A major Australian internet provider cutting the upload speed on one of its plans raises the question – do upload speeds matter?
The ACCC’s latest Measuring Broadband Australia quarterly report reveals NBN Fibre-To-The-Node speeds can still be problematic.
Hundreds of thousands of Australian residential broadband customers made the shift to higher speed plans in this year’s June quarter.
Darwin’s goal of evolving into a high tech hub moved another step closer with the announcement of the final segment of the Darwin-Jakarta-Singapore Cable (DJSC) project yesterday. The Vocus DJSC project involves a subsea fibre cable capable of deliver 40 terabits per second. Survey work for the final section will commence next month, cable manufacturing […]
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on video conferencing popularity has been nothing short of astounding – and uptake is continuing to remain strong.
Australians in regional and remote areas have been reminded to have a say on their telecommunications experiences.
Recently released statistics from Australia Post show the nation’s ecommerce juggernaut is continuing to rumble along.
More than $7.2 million has been stolen from Australians so far this year in “computer takeover” scams.
Smart buildings are the “next big thing” in Australia – right now. Lightning Broadband has again been ahead of the curve.
With two recent executive appointments, Lightning Broadband now has local representation for its superfast residential and commercial development connectivity solutions across the entire east coast of Australia.
Dozens more projects to improve connectivity in regional, remote and rural Australia under the Federal Government’s Regional Connectivity Program (RCP) have been announced.
As useful as it is, the internet continued to also be a powerful tool for fraud activity last year – and the COVID-19 pandemic made matters worse.
The Australian Human Rights Commission has supported the concept of “no Australian left offline” through concessional broadband rates for low-income households.
More than half a million Australian households moved to faster NBN plans in the first quarter of this year says the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
A report published by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) this week highlights problems with sales practices of some telecommunication providers – and how they should fix them.
Just about all Australians went online in 2020, which isn’t surprising given the situation last year – and for many the internet became even more important.
Busy beavers recently created havoc for a small town in Canada, cutting off internet connectivity.
Just as it did in Victoria, Lightning Broadband is set to shake up the Queensland internet connectivity scene.
Dozens of rural communities across the nation are to soon benefit from better broadband under the Regional Connectivity Program (RCP).
A string of Starlink satellites appearing in the early morning sky has again created some buzz, this time in Australia.
US President Joe Biden has set his sights on improving the country’s broadband infrastructure and making connectivity more affordable.
While Australians on NBN fixed-line connections generally experienced better speed performance in December last year, Fibre To The Node (FTTN) is still somewhat a problem child.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority is about to issue its second request to local internet service providers to block illegal gambling websites hosted offshore.
A report released yesterday by New Zealand’s Commerce Commission reveals some interesting info on what’s been happening with internet connectivity across the ditch.
While it’s not the standard of connectivity most Australians enjoy, many residents of and businesses on the Tiwi Islands should now have better broadband access.