the water (or plummeting to earth), Loon pops up (probably not the best choice of words) with some more news on its quest to connect people in remote areas with broadband delivered via balloon.

Fibre Broadband On Mt. Everest Soon?

January 11th, 2019.

Recently published standards from the ITU could help bring high-speed broadband services to some remote rural communities, using lightweight, terabit-capable optical cable.

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